Michael

Empathetic, versatile petsitter

Jerusalem, Israel

Reviews (4)

Ateshé

Michael was a perfect house sitter for us. He went beyond the care we asked him to do and took the dogs for walks, spent time with the horses and took care

Bois-de-Lessines, Belgium · 20 Aug - 24 Aug 2018
Andrea

Michael was a wonderful House- and catsitter! He communicates always and did care so loving and with high attention to every need of my cats! I felt

Prien am Chiemsee, Germany · 29 Jul - 17 Aug 2018
SeaView

Michael is a wonderful house sitter!  He took very good care of our property and all of the animals - horses, dogs and cats.  As he hadn’t much experience

Fjaltring, Denmark · 01 Feb - 28 Feb 2018
Andrea

It was so good to be abroad and keep the dogs with Michael , they even didn t missed us. He was incridible with Dave and Norah and we are very happy to have

Haifa, Israel · 06 Sep - 11 Sep 2017

References (4)

Jessica

Michael is our and our cat's absolute number one catsitter. He spends time getting to know and establishing trust with a cat, and always brings out the inner

House & pet sitting reference · 05 August 2017

About

An independent scholar, essayist, translator, and poet, I presently live in Jerusalem. My formal academic training was in Latin American history, and my studies and teaching have taken me to far-flung locales throughout North and South

Why I want to house sit

There is something lovely and intimate about getting to know new (and not-so-new) places from a dogs-eye or cats-eye perspective--the minute variations in aroma, texture, temperature, light, movement; the long, diffuse hours and intensity

My experience

I have taken care of dogs and cats over most of my life, and my deep friendships with animals (and their human companions) has been one of my greatest joys. Every animal has its own specific needs, but all in their way need tenderness and

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Poultry

Availability

November 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
51
Occupation
academic translator, writer
Travelling
On my own