Cat Lover’s Paradise: Cat Sanctuary On Greek Island Is Hiring

Cat Lover’s Paradise: Cat Sanctuary On Greek Island Is Hiring

What if we told you that this ideal dream job could be yours?

The God's Little People Cat Rescue on Syros now cares for 55 stray and feral cats, but the couple who now run the sanctuary are moving on.

The job? Caring for up to 70 cats, amounting to four hours of work a day.

Are you a cat lover who would rather snuggle up to some cats than go to the office?

The position entails running the cat sanctuary and caring for the 55 furry friends that live there.

A cat is shown at the God's Little People Cat Rescue house in Syros, Greece. Housing is included in the form of a "semidetached modern tiny house with it's own garden (direct view to the Aegean Sea!)", says the posting, which was previously covered by Time. "You'll no doubt thrive best if you are the type of person who appreciates nature and likes tranquility - and rest comfortably in your own company", the listing says.

Calling all cat lovers!

The job offer was posted online recently by Joan Bowell who heads the Facebook page for God's Little People Cat Rescue, with a reassurance that the post is genuine and "not a joke".

" you’ll never feel lonely in the company of the cats and you’ll be expected to live with a small handful of cats in your house", reads part of the advertisement. They say: "From experience the job is most suitable for someone who is responsible, reliable, honest, practically inclined - and really, with a heart of gold!"

They have now drafted five volunteers to narrow down the 3,000 applications from people offering to take their place to a pool of 50-100. The approved candidate will need to feed the cats, provide medication and, of course, lots of love. "You will at times be expected to trap or handle a feral or non-sociable, so cat whispering skills should come natural to you".

The job, which begins on Nov 1 this year, will be a long-term one, with a minimum of six months required.