Chica

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

Ann Arbor, MI, US

Reviews (8)

Jacqui

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

Stokenchurch, United Kingdom · 24 Dec - 26 Dec 2018
Robert

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

Ann Arbor, MI, US · 01 Oct - 04 Oct 2018
Robert

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

Ann Arbor, MI, US · 10 Jun - 14 Jun 2018
Mark

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

Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom · 23 Dec - 29 Dec 2017
georgina

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

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

References (5)

Maxine

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

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Fish
  • Livestock

Availability

October 2019
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  • 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

Age
65+
Occupation
Educator
Travelling
On my own