Sitter needed for two cats in quiet Oxfordshire village.

Tackley, United Kingdom
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I am recently retired, having been a graphic designer for a publishing company. I am in my 60s and am enjoying life in my garden and ponds. The house is one of a terrace of 4, on the edge of the village overlooking fields, and very near

Home & location

The cottage is one of a terrace of 4 bradstone farm workers cottages, built around 1790, on the edge of the village opposite Tackley Station. The village has a shop, pub, and church, and is close to Blenheim Palace, and a short walk from

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Countryside


Morris and Maisie are two tabby cats, brother and sister. They need feeding every day, and I keep them both in at night from dusk until 8.00 am, with a dirt tray, in order to keep down predation. They have a cat flap (not electronic) which

Meet the pets

  • Morris

    4 years

  • Maisie

    4 years

  • fish

Sitter feedback (7)


Philly is a generous, kind hearted and down to earth lovely lady. She invited me for lunch before the sit and gave me a lifts to and from Oxford bus

Stayed · 02 Oct - 11 Oct 2020

We had a lovely weekend at Philippa's sweet cottage in Tackley. Although we didn't get to meet Philly herself, we had some great text chats and she's

Stayed · 21 Feb - 23 Feb 2020

Philippa's house is a quaint cottage situated in a lovely village with a delightful garden to relax in. The two cats and fish were very easy to look after

Stayed · 07 Sep - 14 Sep 2019

Philippa was a lovely host, from letting me arrive earlier than initially planned, to making a great rum punch and a meal to enjoy in her beautiful garden on

Stayed · 26 Jul - 29 Jul 2019

We had a wonderful time in Tackley and Philly's house was perfect for our stay. A clean & comfortable cottage with a lovely garden to sit and enjoy the

Stayed · 28 Jun - 02 Jul 2019

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