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Company Adopts 2 Office Kittens, Debit And Credit, To Boost Employee Morale, Succeeds Perfectly (21 Pics)
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Company Adopts 2 Office Kittens, Debit And Credit, To Boost Employee Morale, Succeeds Perfectly (21 Pics)

Some basic skills of an office employee include the ability to organize office supplies, answer phones, and work a computer – adorable kittens Debit and Credit have all of those skills – almost. ‘Hired’ by the finance/IT department of a transportation company in Ohio, the rescue kittens were employed not for their natural ability to play with boxes but to perform as a morale boost.

The adorable animals have managed not only to delight their office but the entire internet. Introduced on Reddit by one of their fellow employees, the cute kittens were caught on camera hiding under and wrestling with an empty box lid. Understandably people wanted to see more of their hijinx. The office cats now have their own Instagram account with 6.2k followers.

Meet Debit and Credit, the adorable ‘office kittens’ taking over the internet with their hijinx

Image credits: ourofficekittens

The employee who posted the video to Reddit said the pet cats stay at the office during the evening but are visited on the weekends “for snuggling and playing.”

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Watch their viral box video here

Animals as a part of the work environment have become an increasingly popular trend over the past few years. According to behavioral psychologist Lotte Spijkerman, dogs and cats can be psychologically beneficial to people. “They reduce stress and increase productivity, mainly because they interact with you of their own accord and, when they pop over to your work station, it’s a good reminder that you might need to take a break,” explained the psychologist.

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

While having pets can be fun there are some logistics to be such as how to handle individuals with allergies (about 30% of the American population). In the case of this company, the employee on Reddit said, “My building is small—there are only 6 of us. One of them is allergic, but she doesn’t care. The others stay in another building.”

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

Image credits: ourofficekittens

People couldn’t get enough of the pair and wondered how they got any work done

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Janine B.
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I need to change my job! :D

MsM
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why isn't there an office cat at my job? I NEED THIS

Flare
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Your employers don't know the benefits of hearing a cat purring next to you (includes reducing the risk of a heart attack) If you want to make a case on getting a cat, just ask and I'll make a list, OK?

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Leo H
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have this...a cat in my workplace..and yep it is a great stress release

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Janine B.
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I need to change my job! :D

MsM
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Why isn't there an office cat at my job? I NEED THIS

Flare
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Your employers don't know the benefits of hearing a cat purring next to you (includes reducing the risk of a heart attack) If you want to make a case on getting a cat, just ask and I'll make a list, OK?

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Leo H
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have this...a cat in my workplace..and yep it is a great stress release

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