You’ve Gotta Be Kitten Me: Uber Delivers Cute Cats to the Search Influence Office

December 1st, 2015 by Search Influence Alumni

Our Company Culture, Image With Uber Kittens

Apparently, looking at photos of cute animals while at work not only makes you happier, but it also increases your productivity. Like most companies, Search Influence encourages employees to be productive. So on National Cat Day (October 29), when we learned Uber was delivering kittens for just $30, we HAD to do it—for productivity reasons, of course. The money was donated to The Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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My Productivity Status: Went from high to medium as I became more excited about kittens and less about doing work.

The kittens arrived at the office. Naturally, they were the cutest things to walk through the office doors (sorry, fellow employees). Four kittens took over the City Park conference room: Leonardo, Sadie, Rocket, and Luna jumped, climbed, cuddled, and scratched employees as we took turns hanging out with them.

My Productivity Status: Went from medium to low as I began Googling the Louisiana SPCA to learn more, too excited at the thought of a new kitten.

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Meet Ralph

The following Saturday, Halloween, I went to the SPCA just to take a look. Five minutes later, I fell in love with every animal in the building. I decided I could only have one. Since it was Halloween, I decided to take home a two-month-old black kitten who I named Ralph. Ralph is playful, sleepy, soft, and cuddly.

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From now on, I’m going to stick to looking at cute photos of Ralph at work to increase my productivity levels: clearly, having animals roam around the office can be a bit distracting for me.

Thank you to Uber, the SPCA, and Search Influence for giving me the best kitten!


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