House/Cat Sitting in Lovely, Tree-lined neighborhood in Oakland

Oakland, CA, US
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Deborah (Riffi is nickname)
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Hello. We are a retired couple, and we love to travel. Our cat (sometimes called "dawg") pretty much owns us. He's a very nice and funny fellow, and is so sociable that we don't want to leave him alone for more than a couple of days. We

Home & location

Our home is in Oakland, although the mailing address is Piedmont. It is walking distance from restaurants, shops, etc. along Piedmont Avenue. With social distancing due to Corona Virus, most restaurants are carryout only, but shops are

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • City
  • Sitters need a car


For Cosmo: feed, play with, brush, love, clean litter. Also, refill bird feeders and clean bird bath as needed. Bring in mail daily, and water indoor plants (not that many) weekly.

Meet the pets

  • Cosmo

    5 years

Sitter feedback (6)


There isn’t much to add that other sitters haven’t said. Riffi and Rick are a terrific couple who will immediately make you feel welcome. Their home is

Stayed · 27 Jul - 30 Jul 2021

Cosmo was a joy to look after for Riffi & Rick and we miss him terribly already! He is one of the coolest cats you’ll ever meet! He followed us around the

Stayed · 27 Mar - 03 Apr 2021

Sometimes words can’t seem to capture quite right the experience you have. And this is one of those times. I only hope that my effort to capture it comes

Stayed · 09 Feb - 12 Feb 2021

Cosmo the cat is such a joy - friendly, placid, affectionate, playful - I loved my time with him. Riffi & Rick are very conscious and considerate owners

Stayed · 01 Aug - 20 Aug 2020

Such a great sit! Ideal location. Cosmo is very affectionate, and Riffi and Rick are as kind as can be. Highly recommended!

Stayed · 23 Jan - 30 Jan 2020

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