What sort of person becomes a Homesitter?
Mrs V H, aged 60, from Lincs.
Was a caravan park manager; husband was a policeman. Keen gardeners; used to have a breeding/show kennels.
Mr J T, aged 58, from Sussex.
Retired hotel manager. Likes painting (water-colours); experienced with aviaries and poultry.
Mrs R S, from Yorkshire.
Aged 48, was a police officer and then a deputy registrar. Likes dogs and cats, and shares assignments with her husband – a retired police superintendent.
Mrs C H, aged 67.
Married, lives in Hampshire. Previously a quality control inspector. Husband was a bank manager. They have undertaken almost 100 petsitting assignments.
Mrs S P, aged 54, from Kent.
Retired cook. Devoted to cats, and would love a couple of her own, but her lease prohibits.
Mr K C, aged 67, lives in Mid Glamorgan.
Retired sales director. Sits with his wife who was a medical secretary. Owned dogs for many years; particularly enjoys the company of pets.
Mrs A S, aged 61, from London.
Previously head teacher at an infant school. Enjoys music, crosswords, reading. Husband very security conscious – used to run local Neighbourhood Watch.
Mr C B, 66 year old widower from Berks.
Long career with Foreign Office. Has bred Yorkshire Terriers.
Miss K G, from Devon.
68 year old, ex holiday company rep/courier. Potty about gardening and dogs.
Mrs H K, from Lanark.
Retired wine importer, aged 63. Enjoys patchwork, quilting, countryside, all pets.