Pet sitting in the beautiful Umbrian countryside

Castiglione del Lago, Italy
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Hello Future Sitters! My name is Rita and I am looking for trustworthy and reliable sitters for my cat and dog. I am originally from from The United States America, but have been living full-time in Italy for the last five years. I am a

Home & location

*** Not suitable for families or those travelling with their own pets *** Our home is located in the small, rural hamlet of Mazzarelli just on the outskirts of the medieval, hilltop village of Paciano in Umbria region of central Italy

  • Apartment
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Mountains
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Zippie the dog and Doodle the cat live in the ground floor accomodation. Doodle is strictly an inside only cat and has no known heatlh issues. She is a typical cat and can be grouchy, but then again, she may want to sit in your lap for

Meet the pets

  • Zippie

    Jack Russell Terrier

    18 years

  • Doodle

    13 years

  • Little Ginger

    4 years

Sitter feedback (2)


It was such a pleasure to stay at Ron and Melanie's and to care for the most wonderful three pets - Zippie, Doodles and Ginger. Ron, Melanie and Rita made

Stayed · 08 Nov 2020 - 10 Jan 2021

The initial assignment to house- and pet-sit for Melanie, Ron and Rita was for two months from the end of January. Halfway through the sit Italy went into

Stayed · 30 Jan - 22 Mar 2020

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