Jennifer

Professor/Writer/Traveler

Laurel, MD, US
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Max
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Jennifer did a last-minute sitting for my older cat Gordo so that I could go away for the weekend. Everything about the experience was perfect. She's very

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New York City, NY, US · 02 Aug - 04 Aug 2019
Jill and Andrew
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Jennifer is the best sitter you will find! We take a lot of multi week trips away and Jennifer has looked after our cat Jasper and apartment at least five

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Long Island City, NY, US · 18 Jul - 02 Aug 2019
Erik
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We were so happy to have Jennifer back ! She took amazing care of our home and cats. Will absolutely invite her back yet again!

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New York City, NY, US · 10 Jul - 18 Jul 2019
Claire
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Jennifer was great with Astra, she bought her a present, Sent loads of pictures whilst I was away and really cared for Astra. She was really great and I

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Astoria, NY, US · 27 Jun - 01 Jul 2019
Mary
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Jennifer was the perfect house sitter. Very well organized and I could tell she had a real soft spot for my cats! She sent me photos, texts and videos

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Paris, France · 02 Jun - 07 Jun 2019

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Lynne
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Jennifer took care of our large secured home, 2 dogs, cat, and a fish tank for 2.5 weeks this fall while we left New England to travel to the UK. She loves

House & pet sitting reference · 10 October 2013

About

For a decade I have been a professor at a university outside of Boston (I hold a PhD in literature), but am transitioning out of academia to pursue my own writing, tutoring, and public speaking career. I am an avid traveler and travel

Why I want to house sit

My deep love of learning -- about other places, cultures, languages, wildlife -- inspires me to continue to travel all over the world. House-sitting not only allows me to spend a little longer really getting to know another part of the

My experience

I have many years of experience traveling solo to many different countries in the world and therefore adapt very quickly to foreign environments; I speak multiple languages and am always keen to learn more; I am a lifelong pet owner and

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • 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
46
Occupation
Professor, Writer, Speaker
Travelling
On my own