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Tamryn (40) enjoys mountain walks, dancing, tennis, reading, writing and tending to her plants. She is a

professional movement practitioner in Cape Town and studying mindfulness based stress reduction.

Her father was a dog handler trainer so she grew up around dogs. She currently lives with a cat who is a bundle of joy.



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Caitlin (26) was born and raised in Cape Town but currently lives in Bloemfontein during term time and pet sits during the holidays. She has a BSc degree in zoology and botany, and is currently studying a BSc degree in forensic science.


Caitlin enjoys listening to podcasts, reading, watching documentaries, and doing Pilates. She loves all animals having grown up with a multitude of pets – including 5 cats, 4 dogs, 5 guinea pigs, 3 hamsters and multiple fish, although she has to admit that she has a special affinity with cats. She has three adopted kittens called Bean, Grey, and Simon. She also has experience in pet sitting for more unusual animals like parrots, chinchillas, and a bearded dragon. 

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Fiona (39) has spent the last two decades living and working between Joburg and Cape Town. Her strong sense of responsibility has allowed her to successfully manage a variety of organisations/businesses/facilities. 


She currently works as a Cultural and Creative Industries consultant, having taken a break from full time employment and enjoys the sense of adventure, and change of context that house-sitting offers. 



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Leilah (21) has completed her Travel and Tourism course and is undergoing an internship. She has also completed a Badminton Umpire course.

She is passionate about sports, having played badminton, softball and throwing discus, representing Western Province for all three sports. She is also keen on

learning different languages.


Leilah is an adventurous person and enjoys going for

walks and being out in nature.



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Kathryn (45) is a Mosaic Artist who studied at Spier Arts 

Acadamy for 3 years. She has worked on many projects that can been seen around South Africa and the World. She currently works part time on mosaic commissions.

Kathryn has been housesitting for the last 10 years.

She grew up with many animals and currently has two dogs, two cats and a very naughty small tortoise that likes to chase everyone around the garden!


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Nina (24) was born in Cape Town and has a Psychology honours at the University of Stellenbosch. She is currently working as a Social Science Research Apprentice and is expanding her CV with Psychology workshops, courses and other formal employment skills. 


She grew up in Scarborough amongst baboons, rain spiders, a wonderful Border collie, many loving cats and adorable hamsters. 

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Jessica (20) is currently studying and obtaining her Diploma in Consumer Science: Food and Nutrition. She is also a tutor, tutoring in English, Art and Consumer Studies for primary and high school learners all over the Southern Suburbs.


Jessica enjoys many sports - such as hockey and swimming and she currently plays hockey for the Western Province Cricket Club as a goalkeeper. She has also recently become a certified hockey umpire. Jessica loves all types of animals, she currently lives with two dogs and a cat and she gets great joy from taking care of, and spending time with them.

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Andrea (68) has been teaching for 47 years and is now a part-time remedial teacher. She studied her BA at the University of Cape Town. She also lived in Korea for six years teaching English.

She enjoys walking with her friend and her two Jack Russels, over the weekends. She also enjoys reading, cooking and entertaining. She is happy to take care of your dogs and cats and any other pets you have at your home.



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Jolene (47) born and raised capetonianis a qualified ECD and TEFL teacher who has left her longstanding teaching career to pursue her passion for writing. She is a published writer (Poetry and Prose) currently in the process of drafting a non-fiction manuscript.


Jolene grew up with having dogs as pets and has experience in house sitting both dogs and cats mainly, in the Tamboerskloof area where she has worked and lived for the past 11 years. As a writer she is viewed as an ideal house sitter as she will be present at the residence for long periods of time.

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Taryn (33) grew up in Somerset West and trained as a Beauty Therapist in Stellenbosch before embarking on a 7-year career overseas, in the Super Yacht industry. This industry installed her passion for travelling, and one of her favourite duties was caring for the yacht owner's little pooch when he was onboard.


Taryn now is a Bridal Hair and Makeup Artist in Cape Town over the weekends. Taryn has a real passion for animals, and grew up with dogs, rabbits and hamsters. She is currently the proud owner of her own kitty, Minky so is available for pet visits.

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Aqeelah(23) is a final year Molecular Biology and Biotechnology student majoring in Microbiology and Genetics. Aqeelah is also a part time science and mathematics tutor for high school students. 


She had pets of her own growing up, including dogs, cats and hamsters. She loves getting to know all pets and their individual personalities and quirks.


Her hobbies include: hiking, outdoor activities, playing soccer, cooking and baking.

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Jessica (31) moved to Cape Town from P.E to study occupational therapy a few years ago.


She is currently studying data science and artificial intelligence.  She is looking to merge these new skills with her existing occupational therapy skills for exciting future endeavours.


Jessica loves playing with animals and has experience looking after homes and pets. Her primary interests include jazz, lindy hop and swing dancing.  She is also a keen board gamer and enjoys walks/runs in nature.

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Meryl (38), is an avid gardener and runner who loves the mountains. Whilst living in the US she often took her friends’ dogs on day hikes in the mountains, and even looked after a cow, three dogs, a cat and around 40 chickens when her friend went on holiday. 


She studied Sports Science and went on to do her postgrad to become a science teacher in the US. She is currently working for a web hosting company that enables her to work remotely. 

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