Day 4: The Office Is Safe From Lynx And Convertibles

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic
Oscar saves the office from a vicious stuffed Lynx attack, hangs out with the AutoGuide editors and struts his stuff during his fourth day in PetGuide’s offices.

A Pedtitor’s job is more than looking cute. In our offices, there are plenty of sites and departments I have to oversee. You have to schmooze with the other editors, boost morale and protect them from wild animal attacks.

This is Stephen Elmer. He thought I’d look better with a Mohawk, so he’s trying to make my fur stand up on its own. Stephen writes kick-ass truck reviews for, and he just got a new kitten named Boris, who I can’t wait to play with. Boris says he’s willing to try out some cat products and test them for PetGuide, and he’ll tell Stephen what to write. I sure hope Stephen speaks fluent cat – even I find that language hard to understand!

Look! It’s a convertible, just like my mom’s! I like this one better, ’cause this one has a treat in it. And it won’t be used to take me to the vet or groomer.

Here I am having a word with’s Editor-in-Chief, Colum Wood. We’re having a serious conversation about which one of us is cuter. As you can tell, I am clearly winning this argument.

There’s a real security problem here. I walked into Jerry’s office to find a Lynx just sitting on his desk! Hey! How did you get in here? No Lynxes allowed!

When he wouldn’t leave quietly, I naturally pounced into action, taking him down with a few well-placed roundhouse kicks, sitting on his head, and finishing him off by chomping down on his jugular. It just goes to show you that the old saying is true: You can’t reason with stuffed Lynx.

I don’t like to brag, but I know my fair share of tricks. And I was willing to show off a few choice moves… for treats, of course. High five!

The perfect way to end the day – surrounded by admirers! I’m a little sad that tomorrow is my last day in the office.

Here’s how my week’s been going: Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3.

Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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