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Tom Kat - a Sonoma Local

October 05, 2019

Tom Kat is a beautiful, part Bengal feline adopted by a good friend in Sonoma. I have had the pleasure of cat sitting him (and his long haired, orange predecessor, Sammy), for many years now, and my…

A Wee Bit of Summer 2019

September 22, 2019

2019 has been an interesting year of seasons for us. We step onto an airplane in San Francisco in March feeling the hint of Spring. Many hours later we step off a plane in New Zealand where Autumn…

A Repeat Visit to Jenner

February 08, 2019

Hanging out with “Bodega” is as good as it gets! “Bodega” or Bo is a dog whom we have cared for multiple times. This visit is our second to his folks new home in Jenner. We began our relationship…

A Parrot Kind of Week

September 19, 2018

We are asked to house sit for a week in Calistoga where a parrot named Corey lives. The homeowners have chosen us from Trusted Housesitters based on our recent experience with parrots in Sonoma. But…

Local Sonoma Day Visits

July 03, 2018

Over the busy July 4th weekend, we help out a young couple who are new to Sonoma with their pet menagerie. Twice a day we go by the house to feed and talk to the birds (4 different kinds of parrots…

Kentfield

March 17, 2017

We look for another house sit close by where we can still work and juggle our home responsibilities. We are grateful to be accepted in Kentfield with 3 cocker spaniels. Julie has the opportunity to…

Bodega Connections

August 03, 2016

“Bodega” is very special to us. Shortly after we meet in Santa Barbara, Tim and I take a road trip up to Northern California. Being Aquatic Biology majors, we decide to drive through Bodega Bay where…

Different Kinds of Horses

February 12, 2016

We enjoyed our first house sitting experience so much in Utah that we have secured a second one. It is very near our home and we can keep up our local work schedules from here. This also keeps the…

Written by Julie and Tim McGee who live in Sonoma, California, USA and frequently elsewhere...