Even the most hardened professionals' hearts can be melted by an adorable kitty. Twitter user Fiona Zubin (@bear_foot) just went viral with the short tale of the plumber who visited her house only to quickly befriend her cat and offer it a future in plumbing.
me, to plumber: I'm so sorry about the cat, he thinks everyone is his best friend plumber: it's okay, I'm used to p… https://t.co/KPmWuCHFmr— Fiona Zublin (@Fiona Zublin)1549025047.0
not sure about his new career tbh https://t.co/0c6H6g0PgY— Fiona Zublin (@Fiona Zublin)1549025823.0
The rest of Twitter fell in love with the cat just as quickly as the plumber:
@bear_foot @Brainmage Your cat is called Mister Smitten? I love him.— Bethy (@Bethy)1549027690.0
@KulaBeth @Brainmage just Smitten! but the plumber was being formal.— Fiona Zublin (@Fiona Zublin)1549028175.0
Few displays are more wholesome than this...
@bear_foot @grammar_girl Paddington 3 deleted scenes— Garbage Wreath, with 💓 & 💐 (@Garbage Wreath, with 💓 & 💐)1549033828.0
@barry_swift @grammar_girl ACTUAL DREAM— Fiona Zublin (@Fiona Zublin)1549033978.0
Other Twitter users had experienced helpful cats of their own!
@bear_foot Reminds me of the farm cat that sat on my lap when I was working as a utility staker https://t.co/7dNGg7CNQR— 🇻🇪Hands Off Venezuela🇻🇪 Abolish ICE (@🇻🇪Hands Off Venezuela🇻🇪 Abolish ICE)1549046722.0
@CormacJamesONe1 @nick10bk @bear_foot That is not a cat to be taken lightly.— Susan Blackbourn (@Susan Blackbourn)1549048377.0
@nick10bk @bear_foot that cat looks like such a farmer— Cormac (@Cormac)1549047988.0
They say a person's eyes tell their story.
@SeagullsAhoy @CormacJamesONe1 @nick10bk @bear_foot https://t.co/KKJE5h6Hxd— autvisum (@autvisum)1549052065.0
@autvisum @SeagullsAhoy @nick10bk @bear_foot 'aye, the spring of '64? that was a baddun. snowed right up until May.… https://t.co/YvMTchtweW— Cormac (@Cormac)1549053346.0
Perhaps everyone should have a cat to help them with their job.
@bear_foot @Brainmage The window cleaner has once or twice had to do his job with this one perched on his shoulder… https://t.co/z78IWp0C0l— Katie (@Katie)1549025301.0
@bear_foot @ahhcherontia We had several hvac specialists in and out of the house when our heat broke and they all t… https://t.co/mpZsPgOMkB— partially extinct partially mechanical (@partially extinct partially mechanical)1549034744.0
@thylcinemachine @bear_foot @ahhcherontia HVAC specialist here and we rely on these resident experts to to give inf… https://t.co/APBD4xwuDI— Cold HVAC Contractor Cat (@Cold HVAC Contractor Cat)1549035830.0
Some cats still have a lot to learn...but they'll get there.
@bear_foot @lilithsaintcrow Was up on a ladder spackling a new patch into the ceiling one day when the tenant’s kit… https://t.co/9cIHqXu0uF— Riley (@Riley)1549043498.0
Meanwhile, any worker worth their salt knows to treat pets with adorable kindness.
@bear_foot 2 blokey decorators staring at my ceiling. Cat walks in mid convo. Decorators: *bend down and hold hands… https://t.co/W9MHPH0oQ4— Hannah Jones Design (@Hannah Jones Design)1549028871.0
@bear_foot Once had an attempted break-in at our house. Next day, I spotted the csi officer dusting for fingerprint… https://t.co/nQKWz16Ft3— Elli (@Elli)1549032455.0
Twitter's hearts were lifted by the entire working cat thread.
@bear_foot I realise it’s only February 1st, but I doubt I’ll read a better tweet this year. Thank you for sharing.— Baxter Tocher (@Baxter Tocher)1549045558.0
@bear_foot Mister Smitten is so handsome!— Jess Hamlet, BA, MLitt, MFA (@Jess Hamlet, BA, MLitt, MFA)1549047836.0
Thanks for all your hard work, Mr. Smitten! You're a born plumber and you deserve that sandwich.
@jesshamlet https://t.co/QFC8J0palZ— Fiona Zublin (@Fiona Zublin)1549048412.0
hello new followers! if you followed me over Smitten, I have good news and better news and the good news is Smitten… https://t.co/Us7apDd0IQ— Fiona Zublin (@Fiona Zublin)1549061223.0