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Woman Quits Stressful City Job To Raise Special Needs Baby Goats, Loves Every Minute Of It
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Woman Quits Stressful City Job To Raise Special Needs Baby Goats, Loves Every Minute Of It

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Meet Leanne Lauricella, a woman who quit her stressful job in the city to establish a sanctuary for baby goats! Recalling her days as a NY career woman, Leanne told Cosmopolitan: “I had a great job… but the commute was awful, the stress level was high… I was feeling completely unfulfilled and I knew there had to be something more.” Then one day in 2014 she visited a farm and fell in love with baby goats. Eventually, that lead to establishing Goats Of Anarchy, an organization that takes care of special need, orphaned and disabled goats.

“It was clear that this was the lifestyle that I wanted… I decided to trade in the high heels for muck boots and my Mercedes for a classic Chevy pickup”. The woman adds that she was “loving every minute of it.”

“Some people have called me foolish or irresponsible for quitting my job without a plan, but for me, it was a leap of faith,” Lauricella explains. On the first day of Leanne’s unemployment, the woman gained 30,000 followers after Instagram shared her post. “I took this as a sign that I was on the right track.”

Leanne says that “When you find and follow your passion, all of the silly things you thought were important, don’t seem so important anymore”. Nowadays she is more concerned about how to help rescued, disabled, and orphaned baby goats than what to wear, etc.In addition to goats, Leanne also adopted a mini horse, a mini donkey, two bunnies, and a pig – and she couldn’t be any happier!

Like this post? Click here to see a rescue goat suffering from anxiety that only calms down in her duck costume.

More info: Goats Of Anarchy | Facebook (h/t: cosmopolitan)

Meet Leanne Lauricella who takes care of orphaned, disabled and special needs baby goats

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It wasn’t always like that – she quit a stressful city job to establish a goat sanctuary

“I had a great job… but the commute was awful, the stress level was high…”

“I was feeling completely unfulfilled and I knew there had to be something more”

Then one day in 2014 she visited a farm and fell in love with baby goats

Eventually, that lead to establishing Goats Of Anarchy

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“I decided to trade in the high heels for muck boots and my Mercedes for a classic Chevy pickup”

“It was clear that this was the lifestyle that I wanted… I was loving every minute of it”

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“Some people have called me foolish for quitting my job without a plan, but for me, it was a leap of faith”

On the first day of Leanne’s unemployment, the woman gained 30,000 followers after Instagram shared her post

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“I took this as a sign that I was on the right track”

“When you follow your passion, all of the silly things… don’t seem so important anymore”

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Nyello
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She had to have had some sort of start-up money. You can't just pull a goat sanctuary out of no where. Lol. They are very cute and I'm glad she has found her happy place doing something she loves but let's all be logical here. She didn't just quit and magically open a goat sanctuary. She either had savings, or took out a loan in order to do this and I hope it keeps working out for her.

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Anna Molly
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well it does not say anywhere that she is broke, she just quit something that was not going for her. So yeah, she has money on the the side probably.

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Liz Merrell
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I liked this article, but it'd be nice if it included more information on how she actually accomplished this.

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Mike M (OB1Coyote)
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She had so much money she didn't have to work. Not something the average person could do...

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Nyello
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She had to have had some sort of start-up money. You can't just pull a goat sanctuary out of no where. Lol. They are very cute and I'm glad she has found her happy place doing something she loves but let's all be logical here. She didn't just quit and magically open a goat sanctuary. She either had savings, or took out a loan in order to do this and I hope it keeps working out for her.

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Anna Molly
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well it does not say anywhere that she is broke, she just quit something that was not going for her. So yeah, she has money on the the side probably.

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Liz Merrell
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I liked this article, but it'd be nice if it included more information on how she actually accomplished this.

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Mike M (OB1Coyote)
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7 years ago DotsCreated by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She had so much money she didn't have to work. Not something the average person could do...

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