Esther

Critter-loving, pet-sitting nomad

London, United Kingdom
20 Reviews

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2 external references

Reviews (20)

Jennifer and Phil

Esther did an excellent job of looking after Freya, sending pictures and keeping us informed with how thing were going. She left our flat very clean and tidy

Bermondsey, United Kingdom · 16 Jul - 26 Jul 2020
Theresa

Esther was absolutely wonderful. She was proactive, super clean, and loving to my pup. She sent great photos and updates of Baci snuggling up. Baci can't

Houston, TX, US · 31 Dec 2019 - 05 Jan 2020
Juliet

Esther was a great housesitter - warm, resourceful, and patient with our pets. While she was there our cat peed outside of the box quite a lot, and when we

Rome, Italy · 25 Nov - 05 Dec 2019
Andrew & Roberto

Esther was great! Everything went very smoothly from first visit to meet us until when she left a tidy house and happy cats. She even eventually managed to

East Finchley, United Kingdom · 13 Nov - 17 Nov 2019
Hayley

Esther is our first housesitter and it has been a first class experience for us. We came home to a pristine house and, most importantly, a relaxed very happy

London, United Kingdom · 06 Nov - 13 Nov 2019

References (2)

Caroline

We met Esther ten Zijthoff while working in Greece, where she was running a mobile library project for the asylum-seeker populations. When she and her

House & pet sitting reference · 28 November 2017

About

I work in the humanitarian/NGO sector and am the founder of UK-registered charity ECHO for Refugees (you can find out more at echo-greece.org or on social media @refugeelibrary). At the moment I also work remotely in media/journalism, which

Why I want to house sit

I only recently got into pet-sitting but feel I've found my calling. I take advantage of the times I can work remotely to make some new furry friends and deep-dive into new (and old) places. There's nothing like a pet to drag you away from

My experience

Growing up, I helped take care of the many animals we took into our home. This included 2 cats (who stayed with us their entire lives and moved to 3 countries with us), 2 dogs (one small terrier mix and one larger mixed-breed rescue)

Pet care experience

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

Availability

September 2020
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October 2020
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  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua And Barbuda

Profile details

Age
28
Occupation
Co-Founder, ECHO Refugee Library