Chicago (Bucktown) loft & garden with sweet kitty

Chicago, IL, US
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I've had great success with Trusted Housesitters over the past few years... I've lived in Chicago for more than 20 years and love the city and all that it has to offer. I'm a therapist and own my own practice. I love animals and plants

Home & location

My home is a 2 bedroom/2 bath loft in a converted warehouse building. It has exposed brick and high ceilings and lots of open space with a lovely little garden (with a gas grill). It is on the ground level with a lofted master suite

  • Apartment
  • Disabled access
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • City


Food: i will leave specific instructions Water: please refresh daily Litter: There are boxes is both upstairs and downstairs bathroom. She mostly uses downstairs and there is a litter genie to scoop litter into. Upstairs I don’t have a

Meet the pets

  • Mila

    9 years

Sitter feedback (7)


Communication leaves a lot to be desired but the sit itself was wonderful - Mila was very lovely to sit for, the home is beautiful and clean, the location is

Stayed · 15 May - 18 May 2021

We had a wonderful, peaceful week at Gretchen’s lovely loft! Mila had the cutest personality & it was so fun to spend time with her ~ she loves her naps &

Stayed · 21 Dec - 27 Dec 2020

I had a wonderful stay in Chicago with kitty Mila. I loved her quirky personality. I would go back in a flash. Gretchen was very organized and made my sit

Stayed · 22 Jul - 31 Jul 2020

I highly recommend sitting for Gretchen and Mila! Mila is such a cute and funny kitty. She quickly warmed up to me and loved to get spoiled with petting and

Stayed · 19 Jul - 22 Jul 2019

Gretchen's cat Mila is a sweet, fun-loving and playful kitty. She enjoyed belly-rubs which put her in a trance-like state, she would start to fall asleep

Stayed · 14 Apr - 20 Apr 2019

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