Norma & Alan

Non-smoking, energetic, trustworthy and reliable couple who would love to look after your

London, United Kingdom

Reviews (9)

Cheryl

Norma and Alan sat for me for a second time in April 2017. As before, they were wonderful with my ageing dog Shafiq, and looked after things here at home

Stone, United Kingdom · 17 Apr - 27 Apr 2017
Anna

Love this couple. Tilly our 3year old rag doll cat is also on her holiday whenever they stay. I cannot recommend them highly enough, always happy when they

Sydney, NSW, Australia · 20 Jan - 22 Jan 2017
Anna

Always a bonus to manage to have Norma and Gordon look after our rather fussy cat, Tilly.

Sydney, NSW, Australia · 08 Jul - 10 Jul 2016
Anna

Fantastic job!. It was unfortunate that due to unforeseen circumstances we were advised prior to arrival that it would only be Alan that would be going to be

Sydney, NSW, Australia · 30 Jan - 30 Jan 2016
Anna

Thankyou so much. Tilly clearly enjoyed you being here and we were instantly aware that she was going to be in the best hands while we were away. Allen not

Sydney, NSW, Australia · 25 Jan - 25 Jan 2016

References (5)

Miriam

Mrs Groocock is a well respected retired teacher. She has held several positions of responsibility in Education and has always been a valuable asset to the

House & pet sitting reference · 25 June 2014

About

Hi - we are Norma and Alan and we have recently retired from teaching. We are excited that we now have the time to travel to see other countries and cultures. We worked in south east London for 36 years. I taught maths and computing and

Why we want to house sit

Both Alan and I love animals and we have always had pets, both growing up and throughout our marriage. Having decided to spend a few years travelling we have had to forgo pets and we miss them. From experience we understand the issues

Our experience

We are both reliable individuals. We have held positions of trust and responsibility throughout our careers and have owned properties of various styles and ages. We bring all of this experience to housesitting. We would treat your home

Pet care experience

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

Availability

October 2019
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November 2019
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Cocos Islands
  • Fiji
  • New Zealand

Profile details

Age
Norma 65+ and Alan 64
Occupation
retired teacher and retired teacher
Travelling
With a partner