It’s the age old argument, which makes the better pet, a cat or a dog? Everyone is entitled to their opinion, sure, but I am going to categorically state that cats are better than dogs. I know your hackles are raised that I would dare suggest such a thing, but cats really are better than dogs, hands down. Here are a few reasons why.
Cats are independent. Sure, that may make them seem standoffish and aloof, but you also don’t have to worry about them slobbering all over you. They seldom need your attention, but when they want to interact, they will. They are like the coolest friend ever.
Cats are instantly potty-trained. Introduce your kitten to the litter box and your work is done. If you want your life to be even easier, have an outdoor cat as a pet. Not only will they poop outside, they will DIG IN THE DIRT to cover their poop. Now that’s class. Plus, you don’t have to walk around with a bag of poop in your hand. It’s all kinds of win.
Cats can be left alone for a couple of days. Try that with a dog. I dare you. You won’t. You can’t. Because a dog needs CONSTANT attention and needs to be watched. And that, frankly, is exhausting. Pets should enhance your quality of life, not add angst and stress to it. You already have to deal with organizing your own social life; having to organize dog sitters, too? Too much.
Cats are cool. Why else would the Egyptians want to be buried with their cats? Or witches use them as their familiars? Also, please note their ubiquity as a Halloween costume. Also, Cujo was a dog, not a cat. See? Far less scary, too.
Dogs eat poop. If I have to hear, once more, how dogs are so clean, and how their mouths in particular are so clean, I will scream. Because dogs eat poop. Their own, other dogs’, even people’s poop. They don’t discriminate. I don’t know about you, but if something ate poop and then wanted to LICK MY FACE with its poop-tongue, I have to say it slides right down to the bottom in the rankings of household pets.
O.k., I know you want to disagree. Go on, tell me why I’m wrong. You don’t mind if I pet my cat while I’m reading, do you?
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