Is Cat in a Flat safe? Do cat sitters have background checks?

At Cat in a Flat we take great pride in offering a safe, reliable, professional cat sitting service. All our cat sitters are individually approved and follow our code of conduct. They are true cat lovers and can’t wait to spoil your kitty.

Cat in a Flat cat sitting services offer:

  • Detailed local cat sitter profiles with verified reviews by cat owners like you.

  • 24/7 Customer Support

  • Free Meet & Greet

  • Safe, secure, and convenient online bookings and payments

  • All confirmed bookings covered by the Cat in a Flat Guarantee

Cat Sitters who join Cat in a Flat

All of our cat sitters have to go through a thorough on-boarding process, submit fully completed profiles, provide proof of ID and declare that they don't have a criminal record before they are allowed onto our website. During this process, we only approve one-third of all cat sitter applications that we receive.

If a cat sitter has a police check they need to provide a copy and their profiles will have a "Criminal Record Checked" badge. 


Please note: Cat owners are solely responsible for making decisions that are in the best interests of themselves and their cats. Criminal record checks don't have an official expiration date and it's up to the owner to decide if they accept it or not.

We encourage all cat sitters and owners to meet in person beforehand - this allows you to get to know the sitter, see how they get on with your kitty and decide whether you would like to go ahead with the booking or not. Also request that the cat sitter sends you daily photo updates for extra peace of mind.


If you do decide to go ahead with a cat sitter please make sure you book and pay through the system as this validates the Cat in a Flat Guarantee for your cat and the cat sitter. 


We believe in open transparency and all reviews are from genuine bookings and customers.

Cat in a Flat cat sitters are close to home, trustworthy, cheap and easy to book. For help finding the best cat sitter for you, 
read here.

*Please note: Cat in a Flat is independent of all its members' businesses and although they registered with us and have agreed to abide by our code of conduct we are not a policing organisation and do not accept any liability for them. Your contract is with your chosen cat sitter and therefore you should make your own enquiries and rely on your own judgment as to their credibility.

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