If This Isn’t Your Dream Job, Don’t Call Yourself a Crazy Cat Lady

acrocats-featIt’s a circus, but with cats instead of clowns. And they’re hiring. The Amazing Acro-cats is an entertaining troupe of rescues that’s on tour, and they’re hiring a cat wrangler. (Bonus points if you can drive a 45-foot tour bus!) If it didn’t require that I turn my back on my own boyz while I toured the country, I’d apply in a minute. The ad appears on Craig’s List, (Chicago area) and duties include caring for a chicken and a groundhog. Dream job, am I right? Click here for info on how to apply. THE AD:
Have you ever wanted to run away and join the circus? Now you can, with cats! The Amazing Acro-cats are a troupe of real rescued house cats that tour the nation spreading the joy of clicker training, fostering, and adoption while entertaining audiences of all ages. For more information about what we do, please visit our website, circuscats.com. We are looking for a stage assistant who can also help take care of our Rock Star cats. This is full-time work for the qualified candidate. Primary Duties include (with experience in these duties preferred) *Stage and show responsibilities fur performances entails cat wrangling, moving props, and supporting role for the master trainer and senior stage assistant. *Merchandise sales and front of house operation before and after the performances. *Animal care – Daily, weekly and monthly cat care duties — including a chicken and groundhog! Animal welfare duties like medications and enrichment. *Coordinate volunteers for all performances including load in and load out. *Ability to drive a 45 foot tour bus a plus! Compensation: Pay commensurate with qualifications and experience; background check required; adventure and travel across the country.
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Mousebreath Magazine is an award-winning online magazine that celebrates cats and the cat-centric lifestyle. Editor Karen Nichols is a popular conference speaker and writer, whose current project is The Cat Scout Handbook. She is also the denmaster at CatScouts.com.

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  1. Ellen Pilch says:

    That sounds fun, but I would rather be home with my kitties.

  2. Patricia Sullivan says:

    Could be fun for a volunteer with no family or cats to take care of, but NO SALARY IN THE WORLD could adequately compensate for proper cat wrangling!!

    I think the cats should just manage themselves, and let the show go on!!

  3. Jobi Harris says:

    Is this for real? I could not find the ad on Craigs List Chjicago. I can offer a two for one which means I have an over the road trucker! What would they think about that. Everything mentioned is doable. If it is in fact real, and still open, could you let me know how to contact them. If it isn’t real, at least got a fantastic image of how cool life can be!

  4. 10/5/2016 @ 16:29:49 says good work mousebreath.com!

  5. I generally agree with your take on this topic and look forward to upcoming posts and comments here at mousebreath.com. Thanks!


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