At home I've got a set of Geranium decorated mugs with little saucers, which work great on top while seeping my tea! (They used to be for sale but I decided to absorb them into my own mug collection!)
And it's great to protect the wood furniture as a coaster as well.
(read it slowly, it's part of a poem, and remember how Rumi thought of lions)
Suckle the toes of a lion...