Our reviews, gathered together...
Homeowner Bill said:
Ian and Brigitte stayed at my home in Provence for 3 weeks and were fantastic.
They updated me regularly on how my cat Chloé was doing, made themselves at home without being invasive, and left me feeling confident and comfortable that all was in good hands.
The home was left clean, the trash bins empty, and the cat happy.
I will invite them to sit again with pleasure.
Homeowner Linda said:
Ian and Brigitte cared for my home and my cat for five weeks this past September-October.
They were just wonderful! From the very beginning, Ian responded to my house/pet sitting post and was very eager with regular communications, answering all of my questions, working out the details via email, then meeting with me for a couple of hours before I departed.
He worked around my departure and return schedule, so that we had the chance to meet in person and go over all details. Ian took remarkably great care of my home and of my cat. He dealt with some surprises and issues along the way, including a few bouts of illness with my cat, and other surprises that country living often brings. He sent regular emails to me, providing updates on how things were going, asking any questions/getting clarifications and keeping me apprised of everything.
He also met my neighbors and joined in on some community events. He fully took good advantage of his time in my neighborhood.
I highly recommend Ian and Brigitte as excellent, high-quality house/pet sitters, and I confirm their perfect five-star rating with the same rating from me.
I am happy to serve as a reference for them.
St Nom le Breteche, Paris
Homeowner Sherry said:
We were very, very lucky to have Ian and Brigitte housesit for us this summer.
They took good care of our Persian cat, Hermes and kept our lawn mowed and hedges trimmed. Our plants were looking great.
We came home and everything was in perfect order if not better!
We received frequent updates via email.
They even had our fridge filled with milk, bread and juice upon our return.
And what is most fantastic is Brigitte made us varieties of homemade jams!!!! What more can we ask for!
We'll definitely have them again as our house sitters without hesitation!
Thank you once again Ian & Brigitte!!!
Till we meet again....
Lotsa love from us all. XX
Indian Wells, California
Homeowner Rick said:
Absolutely the best house/pet sitters.
Can't say enough how wonderful Ian and Brigitte were and the care they showed for both our home and our cats.
Everything went great and we did not worry for a moment about our pets.
Ian and Brigitte communicated often and seemed to go the extra mile to make sure our cats were comfortable and happy.
I hardily recommend Ian and Brigitte - they are the best.
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Homeowner Jo said:
Ian was a great sitter.
He stepped in fairly last minute.
He was happy to chat on the phone beforehand to confirm everything.
He was very flexible with when he could arrive which was really helpful to us.
He was laid back about everything and seemed to just get on with it!
When we got back the house was tidy and Otto was relaxed and well fed.
Thanks again Ian and maybe see you again in the future!
Homeowner Susie said:
Ian and Brigitte looked after my Florida home twice, for several months while I was away.
They came well recommended and they didn’t let me down!
They took great care of my home and garden, and met my neighbours and became part of our little community.
They kept me up to date by email from time to time, and even left me food in the refrigerator for my return.
All the laundry was done, and the house was spotless!
I’m very happy to recommend them, and will invite them to look after my home again any time.
Homeowner Tracy said:
Even though we did not meet (my fault) Ian found his way to my home and took excellent care of my cats.
Very trustworthy and recommend him without hesitation.
Homeowner Karen said:
Ian has now looked after my house and cats three times - twice for a couple of days while on business trips and once while I was on holiday for a week.
All three times he has taken great care of my home and I've returned to calm and relaxed felines.
I will certainly have him back again.
Diss, Norfolk, England
Homeowner Susie said:
Hi Ian thank you so much for looking after Mr Lazybones! He is fine.
Thank you for looking after our home and dealing with the post and other details as they happened.
It was lovely to arrive home and everything being neat and tidy.
We will certainly call on you again to take care of Easy and our home. I'm glad your journey was not to long. Many thanks.
Susie and David.
Homeowner Anne said:
Ian was the most wonderful sitter and I cannot recommend him highly enough.
He took great care of Maisie, the house was immaculate on my return and, despite being housebound by atrocious weather and therefore unable to enjoy the benefits of beautiful Aberdeenshire, kept me reassured throughout his stay that all was well with both himself and Maisie and they were happy and comfortable.
Ian is the perfect sitter and I would have no hesitation in contacting him again.
Homeowner Louise said:
Ian’s house / pet sit did not go according to plan.
Nothing to do with Ian, but our central heating boiler died a few days before we were due to go away.
Despite emailing Ian and giving him the chance to call off, he did not hesitate in assuring us he would survive the cold weather and lack of heating.
We are of course, tremendously grateful to him for this, as trying to find an alternative arrangement for a pet sitter would have been pretty much impossible had he decided not to come.
Bobby and the house were well cared for and I have pleasure in recommending him to anyone who is considering Ian as a sitter.
Homeowner Anne said:
Ian more than justifies all of his 5 star reviews.
We spent some time with him before our departure and left very happy that our cats were in good hands.
He took the time to familiarise himself with their routine and was most reassuring whenever we made contact.
He was completely self sufficient in so many ways and very kindly laid in the necessary groceries for our return.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Ian for any future assignments.
This website © Ian Poulson 2019 - Handmade by me - Version 190805-1