We wouldn't really class a working day as an out-and-out success unless we'd managed to stumble across a cute cat video. (Yes, that's really how seriously we take our jobs.)
And - thanks to YouTube - today's looking very positive because we've already found this footage of a savvy kitty clambering up a kitchen cupboard in order to retrieve some balloons. Honestly - what more could you ask for to brighten up your day?
Special mention must also go to the piano accompaniment in this clip. We like to imagine that's the family dog tinkling away on the ivories off-camera. After all, why limit yourselves to just one clever pet per household?
And talking of our four-legged friends playing the keyboards (something we've found ourselves doing with alarming frequency recently), here's our favourite video selection of animals behaving like humans...