Michael & Jan

Trustworthy retired Kiwi professional couple to look after your home and pets

Napier, New Zealand
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Reviews (7)


Thank you for looking after Tidpus and our home. We came back to a lovely clean and tidy house and a happy cat. It was great to get updates from Mike and

North Shore, New Zealand · 04 Mar - 14 Mar 2021

Thank you so much Mike and Jan for looking after our beloved Tidpuss and our home. It was such a relief to get two lovely people to take care of our

North Shore, New Zealand · 21 Dec - 28 Dec 2019

Mike & Jan kindly came and house sat for us over the Easter period so we could go and visit our daughter in Brisbane. Our animals ( 1young dog and 2 cats)

Napier, New Zealand · 29 Mar - 03 Apr 2018

We feel really fortunate to have had Mike and Jan look after our house and two precious cats. They came one day early to make sure they knew the

Auckland, New Zealand · 22 Dec 2016 - 14 Jan 2017

Mike and Jan looked after my house on the Mornington Peninsula and a very highly strung cat whilst I travelled overseas. I felt that they were old friends

Frankston East, VIC, Australia · 17 Aug - 20 Sep 2015

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Mark & Lorna

Jan & Mike house (&dog sat) for us for two weeks while we were on holiday. They looked after of our two large dogs - walking them twice daily (many times in

House & pet sitting reference · 10 October 2012


We are an active, retired professional couple in our late sixties living in New Zealand. We returned home NZ in October 2013, having been on an extended (18 months) tour of Scandinavia and Europe by motor-home. We are now free to continue

Why we want to house sit

We have time available to help others by house and pet sitting. We like experiencing different cultures, local foods and customs, and living in different environments and communities, so if we can combine these aims, then so much the

Our experience

We own our property in NZ, and we have lived in and maintained a variety of houses and homes, from a 17th century manor house in Berkshire, UK, to a large high-tech NZ homestead, plus various houses and modern apartments in between, and we

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Poultry


August 2021
September 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Antigua And Barbuda
  • Barbados
  • New Zealand

Profile details

Michael 65+ and Jan 65+
Semi-retired IT professional and Retired care associate
With a partner