Calm, timid outdoor cat in picturesque, peaceful riverside town

Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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Thank you for reading our profile. I work at the University of Essex which is only 3 miles away and my 9 year old son goes to the local primary school. Our 18 month old cat Charlie (Maine Coon cross) is an affectionate cat once he gets

Home & location

Our home is a 3 bedroom 70s semi-detached house with a well sized, relatively private terraced garden and good barbecue area which we'd be happy for you to use. Very picturesque, Wivenhoe is a small, friendly boating town with lots to do

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Countryside


Finding a friendly, down to earth companion who can provide food and occasional replacement cuddles for Charlie whilst we're away are the main reasons I'm here. A timid cat, he occasionally craves affection and attention once he is

Meet the pets

  • Charlie

    Maine Coon

    3 years

Sitter feedback (5)


This was a very lovely pet sit! Charlie is just adorable - the perfect mix of independent and snuggly. He's no trouble at all and I fell for him big time!

Stayed · 26 Aug - 31 Aug 2020
Bill (Philip)

My sincere apologies Gemma I thought I had left feedback for you and it is only now while leaving feedback for my most recent sit, that I noticed I had not!

Stayed · 24 Aug - 31 Aug 2019

Wivenhoe is a lovely spot, and we really enjoyed our pet sit here. Charlie although quite timid can be really affectionate and playful.

Stayed · 27 Jul - 31 Jul 2019

My partner and I have just returned from a fantastic few days house sitting for Charlie at Gemma's lovely home in Wivenhoe. It was such a lovely, relaxing

Stayed · 17 Apr - 20 Apr 2019

I had a really great time at Gemma’s place in Wivenhoe. Wivenhoe is a beautiful town, with easy bus and train access into Colchester. Charlie is very

Stayed · 12 Apr - 15 Apr 2019

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