Kate

Writer - traveller - animal lover - gardener. Dreaming of camel journeys and new

Leiden, Netherlands

Reviews (16)

Tom

Kate was fantastic. She was very quick to reply to messages before our trip, and was flexible when we changed our departure date at the last moment. While we

Malmesbury, United Kingdom · 21 Aug - 29 Aug 2019
James & Tamara

Kate & Martijn were the perfect house-sitters and we'd definitely recommend them to anyone. They left the house spotless, enthusiastically walked the dogs

Batcombe, United Kingdom · 14 Aug - 21 Aug 2019
Lizzie

Kate and Martin were excellent house sitters. We felt so comfortable leaving our home and little fluff with them as they have a really warm, kind and calm

Totnes, United Kingdom · 01 Aug - 12 Aug 2019
Justine

Kate and her partner were a delight to host. Lovely people who fitted in really well and we were able to leave for the week knowing home and pets would all

Bruton, United Kingdom · 22 Jul - 28 Jul 2019
saralynn

Martijn and Kate were great sitters. They looked after Ziggy really well and they cooked us a lovely meal on our return. We enjoyed their company very much

Le Bugue, France · 03 Jan - 10 Jan 2019

References (3)

Jedrek

Kate is a very caring and organised person, with a loving personality both when dealing with people and with animals. I would trust her with my life, or

Character reference · 09 February 2018

About

I'm a freelance writer, and spending time in different places with new furry friends keeps me feeling happy and inspired. After living in Yemen and Tanzania for many years as a researcher and anthropologist, these days I'm exploring Europe

Why I want to house sit

I live in a beautiful house in a small town in the Netherlands with a calico cat. But sometimes I long for a cottage in the countryside, or a view of hills, or the excitement of being in a new city, or just the feeling of being somewhere

My experience

I have plenty of informal house sitting experience for friends, and love being around animals of all kinds. Since joining Trusted Housesitters in mid-2018 I've been exploring different parts of the UK and having a wonderful time with a

Pet care experience

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

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • France
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
37
Occupation
Writer, Anthropologist, Adventurer
Travelling
On my own