Pets of QUT unite for Twitter challenge

Just because you’re studying or working at home doesn’t mean you have to be lonely … especially if you have a pet.

The “Pets of QUT” Twitter challenge has been an obvious excuse to show off our animal friends over the past month, with plenty of posts featuring playful pooches and comic cats.

Getting lectures and workshops ready at home today@Dr_BeckB @JvanderPols @DanielleGalle15 we need to get into this hashtag #petsofQUT

— Helen Vidgen (@HelenVidgen) March 27, 2020

Other pets like fish and budgies also qualify for the challenge.

My happy little gold fish is keeping an eye on my #PhD final seminar preparations & grant writing. Not furry, but continuously begging for food!#PetsofQUT #socialdistancing

— Naomi Paxton (@NaomiCPaxton) March 24, 2020

Although we’re not so sure about sharing photos of your live kombucha as pets…

Here are my #PetsOfQUT kombucha SCOBY and beetroot lacto ferment. #microbes are the best pets. Totally acceptable to eat and drink them.

— Robert Speight (@portyrob) March 24, 2020

It’s not too late to join in. Just share your photos on Twitter with #PetsofQUT and @QUT. There’s no prize, but there’s plenty of glory.

Professor Puss is not being too productive on this balmy Brisbane afternoon! #PetsOfQUT #AusUniPetWars

— Rowena Barrett (@ProfBarrett) April 21, 2020

You can also check out our competition at #AusUniPetWars.

It’s been brought to our attention that some other universities think they have the “best and cutest” pets.

Our scientific research suggests otherwise. #PetsOfUNSW #AusUniPetWars

— UNSW Science (@UNSWScience) March 23, 2020

Of course, no other uni stands a chance against the combined cuteness of our QUTies.

Let’s make #PetsofQUT a thing!@QUTBusiness #dogsoftwitter

— Professor Gary Mortimer (@ProfRetail) April 2, 2020

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