Don & Cathy

Mature Experienced Pet loving retired couple

Rye, CO, US
9 Reviews

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Reviews (9)


How fortunate I was to have Don and Cathy here while I went to visit elderly parents. First, they had to deal with a snow storm that dumped heavy wet snow

Durango, CO, US · 11 Mar - 17 Mar 2019

I felt very fortunate to have Don and Cathy come sit for us. It was obvious how much they love animals, and took great care of our kitties while we were

Breckenridge, CO, US · 15 Feb - 20 Feb 2019
Jill and Ed

Don and Cathy were wonderful to Norman. He was exercised twice a day and loved all day. They took care of our home also. Everything was just the way they

Silverthorne, CO, US · 17 Jan - 25 Jan 2019

Don and Cathy were amazing! We couldn't have asked for better cat sitters for Echo. This was the first time we've come home from a trip to a relaxed and

Brooklyn, NY, US · 19 Dec 2018 - 04 Jan 2019

Don and Cathy were fantastic, one could not wish for better pet and house sitters! They flew in all the way from Colorado USA to take care of our house and

Munich, Germany · 16 Dec 2016 - 03 Jan 2017

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Ellen Pavlik , President

Cathy and Don have been foster parents to many of the rescued dogs we have taken in at Joshuas House and have shown they possess the particular specialized

House & pet sitting reference · 17 October 2015


Outgoing couple (Don and Cathy), recently retired professionals looking for new adventures. We live by simple fundamental beliefs, we feel obliged to respect your home the same as our own, to treat your pets as family members and to honor

Why we want to house sit

My wife and I (Cathy and Don) are retired professionals from government service (GS and Navy respectively). We use house-sitting as a means of exploring and experiencing new places as well as being away from our lodge, "The Craftsman Lodge"

Our experience

We have sat for and fostered numerous dogs over the last ten years as well as having dogs and cats of our own. We have sat for aged cat with medical issues, young very active cats that we love to play with, a variety of dogs that if

Pet care experience

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


August 2020
September 2020
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Don 60
Retired and Retired
With a partner