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Woman Creates An Office Chair That Accommodates Needy Pets

Who here has a needy pet who follows them around the house? How about when you're trying to work at your home office? Does your pet get in the way? I hear you.

It seems to be a bit of a challenge for many people. So this one clever lady designed a chair that both humans and pets can enjoy together.

Does that sound familiar to you?

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Does your dog or cat lie on your lap while you're trying to furiously type on your keyboard? Ha, ha! I know our pets just want to be near us, which is sweet, but we still need to get some work done.

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Our cat does follow us around, but he usually stays on the ground.

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So I had no idea this was such a challenge for pet parents. Designer Simone Giertz is one of those people whose dog frequently interferes with her work.

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On one of those days, an idea dawned on her.

She figured that if a chair that accommodates herself and her dog doesn't exist, she should build one. After all, she's known for inventing things, so this was a natural fit for her.

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This is what she came up with, ladies and gentlemen.

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On the left is her prototype and on the right is the final version of the chair. Doesn't it look so cool? Wow, I have to admit I would never have imagined it looking like this.

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Simone's main concern was making the chair comfortable for both herself and her pet.

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Her dog Scraps has only three legs, so it was important for Simone to make some steps for the dog to go up on the chair.

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She figured that if her dog Scraps can do it, any small dog or cat can too.

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And judging by the looks of it, I think she's right. Simone also incorporated a cute nook for the pet to sit right by their owners' feet.

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Even though the chair is really functional, it doesn't take up too much space.

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You can easily fit it in any workspace, just like, Simone did here. It's only slightly bigger than a regular chair, but boy, is it ever super handy, huh?

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Now, she can work in peace, and her 'needy' dog is right by her side, hehe.

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If this isn't the perfect work-from-home solution, I don't know what is. Do you get what I'm saying? I think the doggy is really enjoying it, too.

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So what do you think of this invention for parents with needy pets?

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I think this chair is simply brilliant. If I had a dog or cat that wanted to sit by me all the time, I would get it right away.

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