Recently retired professional couple caring for your home & pets as our own.

Username Maureen_and_Jim  

65 + years
Jul 5,2020 My Calendar
Financial planner & registered nurse - retired
7 - 21 Days, 3 - 6 Weeks, 6 - 8 Weeks, 2 - 3 Months, 3 + Months

Our goal is to assure your peace of mind when you are leaving your home and pets.

As long time home and pet owners and experienced house sitters, we have a full appreciation for the potential stresses of travel on both owners and pets.  And we stand experienced and ready to take loving care of your pets and conscientious care of your home and garden while you are away.  

A little about us:

  • We are an active professional couple from Portland, Oregon recently retired from nursing and the energy industry.
  • We enjoy travel, both domestic and international, and are comfortable in a wide variety of places and cross-cultural situations.  
  • We are very hands-on and enjoy the challenges of home ownership.
  • We are avid gardeners, occasional sailors, and cross-country skiers.

To date we have cared for a wide variety of homes and pets:

  • Queensland/Burpengary  2 young cats and pool.
  • New South Wales/Blackheath - elderly cat, wild birds
  • Oregon/Toledo - 2 parrots, 2 love birds, 20 chickens
  • Thailand/Chiang Mai - 2 rabbits and salt water pool
  • Hawaii/Hilo - no pets, just fast growing landscaping
  • Tasmania/Kettering - 3 dogs, 3 sheep, 7 chickens
  • New South Wales/Newport - dog and pool
  • NSW/Nowra - 3 dogs
  • NSW/Moss Vale - 3 dogs, 2 budgies, 9 chickens
  • NSW/Como - dog and pool
  • NSW/Wentworth Falls - 2 cats, chickens, budgies, wild birds
  • NSW/Blakehurst - dog, wild birds
  • Hawaii/Kialua-Kona - landscape maintenance

Please see our references attached to this profile and feel free to contact us with any questions about our availability, experience or any concerns you may have.

Maureen and Jim

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