Gillian

Mature, reliable, responsible, committed animal lover

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Reviews (6)

Kat

Gillian was great like last time. She arrived promptly and was very attentive and loving towards Pepper. There was a random problem with some seagulls whilst

Burntisland, United Kingdom · 01 Aug - 04 Aug 2019
Lesley

Gillian was an excellent housesitter. She cared wonderfully for all our animals, left the house exceptionally clean and tidy and communicated well. I’d have

Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom · 02 Jul - 09 Jul 2019
Nikki

Gillian is a wonderful sitter. It was a very chaotic time for us as our daughter was getting married and Gillian came into our home and after being shown

Freuchie, United Kingdom · 20 Jun - 22 Jun 2019
Kat

Gillian was great from start to finish. She was quick to reply and flexible with timing when it came to organising her stay. When she arrived at the flat she

Burntisland, United Kingdom · 24 May - 08 Jun 2019
Bridget

Gillian is a wonderful Housesitter! She pampered Minnie our cat so much, I'm not sure he wanted us home!! She communicates efficiently. Kept in regular

Douglas, Isle of Man · 11 Feb - 18 Feb 2019

References (7)

Christine

I am pleased to provide the required short reference for Gillian Tait. I have known her as a work colleague and friend for around 40 years. She has stayed in

House & pet sitting reference · 13 June 2018

About

I am a freelance writer, editor and photographer, resident in Edinburgh and currently working chiefly on travel guides to Scotland. In my spare time I am a keen amateur singer and performer in opera and musical theatre. I have travelled

Why I want to house sit

I don't have a pet of my own, mainly because I live in a city centre flat in a busy area, but I very much enjoy caring for other people's animals, and in particular giving them 'quality time'. House-sitting gives me the opportunity to stay

My experience

I have looked after cats and dogs in the homes of several friends over many years, mainly around Edinburgh and also in Florence, Italy. My friend there doesn't have an email address (yes, there are such people!) so a reference from her

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats

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

  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
writer/editor/photographer
Travelling
On my own