Virginia & Alan

Semi-retired professional cat & dog lovers

Bordeaux, France
5 Reviews

Reviews (5)

Douglas & Glen

The moment we received an application to look after our two cats from Virginia and Alan, we knew they would be perfect. Our ensuing communications further

Avignon, France · 06 Sep - 12 Sep 2019

Virginia and Alan have been taking care of our cat and house better than I could have wished for. Our cat felt happy and the house was clean and tidy. Every

Cailhau, France · 30 Aug - 07 Sep 2019

Virginia and Alan are lovely and very nice couple. They looked very well after the cats, Dulce and the wild ones. They kept the house clean and organized and

Mojacar, Spain · 21 Sep - 14 Oct 2017
Noel and Niki

Alan and Virginia looked after our house and cat for two weeks in April 2017. I spoke with them both via Skype prior to the sitting and found them both to be

Carregal do Sal, Portugal · 26 Mar - 11 Apr 2017

Virginia and Alan were wonderful! We could not have wished for kinder more attentive carers for Kitty in our absence. Although it was only a brief 'sit' -

Barnes, United Kingdom · 04 Jan - 08 Jan 2017


We are both mature professionals. I am a regional account manager for Eye Airports managing the airport advertising campaigns at Southampton and Exeter Airports. My husband, Alan, is a law lecturer currently working for the Open University

Why we want to house sit

We are currently citizens of the UK but, as we are able to work remotely, spend at least seven or eight months at our home near Bordeaux. We both want to explore Europe and the rest of the world whilst we are still young and active enough

Our experience

We have a lovely black cat called Marley (with his own passport). He is now 15 but due to a road traffic accident has survived on three legs for 12 years. As we have recently moved to France for most of the year he is now living with my

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats


January 2021
February 2021
  • 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

Virginia 65+ and Alan 65+
Regional Airport Account Manager and Law Lecturer
With a partner