Madelena & Patrick

English professor and animal lover living in France

Mirabeau, France
5 Reviews2 References

Reviews (5)

Paul

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

Tadley, United Kingdom · 11 Jan - 20 Jan 2019
Fiona

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

Purley, United Kingdom · 26 Oct - 03 Nov 2018
Debbie

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

Ewhurst, United Kingdom · 12 Dec 2017 - 03 Jan 2018
Lisa

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

Bath, United Kingdom · 28 Oct - 03 Nov 2017
Fiona

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

Hastings, United Kingdom · 23 Oct - 31 Oct 2016

References (2)

Claire

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

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Madelena 56 and Patrick 65+
Occupation
Professor of English Literature and Mathematics teacher
Travelling
With a partner