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Cutest Pets of Take Your Pet to Work Day

Anna Hennings | AdminSecret

July 08, 2009

If you’re a lucky owner of a furry four-legged companion (or a few of them!), you probably understand the heart-wrenching guilt of having to leave them at home all day while you’re working.





Oh, how they suffer. No one to toss a toy around for them. No one to take them outside … or to let them back in. No laps to nap on. No one to follow around the house. You get the picture. And if you get stuck at the office late or indulge in an after-work cocktail, they starve almost to death (just ask them!), and grow even antsier (if possible!).

Pets aren’t human but, more often than not, we treat them like it. And it’s obvious they experience spells of loneliness, which they fully enjoy taking out on you in the form of bites, scratches, and other unacceptable behavior.

But when it comes down to it, they just miss you!

I’ve always wondered what my cat does while I’m away at work all day. Think she wonders about me? Now our pets have a chance to see what we do while we’re away from the house all day!

Pet Sitters International’s Take Your Dog (or Pet!) to Work Day has been on the job since 1999. According to TakeYourDog.com, the “holiday” was originally “created to celebrate the great companions dogs make and to encourage their adoption from humane societies, animal shelters and breed rescue clubs. This annual event encourages employers to experience the value of pets in their workplace for this one special day to promote pet adoptions.”

Last Friday, June 26th, was this year’s celebration. In honor of our loving and loyal companions, here’s a slide show of the most adorable little coworkers ever. Careful — you’ll want to pet them through the computer screen!

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