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Greek cat sanctuary hire a caretaker to live on the island, guide 55 cats

If you love cats and island living, your dream job has officially begun.

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It turns out that dreams really come true, at least for the cat lovers.

Earlier this week, an organization known as God’s Little People Cat Rescue announced that the appointment of a new administrator to oversee the cat sanctuary and the care of the couple of dozen kittens.

The job seems normal enough, until you learn that the sanctuary is not in a sad brick building lined with cages, but instead situated on the beautiful Greek island of Syros, where all cats have to walk.

“A very special position and living circumstance on a small Greek island of Syros (a small paradise, no less!) for a mature and sincere passionate cat lover who knows how to deal with the many cats and would like their company,” the job posting stated. They added that they are specifically looking for someone who can “take over the daily management of my Greek cat sanctuary in my absence. You have 55 cats in your care and should be able to keep an overview of all of them + enter, and medicine (great added bonus if you’re trained veterinarian. nurse!).”

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With the job, you’ll not only love the many cats, but you also have a fully-paid, modern cottage with own garden and that also has a view over the Aegean Sea, and a small salary to start.

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Moreover, you will have plenty of time to explore, as the course is only four hours per day.

Those looking to apply must also be able to drive a manual car, that is all that is offered on the island. The applicants must also be good with the frequent visits of tourists in the summer months.

“We are located in a secluded nature preserved area is very peaceful and quiet in the winter time, but busy during the summer. No doubt, you will thrive best if you are the type of person who loves the nature and loves peace and resting comfortably in your own company,” the listing says. “That said, you’ll never feel lonely in the company of the cats and you will be expected to live with a small handful of cats in your house.”

According to the posting of this work is probably most suitable for people who are 45 years of age or older, and someone who is responsible, reliable, honest, practical inclined – and really, with a heart of gold!”

This story was originally published by Travel + Leisure.

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