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Top 10 reasons dogs are better cats

1. Dogs have owners, cats have staff

2. The dogs motto “I came, I sat, I obeyed”. The cats? “I came, I scratched, I conquered”.

3.My dog understands when I am down and he comforts me… My cat says to: “get over it and feed me”.

4.Cats think they own the roust. Dogs know better.

5. Dogs make the best friends. Cats make the worst masters.

6. Cats are tyrants… Proof? Fidel Catsro… Adolf Katler…

7.Dogs are angles with invisible wings. Cats are devils. Their pitchforks were turned into claws.

8.A dog’s tail never lies. A cat’s tail lies more than a Politian.

9.Home is where your dog is. Purgatory is where your cat is.

10. Guide dogs take you where you need to go… Guide cats would bring you to a can opener, and tuna fish.
 

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Haha, while some of those were funny, I love my kitties! <3

In a dog's mind - Wow! These people feed me, give me a place to sleep and they love me! They must be gods!

In a cat's mind - Wow! These people feed me, give me a place to sleep and they love me! I must be a god!
 

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Haha, don't I know this. My girlfriend and I had this same discussion yesterday. Cats are entirely unpredictable as well! We were attending a graduation party and there was a cat wandering about the yard. Apparently it was the neighbor's cat, but it was in the yard of the house the party was held at. The cat seemed very nice, and so of course I couldn't resist petting it. It then rolled over on its back, purring and acting very playful, and so I tried to rub its belly as I would with a dog. BIG mistake. The cat then immediately scratched and bit me, out of nowhere. The funniest thing is that after that, it expected me to keep paying attention to it, as it continued to rub against my legs and purr. I'm allergic to cats and larger dogs, and so the scratches immediately swelled up. Very uncomfortable.

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Oh well. I've learned a lesson, eh?
 

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Heh, a lot of cats do not like their tummies rubbed. I always find it wierd when one likes it.

As for 3, I had a cat who knew when I was down and would comfort me. My current dog has no clue when I'm feeling down (but then again my current cats are just as clueless ;) ). She just knows she's bored and wants to do something (I've only ever had 2 animals that seemed to know when I was down, my cat and a golden retriever of my parents).
 

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I love cats...but I got to say as time goes by...I'm turning into more of a dog person than a cat person. I will always have at least one cat in the family but I'm starting to think that is all I need...and a carefully selected ADULT shelter cat at that. I currently have 2 cats. One is no problem. He doesn't get on the counters, doesn't constantly have to sit in someone's lap...he's content to hang by himself but also likes attention when its convenient for BOTH of us. Then I have another cat...the DEMON cat. While I love this cat to no end...its a love that came on grudgingly I must say. He's terrible. If he isn't on the counters, he's trying to get in the cupboards and he can open the cupboard doors, if he isn't trying to get in the cupboards, then he's trying to sit on your lap as close to your face as he can possibly get. He doesn't care what your doing at the time, watching t.v., he doesn't care, reading a book, he doesn't care...eating...he doesn't care. It's like the only thing that goes through his mind..."I WILL sit on your lap!! And you WILL let me!!" He tries to lay in the windowsill that is too small for him. He falls asleep and then falls out of the window...he gets back in the window...falls asleep..falls off...over and over and over. It's a given that if he's laying in the window then every 15 minutes or so you'll hear the crashing sound of him falling on the floor. We can't leave loaves of bread sitting on the counter because he'll lay ON the loaf of bread smashing it. I once had a Chocolate Cream Pie sitting on the kitchen table with a paper plate covering it. I walked into the kitchen and Max is laying ON TOP of my freakin' pie...the filling was squishing out all over the place. It was a mess. One time he knocked over the water cooler, spilling 4 gallons of water all over the floor...I have no idea how he did that. *sigh* I swear that cat is demonic.

Here is the monster...although this picture doesn't show his evil personality...
 

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Heh...I've never really liked cats. As my dad is fond of saying, "If you were shrunk to the size of a mouse, your dog would still obey you. Your cat would try to eat you."
 

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Now, now, the cat forum people say that lists like these are the reason so many people feel that it's OK to be cruel to cats.....people do horrible things to cats they'd never do to dogs, without even thinking about it. Obviously such cruelty happened way before internet lists, but I'm sure these things don't help.

I like cats and dogs equally, but for entirely different reasons.
 

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^Actually, I'm not too sure my dogs wouldn't try to eat me too.

But yeah, I am really not a cat person. I don't see myself ever owning a cat... to me, the majority of them are cold, uncharismatic creatures who are more "animals that live under the same roof" than "pets".
 

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Heh, a lot of cats do not like their tummies rubbed. I always find it wierd when one likes it.
Really? There's one in the neighborhood that rolls over on her own so I can rub her belly.

Of course, this one always tries to bait Wally into chasing her under a car - and usually he takes the bait then whines at me to get the cat out from under the car :rolleyes:
 

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I used to be a cat-disliker (I wouldn't say I hated them as that is pretty strong) but now that I have two cats, one 9 year old and one that just turned one, I can understand cat lovers more. While the OP's list is correct, I am greeted by a dog and two cats every time I get home. My younger cat follows me, sleeps with me and plops down so I can rub his belly. He licks me and cuddles with me. My older cat is the only one of the three who comes to see if I'm okay if I get hurt. If I'm angry or hurt, he will make a sound as if he's asking a question and he will come right to my side. The other two could care less. If I am petting my younger cat, my dog will come to me and expect to be petted too. The younger cat will nuzzle and lick my dog but of course, my dog will think he's antagonizing her and proceed to play fight. The younger cat cat climb up to where I feed him but since I like to cuddle with him a bit before he eats, he waits for me to pick him up. Don't get me wrong, I love my dog but now my love for cats and dogs is more even!

And one more thing, cats are lower maintenance, yeah, I may be their servant but I don't have to worry about them barking and it was easy to housetrain them!
 

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Heh...I've never really liked cats. As my dad is fond of saying, "If you were shrunk to the size of a mouse, your dog would still obey you. Your cat would try to eat you."
Hate to say it, but your Dad was wrong. I had a Standard Poodle and he and the cat would hunt mice together.. sharing in the spoils.

If I were a mouse I would be done for with the dog. I would actually have a chance with Naughty who has a mouth as soft as a golden Retrienver (he brings me flies and hands them to me unhurt.. they fly away.. and he has done this with mice.. tho he hates to put those dirty hairy things in his mouth).

Now, now, the cat forum people say that lists like these are the reason so many people feel that it's OK to be cruel to cats.....people do horrible things to cats they'd never do to dogs, without even thinking about it. Obviously such cruelty happened way before internet lists, but I'm sure these things don't help.

I like cats and dogs equally, but for entirely different reasons.
Yes to this. I wrote a column in a local newspaper for a couple of years and while there is much cruelty (intentional and out of ignorance) the cruelty to cats can be pretty overwhelming. I have no use for it or the people who do it.

I absolutley love my cats. They are very very smart and they do things and go places with me. I have one cat who has hiked (more than once) from the Visitor Center in Eastham MA to Coast Guard Beach and back (on a leash). She is intimidated by the ocean waves and asks to ride in the back pack when I walk the beach.

One year we found a pod of Porpoises that had beached over on Cape Cod Bay. It was very sad. This same cat went up to one of them (they were being PTS by a vet). This one had no been PTS yet.. and they looked at each other. She put her soft paw on the mammal's face and then licked him/her and softly mewed. There was something going on between them. It was touching and sad.

My dog just LOVES cats.. she goes to Petsmart and wants to bring them ALL home. She sees cats on peoples porches when I walk her and she wants to make friends with them. We were at the vet Saturday and they had a cat up for adoption. Atka went right over to his crate and made friends. The staff could not believe it.. the cat had a reputation for hating dogs.. and they wanted me to take him home (I have 5 cats.. 6 cats is too much for me).

When I feel bad all the cats come and pile into the recliner or bed with me.. and the dog lays her head in my lap next to Oliver or Naughty the other lap occupants. I think I have some pretty fine animals.. cats and dog. :)
 

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Good reply Elana, although I do not have cats, many honor their cats like we dog people, and to suggest cats are not equal to our dogs can be hurtful to the cat lovers crowd.

Hope you are having a wonderful summer, this is the best summer here in eight years, I think the draught has broken. Much moisture, cool sleeping, and pleasent warm days.

I better enjoy this year, because the count down begins next year, I will turn 70, but in a few years my dogs will catch up to me and we can all go to the promised land together:)
 

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Now, now, the cat forum people say that lists like these are the reason so many people feel that it's OK to be cruel to cats.....people do horrible things to cats they'd never do to dogs, without even thinking about it. Obviously such cruelty happened way before internet lists, but I'm sure these things don't help.
Meh.

If someone is going to be cruel to an animal - they are already "off" so I don't think seeing a list of joking reasons of why someone like dogs over cats is gonna make a normal person say "yeah, I'm gonna go torture some cats today! Becaus cats SUCK!"

If someone isn't going to be cruel to a cat - I don't think a list like this will convince them otherwise.

There's probably "Why cats are better than dogs..." lists out there too - anyone care to blame them for the crap that happens to dogs everyday?

Assigning cruelty (something that's gone on since there's been cruel people in the world) to something that's existed maybe 30 years (lists of stuff on the internet) is a pretty silly thing for those cat forum people to do, imo.
 

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Now, now, the cat forum people say that lists like these are the reason so many people feel that it's OK to be cruel to cats..... Obviously such cruelty happened way before internet lists, but I'm sure these things don't help.
I think you are taking this joke a little to seriously...

I like cats and dogs equally, but for entirely different reasons.
As do I... Heck, I have a cat.... That's why I can say what I did...

Good reply Elana, although I do not have cats, many honor their cats like we dog people, and to suggest cats are not equal to our dogs can be hurtful to the cat lovers crowd.
I never suggested that. I am one of those cat lovers. As I said, I have a cat. And I love him to death. When others post lists like this, I see it as what it is. Humor

If someone isn't going to be cruel to a cat - I don't think a list like this will convince them otherwise
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And one more thing, cats are lower maintenance, yeah, I may be their servant but I don't have to worry about them barking and it was easy to housetrain them!
Sometimes I think Wally is a cat in a dog's body.

He certainly gets along with "stranger" cats much more than "stranger" dogs!
 

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Sometimes I think Wally is a cat in a dog's body.

He certainly gets along with "stranger" cats much more than "stranger" dogs!
LOL, My sister-in-law's mini poodle acts more like a cat than my cat does. My cat has charmed many a cat-hater, she is very dog-like in the attention she gives to people. And, she is definitely lower maintenance than my dog!
 

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The moment my cat sees me approaching, she'll flip over on her back and demand to get her belly rubbed. But other than that and some other weird quirks she shares with Trent (attacking my blankets, rolling around on the carpet for no reason...), I can't believe how different cats and dogs can be.

Cats, you never own them. They just happen to share the house with you, and then they allow themselves to be pet, and play with you when they feel like it. They can be downright moody sometimes, from my experience (haven't had that with Bree, yet, but the neighbor's cat on the other hand...). I've never been a cat person, though I do love them. It's just, I can't imagine just "clicking" or understanding a cat.

When you have a dog, they're you're best friend and your baby and your teacher. When you have a cat, they're just, well, there, being a cat.

Of course, Bree hasn't shredded any jeans, or knocked over any vases, or destroyed my $200 text book, or eaten half my homework packet, or trailed mud into the house, or licked her butt right before licking my face. :cool:
 

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I have to say I'm more of a cat person, I have 6 and all of them are strays except 1. My oldest cat rules over all of them and the dog, he can get a little too nasty though and then I have to stop him. He likes to block Dakota knowing full well she wouldn't dare pass him:D
 
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