House and pet sitting in an urban oasis

San Jose, CA, US
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We are an active, retired couple, who love to garden, hike, read and write.

Home & location

Willow Glen is a wonderful community. It is located in the Western portion of downtown San Jose. We live on a one-third acre, mini-estate which also happens to be the last full-scope working farm in downtown San Jose. Our home is

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside


Misty, our Silver Labrador Retriever, is 2 years old. We have three indoor only cats, and three outside (feral) cats in our family. Our house sitters are expected to provide food, refill water bowls, take Misty on one walk (2 is better)

Meet the pets

  • Misty

    Labrador Retriever

    3 years

  • Dinky


    14 years

  • Howie

    Maine Coon

    10 years

  • Elvis


    6 years

  • Tinker Belle

    Rescue Cat

    5 years

  • Sammy

    Maine Coon

    6 years

  • Guy/Rascal

    American Shorthair

    2 years

Sitter feedback (7)


Blanche and Tom were so delightful. They were very nice, easy to talk to, very responsive. They made sure I was comfortable and adequately set up for

Stayed · 18 Jun - 09 Jul 2019

It was great staying at Blanche and Toms house! Great location in San Jose close to everything. Super friendly dogs and cats. Would look forward to watching

Stayed · 26 Mar - 04 Apr 2019

Blanche and Tom are very easy and fun to talk to and coordinate with. They live in a very pretty house with a huge garden (where all the watering is

Stayed · 28 Jan - 01 Feb 2019

Blanche and Tom are warm, interesting and intense, and their animals are the same. Misty is a hurricane, and you need energy to be with her. We became

Stayed · 19 Nov - 26 Nov 2018

Sitting for Blanch and Tom in this beautiful spot was a pleasure! Jazzy has the most playful and loving personality, and each of the three cats were friendly

Stayed · 18 Aug - 29 Aug 2018

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