Woman And Her Rescue Cat Have Been Sailing Around The World Together For 3 Years

17/5/2016

Liz Clark and her cat Amelia are two adventurers at heart.For three years, they have been travelling across the world's oceans in a sailing boat called Swell.

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Whilst Liz captains the boat, Amelia also contributes by catching fish with her claws!

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Liz adopted her little feline friend Amelia when she was only six months old.

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The young woman from San Diego, US, has always loved the sea and after she finished studying, she decided to gain some experience working on several boats.

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Liz quickly decided that she wanted to captain her own boat, and that's when she found "Swell", a little sailing boat that she refurbished.But she thought she'd be out braving the oceans alone.Until in 2013, when out on her travels, Liz came across a tiny abandoned kitten who she decided to take under her wing...

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Amelia quickly took to life on a boat, so it was decided: the two of them would continue sailing around the world together!

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Liz told the site BuzzFeed :

She’s learned to trust that she will be safe with me. She’s learned to trust that she will be safe with me.

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Liz went on to say:

I think she now understands that I will keep her safe and she will have a lot of fun in the end. She makes Swell feel much more like a home.

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Together, the two of them have logged over 18,000 nautical miles!Amelia loves living on the boat and accompanies her human on all journeys. Once the anchor's down, she loves fishing off the edge of a surfboard attached to the sailboat.

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Although her feline companion doesn't love swimming, she's always keen to accompany her beloved human on her canoe!

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She also loves stretching her legs when the two of them dock, going on hikes up mountains or walking along the beach.To keep up to date with this awesome duo's adventures, you can follow Liz on Instagram.

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