House and cat sit close to OTTAWA

Chelsea, QC, Canada
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I am a retired French teacher and Susan a retired columnist and journalist covering Canadian federal politics. We are very active: nordic ski , road cycle and mountain bike often in the Gatineau Park. We had a lovely dog who was Muffin and

Home & location

We live a very short walk to the Gatineau River and we share a nice dock with neighbours. We have a standup paddle board, 2 kayaks and a canoe. The river is very large and safe and clean. We often paddle 10 minutes across to explore the

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


The housesitter (s) would be non-smokers, looking after our home and two gentle cats who are indoor and outdoor but have to be let out well after dawn and brought in well before dusk. They do like to go in and out for a while and then

Meet the pets

  • Muffin Male


    17 years

  • Pepper Sister


    17 years

Sitter feedback (7)


This sit was a little more exciting due to Muffin's trip to the vet. The staff there were great, the office was close by, and Muffin was easy to transport

Stayed · 26 Jul - 29 Jul 2020

I had another beautiful few days at Laura and Susan's home. I enjoyed barbecuing on the deck with their fabulous barbecue, did a lot of reading in the sun

Stayed · 14 Jul - 17 Jul 2020

Due to this being my first housesit since Covid broke out, I was concerned about how we would handle disinfection and sanitizing as I began the sit and as I

Stayed · 06 Jul - 09 Jul 2020

Laura and Susan's home is a wonderful place to do a sit. It's beautifully situated in a wooded area but close to Ottawa and great little touristy Quebec

Stayed · 21 Dec - 23 Dec 2019

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in Chelsea with Muffin and Pepper, and I am very glad to have had the opportunity to meet Laura and Susan. You can't find nicer

Stayed · 23 Sep - 26 Sep 2019

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