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Meet Cleo: The Affectionate Savannah Cat Who Rules the Workplace


Cleo looking at the camera

Our pets, for sure, bring joy and comfort to our lives. Cleo stands out as a shining example of feline affection and charm. As a Savannah cat, Cleo possesses a unique blend of wild beauty and domesticated companionship that captivates all who meet her. In this blog post, we'll delve into the fascinating world of Savannah cats, share anecdotes about Cleo's lovable nature, and explore the impact of pets in the workplace.


The Fascinating World of Savannah Cats

Savannah cats are a crossbreed between domestic cats and servals, a wild African feline species. Known for their striking appearance, with long legs, large ears, and spotted coats reminiscent of their wild ancestors, Savannah cats are not only visually stunning but also possess a playful and curious demeanor. Cleo, specifically, is crossbred with a Bengal.

One of the most remarkable facts about Savannah cats is their intelligence. Cleo, like many of her kind, exhibits a high level of intelligence, often finding inventive ways to entertain herself and engage with her human companions. This intelligence also makes them trainable, with many Savannah cats learning to walk on a leash, play fetch, and even perform tricks. Cleo happens to love fetch until it's used to try to put her away at night since she resides full-time in our office.


Cleo in the office on Sheri's lap

Meet Cleo: The Loveable Cuddle Bug

Cleo is not your average Savannah cat. I think she is one of the world's smallest, besides her late sister Ming, who came in at 4.5 lbs. While I was hoping for a 25 lb. Monster cat, Cleo sits pretty at 12 lbs. Pretty average size for a regular house cat. While Savannah cats are known for their independence, Cleo defies this stereotype with her intense need for affection and cuddles. From the moment she enters a room, Cleo seeks out attention, rubbing against legs and purring loudly in your face until she receives the pets she craves.

What sets Cleo apart is her unwavering love for cuddling. Whether it's curling up on a cozy lap or keyboard..., Cleo's affection knows no bounds. Her loving nature has endeared her to all who know her, making her a cherished member of the family and the workplace alike.





Pets in the Workplace: A Double-Edged Sword?

As pet ownership becomes increasingly popular, more companies are embracing the idea of allowing pets in the workplace. It is said that having pets at work can reduce stress, increase morale, and even improve productivity. After all, who can resist a furry friend's wagging tail or purring presence?

Cleo's presence in the workplace is a testament to the positive impact pets can have on the work environment. Her gentle demeanor and loving nature create a sense of calm and happiness among her coworkers, fostering a more relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.

However, the idea of pets in the workplace isn't without its challenges. Allergies, distractions, and potential conflicts between pets can arise, creating tension and disrupting productivity. It's essential for companies to establish clear guidelines and policies regarding pets in the workplace to ensure a harmonious coexistence between humans and animals.


Does your workplace allow pets? Let us know in the comments section.






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Cleo
Cleo
Mar 12

How do cats get over a fight?

They hiss and make up.

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