Melissa

PhD student and animal lover seeking housesits in northern NSW and Gold Coast

Coolangatta, QLD, Australia

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References (2)

Felicity

I’ve known Melissa for 20 years as both a trusted colleague, friend, tenant and house sitter. We met while leading tours in South East Asia in 2000, a

House & pet sitting reference · 23 July 2020

About

I am an Australian author, freelance writer and editor, currently studying a PhD in travel writing and based on the southern Gold Coast. I grew up in the semi-rural outskirts of Sydney surrounded by a menagerie of animals—dogs, cats

Why I want to house sit

I currently live in an apartment, and only have room for a pet bird, but I love animals and take pleasure in their company—I would have more if I had the space. As PhD student, I need peace and quiet to focus on research and writing, and as

My experience

I am a home owner, and experienced house and petsitter, having looked after dogs and cats in friends' and family's houses, and my own. I grew up with animals, so have experience caring for dogs, cats, horse, chickens, geese, goats and

Pet care experience

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

Availability

August 2020
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September 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
  • Austria
  • Belarus
  • Belgium

Profile details

Age
47
Occupation
writer