Oenone & Mike

Animal loving couple to look after your pets and home

Opononi, New Zealand
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Mike & Louise
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Oenone & Mike took care of our home and pet labrador Charlie for a week, and a more reliable, down to earth couple you will not find. This was our first time

  • dog
Ballymacarbry, Ireland · 12 Apr - 19 Apr 2019
Edward
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Unfortunately for all of us Oenone and Mike did not get the chance to look after our animal family as the car broke down on Thursday before we were due to go

  • cat
  • fish
  • small pet
Bugle, United Kingdom · 12 May - 19 May 2018
karen
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What a delightful couple Oenone and Mike are - they housesat for our two very lively labs and cats (and goldfish). The house was immaculate on our return

  • dog
  • cat
  • fish
Morpeth, United Kingdom · 10 Feb - 17 Feb 2018
Jo
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I couldn't recommend Oenone and her husband highly enough. They were both friendly, thoughtful and considerate. The animals were happy and well looked after

  • dog
  • cat
  • poultry
Cove, United Kingdom · 29 Jun - 06 Jul 2017
Elaine
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What a lovely couple! Our pets were comfortable around them immediately, the obvious love for animals was apparent from the start. They followed our

  • dog
Woodhall Spa, United Kingdom · 02 Jun - 04 Jun 2017

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I have had the privilege of knowing Oenone for 15 years and have found her and her husband undoubtedly honest and caring people who take pride in their

Character reference · 21 January 2017

About

Hello, I am an Anglican priest, currently running a Retreat Centre in the far north of NZ for 6 months of the year. My husband Mike is a retired property manager. His skills come in very handy at the Retreat Centre which is on 83 acres

Why we want to house sit

We love exploring new places and meeting new people. And now is the ideal time, before grandchildren come along. We will consider anywhere in the world as we love travelling and have visited many countries. Our nomadic lifestyle doesn't

Our experience

We are homeowners of many years standing and also have 2 rental properties. Our son is living in our NZ home while we work at the Retreat Centre, and we own a small house in Northumberland. Mike is a very keen gardener and an excellent

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • fishFish

Availability

May 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
Oenone 62 and Mike 65+
Occupation
Anglican Priest - Retreat House Warden and Retired Property Manager
Travelling
With a partner