South Austin TX Cat Sitter

Service Fees

Special Situation? Call Us!

If you have many pets, different kinds of pets, or a situation that needs any special services or arrangements, send us an email or call us at 1-612-564-0196. We’re happy to create a Custom Quote for you!

Holidays

An additional $10 Holiday Travel Fee will be charged per trip for drop-in visits and potty breaks occurring on the following holidays (total travel fee not to exceed $20/day): Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day.

Prices listed here are base prices: Your final quote is based on your location, number and type of pets, services needed, medical/special needs care, etc.

Daily Pictures FREE!

We make being away from your pets a little easier by sending you daily pictures and/or videos sent via text or secure messaging via WhatsApp or Signal (Apple & Android). You’ll get to see your beloved critters’ faces every day, and rest assured that they are well cared for and happy!

Expert Care & Medical Treatment

Pets in need of medical care and drug administration receive care from a sitter with veterinary technician expertise, based on the treatment or procedure required. We also own and are FEMA-trained instructors at Midwest Pet First Aid, teaching Pet First Aid and CPR Certification.

MN sales tax will be applied to all service fees and product sales.

Meet & Greet (Home Visit)

We will come to your house to meet your pets and you, gather necessary information about your pets and home, go over the necessary forms and get two house keys to provide services.

Meet & Greet Fee

Free: 30 minutes

$25: 60 minutes (large properties, many animals, ranch animals, etc)

Drop-In Pet Care

Visits include:

  • L.A.P. Time! (Love, Affection, Playtime)
  • Potty breaks
  • Snack or meal time
  • Refresh water
  • Scoop cat boxes
  • Food and water dishes washed
  • Clean pet areas, including exotic pet and bird enclosures
  • Extra care for senior and special needs pets
  • Medications, special diets, or medical support
  • Straighten pet areas

House Sitting Included!

We’re happy to:

  • Collect mail & packages
  • Gather newspapers
  • Remove solicitation flyers
  • Rotate lights
  • Check AC/heat temp
  • Water plants and/or garden
  • Refill bird/outside animal feeders
  • Take trash in/out
  • Perform daily home security check

Pet Sitting Fees

‘Quick Trip’ visits start at: $17-19/visit, 15 min

  • Great for shy or single cats, pocket pets, low-maintenance exotic pets, or other critters that don’t require advanced care.

Full Service visits start at: $21/visit, from 20-30 min

  • Includes full service pet and house care. Contact us for help with multiple pets, larger properties, extended stay or overnight services, etc.

Pet Potty Breaks & Playtime Visits

Does your dog, mini-pig, or other large critter need fast, affordable potty breaks? Read more about our on-time potty break services!

We’ll drop into your place and let your pet out in your fenced yard or balcony to get a breath of fresh air, stretch their legs, and do their ‘stuff’. We’re also happy to provide playtime, as well.

Potty break visits include: solid waste pick-up, treats and fresh water, basic medications.

Potty Break Fee

$17-19 per visit — up to 15 minutes, based on distance and any tasks requested beyond the potty break

Overnight & 24 Hour Live-In Pet Sitting

All overnight visits and 24 hr live-in stays for pet and home care include: mail and newspaper collection, indoor/outdoor plant and/or lawn watering, alternating lights & drapes and other home care and security tasks.

Also includes pet feeding, play time, unlimited potty breaks, and any special needs or medical care for your pets, beyond basic care. Read more about live-in pet sitting services.

Overnight & Live-In Sitting Fees

Overnight fees start at:

  • $74.95 M-Th and Sun pm
  • $84.95 Fri, Sat pm

24hr live-in fees start at:

  • $145 / 24 hr block

Pet Supply & Errand Runner Services

Pet Supply Errands: If your pet’s food, medication or supplies need a refill, shopping services are available! We’ll go shopping for you and restock your pet food or supplies.

Grocery, Pharmacy & Other ‘People’ Errands: Need us to run to the grocery store for you, pick up prescriptions or dry cleaning, or run other simple errands around town? Give us a call! We’re ready to help. (We do not offer airport shuttle service).

Errand Runner Fees

All errands: $22 1st hour, $12.50 per 1/2 hr after

Availability: 10am to 4pm

Pet Valet – Pet Taxi Service

Our pet taxi service is available for vet appointments, pick-up/drop-off at dog training or doggie daycare, and grooming appointments (we do not offer airport shuttle services for people or pets).

Pet Taxi Fees

All pet taxi trips: $25 1st hour, $14.50 per 1/2 hr after

Availability: 9am-4pm

House Sitting (Standalone Service – No Pet Care)

A basic visit (up to 15 minute) includes: one daily text or email update, mail and newspaper collection, container/planter and garden watering, alternating lights & drapes, arming/disarming alarms, checking AC/heat settings, home security checks, simple pond and pool tasks.

Additional tasks may include:

  • Administrative tasks such as paying utility bills and opening mail that appears to need urgent attention
  • Bring in boxes and delivery items
  • Contact and vet local contractors in the event of electric, gas or plumbing emergency
  • Swimming pool or aquaponic maintenance
  • Allow insured and bonded service providers entrance to home or property at specified times
  • Need extra tasks? Contact us for a quote!

House Sitting Fees

Base fee: $15-25 per trip (based on your location and additional services). Basic services are free when bundled with pet sitting. Should additional tasks or emergency situations require our presence in the home for longer than 15-30 min, a ‘per 1/4 hour’ fee may be assessed.