Cat and Craft
  • Vista, CA, USA
  • $12
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal


Master of the Cat & Craft cat lounge experience and crucial to the success of our mission. Engages with each visitor to ensure they they feel welcomed and have a positive experience while with us. Takes outstanding care of each cat to make sure they remain healthy, stress-free and happy. Communicates adoption information and facilitates application submissions to our rescue partner.

Who We Are:

As North County San Diego's premier cat cafe, our business serves as both a craft coffee shop and a foster home for adoptable cats. Each of these cats has been rescued from resource challenged shelters and is in need of a second chance at a loving forever home. We provide space for our community to gather and connect while enjoying hand-crafted beverages and bites, plus friendly pets and snuggles from our adoptable kitties. Our goal is to foster and facilitate adoptions for 500 cats in our first year of business!


  • Greet and engage with all guests and guide their experience in the lounge.
  • Offer friendly tips for how to interact with the cats, share fun facts about the individual personalities, offer to take guests photos, and generally make sure everyone is having an awesome time!
  • Execute all required daily cleaning responsibilities including cleaning litter pans, vacuuming, mopping, window cleaning, laundry. etc.
  • Ensures all litter boxes are scooped immediately and on the hour - with 20+ cats in house quick attention to detail keeps the space looking and smelling clean!
  • Feeds cats as instructed daily.
  • Gives medications as instructed, when necessary.
  • Understands adoption process, is able to answer questions for guests and facilitate submission of adoption applications.
  • Follows all procedures and requirements for communicating cats health and wellness concerns to management.


  • A heart for connecting with animals and people.
  • Must be able to demonstrate high level of experience interacting with and caring for cats. Minimum three years employment history in a customer facing job role.
  • Veterinary assistant / Vet Tech experience and/or training a plus.

Does this Sound Like You?

  • You have a passion for helping animals, LOVE cats and are inspired to help others fall in love with them too!
  • It makes your heart happy to put a smile on someone's face, and you are skilled at understanding, empathizing with and addressing the needs of others when necessary.
  • You exude positive energy, and can keep your cool when things get crazy.
  • You understand cats and can easily read their behavior and signals.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear
  • Regularly required to handle cats, cat bedding, cat food and cat litter
  • Regularly required to lift and/or move items up to 30 pounds
  • Must be able to adjust vision to both day and night lighting, and be able to focus on distant and close-range projects

Job Type:

  • Part-time (12 - 25 hours per week)
  • Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends.
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