Move over police canines. There’s a brand new four-legged crime fighter on the town, and she or he does extra in 30 minutes than most Ok-9s do all day. That’s as a result of she solely works 30-minute shifts. The remainder of the time she’s napping.
Meet Tia the police cat. Tia works for the Wellington District Police in New Zealand and belongs to Senior Constable Carey Morell.
“She’s also pretty good at admin, paperwork, and the odd bit of light typing,” a police spokesperson informed the NZ Herald. “But her favorite thing is nap time.”
The police division posted a video on Facebook on Oct. three, 2017, introducing the crime-fighting feline.
In the video, which has racked up greater than 370,000 views, Tia sports activities a police uniform whereas sniffing out leads across the workplace and parking zone. She seems very suspicious of some passersby, however has to place her crime combating duties on maintain to take considered one of her many nap breaks.
“Tia generally only works half hour shifts,” Morell says within the video. “She’s going to go and have her cat nap.”
While not an precise worker of the division, Tia is a valued member of the drive, serving to to convey smiles in all places she goes. She additionally helps to fill the void left by Constable Elliot, the police division’s guinea pig, who, sadly, handed away in August.
“We appreciate and promote diversity in the NZ Police human and animal ranks — cats, dogs, and guinea pigs alike,” the police spokesperson informed the NZ Herald.
And we recognize seeing a pet in uniform.