Catherine & Richard

Newly retired professionals,who want to care for cats and dogs enabling travel for you.

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Pim
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Catherine and Richard were a delight from start to finish. Good communicators, prompt and specific, both beforehand and during (and afterwards). They took

  • dog
  • poultry
  • farm animal
Dunedin, New Zealand · 20 Sep - 25 Oct 2018
Katharine
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Catherine and Richard were outstanding housesitters for me. They looked after my dog, Daisy and home for two weeks and provided me with regular updates on

  • dog
York, United Kingdom · 16 Aug - 01 Sep 2018
joanna
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Catherine cared for my dogs & my unit very well. I highly recommend her for future sits.

  • dog
Sydney, NSW, Australia · 31 Oct - 03 Nov 2017
Susan
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Can't leave a better review for Cathy. Firstly she helped us out in a fix, secondly she is extremely confident and capable with pets and thirdly she is very

  • dog
Sheffield, United Kingdom · 06 Jun - 09 Jun 2017
Michelle
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Lovely lady who treated my boy Scooter with great kindness & attention. My home was very clean & tidy when I returned a little earlier than expected

  • dog
York, United Kingdom · 11 May - 18 May 2017

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Anne
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I have known Cathy for 40 years, initially when she worked for me as a student occupational therapist and latterly as a friend. She is highly intelligent

Character reference · 10 March 2017

About

Hello, we are in New Zealand till end of March 2019 , but may stay longer .We completed a house sit in New Zealand September to October 2018 .The house sit in New Zealand was really good two dogs ,two donkeys and five chickens . The farm

Why we want to house sit

I really miss having a pet and have now had the opportunity to help look after dogs and farm animals in a small holding in NSW , Australia. I would like to do this for individuals , couples or for a family or retired people so they

Our experience

I was a senior manager in the NHS and am a trained Occupational Therapist . I have owned cats and looked after dogs for friends .I also had a dog when I was younger .I recently looked after a friends dog in my home for a weekend. I am a

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • poultryPoultry
  • farm animalLivestock
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

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

Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
Catherine 61 and Richard 64
Occupation
A retired NHS and Local Authority manager and Principal Research Associate
Travelling
With a partner