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.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect Who Stole Car With 6-Year-Old Girl In Backseat
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.MORE NEWS: Local Doctor Joins 14 World War II Veterans In Hawaii Visiting Pearl Harbor On 80th Anniversary
For more information, visit http://justcats.ie/careers.