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Gold (24mths)

Rates are variable depending on the requirements of your pet(s).
I'm bonded & insured

House Sitting Preferences
  • 2 - 4 weeks, 1 - 2 months, 2 months +
  • Dog(s), Cat(s), Fish, Bird(s)
Preferred Locations
  • Anywhere in the United States
Availability
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  • 2023: 25Jan-12Feb | 17Feb-12Mar | 12May-8Jul | 7Aug-2Oct
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Flexible & Caring Housesitter

54, Freelance photography

I am a responsible mature, quiet, nonsmoking pet lover. Happy to follow any schedules for your "fur" babies + give them lots of love, & attention. I have experience with chickens, birds, deer, fish, and reptiles as well as cats & dogs, including the "senior" crowd. I'm happy to attend to any gardening needed. I've owned both homes & condos. I can provide excellent recent references. Partial to longer-term assignments but open to shorter ones based on availability. Bonded & insured.
I've been pet-sitting full-time since June 2020 & genuinely love it!

Reviews (20)
Katherine was amazing !!! Friendly , organized, attentive, respectful and truly just a dear person . She was so concerned with making sure every aspect of care of our dogs was met just the way we wanted (knowing and respecting our quirky needs for them). She is obviously very experienced , and that was important to us . But most important, our dogs loved her,! We would be so happy if she would stay again . We loved the pictures she sent and she was a great communicator . She is ... MORE
 
SUSAN ( Florida, Jan 2023 - 1 week)
When the pups are obviously upset that the house sitter is leaving, you know that everything went well. Katherine was fabulous, taking great care of our little friends and equally great care of our home. Katherine's stay coincided with a severe cold snap. She took care to cover vulnerable potted plants, took steps to keep the pipes from bursting, and braved the cold on walks with the dogs. A wonderful person whom we were so pleased to meet, we will happily invite Katherine to our home on ... MORE
 
MICHAEL ( North Carolina, Dec 2022 - 1 week)
Katherine came at what turned out to be a very difficult time for us, but from the moment we met her we knew she'd be a great fit. Her communication is excellent, and all of our cats were immediately comfortable with her. She was calm, confident, and compassionate with our sick and elderly cat, and took delight in the other two. She is a gem; if she's free to house sit for you, don't hesitate!
 
GWEN ( Texas, May 2022 - 6 days)
Katherine took care of my two cats while I was away. Her communication before, during and after the visit was impeccable. My cats seemed well cared for, and I received pictures along the way. Katherine also has an active instagram account, so I could see what she was doing in my town, as well as see more pictures of the cats. She corresponded independently about. specifics of my return and any questions she had about the apartment. The apartment was very clean when I got back, and the kitties ... MORE
 
SHERRI (New York New York, Apr 2022 - two weeks)
Katherine was great! She is reliable, thoughtful and a lovely person to boot. She sent us lots of pictures of our dog which made us feel comfortable that our puppy was in good hands. She also took care of our fish and our plants for us. When we got back our house was clean and just the way we left it. I highly recommend Katherine, we were lucky to have her.
 
ANYA (Brooklyn New York, Apr 2022 - 2 weeks)
Katherine made us feel very comfortable that our fur babies were well taken care of during our two-week trip. We were at-ease with her caring for our home as well. She sent daily updates and photos which were a highlight of our day. Our dog Summer absolutely loved her and even our grumpy anti-social cat Olive came around for some treats and play :) We would not hesitate to use Katherine again for future trips!
 
JENNIFER ( Maryland, Mar 2022 - 2 weeks)
Katherine was excellent to work with. We've worked with a lot of house sitters over the years, and she embodied all of the qualities we look for in a sitter. Great communication, a real love for our four cats, and a careful steward of our home. I appreciated her attention as I described all of the little details involved in running our home. And I am especially grateful that she was so patient with our extremely high-energy brother cats. You're in good hands with Katherine.
 
BETHANY ( North Carolina, Feb 2022 - 1 week)
I highly recommend Katherine as a house/pet sitter.. This is Katherine's third time house/kitty sitting for me. She's the first person I contact when I go out of town. She takes great care of my plants, loves on my cats and respects my home. Communication is excellent and she's flexible with travel plans in the current Covid environment. My cats love her. Even the one that hides under the couch from anyone that's not me or my boyfriend emerges to hang out with Katherine. Somehow still haven't ... MORE
 
HEATHER ( North Carolina, Jan 2022 - 1 week - 1 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
Katherine was a perfect fit! Ziggy the cat wouldn't have much to do with me until after she left! Will definitely look to use her in the future. She also handled our problem dog with needed confidence.
 
JOHN ( Virginia, Dec 2021 - 2 weeks 6 days)
Katherine makes being far from home for a long time so relaxing and enjoyable as we don't have to worry at all about the care of our home or our sweet "kittens" as she is so responsible, respectful, conscientious, thoughtful, proactive AND fun! If there were more than 5 stars to check we would do just that! We--and the "kittens"-- are excited to have her coming back for 2 more long stays next year.
 
JENNIFER ( Georgia, Nov 2021 - 1 month 2 weeks - 1 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
Katherine is an absolutely fabulous house sitter and cat sitter!! It worked out that she was currently house sitting about an hour away and we were able to meet her prior to house sitting for us. Then she was able to come a day early which gave us time to review all the "little things" that you don't necessarily think about such as where my rag pile is should the kitty make a mess! We both loved Katherine and received regular updates about how Moya, our kitty, was doing along with pictures. We ... MORE
 
TERESA ( Georgia, Oct 2021 - 2 weeks 4 days)
Katherine is a repeat sitter at my home! She takes great care of the space, the plants and of course the two kitties. Her communication and updates are awesome. Somehow our paths have not crossed in person, but hopefully she'll stay here again and we can finally meet.
 
HEATHER ( North Carolina, Sep 2021 - 5 days - 2 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
We were thrilled to have Katherine come back for a second time to stay with our 2 kitties. We really appreciate how well Katherine took care of our home and our kitties as well as tended to some garden tasks. She pays attention to detail, calmly addresses challenges and always keeps us in the loop. And, as a bonus, she sends us great photos of our kitties which always makes us smile. We are excited we get to have her back again before the end of the year and will keep her at the top of our ... MORE
 
JENNIFER ( Georgia, Aug 2021 - 5 weeks - 2 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
Katherine was awesome from the first communication to the last! She was very good at texting and keeping in touch during the housesit. I felt 100% comfortable on my vacation that my senior cat and house were in good hands with her. When I returned Hershey was happy and the house was in order. I appreciate making a new friend, too!
 
JULIE ( Maryland, Jun 2021 - 1 week 3 days)
This was the second time Katherine sat for our kitties & it ended up lasting several months until the beginning of June. The cats love her so much that I think they were upset when we finally came back home, ha. Katherine communicates & sends beautiful pics of your pets. She's a real team player & willing to help out with things beyond the scope of cat sitting. In addition to taking great care of our home & animals, she took excellent care of our plants. She's responsible, thoughtful & ... MORE
 
MONICA ( Texas, Dec 2020 - 5 months - 1 of 2 endorsements from this owner )
Katherine was an awesome person to entrust our home and sweet "kittens" to during our 6 week vacation. She made us feel super comfortable and confident without the opportunity to actually meet in person due to Covid. She was great with her communication before, during and after, our "kittens" were well cared for and the house and garden were in perfect order. Her attention to the little things, comfort with the odd things and the willingness to do the extra things along the way was ... MORE
 
JENNIFER ( Georgia, Nov 2020 - 6 weeks - 3 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
Katherine helped me out in a pinch when I was already out of town and without pet care. While we never met, her communication left me feeling secure that my cats would be well cared for. Katherine has a great sense of responsibility and knew when to reach out with any questions/concerns. I returned home to a clean home and happy cats. I would definitely recommend Katherine to care for any pet or home. Great experience!
 
HEATHER ( North Carolina, Oct 2020 - 2 weeks - 3 of 3 endorsements from this owner )
Katherine did an outstanding job taking care of our dogs and chicks. We came home to a clean, well cared for home, happy, healthy dogs and food (meals) prepared for us. Katherine is a wonderful communicator....we received texts almost daily with pictures of the dogs. We would be happy to welcome her back!
 
RON AND PAULA ( North Carolina, Oct 2020 - 2 weeks)
Katherine was fantastic! She arrived a day early to meet our pets & get oriented with the house. She is very pleasant & fun to talk to. We were gone for 6 weeks & not once during that time did I have to worry about our pets or home. A hurricane was forecasted to possibly hit Houston. Even though Katherine had never been through a hurricane, she was calm, cool & collected. Simply called & said what do I need to do? She prepared the house & grounds for the storm & never once wavered in her ... MORE
 
MONICA ( Texas, Aug 2020 - 1 month 2 weeks - 2 of 2 endorsements from this owner )
No rating Katherine was wonderful, a great communicator and left the house in excellent condition. We couldn't be happier with our experience and would highly recommend her and use her again for future sits.
KATY ( Maryland, Jul 2020)
 
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