PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Cuddling goes next level as a veterinary clinic is looking for someone to fill its “cat cuddler” position.

Just Cats Veterinary Clinic in Clonsilla (a suburb of Dublin, Ireland) created the full-time job Tuesday and the phones have been abuzz.

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According to the job posting on the clinic’s website, the ideal “cat cuddler” should have the following skills and characteristics:

  • Must have gentle hands capable of petting and stroking cats for long periods of time.
  • They need to be softly spoken and capable of cat whispering to calm the nerves of some of our in patients.

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Furthermore, “the ability to understand different types of purring” is a plus.

Roisín Foran, the head of Just Cats Veterinary Nursing, told Independent, “We want the cats to enjoy their time here after visits or surgeries; we want someone to reassure them and make them happy.”

A qualification recognized by Ireland’s veterinary council is also required, per the report.

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