Chica

Mature, female teacher wants to get to know new people, pets and places

Ann Arbor, MI, US
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Reviews (8)

Jacqui
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We found Chica to be a very nice and interesting person who was very relaxed and calm. She was happy to take on some extra duties regarding small pet care

  • cat
  • small pet
Stokenchurch, United Kingdom · 24 Dec - 26 Dec 2018
Robert
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Chica did a great job with Ivy, who At the time was recovering from a severe regression. There was a lot of medications to administer and several of them

  • dog
Ann Arbor, MI, US · 01 Oct - 04 Oct 2018
Robert
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We have an old dog who is losing her senses; Chica was very sensitive to the issues that this created and handled them all effectively. I really felt that

  • dog
Ann Arbor, MI, US · 10 Jun - 14 Jun 2018
Mark
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We were surprised to receive a response to our request from Michigan in the USA. But it was obvious that Chica was an experienced and highly regarded house

  • dog
  • cat
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom · 23 Dec - 29 Dec 2017
georgina
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Chica is the perfect house sitter. In fact she is an animal whisperer! Peggy our dog bonded with her so much that she was thinking of emigrating to

  • dog
  • cat
High Wycombe, United Kingdom · 28 Jan - 03 Mar 2017

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Maxine
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I first met Chica McCabe when we worked together at an Ann Arbor store/deli while we were still in college and we have remained dear friends since the 70s

House & pet sitting reference · 31 January 2016

About

Hello, I am a semi-retired educator who has lived in both the US and UK teaching children and English as an Additional Language. I grew up on 100+ acres with pet dogs, cats, and, occasionally, a donkey and sheep. I share my country home

Why I want to house sit

Like the children I taught, pets feel safe and comfortable with me. House/pet sitting allows me an opportunity to get to experience unknown local communities and make connections with new people and their pets. It is a mutually rewarding

My experience

Pets feel comfortable with me, and homeowners know I will care for both their pets and property as if they were mine. I have seven years of repeat house/pet sits in both the US and the UK. I can take care of gardens, feed and water small

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • fishFish
  • farm animalLivestock

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
Educator
Travelling
On my own