Elizabeth & Lee

Lee and Elizabeth (known as Ann) Matikainen - Experienced Housesitters and Pet Lovers

Newcastle, NSW, Australia
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Kaye
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Elizabeth and Lee were much loved by Maggie, our dog in our home. The home was well looked after and we felt that their regular contact and photos connected

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Wodonga, VIC, Australia · 20 Mar - 04 Apr 2022
Karin
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Lee and Ann were excellent housesitters. Not only did I come home to happy pets, but my house was nice and clean. Communication was daily and I enjoyed

  • dog
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Bathurst, NSW, Australia · 21 Jan - 25 Jan 2022
Tessa
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Thank you Ann and Lee. We returned home from a 3 week holiday to happy and well cared for pets., clean house and everything as we left it. Ann and Lee kept

  • dog
  • cat
  • small-pets
Orange, NSW, Australia · 22 Dec 2021 - 16 Jan 2022
Elizabeth
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Thankyou Ann and Lee for being so reliable and keen and caring so well for our dog and home.

  • dog
Killcare, NSW, Australia · 14 Mar - 19 Mar 2021
Lyndal
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Elizabeth and Lee stayed with our girl pretty much most of the weekend so when we got home she was calm. We are grateful to them.

  • dog
Brisbane, QLD, Australia · 06 Mar - 09 Mar 2020

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Rev. Bruce
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Ann (Elizabeth) Matikainen and her husband Lee have acted as housesitters for my wife and I on several occasions over recent years. As well as looking after

House & pet sitting reference · 31 January 2017

About

My husband and I are both retired and love to travel, seeing new places and meeting interesting people. We also love animals and gardening. We are Christians and usually attend the local Church where we at times have been involved in the

Why we want to house sit

We have been house sitting for over seven years, often by word of mouth and /or through Trusted Housesitters We travel with a small custom made caravan so that we have somewhere to sleep between house sits. Although we have the van

Our experience

Reassuring timid house dogs when necessary, brushing their hair and taking them for walks. Giving cats and dogs daily medication and taking them to the vet when necessary. Watering gardens and pot plants. Doing some weeding

Pet care experience

  • dogDogs
  • catCats
  • poultryPoultry
  • birdBirds

Availability

April 2022
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Preferred countries

  • Australia

Profile details

Age
Elizabeth 65+ and Lee 65+
Occupation
Retired and Retired
Travelling
With a partner