Tag Archives: cats

Kyiv – Day 2/21 – Cats

The reason for my stay in Kyiv are two young kittens, Stella and Stuart, about half a year old. They are full of energy, very sweet, always ready to play, but equally interested in my work. And when I am … Continue reading

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Next house sitting: Kittens in Kyiv

After spending last winter in Canada, I could have been forgiven to choose a warmer place this year, like Barbados or Morocco. (Although Alice, the cat in Calgary, will remain in my heart as the loveliest and most affectionate cat … Continue reading

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How to cope with the Heatwave (3 steps)

This is Sisi, my friends’ cat that I am currently watching in Vienna. She is clearly suffering from the heatwave, too. Her advice in this kind of weather: “Don’t move. Sleep as much as possible. And don’t go to work.” … Continue reading

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Of Human Bonding

Over the years, I had become accustomed to living alone, had grown to appreciate independence, freedom, solitude even. It’s an easier life, not having to care about anyone, let alone for anyone, not having to worry about the expectations of … Continue reading

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FAQ on House Sitting

Zur deutschen Fassung dieser Einf├╝hrung ins Haush├╝ten. Sometimes, one random encounter changes the course of our lives. When I lived in Montenegro, as I walked down to Tivat from a hike on Mount Vrmac, I bumped into a lady with … Continue reading

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The next cat will be in Cornwall

This house sitting is turning into a booming business. Apparently, word on the cat internet has it that I am lovely and caring, for I am receiving one assignment after the other. As I am going to return from Canada … Continue reading

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House sitting in Canada

Unlike with the last house sitting gig in Spain, I won’t be bothering you with daily updates from Calgary. For one, I’ll spend most of the time inside because it’s rather chilly weather, albeit interrupted by some mild days. Hence, … Continue reading

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Venta Micena – Day 28/30

You have already met Grace, the cat who is my primary responsibility while house sitting in Venta Micena. But each morning, her colleagues are waiting outside, looking at me pleadingly and full of hope. Of course I cannot resist, and … Continue reading

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Venta Micena – Day 16/30

With not many people around, this is actually the perfect place to study. Only the cat sometimes doesn’t approve of it.

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Venta Micena – Day 2/30

Please meet Grace, the reason for my stay in Venta Micena. The family for which I am house sitting has had house sitters before, so the cat is used to the situation and accepted me quickly. Now, she already spends … Continue reading

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