Marisa & Arjan

Author and designer, now empty-nesters, would love to care for your pets.

Mangawhai, New Zealand

References (3)

Raylee

Marisa & Arjan are our warm, caring and absolutely trustworthy neighbours. They took care of our Burmese cat Nisha, vege garden and idiosyncratic rural

House & pet sitting reference · 27 April 2018

About

About Marisa and Arjan We are a Dutch-Sardinian couple from the seaside village of Mangawhai. In 2007 we migrated from busy Amsterdam to beautiful New Zealand with our two Birman cats. We have successfully owned advertising agencies in

Why we want to house sit

We’ve been together since 1990. Marisa grew up with several pets, such as an Abyssinian guinea pig, parakeets, and holidaying dogs and fish from family members. Arjan as a child cared for rabbits, hamsters, a red-eared turtle, a duck and a

Our experience

We’ve always owned homes, both in Amsterdam and rural New Zealand. So we know how to deal with water tanks, septic systems, pest control, the threat of big storms when living in an exposed area and the inevitable power cuts… we’ve seen it

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

October 2019
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  • 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

Age
Marisa 51 and Arjan 49
Occupation
Author and website owner and Designer and website owner
Travelling
With a partner