How to distract your boss
There aren’t many things that can interrupt an important online business meeting. Even if you have technical issues, your boss will still expect you to stick around until the end. But if you have a pet, you can bet that all important business matters will be put on hold.
As soon as a cat makes an appearance, nothing else matters. The CEO of this person’s company actually stopped the meeting to point out the cat sitting on the OP’s lap. They even asked the OP to hold it up for everyone to see! We don’t know what happened afterward, but we assume that the meeting instantly became a huge show-your-pet-to-the-webcam fest.