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What you offer

Hours per day

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Animal Care

Perfect for travelers willing to learn and get experience with animals welfare

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What you get

Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Private Room

Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.


Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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The Experience

I have to leave the country for 2 weeks in order to renew my Belgium passport. There will be another person who will take care of the animals, but it would be nice if a 2nd person could stay as well. Animals (25 cats, 2 dogs & eventual horses) need to be taken care of full time so it would be possible than to take turns and enjoy. Beautiful beaches are just a few minutes away. Know that the cats are the most demanding animals here at my place.

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  • Beginner English or Beginner Spanish

  • Between 18 and 80 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks

About La Hacienda Cathostel

  • Hosted by karin

  • New
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  • Response Rate: 80%
  • Response Time: 3 days

About the host

If you love and know animals specialy cats than this is the place (shelter) for you. I have 25 adopted cats, all in good condition, sterile and no flees. I also have 2 dogs, horses and chickens here at the property all of them where once "thrown away animals" yes also the horses. The cats are the most difficult to take care of as they live more are less in 4 groups but can mixe up. 2 cats live in an other house here on the land around the ma...

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