Mary

Missing my soccer-playing Gordon Setter and my mind-reading cat!

Pittsburgh, PA, US
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Leslie
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Mary was a phenomenal cat sitter. She took to my five senior cats and they to her very quickly. She sent me wonderful, amusing and informative notes each

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Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., US · 01 Oct - 09 Oct 2018
Mallory
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Mary took care of my cats and house for six weeks while I was away. I returned home to a spotless house and very happy cats! She kept their diet so they

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Arbutus, MD, US · 22 Aug - 01 Oct 2018
Liz
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We can not recommend Mary more highly. She is a real animal lover and took great care of our cat and dog while we were away, sending us photos and updates

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Reston, VA, US · 22 Nov - 25 Nov 2017
Paula
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I simply cannot praise Mary enough, she looked after our home and precious animals for four weeks allowing us the most fabulously relaxing time in New

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Axbridge, United Kingdom · 15 Dec 2016 - 12 Jan 2017
Margaree
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Mary Alice was a great sitter. This was our first time using the service and it went very well. Mary Alice was kind, personable and a great communicator. We

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Chicago, IL, US · 10 Aug - 01 Sep 2016

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William and Kristen
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We have been friends with Mary DeBeer for eight years. She is a loyal trusted friend. She takes care in everything she does and has a good eye for detail

Character reference · 01 August 2016

About

I am an American expat, returning to the U.S. in 2017, after living overseas in Russia and the UK. Although I grew up in the Pittsburgh area, most of my professional life was spent in Washington, D.C. as a non-profit manager for various

Why I want to house sit

For the next several years, I want to get re-acquainted with my country. Housesitting seems a wonderful way to do that; being able to have the company of already-loved animals is an added bonus. I've had wonderful pets throughout my life

My experience

I’ve been around animals all my life. I grew up surrounded by farmland and am comfortable with horses, pigs and chickens, although my care of them was on an “as-needed” basis. Growing up “rural,” I am quite comfortable with snakes

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • reptileReptiles
  • fishFish
  • poultryPoultry
  • birdBirds
  • small petSmall pets

Availability

June 2019
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Preferred countries

  • United States

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
non-profit association manager
Travelling
On my own