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Mary Jo Hendrickson's adventures in pet sitting
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Monroe pet sitter Mary Jo Hendrickson sits with Roxie, her shy 10-year-old Bengal, at her home. Hendrickson has been a pet sitter for about 12 years. (Times photos: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - For 12 years, Monroe native Mary Jo Hendrickson has been overseeing strangers' furry companions, from cats to dogs to birds, and has enjoyed each second of it. Hendrickson began the job as a way to join her love of pets with an everyday paycheck. "I just love animals so much," Hendrickson said.