If the concept of lounging with dozens of automobiles whereas watching the solar settle into the Aegean Sea seems like your concept of paradise on earth, it is time to mud off the baggage.
God’s Little People Cat Rescue is providing one feline-obsessed particular person with a love for journey and a full coronary heart for serving to animals the chance to look after 55 cats at their sanctuary on the Greek island of Syros. In return, you may not solely obtain a wage but additionally a contemporary residence with views of the Aegean Sea — all utilities included.
“You may little doubt thrive greatest if you’re the kind of one who appreciates nature and likes tranquility — and relaxation comfortably in your individual firm,” writes Joan Bowell, founding father of the no-kill, no-cage cat rescue. “That stated, you may by no means really feel lonely within the firm of the cats and also you’ll be anticipated to reside with a small handful of cats in your own home.”
Bowell pursued her dream of opening an animal shelter after transferring to Greece in 2009 and discovering the tough situations confronted by cat populations within the nation.
“They’re thought of a pest like rodents, and I would heard numerous tales about them being poisoned, burnt, thrown within the ocean, kicked — and each sick cats and new child kittens are usually thrown within the dumpster,” she told Life with Cats. “Mainly it is a very ignorant tradition with an previous agricultural mentality with regards to animals.”
Creating change for cats
After encountering quite a few feral and injured cats round her property on Syros, and with no cat shelter to show to, she determined to take issues into her personal fingers.
“For the reason that first 12 months it has steadily grown with 10 cats every year and we now have 60+ rescue cats plus feeding 15-20 stray cats every day,” she stated. Whereas her efforts to assist the cats of Syros had been at first a personal endeavor, Bowell realized after a 12 months that her funding strategy was merely not sustainable. To maintain the rescue shelter open, she tapped into her creative abilities and commenced promoting cat-themed watercolors and photographs through Etsy.
Within the job posting, Bowell provides that the place is long-term, with a minimal six-month dedication and 1 month unpaid introduction that begins at the start of October. Your tenure as probably the most dutiful servant of 55 cats will promptly start on Nov. 1.
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