Kate

Traveller, animal lover, gardener: dreaming of camel journeys and new horizons

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviews (18)

Chris

Kate is a fantastic sitter! She came to visit before the sit which gave us time to get to know her a bit and explain about the dog, house and surroundings

Tynemouth, United Kingdom · 08 Jul - 12 Jul 2021
Heather

Kate and Nellie got on like a house on fire...which kind of says it all. Communication before, during and after the sit was brilliant and I came home to

Edinburgh, United Kingdom · 27 Feb - 05 Mar 2020
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

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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 lovely flat in Newcastle upon Tyne, 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 different. And one day I'd like to

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

December 2021
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Preferred countries

  • France
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
40
Occupation
Writer, Anthropologist, Adventurer