Melanie & Michael

Quiet, Mature Couple Seeks Varied Housesits – We Love Animals and Gardens!

Walnut Creek, CA, US
37 Reviews

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Reviews (37)

Lori

From the first time I spoke with Melanie I knew she was a cat person. I felt very comfortable and relaxed leaving my furries with her and Michael. We are

San Diego, CA, US · 07 Jan - 19 Jan 2021
Barbara

Melanie and Michael were excellent house sitters. They even called me a couple of times to give me updates. I was relieved that my shyest cat got along

Rio Vista, CA, US · 21 Dec 2020 - 04 Jan 2021
Becky

What incredibly kind hearted people to have in your home!! Melanie and Michael were so giving to our elderly cats. They spent hours with Raineer or Bella

Bayfield, CO, US · 19 Nov - 30 Nov 2020
Nanette

Can we give Michael and Melanie 6 stars?? They deserve it. They are a great couple and superlative house/pet sitters. They came with toys for Taj and Sammy

Tucson, AZ, US · 24 Oct - 05 Nov 2020
Laura

Melanie and Michael were perfect housesitters and we’ve had many. They kept our home clean, were very communicative and took excellent care of our cats. They

Alameda, CA, US · 09 Sep - 23 Sep 2020

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Bahra

I have known Melanie for 8 years. During this time, I have visited her in all of the places she and Michael have lived. They have all been immaculate and

House & pet sitting reference · 12 October 2015

About

We are semi-retired (Melanie was an adult literacy/ESOL educator; Michael worked in corporate America and now manages individual investments). After simplifying our possessions and leaving behind the office lifestyle that tied us to one

Why we want to house sit

At this point in our lives, housesitting allows us to combine travel with a “home base” that gives us time to reflect and write. Hurried trips to check off items on a sightseeing list do not interest us, but living in one place for up to a

Our experience

In addition to extensive pet and gardening experience, we have the time, attention, maturity, and work ethic to be responsible caretakers of your property and pets. We are self-reliant problem solvers with a good deal of common sense, yet

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
Melanie 65+ and Michael 48
Occupation
Retired Adult Literacy/ESOL Educator and Individual Investor
Travelling
With a partner