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"Our employees seem to be watching too much David Attenborough because some have started to bring pets to work. So far we have a tortoise, a jar of stick insects and a gerbil, and we have heard that another employee is lining up a cat. Are we being unreasonable in wanting to put a stop to this?"
Not at all. Quite apart from food chain issues, pets can carry diseases and are likely to be disruptive. You should therefore apply a complete ban on this practice.
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