catsitter

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EtymologyEdit

From cat +‎ sitter or catsit +‎ -er.

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catsitter (plural catsitters)

  1. One who acts as babysitter for a cat in the owner's absence.
    • 1974, Don Robertson, Praise the human season:
      Still, don't you think he'd be happier staying home, with a catsitter to take care of him?
    • 2004, Linda Anderson, Angel Cats: Divine Messengers of Comfort:
      She loved me, my parents, my friends, her catsitters, and even visiting cable repairmen and plumbers, in whose toolboxes she liked to nap.

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