Melissa

Friendly, reliable freelance writer to watch your home and your precious pets

Chicago, IL, US

Reviews (3)

Nicola

Melissa was trustworthy and very organised. She looked after our pets thoroughly and with great care. Thank you :)

Edinburgh, United Kingdom · 31 Dec - 31 Dec 2015
Tania

My boy was well looked after by Melissa over a 4 week period. I received regular updates and pictures which certainly helped as a first time home-lister to

Berlin, Germany · 02 Feb - 02 Feb 2015
Paul

This is a very easy reference to write! Melissa was simply outstanding in all aspects with respect to looking after our home and our cat Stanley for 4

Cheltenham, United Kingdom · 20 Oct - 20 Oct 2014

References (2)

Lee Ann

Melissa has lived in my home since February. She has taken care of my two dogs with such care and love. I trust her completely with my home and car and she

House & pet sitting reference · 07 May 2014

About

Current location: PRAGUE - but on my way back to the US due to a family emergency - open to longterm sits in the USA starting in December, 2019. Hi! I'm a solo female traveler from America. After earning a bachelor’s degree in 2012 as well

Why I want to house sit

I’m interested in housesitting because I love to travel — but I’m saving money for a house and can't afford expensive, fancy hotels. I’ve also found that staying in a home or local community is more interesting, meaningful, and peaceful

My experience

I’ve been house and pet sitting for friends, neighbors, and family members since high school. I’m great with dogs and cats; in fact, I worked for almost a year as a dog bather while I was in college. I’ve also had experience watching

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Fish

Availability

September 2019
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October 2019
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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
  • Antarctica
  • Austria
  • Belarus

Profile details

Age
37
Occupation
Writer
Travelling
On my own