Melissa

Animal Lover and Explorer

Port Townsend, WA, US
13 Reviews

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Reviews (13)

kirsten

Melissa was a truly wonderful housesitter. So warm, friendly, and thorough. I had a long trip for this sit--and I never worried once. She sent pics of my

Vashon, WA, US · 09 Aug - 24 Aug 2021
Danica

Melissa was a really great pet and apartment sitter! She was very timely with communications and so very thoughtful with all details for my cat. She sent

Seattle, WA, US · 29 Jul - 03 Aug 2021
Sanlie

Melissa was incredibly considerate, clean, and provided great care for my cat while I was away over Christmas and New year's. She was very flexible when I

Seattle, WA, US · 20 Dec 2019 - 02 Jan 2020
Charlotte

Melissa was beyond amazing! She sent me daily updates on my cat and left my home clean!

Seattle, WA, US · 16 Sep - 27 Sep 2019
Jeanne

Melissa is great! A sensitive sweet person who kept all of my kitties, dog and plants very well cared for. I would gladly have her here again. Thx Melissa!

Dunsmuir, CA, US · 16 Aug - 20 Aug 2019

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Dixie

Melissa was so loving to our dog and I was grateful every time we needed her services to house and dog sit. The house was immaculate when we returned and

House & pet sitting reference · 16 October 2018

About

When I was younger, I explored the world by traveling to 44 countries and teaching English short term in Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Bulgaria, and Ecuador. I studied yoga in India, Buddhist meditation in Thailand, and Butoh Dance in

Why I want to house sit

Wanderlust has hit. Pet/house sitting seems the perfect combination of exploring new places while having the comfort, joy and honor of caring for beloved pets and homes. I like staying in one place and getting to know the local people and

My experience

I have been a dog, cat, rabbit, turtle, fish and plant parent. I started pet/house sitting for family and friends, and then it grew to sitting for friends of friends. It has been wonderful getting to know and care for all these lovely fur

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Small pets

Availability

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Preferred countries

  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Netherlands
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Profile details

Age
65+
Occupation
ESL Instructor, Student Advisor, Office Manager and Kitchen Steward