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Man Quits Job, Takes Pet Cat on Vacation

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Social Content Editor
Updated: 9 August 2017
There’s been cows, sheep and alpacas in the news of late, so it’s only fair cats get a shout out, too – right?

Meet Richard East and his lovely pet cat, Willow.

They hail from the wonderful land of Tasmania – a place synonymous with crazy cat men and ladies (it’s just because that’s the way things are over there). And by golly, isn’t Tassi so pretty!

Bay of Fires, Tasmania | © Benny Marty/Shutterstock
Bay of Fires, Tasmania | © Benny Marty / Shutterstock

After deciding to give the finger to the corporate snobs at work, he sold his house and thought it was about time he got to know his homeland a bit more.

So naturally, Richard gets a little VW and all sorts of gear to travel straight through the Red Centre with… wait for it…Willow, his BFF of a cat.

Together, it’s quite obvious they make quite the adorable duo.

Living the simple life, they’ve seen some of Oz’s most spectacular sites together, including the likes of the ever so magical, Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands.

And what’s even more spectacular about this whole story is that they aren’t the only two travelling cat owners on the open road. Here’s proof:

Let’s all just quit our jobs and travel the world with our pets, shall we?

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