As a little girl, I was always bringing home a new kitten, a discarded puppy, an unwanted rabbit, or any other pet that somebody could no longer care for.
If I had it my way now, I'd have my own animal shelter but one in which I get to keep them all! Unfortunately, I have kids with severe allergies and we can only have one cat ('Billy') and one dog ('Pearl'), and a fish. Billy is a Tuxedo Cat we adopted from a rescue home in Vista, and Pearl was initially rejected by another family, and I feel it was fate we ended up with Pearl over six years ago.
Back in 2002 I got my real estate license and was supplementing my income (or lack thereof) with pet-sitting for nearly four years. Turns out, I loved pet sitting far more than handling real estate transactions, and continued to pet-sit for neighbors on an as-needed basis.
All care for your cat, dog, fish, birds, reptiles will be in your home. I know that pets do better in their own surroundings and with familiar smells. Taking care of pets is something I'm very good at because I treat them how I would want my children to be cared for when I'm gone. That means your pet will gets lots of one-on-one attention, petting, smiles, baby-talk, a long walk, fresh water and food, and if they're shy (cats), just a presence in the home.
While spending the night, I make sure the house looks and feels like someone is home. I grab the newspapers, bring the ads left on the doors, pick up the mail, open and close blinds, and never show up with a sign on my car advertising your absence!
I follow all your instructions to the letter, and leave your home better than I found it.
In the past I've taken care of blind dogs (I was their seeing-eye-person), let puppies out of their crates, fed iguanas crickets, thrown balls to fetch for an hour, coaxed kitties out from underneath beds, and so much more. One time a dog owner forgot to leave me the key and I got in through the pet door!
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