Beautiful young cat(April) needs a sitter in September
Hi! I have been retired for three years but still "work" 2-3 days a week driving with a voluntary agency that organises trips for elderly and disabled people to places such as shops, doctors and so on.
I live near my son and his family so there will be someone to call on if any problems arise while I am away.
Our Home & Location
The house is in a group of 22 independent houses sharing a delightful common garden as well as each one having a private back garden. Neighbours are friendly and know April well.
The house has two bedrooms, a good sized lounge and a kitchen.
Depending on the needs of the sitter, I can make the garage available or use it to store excess things from the house so as to clear a good space for you. There is an area to park next to the house.
Croydon is a pretty suburb of Melbourne and is about 25- 30 kms east of the city centre.
It is well serviced by trains with two stations each about 2 kms away.( East Ringwood and Croydon).It takes about 40 -50 mins to go into the city where there are art galleries, an amazing variety of restaurants, sports stadiums, the Royal Botanical Gardens, etc.
Croydon is on the Maroondah Highway which leads out into the Yarra Valley. This is an area famous for its beautiful scenery and wineries. The Healesville Sanctuary is worth a day trip as it contains a wide range of Australian animals, reptiles and birds. The Dandenong Ranges also feature fern forests and a number of beautiful gardens which are splendid in the spring.
If you are interested in walking, my place is on a walking track along the Tarralla Creek. There are many pleasant tracks along creeks in the area.
Responsibilities & Pets
April is a friendly, confident, healthy young cat.
Generally she is fed morning and evening....
She needs to be kept inside from dawn to dusk (Council regulations) . She usually responds well to offers of food to get her inside.
There is a larger cat from the neighborhood that tends to lurk around the garden and will come in to steal food so I cannot leave dry food out and I generally supervise until April has eaten her meal. When I am out all day, April often visits next door. I can give you contact details for someone to feed her if you want to be away for a night or two.
She likes to share my bed on cold nights but has several catbed options that she is also happy to sleep in. + More info