Do you love cats? Can you move to Ireland? If the answer is yes for both of these questions, there is a job opening for you. Dublin’s Just Cats Veterinary Clinic & Cattery is hiring a professional cat cuddler. This really sounds like a dream job for people who love cats.
According to them, a cat cuddler must help cats feel calm when they are at the clinic. This person should be able to hold the pets and calm them down. This way, both the cats and their owners feel safer and more relaxed when coming to the clinic. It is a great way to help animals deal with the pressure of being in a veterinary clinic.
Those who want to apply for the position need to know that the person in charge needs to understand different types of purring. Yes, there are different types. Cats normally purr when they are happy, but they can also purr when they are afraid or stressed. Also, the cat cuddler needs to have a soft voice so that he or she doesn’t scare the animals.
“However, the essence of the job is having a staff member that is responsible for ensuring that our patients and guests have a pleasant experience while receiving their healthcare,” mentioned Veterinarian Aoife Caulfield to the HuffPost.
The salary is going to be between 20,000 and 25,000 euros. Yes, you cuddle cats and you also get paid for it. Researchers observed that usually, cats don’t get the care they should when visiting the vet’s office because they are too stressed. This is why pet owners bring their cats to the veterinarian only when there is an emergency.
A cat cuddler could show the animals they have nothing to fear. Their owners will also feel better about bringing them to the doctor. We have to tell you that this job is ultra-competitive and hundreds of people already sent their applications. We’ll have to see who is the best and gets the dream job.
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