Volunteer goes viral for napping with cats

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75-year-old Terry Lauerman is spending his retirement properly by volunteering and napping — on the identical time. Lauerman is a volunteer on the Protected Haven Pet Sanctuary in Inexperienced Bay, Wisconsin, and day-after-day he reveals up able to take a sleep.

Lauerman “simply walked in” at some point, Protected Haven’s founder, Elizabeth Feldhausen, informed WCCO. He had a cat brush and a love for cuddling cats. He sat down on an opulent sofa and took a little bit cat nap. 

This type of volunteerism grew to become Lauerman’s every day routine — and Protected Haven welcomed it. “We’re so fortunate to have a human like Terry,” the shelter stated in a Fb submit on Tuesday. “Terry simply got here alongside at some point and launched himself. He stated he’d prefer to brush cats. Ultimately, it grew to become on a regular basis. He brushes the entire cats, and might inform you about all of their likes and dislikes.” 

The sanctuary shared a number of images of Lauerman at all times slumped on the sofa with a distinct cat nuzzling as much as his arm.

“He additionally by accident falls asleep most days. We do not thoughts – Cats want this! Terry is an excellent volunteer,” Protected Haven’s now-viral submit reads. Over 17,00zero individuals have shared the images of Lauerman and his cozy cats.

Lauerman often spends an hour sleeping on the sofa with a cat, then wakes up and strikes to a different sofa to nap with the subsequent cat, WCCO reviews. He did this for six months straight earlier than Feldhausen ultimately informed him he had develop into an official volunteer and had him fill out a type.

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The cat naps are useful for each the felines — who get 12 to 16 hours of sleep a day — and Lauerman, who discovered a comfortable method to spend his retirement.

We’re so fortunate to have a human like Terry. Terry simply got here alongside at some point and launched himself. He stated he’d prefer to…

Posted by Protected Haven Pet Sanctuary Inc. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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