Kate & Dave

We give TLC to your place and critters!

Todos Santos, Mexico
18 Reviews

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Reviews (18)


Kate and Dave are a delight! They provided excellent care for my home and Simon the cat. My home was spotless upon my return. I highly recommend them for any

Santa Maria, CA, US · 01 Sep - 17 Sep 2021

Kate and Dave were everything I hoped for. They were warm, kind, thoughtful and, as this website promises, easily trusted. They took incredible care of my

Berkeley, CA, US · 20 Aug - 28 Aug 2021

I can't say enough about how wonderful my experience was with Kate and Dave. It was great to have peace of mind that my pups were being well cared for while

Monterey, CA, US · 09 Aug - 20 Aug 2021

If you are lucky enough to have Kate and Dave stay at your home - count your lucky stars! Kate and Dave cared for, loved and adored our dog Dutch, cats and

Pāhoa, HI, US · 18 Apr - 18 Jun 2021

What a perfect first house-sitting experience! Kate & Dave were amazing. They took great care of our home and pets, gave us updates along the way, and left

Sandy City, UT, US · 22 Jan - 19 Mar 2021

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Hello, Kate and David did an outstanding job with both watching my home and my pet. My dog Lola was taken for daily walks and was enthralled with both

House & pet sitting reference · 22 April 2014


Kate is a writer, book editor, and a former university professor, and Dave is a retired business development guy and a photographer. We are relishing the nomadic, animal-loving life that housesitting and the internet make possible. We have

Why we want to house sit

In 2013, we decided to leave our hometown of Santa Cruz, California, and live a traveling life. We enjoy staying in homes versus hotels in order to have a more authentic, intimate experience with local communities. We also love to take care

Our experience

We have taken care of many pets and homes through this site and another housesitting website, as well as via referrals. Animals we've enjoyed spending time with include large and small dogs, cats with all kinds of personalities, rabbits

Pet care experience

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


September 2021
October 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

Kate 58 and Dave 63
writer, writing coach, retired academic, retired business developer
With a partner