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Pets in PR: Meet Batman, director of cuddles at agency Kindred

Batman, a 20-month-old Frenchie, joined Kindred in the newly created role of director of cuddles in May last year and settled straight in.  

He is a frequent fixture in agency life – chairing meetings, attending pitches, misbehaving in brainstorms, charming clients, and wearing festive outfits. He believes anything soft, fluffy or round in the office automatically belongs to him. This includes all giant exercise balls favoured by Kindred’s more health-conscious colleagues and has led to some unfortunate ‘deflatings' and quite a few close shaves as he crashes them into our photocopier!

His key achievements since joining Kindred include starring an agency Snapchat geo-filter and heading up a recent recruitment drive conducted via the new agency Instagram portfolio! Take a look here on Instagram.

When Batman isn’t cuddling (he takes his role as the DoC very seriously), he acts as Kindred’s roving video reporter: 

He also leads by example and is a social media influencer in his own right with an army of loyal two (and four) legged friends on Instagram.

Kindred’s wordsmith Becky Sales has written the following poem about Batman to express how she feels about his role in the agency:

“Short, sweet

Likes to eat

Better watch where you’re stepping

He’ll be under your feet!”

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