The Top Ten Reasons
Dogs Are Better Pets Than Cats
will tilt their heads and try to understand every word you say. Cats
will ignore you and take a nap.
look silly on a leash.
you come home from work, your dog will be happy and lick
your face. Cats will still be mad at you for leaving in the first
will give you unconditional love until the day they die.
Cats will make you pay for every mistake you've ever made since the day
you were born.
dog knows when you're sad. And he'll try to comfort you. Cats
don't care how you feel, as long as you remember where the can opener
will bring you your slippers. Cats will drop a dead mouse in your
you take them for a ride, dogs will sit on the seat next
to you. Cats have to have their own private basket, or they won't go at
will come when you call them. And they'll be happy. Cats will have
someone take a message and get back to you.
will play fetch with you all day long. The only thing cats
will play with all day long are small rodents or bugs, preferably ones
that look like they're in pain.
will wake you up
if the house is on fire. Cats will quietly sneak out the back door.
Eleven Reasons Why ....
Cats Are Better Pets Than Dogs
by M. O'Brien)
- Cats can go to
the bathroom alone. Dogs need an escort.
- Cats bathe
themselves daily. Dogs roll in other animals' feces, then expect
you to pet them.
- Cats can be let
out without supervision and will return when
called. Dogs will escape all but the sturdiest enclosures and
return when the police have caught them.
- Cats adore those
who adore them. A dog loves everyone-- including the burglar who
gave him a piece of salami.
- Cats greet you
when coming home with a cheerful "meow" and a
quick brush against the legs; dogs pounce on you and knock you over.
- Cats watch their
diet; dogs will eat you out of house and home.
- Cats have the
sense to eat only what's good for them; dogs will try anything, then
leave the mess for you to clean up.
- Cats sit on your
lap when you're sad or feeling sick. Dogs
still expect to be taken out and fed regularly even if you're on your
- Cats control the
mouse population; dogs control the "food left on the counter"
- Cats fight to
protect your property from feral cats; dogs fight because they can.
- Cats leave your
property alone; dogs will eat your slippers, gloves, hats and nearly
anything else they decide to go after.