Liz Clark, 34, has admitted she is a “she-pirate,” and has been cruising all over the world ever since 2006 when she bravely left her job as a bartender in San Diego, California. Clark was given a Cal 40 sailboat on the promise that she would certainly document her experiences worldwide. In 2013, “Leader Lizzy” invited a 6-month-old kitty that she saved well-being on board.
On her blog, Clark recalls how she lost her furry friend once in an island stop over and how she found her 42 days later.
“When I saw her for the first time again, she came running over and rubbed up on my legs and told me all kinds of meowing stories! I still couldn’t believe I was really seeing her again. The emptiness that I’d felt since she went missing was instantly gone. I still wasn’t sure what to do about bringing her back to the boat, though. I thought maybe she would be better off at the pension where she could happily help catch rats and lead a more normal cat life. But when I went to leave, she followed me all the way out the little dock. I got in the boat then looked at her and asked her if she was sure she wanted to come home. She looked at me for a moment, then casually stepped into the boat…”