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  • 22 Dec 2021 - 29 Dec 2021
  • 1 week
What we need
  • Cats (1)
  • No
Sit Features
  • Yes
  • No
  • Outside only

We need a house sitter

Canterbury - Waimakariri



We have a lovely sunny home in Rangiora and require a reliable and responsible house sitter for our cat, Smudge over Christmas.

Smudge, our rescue cat is loving, but takes some time to warm up to strangers and can be timid. We have recently moved house and are due to have a baby so his world has been a little tipped upside down! He is independent and has a cat door so if you are out for long periods, that's fine.

We have everything you should need to have a comfortable Christmas if you wish to have it at our home.

We do have a dog, but he is still a lot of work so will be staying in the kennels over this time.

Please reach out if you are interested in this house sit

We have only recently moved in - contact us for more details/photos (furniture etc is different now).

Olivia and Jimmy

House & Location
  • House
  • Internet, Wifi, Netflix, BBQ, Air conditioner, Heater, Dishwasher
  • No
  • Suburban (Quiet, Family)
  • Buses, Supermarket, Shopping Centre, Gym/Yoga, Restaurants/Cafes, Pubs/Bars
Reviews (2)
Smudge was a dream to look after. for 3 weeks. He's a very cool wee dude and had us wrapped around his paw very quickly. He is a grazer but loved to ask for his wet food morning and night. Think he stole a piece of Bruce's heart! Our hosts generously gave us their king bed to use. The house was warm and comfortable and Olivia had put up their Christmas tree specially for us. Made a difference when it came to family celebrations over Christmas/Boxing Day. We would happily house sit ... MORE
DENISE (Dec 2020 - 3 weeks)
Olivia and Jimmy are such a nice hospitable couple. Olivia left super clear instructions on how to care for Jess the dog and Smudge the cat. Jess loves company but likes her personal space, however we managed to hit the sweet spot so she even asked for more scratches. Smudge loves exploring the outdoors, but he came indoors for the night and loved to play and cuddle then. So glad that the beautiful pets warmed up to us on the first day. Would absolutely love to mind these two again. The house ... MORE
SANI (Nov 2019 - 2)
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