Responsible cat & dog lady to care for your home & pets while you travel

Oakland, CA, US
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Reviews (7)


Shella took care of my cats and my home for a few days this month and I highly recommend her as a sitter. She was quick to respond, kept me up to date on the

Brooklyn, NY, US · 11 Jul - 16 Jul 2021
Chris & Faith

Shella was, for us, the perfect sitter. She arrived exactly on time, met the cats, who took to her pretty quickly and she had time to chat to us and meet

Soberton, United Kingdom · 23 Aug - 06 Sep 2019

Shella was a great house sitter and I had no concerns leaving her in charge when we went away. She kept in touch while we were away and we returned to happy

Edinburgh, United Kingdom · 12 Jul - 27 Jul 2018

Shella looked after my two cats while I was on holiday for 10 days. We spoke by Skype beforehand and exchanged several emails so we could keep each other in

Llangollen, United Kingdom · 21 Jun - 03 Jul 2018

Shella came over for a short stay to care for our cats while we were at a conference with our pup. She was easy to communicate with, updated us while we were

Tucson, AZ, US · 08 May - 10 May 2018

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Two of our three cats were foster kittens in Shella's care before we adopted them from Animal Care and Control. Shella is like a godmother to them and is the

House & pet sitting reference · 21 April 2018


Hello and thank you for considering me as your TrustedHousesitter. As a homeowner and pet-mom, I know what a big decision this is and can offer a lifetime of personal and professional qualifications. FIRST THE BASICS I was born and

Why I want to house sit

I am a lucky person. I have found a way to do my "day job" remotely from anywhere in the world as long as there is reliable internet access. This new freedom -- plus my love of animals and interest in travel -- have inspired me to go

My experience

CAREER Over 30 years in nonprofit management and fundraising, including special events and grantwriting, leadership transitions and strategic planning. Recent employers and consulting clients include: Legal Services for Children (San

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Small pets


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

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

Nonprofit Resource Development & Management