Arthur

Former BBC TV Journalist/Editor; Current Writer, Traveller; Lifelong Animal Lover

London, United Kingdom

Reviews (21)

Irina

Arthur looked after our flat and cat over a long weekend in September. He was a great communicator and sent regular updates for us to enjoy. We returned home

London, United Kingdom · 19 Sep - 23 Sep 2019
Jo

Arthur has been a fantastic sitter from start to finish. He thankfully saw our house sit right at the last minute and travelled down from London the next day

Pangbourne, United Kingdom · 23 Aug - 05 Sep 2019
Emma

We met Arthur before the house sit and immediately felt very happy to leave him in charge of our pets and house. He was really great with the rabbits

London, United Kingdom · 27 Jul - 04 Aug 2019
Ana & Alex

Arthur is an exceptional sitter. He was very flexible with coming over a bit earlier than originally agreed to cater for our travel arrangements and Lamp got

London, United Kingdom · 16 Jul - 23 Jul 2019
Suellen & Roger

We have had Arthur sit for us before and were very happy that he was willing to time his return to Australia to coincide with our holiday. Arthur has a great

Peregian Springs, QLD, Australia · 15 Oct - 21 Oct 2018

References (9)

Fiona

Arthur did a superb job of looking after our house and pets (3 cats). It is a fairly large house and property and 3 very fussy (all with their own routine!)

House & pet sitting reference · 12 January 2015

About

***** 28 FIVE STAR SITS ***** Hello Hopefully I can help in your search for a caring, reliable, animal-loving sitter. I am a 59 year old retired BBC TV News journalist. I spent 18 years working for the corporation and my final position

Why I want to house sit

Two reasons. Firstly, it gives me flexibility to lead my lifestyle which currently revolves around travel and writing. Secondly, I've always been an animal lover and this is a great way to have a connection with them. I'm yet to leave an

My experience

I have sat for pets on three different continents. I am extremely conscientious and have a total commitment to your property, pets and privacy. You can be assured of my absolute care and attention. I am also extremely house proud and

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

October 2019
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November 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
60
Occupation
Retired TV Editor now writing
Travelling
On my own