He also serves as lap warmer, keeper of keyboards, and investigator of small creatures and insects. His motto: "Teamwork makes the catnip."
Her advice for professional success: "In a world where you can choose to be anything, choose to be a cat."
They're always around to remind us to take a break--sometimes with incessant barking and other times with sad puppy eyes.
Both tactics tend to work.
Admittedly, other teammates tend to sleep more and work less.
Their snores don't bother us too much. In fact, Amy (owner of snoring exhibit A on right) swears her dog's snore is better than a white noise machine or the sound of ocean waves.
(Play the video to see if you agree.)
Someone might as well sleep on the job. It might as well be the dogs.
Sherlock, Sadie, and Stewie provide an excellent barrier between work space and life space. Their owner, Melanie, just has to be careful not to disturb them when she stops for coffee breaks.
Marty Python (right), named after Marty from The Back to the Future series, provides sage advice, is a great sounding board, and can edit a resume with the best of them.
No matter what pets share your home (or your home office), we hope that you and yours have a wonderful National Pet Day!