Leila

Children's book writer, frequent traveler, and cat lover

Austin, TX, US

Reviews (4)

Stephanie

Leila and her mom came to stay in my house with my pussycat Tux. They are both kind, smart and lovely caring people. Although they were coming via Paris

Ebmatingen, Switzerland · 24 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2020
Anita

Leila came to cat sit and she was wonderful. Sent pics every day and kept in touch every day. She even gave my cat his pills morning and night. I can’t

New York City, NY, US · 27 Feb - 06 Mar 2019
Serena

Leila was a fantastic house and pet sitter. My Brooklyn apartment was spotless upon my return, and my cats were happy and content. Leila regularly sent me

Brooklyn, NY, US · 15 Dec - 25 Dec 2018
James

Leila was a great cat and house sitter for us and I'd heartily recommend her. She was a good communicator, arrived and departed when she said she would and

New York City, NY, US · 29 Aug - 03 Sep 2018

References (1)

Nancy

I have known Leila Sales for at least ten years and she has house-sat and minded our 3 cats for us on numerous occasions. She is a wonderful person-

House & pet sitting reference · 16 May 2018

About

My name is Leila and I'm 35 years old. I grew up outside of Boston, went to college in Chicago, lived in Brooklyn for the past 11 years, and have recently moved to Austin. I'm the author and editor of many books for children and teens. When

Why I want to house sit

I love travel and am always looking for ways to make it more affordable so I can do it more often. I recently left my full-time job at a major NYC publishing house so that I could move to Austin and focus more on my own writing. The upshot

My experience

I grew up alongside a cat named KK, who lived to be 21 years old. So having a cat in the house has always been part of my life. Now I live with my boyfriend and our two cats, Graham and Lux. We rescued Graham from the street when she was

Pet care experience

  • Cats

Availability

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Preferred countries

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

Profile details

Age
35
Occupation
writer and editor