As the pandemic spreads across the globe, more and more people have been forced to go to extreme measures to protect themselves - and this includes self-isolating and working remotely from home.
Working from home has many perks, and spending more time with your pets is definitely one of them.
So Twitter decided to spread the hilarity by asking people to share stories of their new furry "colleagues" and, boy, did they deliver. But one man took things a step further when his "co-worker" stepped on his toes...
One Twitter user stuck working from home came up with an ingenious idea.
for those of you working from home or are in quarantine, and who have pets, tell me what they have been doing most… https://t.co/oiJzedjkyh— altrey (@altrey)1584906799.0
my co-worker won’t stop screaming at me, I know she’s probably still hungry, but I just gave her food— altrey (@altrey)1584907584.0
coworker is a lazy, bug-eyed fiend https://t.co/YDcWE4gnwf— altrey (@altrey)1584949732.0
And people followed suit.
@aubviouslynot I got out of bed this morning and i forgot i let my co worker sleep outside my room. We've been real… https://t.co/Y5XYTNhXKx— julieczzy (@julieczzy)1584984396.0
@aubviouslynot my coworker screamed at her reflection in the mirror and then threw up on the floor— eleanor rigby (@eleanor rigby)1584911165.0
Would you coworker do this?
@aubviouslynot my co-worker is straight-up assaulting me on a daily basis https://t.co/nxfSBTX1jf— some dude who hates cops and owns a cool dog (@some dude who hates cops and owns a cool dog)1584914865.0
Trying to be a good citizen.But ruining it at the last minute.
Not usually a professional problem.
@aubviouslynot my co worker keeps chasing her tail and getting stuck https://t.co/wHcsQOlng4— rosalie ♡ (@rosalie ♡)1584911537.0
A coworker is one thing.
@aubviouslynot my coworker, sorry, BOSS jumped on the window and made it all the way onto the ceiling fan before pr… https://t.co/v02wTBMpOx— boots, "with the fur" (@boots, "with the fur")1584955732.0
Take a nap, sure.
@aubviouslynot my coworker decided to nap at his desk which like, fine, but now he’s talking in his sleep???? https://t.co/O8At4Ij9PN— neeks (@neeks)1584967381.0
An unwarranted promotion.
@aubviouslynot my coworker just got promoted to assistant branch manager https://t.co/qqz0KyQJ1C— LIZ MÁS (@LIZ MÁS)1584972656.0
What a creep.
@aubviouslynot My coworker keeps licking my laptop while making direct eye contact with me https://t.co/v48hlCA7WU— Jbazz (@Jbazz)1584908122.0
Is this guy fit for work?
@aubviouslynot I don't think HR can help if my coworker is just a beautiful idiot https://t.co/FuwkeGFxKr— R2 (@R2)1584972286.0
Making mistakes on the first day.Tut tut ...
Nothing worse than a needy coworker.
@aubviouslynot my one coworker shat on the floor and the other one screams at me for food whenever i leave my room— paul rudd (@paul rudd)1584930656.0
Lunch is a minefield.
@aubviouslynot My husband's coworker fell asleep holding a jacket potato, so no one could steal it while she napped. https://t.co/ld26bJ8Rxk— Nico Reznick 🏳️🌈🇪🇺🌍 (@Nico Reznick 🏳️🌈🇪🇺🌍)1584995279.0
We've all been there.
@aubviouslynot https://t.co/xFDQ50C0hN— Alyssa Seifert (@Alyssa Seifert)1584931247.0
Bit of a weird one ...
@aubviouslynot I have to keep pulling my coworker out of the toilet. https://t.co/GWcblvGcJA— Percy ☆ Jade spear haver (@Percy ☆ Jade spear haver)1584959188.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker has no idea what personal space is. Hes always putting his huge ass face in my lap and a… https://t.co/j7YMexLs8K— Chelsimica (@Chelsimica)1585023733.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker won't stop sleeping— Kyle 🌱 (@Kyle 🌱)1584910839.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker got stuck in a blanket today 🙄 she’s pretty cute tho https://t.co/e0Y4oUkLT5— Kate 🦊 (@Kate 🦊)1584911742.0
@aubviouslynot When she’s not getting stuck in blankets, she’s usually sleeping 💤 💕 https://t.co/1CPejB9Vsx— Kate 🦊 (@Kate 🦊)1584911784.0
@aubviouslynot My co-worker is a psychopath. He murdered a bird and left it in the middle of the office at 2am in t… https://t.co/DPSrHLzWnB— Chàe (@Chàe)1585057678.0
A greedy coworker.
@aubviouslynot My co-worker keeps staring at me whenever I'm eating and if I make eye contact, she JUMPS ON ME TO STEAL MY FOOD!— limão escarlate (@limão escarlate)1585031034.0
Not one, but two.
@aubviouslynot My coworkers are lazy as shit. https://t.co/7nenY56USO— Erica. (@Erica.)1585066272.0
@aubviouslynot my coworker is humping a throw pillow— anica (@anica)1584916088.0
Two crimes in one.
@hog_mild @aubviouslynot My coworker ate a huge pile of dropped french fries and then took a pale, loose shit on the lawn— Jason Torchinsky (@Jason Torchinsky)1584917233.0
These guys have no sense of decorum.
@aubviouslynot My coworker is literally sitting there naked licking his genitals https://t.co/JeHE2SZgKa— JRS 🦇🐍 (@JRS 🦇🐍)1584920306.0
@aubviouslynot my coworker literally just sleeps all day then wakes up to stare at me and scream https://t.co/4gWHlx8I0V— PhD in bi-furious (@PhD in bi-furious)1584919694.0
First job blues.
@aubviouslynot My young coworker's teeth keep falling out and I have to stop her from eating them.— Covid-Curtis (@Covid-Curtis)1584909905.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker discovered that ceiling fans exist. https://t.co/LDU7q1cdHj— Emmy 🍒 (@Emmy 🍒)1584919149.0
Blowing off steam.
@aubviouslynot my coworker started throwing it back on the wall https://t.co/D4yrjueghn— danny | WANDAVISION SPOILERS (@danny | WANDAVISION SPOILERS)1584955377.0
Nothing worse than a needy coworker.
@aubviouslynot my co-worker is screaming everytime i go back to my own office without stopping to hi to her first (… https://t.co/moTrLWwIWZ— ʙᴜʙs1312! (@ʙᴜʙs1312!)1585082482.0
@aubviouslynot my coworker keeps building blanket nests https://t.co/bHGvwxxu58— yan (@yan)1584998453.0
Two crazy coworkers.
@aubviouslynot Each caught in action, this office is nuts. https://t.co/TnXk3nNNqO— stephennui (@stephennui)1584913162.0
No sense of social norms.Creepy, creepy scenes.
Any noise is ominous.But this really takes the biscuit!
Three in one.
@aubviouslynot My co-worker crawled under my bed at 3 am, walked across my camera during zoom class, and tried to e… https://t.co/Ax0mWWXdlt— Lillie (@Lillie)1584980965.0
Again, many offenses here.
@aubviouslynot My coworker steals my chair and judges me for unknown reasons. Also sleeps on the job 24/7. my other… https://t.co/skAqvPxKjr— RayChal (@RayChal)1584987156.0
We're suspicious about this guy.
@aubviouslynot i think my other latest coworker might fail her drug test https://t.co/renQ9uU0yi— RayChal (@RayChal)1584987343.0
Nothing worse than coworker rivalry.
@aubviouslynot My coworker juat ate my other coworkers food and then puked on the stairs https://t.co/bSKczjAumI— Jaderade (@Jaderade)1584968950.0
Caught in the act!
@aubviouslynot I keep catching my coworker trying to take my food and snacks. https://t.co/9n11NpoYQX— Darius Lovehall Stan Account (@Darius Lovehall Stan Account)1584971278.0
Quite the pair.
@aubviouslynot one of my co workers just follows me around all day and the other just stares at me and cries. it ge… https://t.co/fncKUzNert— ni ni 🪐🥀 (@ni ni 🪐🥀)1584965490.0
A needy coworker.
@aubviouslynot My coworker forced me to swaddle him like a baby in his favorite fleece blanket and hold him while I… https://t.co/odq1uPyJ4A— Emma🌸 (@Emma🌸)1584918987.0
This is more of a "you" problem.
@aubviouslynot Every time my coworker yawns I take a picture of her— Sarah Andersen (@Sarah Andersen)1584934040.0
@aubviouslynot We got a new office chair and my co-worker stole it for herself KNOWING I have a bad back. When conf… https://t.co/tIglfHy35y— Newhouse Wildlife Rescue (@Newhouse Wildlife Rescue)1584973186.0
Watch the news, man!
@aubviouslynot My co-worker does not understand this social distancing thing. https://t.co/cbv9yjuFhh— Anessia (@Anessia)1584979921.0
It's amazing the positions they can get into.
@aubviouslynot my coworker got stuck like this😔 https://t.co/Xdnv4088T8— grace 1.0 (@grace 1.0)1584921170.0
Shared bathrooms are not for the faint of heart.
@aubviouslynot Coworker is asleep on the job again after stealing a towel from the bathroom. Unbelievable. https://t.co/G0AHSSUdcH— catlikemeow 🌞 (@catlikemeow 🌞)1584915899.0
With lazy coworkers...
@cat_falco @aubviouslynot Not one but two of my coworkers have been napping on the job. It gets tiring pulling all… https://t.co/K6hrOyGtG3— nani (@nani)1584986991.0
This coworker is clearly a moron.
@aubviouslynot my coworker stands on the back of the couch waiting for my sister to come home from school even thou… https://t.co/oFl0I3EMTd— cole (@cole)1584969633.0
Slacking off?This coworker is here to encourage you.
@aubviouslynot My coworkers have been at each others throats for the past three hours🤦🏼♀️ https://t.co/yZKxgKZxSq— Gabrielle (@Gabrielle)1584995980.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker keeps trying to make off with my lunch. He also seems to think that if he can smack my f… https://t.co/EEiLgPkmJf— alinawarner (@alinawarner)1585024717.0
Unwanted romantic attention.
@aubviouslynot Maverick from HR started kissing me last night while on the clock, don’t know who to report it to no… https://t.co/naV85VAXKB— Anthony Murphy 🏧 (@Anthony Murphy 🏧)1584913702.0
Invasion of privacy.
@aubviouslynot My coworker won’t stop sticking his hand under the bathroom door while I’m in there https://t.co/9AFFBgkJyh— Lea (Nine Muses) (@Lea (Nine Muses))1584973358.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker keeps assaulting my right shin. Only the right one.— Mage (@Mage)1585025535.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker keeps taking and hoarding blankets https://t.co/Z5r7w2vaUz— elisa (@elisa)1584912623.0
This guy is not fit to come in.
@aubviouslynot I feel like my coworker is always drunk on the job, definitely an issue I will bring up to HR. https://t.co/YCwdkRKAik— Lina🤍 (@Lina🤍)1584984933.0
The list goes on.
@aubviouslynot My coworker sits right next to me & makes gross licking noises as he licks his arsehole loudly & the… https://t.co/EcKvuAD9yL— 👩🏾🌾🌱𝑵𝒖𝒃𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝑽𝒆𝒈𝒂𝒏 🌴🇧🇧🇪🇺 (@👩🏾🌾🌱𝑵𝒖𝒃𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝑽𝒆𝒈𝒂𝒏 🌴🇧🇧🇪🇺)1585058594.0
Have some restraint!
@aubviouslynot my co-worker was found pole dancing beside his food https://t.co/4Pk29wkgMU— eli ?? (@eli ??)1584964154.0
This one might be the most outrageous.
@aubviouslynot I am TRAUMATIZED 😭 My coworker PEED on me! I'm heading to HR as we speak! (Backstory: my dog likes t… https://t.co/wZbvQ01Zeo— Shawty Lowe 🐎 (@Shawty Lowe 🐎)1584993113.0
@aubviouslynot My co-worker demanded my attention to address his personal issues. Rude. https://t.co/GtpflChp3S— pls don't pet ur sleeping cat (@pls don't pet ur sleeping cat)1584907879.0
An ongoing battle.
@aubviouslynot Today my coworker and I got into an arguement over her stealing my possessions and playing with them… https://t.co/SBbl931GG9— Juh-Kobe🌻 (@Juh-Kobe🌻)1585028167.0
@aubviouslynot My co-worker Sam accused me of giving my co-worker Dean too much attention and not giving him enough… https://t.co/GQI5ktyjOQ— 🦑 Alex Coal ♀️ (@🦑 Alex Coal ♀️)1584980076.0
A niche problem.
@aubviouslynot my coworkers keep trying to bite my septum ring that i got less than a month ago, i feel harassed an… https://t.co/Tg1Ebn6hMU— Peter Hayden ☽☾ FUTURE HU TAO HAVER (@Peter Hayden ☽☾ FUTURE HU TAO HAVER)1584909811.0
An unlikely problem.
@boneywrist @aubviouslynot I've got similar coworkers that keep chewing holes in company property. We have a meetin… https://t.co/qikh5ZuoXT— Augie Peterson 🎃 (@Augie Peterson 🎃)1584962782.0
Not necessarily bad behavior ...
@aubviouslynot my coworker wants to hang out with us at 3am and scratches at our door like he's tearing his way in… https://t.co/xzgonLDgcp— joanna (@joanna)1584958241.0
They might mean well.
@aubviouslynot My coworker won’t stop staring at me, think it’s time for HR :// https://t.co/idlL7i3ScR— 👁👄👁 (@👁👄👁)1584968673.0
In your own bed?
@aubviouslynot my coworker won’t get out of my bed when i ask him to. https://t.co/1uv29ppSXk— s o p h i e (@s o p h i e)1584968706.0
Showertime is private time!
@aubviouslynot My coworker won’t stop showering in front of me https://t.co/TLJUcieEea— Vic (@Vic)1584922783.0
Now this is a first.
@aubviouslynot My classmate keeps eating worms on my ipad and licking my pencil :\ https://t.co/GuQqTmcURc— izzy (@izzy)1584937136.0
This guy seems cool!
@aubviouslynot My coworker is a sk8er boi, he refuses to leave his skateboard, dresses inappropriately and even smo… https://t.co/5UeEUtlJqn— J (@J)1584959398.0
There are two sides to the story.
@aubviouslynot My coworker keeps shutting my laptop in the middle of me working and then lays on my chest and deman… https://t.co/OmKZZKZhod— Xan (@Xan)1584973722.0
We're all stressed out!
@aubviouslynot my coworker is STRESSED & keeps sprinting around the house & hiding behind curtains in between meeti… https://t.co/wOlRe3jkZv— jenna (@jenna)1584974483.0
What a creep!
@aubviouslynot My coworker steps outside and then stares at me through the door until I let him back inside https://t.co/fv39Ph1S25— eyebrows (@eyebrows)1584993490.0
Uhm, seems like the problem might be you.
@aubviouslynot my co-worker caught me taking pictures of him https://t.co/kDyTsqiQse— angel quintero (@angel quintero)1585073342.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker was sitting on me as I was doing my yoga. My other coworker ran off with my food. And my… https://t.co/UtVIm7TX8X— Nikki Tenniswood (@Nikki Tenniswood)1584917500.0
A breach of boundaries!
@aubviouslynot my coworker won’t stop sleeping in my boyfriend’s underwear drawer i think it’s completely inappropr… https://t.co/3XyjpidlKf— sierra schroyer ☻ (@sierra schroyer ☻)1585008778.0
@aubviouslynot All my coworker does is walk around the office in a blanket. Company is refusing to turn up the heat… https://t.co/mIRFRyCR4k— Monica (she/they) 🏳️🌈 (@Monica (she/they) 🏳️🌈)1584968005.0
Quite a weird one...Hey, we all deal with stress in different ways!
Again, these coworkers are creeps!
@aubviouslynot My coworker won’t leave my side. Constantly purring and staring. HR has already been notified. https://t.co/39H8cMc3jS— Hunter 🇺🇸 (@Hunter 🇺🇸)1584966380.0
Get the dress code right!
@aubviouslynot My co-worker doesn't understand casual Fridays. https://t.co/6snYYmfAJ1— Shanna Germain (The She-Devil You Know) (@Shanna Germain (The She-Devil You Know))1584982116.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker was side-eyeing me eating my brownie pretty hard. https://t.co/27A0gb72lP— jrsyjess (@jrsyjess)1584913109.0
These two are insatiable!
@aubviouslynot I had to report my coworkers to HR today. They need refresher training on workplace PDA. https://t.co/yijMNX0OZq— Brooke (@Brooke)1584926936.0
A bizarre complaint...
@aubviouslynot my coworker stole the cardboard bit from a toilet roll out of the bin,ate some of it and wore the re… https://t.co/WnJURtWqyK— lo (@lo)1584994458.0
Violence in the workplace.
@aubviouslynot ah. my co-worker has been a real PAIN these past few days, knocking everything off my windowsill and… https://t.co/Rx7fqB2qcp— — lucia 🐓🍊♡ (@— lucia 🐓🍊♡)1585053413.0
We all feel like this.
@aubviouslynot my coworkers have been incredibly dramatic all week https://t.co/eEuWsOPSIL— Laurazepam (@Laurazepam)1584918381.0
Although this is hardly a complaint!
@aubviouslynot My coworker and I picked up after work dancing lessons for team building purposes. https://t.co/4e9IG5YbCz— Alexandria (@Alexandria)1584992141.0
@aubviouslynot My coworker was super nice and gave me a new tattoo for free for his portfolio! https://t.co/IZWyaC6kEa— Ian (@Ian)1584924122.0
Two sides of the same coin.Which would you prefer?
Their heart is in the right place...
@aubviouslynot My co-worker wears diapers and demands snuggles all day, clingy level 4. https://t.co/bOOPCGRcOb— Morgan✨ (@Morgan✨)1584979511.0
Playing by the rules.
@aubviouslynot My coworkers definitely take social distancing seriously. https://t.co/skIGKGv9df— Ian (@Ian)1584996452.0
@aubviouslynot My co-workers started drinking raindrops even though they had a bowl filled with water https://t.co/0b1INWSadT— Nikku | Commissions Open (@Nikku | Commissions Open)1584999102.0
But one man decided things with his "co-worker" has gone too far.
via: TwitterAnd filed this hilarious HR complaint against his cat. Hey - for anyone struggling with their new colleagues, this might be a template work saving! Want more hilarious pets in quarantine? Scroll on for #TheDrunkGuyAtTheEndOfTheBar hashtag ...