Dogs aren't the only smart animals that have jobs. This might come as a surprise, but some adorable cats don't shy away from getting their paws dirty as well. And to prove that they got more important things to do than knocking stuff over, people are posting pictures of the most hardworking felines. Some help their owners promote a garage sale, some are busy mousekeeping, but no matter big or small, their efforts are always appreciated. Scroll down to enjoy the pics and upvote your favorite employees of the month!

#1

The Incredible Nursing Cat

The Incredible Nursing Cat

Rademenesa was diagnosed with an inflamed respiratory tract when he was 2 months old. He survived the ordeal and now lives at the animal shelter and keeps other sick animals company and tries to nurse them back to health

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Amparo
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1 year ago

This is beautiful and amazing and needs more upvotes!!!

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There have been numerous cute cats who held real jobs as well. For example, when Empirical Brewery in Chicago noticed that their grain is being eaten by rodents and insects, they started thinking about the best way to solve this problem and decided to get four cats who now stroll around the 8,000 square foot brewery and look for anything they can catch.

#2

Meanwhile, In Iceland

Meanwhile, In Iceland

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nanashi
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1 year ago

hello front desk, yeah I'd like the mousekeeper to inspect my room again.

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Another intelligent animal, Felix, has been working as the senior pest controller at Huddersfield Railway Station for years. He even has his own name tag and a neon vest to go with it. This mouse-catching master also loves filling in at the ticket station and chat with travelers.

#3

You Come At The King, You Best Not Miss

You Come At The King, You Best Not Miss

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Laura Zappenduster
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1 year ago (edited)

Cats and books, a heavenly combination!

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Experts say that this method of pest control is much more cost effective and humane. The use of these adorable animals eliminates the need for harsh chemicals and poisons, which is better for the environment. As for the humanity of it, the introduction of cats to a vermin-ridden area alone can eliminate pests without any killing — the feline scent and droppings alone are enough to drive out rodents, because rats won’t even reproduce near such predators.

#4

My Tow Truck Driver Has A Cat Named Dixie With A Matching Safety Vest

My Tow Truck Driver Has A Cat Named Dixie With A Matching Safety Vest

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Amy Frank
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1 year ago

O Dixie so cute

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But cats can hold other positions, too. Most of us have heard of therapy dogs, but cats can apply for this job as well. Thula is a great example of that. She was paired with a 6-year-old girl named Iris who lives with Autism, and the situation has improved for the better ever since.

#5

I Was Once A Kitty In A Shelter & Now I’m A Cop. Chase Your Dreams. Signed, Pawfficer Donut

I Was Once A Kitty In A Shelter & Now I’m A Cop. Chase Your Dreams. Signed, Pawfficer Donut

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Laura Zappenduster
Community Member
1 year ago

Always ready to impound the catnip

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#6

Cat Scan Assistant

Cat Scan Assistant

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Laura Zappenduster
Community Member
1 year ago

The healing effects of purring are on his side :)

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#7

This Stray Cat Snuck Into A Nursing Home, And Got A Job

This Stray Cat Snuck Into A Nursing Home, And Got A Job

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Slinkman
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1 year ago

'Yello, have you a reservation?'

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#8

Meet ‘Dirt’, The Nevada Railway Cat That Always Looks Like He Needs A Bath

Meet ‘Dirt’, The Nevada Railway Cat That Always Looks Like He Needs A Bath

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Falcon
Community Member
1 year ago

if that isn't dust then this cat has an awesome pattern.

fruit_panda
Community Member
1 year ago

It is dust. He's a stray that was born at a railway museum and now rules the place

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Zelda Blue
Community Member
1 year ago

I've been riding the rails since I was a kitten, this isn't a life for the weak. For a cat like me it's the pawfect life.

Diane Phillips-Herman
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1 year ago

It's his pattern dirt-5d1df...748302.jpg dirt-5d1df87748302.jpg

NanZ
Community Member
1 year ago

I saw Dirt on another post and could not believe how beautiful and unusual he was! I have never seen anything like that before. The color combination is so amazing and perfect. Dirt, I love Dirt!

Belinda Crum
Community Member
1 year ago

Here is his story. That his not his natural color. www.boredpanda.com/dirtthecat

Belinda Crum
Community Member
1 year ago

It is not the actual color of his hair. I've read his story and it is basically stained from being around all the dirt and dust his whole life. You can Google the story about him. As a matter of fact, I'm pretty sure I saw the story on here, Bored Panda.

Cheryl Fontaine
Community Member
1 year ago

How about a bit more respect in the naming category people. It's not his fault...

Magpie
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes....but then cats don't answer to their names anyway....

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Robyn Scott
Community Member
1 year ago

Meaner than a junkyard cat...

Lily Grace
Community Member
1 year ago

Wait! That's his coloring? That is fabulous!!!!

Felicia.B
Community Member
1 year ago

AWWWW He's handsome :)

Marc
Community Member
1 year ago

Yo can see an Ewok in his face. What a lovely and beautiful cat!

Jo B. Ventura Gurule
Community Member
1 year ago

I read somewhere the colors are stained on him now!!!

Elizabeth Lewis
Community Member
7 months ago

I have to say his patterns are amazing I think I would hire him too for sure

Joel Froze
Community Member
9 months ago

I luv dirt,comes from da workin side of town...

Lavella Tomlinson
Community Member
10 months ago

Dirt works hard ~ he is the Supervisor at a Railroad Shop. Knows all about the workings & upkeep for vintage steam locomotives. He gets coal dust in his fur.

Trudy Bettinger
Community Member
10 months ago

He's pretty. Love this guy

Steve Sande
Community Member
10 months ago

Met Dirt last year and he’s the real thing. Most wonderful old soul I’ve ever met.

Janie Todd
Community Member
10 months ago

Boss Cat !! You keep those guys hustlin' .. you are the PAW !!

Vicki Perizzolo
Community Member
1 year ago

I've never seen a cat patterned like that - if it's dust, it's not healthy for him at all!

Ben Dyckman
Community Member
1 year ago

He has a walrus mustache. Cute.

Eric Mencis
Community Member
1 year ago

That is Dirt, he lives at the Nevada Northern Railway! Andrew-Bla...8b29f4.jpg Andrew-Blaszczyk-5d3b41a8b29f4.jpg

Lynzi Oliver-Musto
Community Member
1 year ago

Dirt there, trying to overtake Skimbleshanks as the most loved railway cat!

Serena Larsen
Community Member
1 year ago

He not dirty. He look dirty so I think he'd be a good Dusty.

Roy Phillips
Community Member
1 year ago

I believe that in Japan, there are cats around every train station. Regadez https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/29/tama-the-cat-3000-attend-elaborate-funeral-for-japans-feline-stationmaster

Belinda Crum
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1 year ago

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Sandy J Renfroe
Community Member
1 year ago

The look on his face...

Lisa Chambers
Community Member
1 year ago

Beautiful!

Alexander Strasser
Community Member
1 year ago

that cat has been places you don't wanna know of

Chris & Tania Forbes
Community Member
1 year ago

I have read about this guy & that's his fur

Jawdeehinny
Community Member
1 year ago

He's gorgeous, needs a good brushing and a shower, sure someone could clean him up.

Kim Lorton
Community Member
1 year ago

Read his story, and he was born there but siblings and mom all left, he stayed! It ishis actual coloring!

Margaret Fitzgerald
Community Member
1 year ago

I like this kitty.<3

Margaret Fitzgerald
Community Member
1 year ago

I like this kitty. <3

Roberto Durante
Community Member
1 year ago

famous one

Slune
Community Member
1 year ago

I saw a documentary about Dirt the cool character

Mikyla McEwen
Community Member
1 year ago

Is that his natural colouring, or is he dirty?

Haley Krystal
Community Member
1 year ago

I wouldve named him dusty or ashe

Anna Moreno
Community Member
1 year ago

It's a dirty job but someone's gotta do it!

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

That's his natural fur color? I'm skeptical.

Bernadette Circle
Community Member
1 year ago

It is not. It is staining from all of the grime.

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Jaykob Cole Plascencia
Community Member
1 year ago

Wait so he lives in Nevada?

Susan Gardner
Community Member
1 year ago

I can't think of too many cats that would remain this dirty. They eat one tiny morsel of food and have to take a major 'bath' for the next hour, if not more lol

Donna Reynolds
Community Member
1 year ago

What a beauty!

Xavier Wescott
Community Member
1 year ago

It's not dust. He's a calico born with grey fur instead of white. Pretty convenient for where he was born.

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#9

The Best Way To Advertise Your Garage Sale Nearby

The Best Way To Advertise Your Garage Sale Nearby

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Slinkman
Community Member
1 year ago

Catvertisement

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#10

Security Guard

Security Guard

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Slinkman
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

'Finally, our plans to take over zie wurld are set in motion my love...'

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#11

Hardware Store Cat Is Skeptical Of Your Purchase

Hardware Store Cat Is Skeptical Of Your Purchase

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Slinkman
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1 year ago

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'Fuck... My.. Life...'

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#12

Dedicated Cockroach Manager

Dedicated Cockroach Manager

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Daria Z
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1 year ago

She's beautiful! Look at those white pawwws ^__^

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#13

Colonel Mittens At Your Service!

Colonel Mittens At Your Service!

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Slinkman
Community Member
1 year ago

'you're in the army now, wooooo hoo wooo...'

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#14

Store Security

Store Security

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Laura Zappenduster
Community Member
1 year ago

I think you can bribe that little one with some treats easily :)

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#15

Meowtain Rescue, Standing By

Meowtain Rescue, Standing By

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Slinkman
Community Member
1 year ago

'Ai Ai Catpain...'

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#16

A Cat Wearing An Orange Hard Hat

A Cat Wearing An Orange Hard Hat

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Slinkman
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Everyone is looking so serious: Guys, there is a fat cat with a miniature red helmet amongst you getting interviewed! Daily shit for them i guess....

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#17

Tama Was A Female Calico Cat Who Gained Fame For Being A Station Master And Operating Officer At Kishi Station On The Kishigawa Line In Kinokawa, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan

Tama Was A Female Calico Cat Who Gained Fame For Being A Station Master And Operating Officer At Kishi Station On The Kishigawa Line In Kinokawa, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan

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nanashi
Community Member
1 year ago

she has passed now, but was enshrined as a goddess to honor her memory.

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#18

Hennessy Is Always My Liquor Store’s Employee Of The Month

Hennessy Is Always My Liquor Store’s Employee Of The Month

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fruit_panda
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1 year ago

This is how I become an alcoholic

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#19

Local Ace Has Greeter Pirate Kitty Named Ace— He Loves Grooming Customers

Local Ace Has Greeter Pirate Kitty Named Ace— He Loves Grooming Customers

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Flisey
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1 year ago

My neighbour's cat only has one eye. We call him Pirate Pete =^.^=

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#20

Therapy Cat On Patrol In The Nursing Home

Therapy Cat On Patrol In The Nursing Home

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Virgil Blue
Community Member
1 year ago

"There will be no sads on my watch!"

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#21

The Doctor Will See You Meow

The Doctor Will See You Meow

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Harry Larter
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1 year ago

“I don’t think the cat likes the idea of helping yourself to cat ears”

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#22

He's On His Break. He Greets People At The Drive Thru.

He's On His Break. He Greets People At The Drive Thru.

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nanashi
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1 year ago

I'd be one of those who lined up not order anything but just to pet the kitty

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#23

Oscar The Truck Repair Cat Offering To Help Us Out With Our Paperwork

Oscar The Truck Repair Cat Offering To Help Us Out With Our Paperwork

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nanashi
Community Member
1 year ago

"Help" lol

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#24

Oscar The Police Station Cat

Oscar The Police Station Cat

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Harry Larter
Community Member
1 year ago

“ILL BE BACK, YOU WILL NEVER SEE THE LAST OF MEEEEE!!!!”

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#25

This Cat Is The Manager At A Local Pet Store

This Cat Is The Manager At A Local Pet Store

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nanashi
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1 year ago

I want to see the manager. nothing's wrong, I just want to see the manager!

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