Cats vs Dogs: What’s The Better Pet?

By April 7, 2020 December 15th, 2021 No Comments

There is no such thing as a better pet – but there are people who are better for certain animals. Just like some people like chocolate or vanilla and heaven help us butterscotch, we all have an attraction to certain things and beings. I am a cat person. I think cats are easy. They don’t need to be taken out multiple times a day – yes, they do poop in a box. But I can be away for more than 8 hours and not slip and slide in the front door on dog pee / poop. Cats require a minimum of grooming – no need to bathe and if you bring the fun of the outdoors in, you don’t have to entertain them much or worry about fleas.

Dogs on the other hand are great for folks who have more time for them. They can go on walks. They beg for your attention (have to be graced with a cat’s company when they aren’t sleeping 20 hours a day) and are eager to please their companions with tricks for treats. Yes, they do need bathes and to be taken out to do their business but if you are active and enjoy the walks and effort you have a good time together.

If you are either bi-polar or well-adjusted you get one of each (or more) and can have the best of both worlds. If you happen to be a kind hearted person you get them from a shelter or rescue and save a life and they know it and are grateful to you regardless.

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