Barbara & Jim

For peace of mind while you are away

Virginia Beach, VA, US

Reviews (5)

Jeff

Barbara and Jim were terrific housesitters! They have a genuine love of cats and took great care of our kitties. They sent us several photos and gave us

Bangkok, Thailand · 01 Feb - 05 Feb 2019
Former Member

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia · 14 Dec 2018 - 01 Jan 2019
Caroline

Jim and Barb were fantastic house sitters! They looked after our house like their own and even left it cleaner! Highly, highly recommend! Thanks! We hope

Balwyn, VIC, Australia · 14 Jan - 28 Jan 2018
Leigh

Barb and Jim are wonderful caring housesitters. They took the time to read our housesitter’s manual before they arrived, so they were well-prepared to look

Victoria Point, QLD, Australia · 29 Dec 2017 - 11 Jan 2018
Shirley

Barbara and her husband Jim were wonderful. Our cats loved them immediately- they sensed right away their love for kitties. Even my semi ferals wanted

Asheville, NC, US · 11 May - 14 May 2017

References (8)

Dan

I have known Barb Ryan for nearly 20 yrs, in business and friendship--long enough to know that her personal and professional life is stable, under control

Employment reference · 03 April 2017

About

Hello - we’re Barb and Jim - an active, animal-loving, responsible, trustworthy, non-smoking couple who would love to care for your home and pets! We are retired business analysts/computer programmers, young 60’s, married 31 years, with a

Why we want to house sit

We are excited to house/pet sit because we love animals, travel, and new experiences. We’ve always had at least one kitty at home until we had to say goodbye to our sweet 14-year-old, Bob two years ago. We miss him and would love the

Our experience

For years, we have enjoyed caring for our friends’ and families’ pets in their absences. We’ve been homeowners for over 30 years and are confident in addressing house maintenance issues. We will love your pets, care for your garden, pick

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

November 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
Barbara 65+ and Jim 63
Occupation
IT Business Analyst / Computer Programmer and IT Business Analyst / Computer Programmer
Travelling
With a partner