The once in a lifetime job to mind 'Australia's most gorgeous cat'

The opportunity to be a pet nanny for the 'most beloved, gorgeous cat in Australia' is only available to 'serious applicants'.

An incredible "once in a lifetime opportunity" has come up in one of the country's richest suburbs — to take care of the "most beloved, gorgeous cat in Australia".

The job advertiser is only accepting "serious candidates" for a live-in-pet nanny in Sydney's Double Bay, who will be able to have their own free room in a "wonderful and beautiful house."

What's the one requirement you ask? To "only focus on the care and love of one cat".

A photo of a Seek ad by the family. A generic photo of a cat.
A family living in Double Bay, Sydney are advertising for a live-in pet nanny for their beloved cat. Source: Seek/Getty

"This is a private role based within the Eastern Suburbs area working for a busy family as a Pet Nanny/Carer," the ad reads on Seek. "This position will require someone who is available to live-in full-time and stay home to look after the most beloved, gorgeous cat in Australia.

"[It] would suit a single person only that does not have their own pet, given it is a live-in position. Please only apply if you have experience with cats or we will not consider your application. All ages considered if you have the experience required."

What are the responsibilities?

Responsibilities for the job include "providing love and attention," and "engaging with the cat in play, enrichment activities and mental stimulation".

As well as "daily checks and monitoring to ensure the cat is healthy and well".

The pay of the full time position is negotiable and will depend on experience and qualifications. Yahoo News Australia has got in touch with the family seeking more information.

Other bizarre jobs involving animals

In China, organisations like the Giant Panda Protection and Research Center pay people to play with adorable panda cubs. The annual pay estimated to be around 200,000 yuan (A$40,000), plus free meals, accommodations, and a company SUV.

While in slightly more alarming news, people are also employed to extract venom from the world's most dangerous snakes, as 'snake milkers'. The venom is often used to create anti-venom for hospital or laboratory use, and can be sold for up to US$1,000 per gram, Business Insider reports.

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