Madelena & Patrick

English professor and animal lover living in France

Mirabeau, France
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Paul
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From first communication to post-sit the housesit experience with Madelena has been as close to perfect as it could be. She truly has a love of cats, and our

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Tadley, United Kingdom · 11 Jan - 20 Jan 2019
Fiona
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Madelena was purrfect and our three cats enjoyed having her to stay. They were were well looked after and very content. The house was very tidy and we

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Purley, United Kingdom · 26 Oct - 03 Nov 2018
Debbie
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We were delighted with Madelena's calm, responsible and efficient care of our home, cats and chickens, all of whom thrived in our absence. We felt more than

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Ewhurst, United Kingdom · 12 Dec 2017 - 03 Jan 2018
Lisa
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We were delighted with Madelena looking after our home and our aged cat who was very content and calm on our return from our trip evidencing how well she had

  • cat
Bath, United Kingdom · 28 Oct - 03 Nov 2017
Fiona
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Madelena was very clear in her communication beforehand, via email, speaking on the phone and texting, which helped build the trust before she arrived. She

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Hastings, United Kingdom · 23 Oct - 31 Oct 2016

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Claire
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If I were leaving my house and cat while I went on holiday, there is really no-one I'd feel more reassured and happy about entrusting them to than Madelena -

Character reference · 29 October 2016

About

I have completed more than 45 successful house exchanges. I currently live in a village in Provence but I miss the UK where I grew up and try to spend most holidays there. I also love animals and miss my two cats who died a few years ago

Why we want to house sit

I live in Provence but I miss the UK where I grew up and try to send most of my holidays there. I also love animals and miss my cats who died a few years ago. As I work quite a distance away from my home and also spend most holidays abroad

Our experience

I have completed more than 45 successful house exchanges over the last 15 years, many of which included looking after pets (cats, dogs, rabbits) but also ducks, geese and even a calf on a farm in Scotland. I really love animals and I am

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

May 2019
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Preferred countries

  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Madelena 55 and Patrick 65+
Occupation
Professor of English Literature and Mathematics teacher
Travelling
With a partner