Hilarious video proves cats don't make the best home office coworkers

Internet - This woman is trying her best to work from home, but she is covered in cat "co-workers."

In the beginning of the video, only one cat is clearly visible, but attentive viewers might spot a second.
In the beginning of the video, only one cat is clearly visible, but attentive viewers might spot a second.  © reddit.com/user/millavi/

These days, lots of people are working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. But working remotely isn't always easy, especially when you've got a pet or two.

This Reddit video shared by a user called millavi shows exactly how hard working from home with animals can be.

In the clip, a woman is working from her couch. Right off the bat, viewers can see a gray cat snuggled up to her leg. This feline seems like it could be a good work buddy or at least a portable fuzzy heater.

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But as the video continues, it becomes clear that the woman has more than one work companion: a second cat's ear pokes out from under her poncho.

The woman works, and the cats keep appearing

As the video progresses, viewers see the woman has more than one furry co-worker.
As the video progresses, viewers see the woman has more than one furry co-worker.  © reddit.com/user/millavi/

The woman pays the two cats no mind. When a third white one appears, she lifts her poncho, and the cat crawls onto her lap. Is this a normal part of her day working from home?

When the woman picks up her phone, the orange cat in her lap uses the chance to rest its head on her laptop. This doesn't phase the busy woman. When she wants to get back to her work on the computer, she just moves its head off the tracker pad.

As the clip progresses, it becomes clear there's another animal is hiding under the blanket. The woman is covered in cats, all of which want her warmth and attention.

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The funny clip ends with the woman trying to move her leg, which has apparently fallen asleep. But the felines won't budge.

These cat coworkers seem more like road blocks than helping hands.

Reddit users aren't sure they could work under these circumstances

The cats want to be as close to their owner as possible.
The cats want to be as close to their owner as possible.  © reddit.com/user/millavi/

The clip bares the appropriate title "Working from home struggles," and the Reddit community loved it. Within a few hours, the post had over 134,000 upvotes and 1,700 comments.

Many users can empathize with the situation and worry about the number of cats the woman has to deal with, as well as her posture. But a few users aren't sure if this would be their ideal work situation. One wrote, "The more cats I saw, the harder it was for me to decide whether this was heaven for me or hell for my work."

Another noted that working from home with cats can be fine, depending on the circumstances: "It’s manageable if they’re just chilling and snuggly, but I have one who howls if I’m on a call for longer than 20 minutes because she feels I’m grossly neglecting her."

This woman's problem with her feline coworkers seems to be one that many people share.

Cover photo: reddit.com/user/millavi/

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