Drop Everything And Start Sailing With Your Cat!

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Liz Clark, who identifies herself as a 'she-pirate', was a regular barmaid in San Diego until she quit her job ten years ago and devoted herself to exploring the oceans and seas of the world! What makes this whole thing even better is the fact that she does this with her cute cat, Amelia. Here is the adventurous story of Liz and Amelia!

1. 34-year old Liz Clark quit her job in 2006, and since then, she has been sailing around the world in a yacht.

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2. She was given a Cal 40 sailing boat on the condition that she would record her trip and adventures.

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3. Liz adopted a six-month old kitten in 2013 and named her Amelia, and that's how she found a travel companion!

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4. Amelia, who was a rescue cat, was very thin and weak when Liz first found her. However, Liz says that she saw a "commanding lioness air and carefree bravado" in the cat.

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5. Amelia has quickly gotten used to being surrounded by water.

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6. Liz says: "She has to go out of a cat comfort zone often."

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7. “But I think she now understands that I will keep her safe and she will have a lot of fun in the end”

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Amelia likes catching fish and going for walks on the beach

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8. Trekking with Liz,

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9. Relaxing

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10. And having adventures!

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11. Liz tells how she felt at the beginning: "“It was petrifying to leave the safety and security of the dock and my friends and family”

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12. “I didn’t know if I would be capable of captaining a boat this big and managing all that goes into a trip where you’re off the grid…”

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13. “…but I knew I had to try or I’d always regret it”

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14. “When I left, I didn’t know how I’d make money, and I don’t come from a wealthy family or anything, like many people assume”

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15. Until now, she has explored the west coasts of Mexico, Central America and the southern part of Pacific Ocean.

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16. “I sleep on a pool mat under the stars”

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17. “But I feel rich when I look up at that night sky and breath the fresh ocean air and leap into the sea each morning”

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18. “She [Amelia] makes Swell [the yacht] feel much more like a home”

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And we wish this cute duo lots of happiness and an awesome journey full of adventures!

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