James & Julie

Experienced mature RELIABLE Housesitters

Currumbin Waters, QLD, Australia
8 Reviews

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Reviews (8)

Jude

We were so lucky to have Jim & Julie look after our two precious cats and our home recently. Our trip was booked at short notice and they were so generous

Brisbane, QLD, Australia · 28 Apr - 04 May 2021
Larissa

Jim and Julie were excellent sitters and I would highly recommend! They were in regular communication before and during the sit, reliable and left the house

Morningside, QLD, Australia · 24 Dec - 28 Dec 2020
Laura

Thank you for taking good care of our precious monsters. Absolutely when above and beyond when looking out for them. Thank you!

Croydon, United Kingdom · 31 Oct - 04 Nov 2019
Lyn

Jim and Julie are just fabulous; excellent communicators, thoughtful and generous. They popped over a few days prior to my departure to meet Poppy to ensure

Corinda, QLD, Australia · 23 Dec - 28 Dec 2018
Eric

James and Julie definitely went above and beyond! In addition to keeping our cats happy, healthy, and well cared for, they handled packages that came in

San Rafael, CA, US · 12 Aug - 27 Aug 2017

References (3)

Carole

I would recommend Jim and Julie unreservedly for house and pet sitting duties. This year they spent a five week stint looking after our home and our

House & pet sitting reference · 30 October 2016

About

We are Jim and Julie Parsons, mature, responsible and caring pet-sitters with regular sitting experience since 2009. We are non-smokers. As a retired librarian and book lover, Julie loves to read and find book treasures in charity shops

Why we want to house sit

We love to travel - particularly in Europe and Britain - and find that house-sitting allows us to experience a locale and local culture and make friends; this is just not possible with one or two day-stays in a hotel. It is also a

Our experience

We have been housesitting regularly since 2009. We have enjoyed sits in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain and France. Our experience has been with dogs and cats, including aged and frail animals, but we

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Birds
  • Small pets

Availability

October 2021
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November 2021
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Preferred countries

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Cook Islands
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece

Profile details

Age
James 65+ and Julie 65+
Occupation
Former adult ed. teacher - currently writer mentor and editor and (Julie) Former librarian
Travelling
With a partner