Melissa

Calm, present, warm body who loves to cultivate a healthy routine for me and the place and

San Jose, CA, US
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Linda and Carl
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We were very fortunate to have Melissa care for our two little tortoises. When we returned home, we could tell that our pets had been well-cared for while

  • reptile
Scotts Valley, CA, US · 26 Jun - 28 Jun 2018
Andrew
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Melissa took care of our dog over the Thanksgiving holiday, and we were thrilled to have her! She lives reasonably nearby, so she took the time to come over

  • dog
Falmouth, MA, US · 23 Nov - 25 Nov 2017

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Dana
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Melissa is a warm and caring person, who is absolutely wonderful with all kinds of pets. She is organized and extremely trustworthy - your pets will be in

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About

I'm an educator and a hospice volunteer. I love day hikes and walks around historic cemeteries, using public transportation, and connecting with locals and their lives during my travels. I sometimes travel with my partner, Joe, who

Why I want to house sit

I always prefer having a role and not just sitting on my hands at a hotel. I know from traveling before that I learn much more about a new (or old) place when I connect with the local life and to experience being part of a community. I

My experience

I have been successfully giving my elderly cat a syringe of medicine twice a day for two years. I've had multiple cats myself, and have petsit and housesit for other multiple companion animals, including those with special health

Pet care experience

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

Availability

August 2019
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Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Age
44
Occupation
English professor
Travelling
On my own