Daily Cat Sitting Rates

Rates & Service Area

Regular Service Rates as of May 1, 2023 are $40-$50 per sit/visit.
  • The Green Zone (Zone A) is $40 per visit.
  • The Yellow Zone (Zone B) is $45 per visit.
  • The Orange Zone (Zone C) is $50 per visit.
  • The Red Zone is No Service unfortunately.
Holiday Rates

A Holiday surcharge is added to the Regular Rate if service dates fall within or ON a Federal Holiday.

Holiday surcharges have two categories and rates:

A. Holiday Rate – $20 is added to any booking ON a Federal Holiday (holidays listings on separate tab)

B.         Holiday Shadow Rate – $10 is added to any booking for either the TWO DAYS PRIOR to a Monday Holiday OR the day BEFORE and AFTER a non-Monday holiday (ex – Christmas: December 25 is $20 Holiday Rate; December 23, 24 & 26 are $10 Shadow Rates).

Overnights Service Rate is $125/night

Overnight stays are $125/night and only within Zone AOvernight stays are booked on a case-by-case basis depending on availability.

Special Services are double the rate, but also, Double the visit time for your furry family

Special services involve 4 or more animals;  Due to the extra time required to give proper quality service, my Special Service rate is essentially double the Regular Rate. My time at the residence is also doubled (60 minutes).

Please Read

Sparkle Cat Sitting Policies

I. Consultation Visit

A Consultation visit is our initial Meet & Greet visit. It is done without charge. This meeting is also where the exchange of any physical keys occur. Any additional requests beyond the initial Consultation visit to travel to you to acquire keys will require client to get the keys to me OR incur a pickup fee.

Note: A lockbox on my property is a great workaround to this potential dilemma.

II. Minimum Number of Visits

A two (2) visit minimum is my policy per booking.

III. Frequency of visits

Minimum of Every Day visits (Once every 24 hours) required in order to have real-time knowledge of your pet’s status and safety. Leaving your pets alone or unsupervised for stretches longer than 24 hours is non-negotiable and against policy.

Twice daily visits (AM/PM) are accommodated on a case by case basis depending on current availability. Twice daily within Zone C may be the most challenging for the Pet Sitter to accommodate.

IV. Discounted Rates

 We offer 10% off 10 (ten) or more visits per consecutive booking.

V. Cancellation Policy & Fee

If no initial Consultation visit has occurred, no cancelation fee will incur.

If a Consultation visit has occurred and the scheduled sit has been canceled within 7 days or less, a $75 Cancelation Fee will apply.

VI. Key Return

The client may opt for four choices regarding keys AFTER the sit is completed (Note- I would prefer NOT to charge you for the return/fee):

  1. I will return the key, free of charge if your location is within Zone A (Green Zone) and another booking takes me near to your home (note – option may not be as time sensitive as you prefer).
  2. Keep key securely on file with me for future bookings.
  3. Arrange a time to come pick up the key at my residence. I have a lockbox and will give you the code.
  4. Incur a $40 Key Return Fee.
VII. Area Rates

Zone “A” (Green Zone) – $40 per visit.

Zone “B” (Orange Zone) – $45 per visit.

Zone “C” (Red Zone) – $50 per visit.

VIII. Holiday Rate Policy

A holiday surcharge is included if service dates fall within or ON a Federal Holiday date range. Holiday surcharges have two categories and rates:

Holiday Rate: $20 is added post-discount to any booking on a Federal Holiday.

Holiday Shadow Rate: $10 is added post-discount to any booking to the two days before a Monday Holiday OR the day before and after a non-Monday holiday

(Example: – Christmas: December 25  surcharge is $20, December 24 & 26 are $10 Shadow Rates).

IX. Bookings


$75 “Rush Fee”  may occur if the booking request is within 72 hours of the start date OR within 7 days of a Federal Holiday.   (Be awesome and book in advance when you can!)

No 3rd Party Bookings (*using Virtual Assistants*)

Due to the personalized nature of services, bookings may NOT be made using Virtual Assistants. Of course disabilities are an exception to this rule, but if you can please email so I am aware of your needs, before the call.

X. Shared Spaces / Shared Responsibilities

I am unfortunately unable to accept a request if the duties are designed to be  “shared” by any entity other than myself. This includes another Cat Sitter, housemates, family members, house-sitters or friends. The liability of the extra party violates and therefore voids my insurance policy.

Addendum: For the unforeseeable future, I am unable to provide services when other parties are at the residence in conjunction with my booking due to health and safety concerns for all parties. This includes room-mates, guests, housekeepers and contractors. This policy is non-negotiable.

XI. Payment

Payment is due in full on or before the first day of service. If total amount exceeds $500, I will accept 50% upon start date of sit and remaining 50% on final date of sit.

XII. National Emergency/Act of God

In the event of an unprecedented localized or national emergency, I will do my best to continue to complete the booking. However, protocol and policy will dictate for you, the Client to get home as soon as possible as a fail-safe. Because of said emergency it is possible that I too, am compromised; unable to carry out my duties (example: COVID19, Earthquake) and in such a case all terms are null and void. This also encourages the necessity for an “Emergency Contact” listed on the New Client questioner and communication of an Emergency Plan.

Direct Contacts

Get In Touch With Me

Give me a call or message, I aim to answer all enquiries within 24 hours Every Day so you can Vay-Cay, I am happy to answer all your questions.


Lower Sunset, San Francisco

Phone Number

Available on Whatapp for international travellers

Have Any Questions

Feel free to get in touch with me using this contact form below, 
New Clients please use the form above when you’re ready to schedule a Cat Sitting reservation with me.