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163 Responses to Cats Vs. Dogs: An Infographic [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of _kiersten_
    _kiersten_ Female 18-29
    1684 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:07 pm
    Link: Cats Vs. Dogs: An Infographic - How do the two natural-born enemies stack up? Which do you prefer, I-A-B? (I wonder what pmarren thinks...)
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    Ani187 Female 30-39
    4448 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:20 pm
    I love them both, so there!
  3. Profile photo of xxlimelightx
    xxlimelightx Female 13-17
    21 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:21 pm
    cats.
  4. Profile photo of Tdogg111
    Tdogg111 Male 13-17
    473 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:25 pm
    Dogs all the way- so much more enjoyable then cats
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    kitka_1994 Male 13-17
    85 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:25 pm
    Go cats. :)
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    no_need Female 18-29
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    May 16, 2010 at 12:26 pm
    I love both, but would be far more likely to get a cat than a dog - at least at this point in my life.
  7. Profile photo of router52000
    router52000 Male 18-29
    613 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:27 pm
    Kitteh FTW
  8. Profile photo of Solid_Sue
    Solid_Sue Female 18-29
    7 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:28 pm
    I`m a cat person, but dogs are okay.
  9. Profile photo of KMeatPiLover
    KMeatPiLover Female 18-29
    129 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:28 pm
    why is owning a large dog cheaper than owning a small dog?
  10. Profile photo of Tdogg111
    Tdogg111 Male 13-17
    473 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:32 pm
    I think that if you`re willing to put effort into them, then dogs give you much more in return. But if you`re looking for a no hassle pet, then cats are the way to go
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    Keegan31 Male 18-29
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    May 16, 2010 at 12:35 pm
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  12. Profile photo of domisgood
    domisgood Male 18-29
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    May 16, 2010 at 12:36 pm
    dogs are cool. but cats are easier to take care of i guess.
  13. Profile photo of Tominatrix
    Tominatrix Male 13-17
    152 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:37 pm
    CatDog. That is all.
  14. Profile photo of ZNaught
    ZNaught Male 13-17
    351 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:37 pm
    Yet it was not mentioned that:
    1)Cats wash themselves and thus do not smell bad.
    2)Cats require less maintenance such as walking and taking out to the bathroom.
    3)Cats don`t bark.
    4)Cats don`t jump up on you like many dogs.
    5)Cats don`t try to hump you like some dogs as well.
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    BahamaBoy Male 13-17
    48 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:39 pm
    i think every thing i stumble on comes up on here. like im being watched.
  16. Profile photo of madduck
    madduck Female 50-59
    7421 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:41 pm
    Ducks.
  17. Profile photo of shaboinkin
    shaboinkin Male 18-29
    456 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:42 pm
    my cat is bout 2 or 3 years younger then me...and I`m a month shy from 20
  18. Profile photo of almightybob1
    almightybob1 Male 18-29
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    May 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm
    Wait... a small dog costs more over its lifetime than a large dog? How does that work?
  19. Profile photo of moefreak
    moefreak Female 18-29
    1963 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:53 pm
    Love them both, but kittehs totally win for me.
  20. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25408 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:54 pm
    Dogs are still awesome!
  21. Profile photo of TxP
    TxP Female 70 & Over
    1192 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:56 pm
    haha same here bahamaboy XD
    but yeah, as bad as my dog is i love her to death and i know she loves me too :)
    dogs all the way
  22. Profile photo of deadpopstar
    deadpopstar Female 18-29
    497 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 12:57 pm
    Dogs win. Cats are evil stuck up creatures who`s goal in life is to kill their owners.
  23. Profile photo of Salted_Eggs
    Salted_Eggs Male 18-29
    774 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:02 pm
    I`m casting my vote for dogs.

    <3
  24. Profile photo of rushian
    rushian Female 13-17
    50 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:04 pm
    Why not have one of each and call it good? x3
  25. Profile photo of rushian
    rushian Female 13-17
    50 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:05 pm
    "Wait... a small dog costs more over its lifetime than a large dog? How does that work?"

    My guess would be that many small dogs have lots of fur that needs grooming and maybe some health problems that big dogs don`t need to worry about.
  26. Profile photo of tuxman4
    tuxman4 Male 13-17
    368 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:08 pm
    "Wait... a small dog costs more over its lifetime than a large dog? How does that work?"

    Small dogs live longer than large dogs. I don`t know if they are taking that into account, but that would be the most apparent reason.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36196 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm
    I`m a dog lover that ended up with two "rescue cats". ... defective little ba$tards. I keep threatening to sell them to an asian family.
  28. Profile photo of Adokenai
    Adokenai Female 18-29
    40 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:11 pm
    Almighty, smaller dogs are prone to back problems, hip problems, some smaller breeds have a lot of eye problems. Most short nosed breeds are small too, and they are prone to lung and airway problems. So basically the higher cost of a smaller dog is because of the vet visits.
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    smokymcganja Male 18-29
    47 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:12 pm
    @almightybob1 I think it has to do with smaller dogs needing more medical attention then larger ones. Most small dogs have hip dysplasia and some sinus problems. Larger dogs are generally healthy =]
  30. Profile photo of KIKENI
    KIKENI Female 13-17
    354 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:14 pm
    @Almightybob1 : Have you ever seen a wild toy dog? No. They have more upkeep and have more health issues.
  31. Profile photo of Seaker
    Seaker Male 18-29
    113 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    Smaller dogs are not known for hip dysplasia: Hip dysplasia is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints. It is a polygenic trait, that is affected by environmental factors in the production of the final phenotype. It can be found in many animals and occasionally in humans, but is most commonly associated with dogs, and is common in many dog breeds, particularly the larger breeds.
    Quote from Wikipedia. If you don`t like it kiss it, at least I provide references, instead of pulling crap out of my rear end.
    I had a Great Dane that lived for 5 years and had severe hip dysplasia. Small dogs are more expensive because they live 14 years as opposed to 8-10 year for larger breeds. Certain breeds of dogs are more prone to back/hip problems: Dachshunds, German Shepherds, Labradors. Smaller dogs tend to have more skin problems than anything.
  32. Profile photo of DrRitchie
    DrRitchie Male 18-29
    94 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:26 pm
    "Wait... a small dog costs more over its lifetime than a large dog? How does that work?"

    Small dogs tend to have more health issues.
  33. Profile photo of Max_Normal
    Max_Normal Male 30-39
    501 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:30 pm
    Re: Cat intelligence per breed. Anyone who has a Maine Coon (I have 2) knows that they are as intelligent as many dogs. I realise that most moggies are stupid, and I can`t vouch for other cat breeds as I have only had Maine Coons and moggies (and Welsh Border Collies - the most intelligent dog, and a Labrador, also pretty smart). Check some Youtube vids on Maine Coons if you don`t believe me.
  34. Profile photo of howlingwolf
    howlingwolf Male 18-29
    1351 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:36 pm
    Hmmmm, buy a car or own a cat for the same price.
    That`s a tough decision...not.
  35. Profile photo of ledgehead
    ledgehead Male 40-49
    633 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:47 pm
    howlingwolf the prices are for a lifetime, how long do you plan on paying for your car, 12 yrs?
  36. Profile photo of pizzabob18
    pizzabob18 Male 18-29
    366 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:50 pm
    My family has a dog and we later took in an abandoned cat a few years later. Seeing how my dog always brings us attention and my cat always brings us rodents and birds, I`m definitely a dog person.
  37. Profile photo of steve41high
    steve41high Male 18-29
    1153 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:55 pm
    ""Wait... a small dog costs more over its lifetime than a large dog? How does that work?"

    Small dogs tend to have more health issues."

    And live longer
  38. Profile photo of GothicQueen
    GothicQueen Male 13-17
    4376 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:56 pm
    I love cats and doggies. I can`t really choose which one I like more so I will just get both.
  39. Profile photo of peloos12
    peloos12 Male 18-29
    3825 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 1:57 pm
    What Seaker said.
  40. Profile photo of AppleBlue
    AppleBlue Female 18-29
    119 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 2:29 pm
    if i don`t have a cat who is hunting rats they end up nesting in my ceiling, i like cats.

    i have seen the most intelligent dog list in other orders, with the border collie as most intelligent have other people?
  41. Profile photo of catbarf
    catbarf Male 18-29
    1455 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 2:31 pm
    "Seeing how my dog always brings us attention and my cat always brings us rodents and birds, I`m definitely a dog person."

    Your dog is just happy to see you, but your cat actually goes out and works hard to bring home sacrifices to your almighty feet. Seems pretty cut and dry to me.
  42. Profile photo of DFWBrysco
    DFWBrysco Male 40-49
    307 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 2:32 pm
    Their "lifetime costs" are crap - I just added up what my perfectly healthy 2 1/2 year old miniature schnauzer costs in the following cost arenas: veternarian, groomer, food, treats, potty bags, toys, and miscellaneous costs (such as spot remover for accidents, leashes, etc.) - annual cost is $2,125.40 or $25,504.80 over his lifetime (assuming the 12 years).

    Knowing that these costs are there for cats but even higher for things like litter, etc. that would drive their annual and lifetime costs even higher than what I pay for my dog.

    Who did they go to for the costs used in this infographic??!? Someone comparable to a "puppy mill" that never provides anything for their pet beyond the basic food and water?
  43. Profile photo of AppleBlue
    AppleBlue Female 18-29
    119 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 2:47 pm
    DFWBrysco, it did say average cost. and not a lot of people take as much care as you do of their pets.
  44. Profile photo of IssaTheFiend
    IssaTheFiend Female 18-29
    2354 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 2:48 pm
    I have both and love them. I tend to favor my cat cause she is actually more loyal my dog is a whore.
  45. Profile photo of Altaru
    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 2:50 pm
    I love both, but I`d have to say I`m more of a cat person.

    I`ve had two dogs, a small lhasa apso that was a good lap-dog... When he was clean, and it was a TOTAL PAIN to bathe him... We had to get rid of him because he couldn`t adjust after we moved... He was pretty old though, so I felt bad...

    Also, a GIANT of a mutt that would take ME (5`5 160lbs at the time) down when he wanted attention... He was a love-able thing, but we knew we couldn`t keep him when we moved... I miss him...

    As for cats, I have ONE, and she`s the only cat I`ve ever wanted. She has the most entertaining personality ever. She doesn`t like strangers, though... Or most people she knows, for that matter... Or having her paws or tail touched... Or any food other than sea-food... The list goes on, and on, and on... But I love her. She`s getting to be around 15 or 16, though...
  46. Profile photo of TheHyra
    TheHyra Male 13-17
    211 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:03 pm
    pmarren doesn`t think, he just uses the old... boring "cats=suck" opinion... every. time.
  47. Profile photo of green_batman
    green_batman Female 18-29
    728 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:12 pm
    I like cats and dogs, though I`m a lot pickier about dogs. Dogs have to be friendly and at least moderately intelligent for me to like them.
  48. Profile photo of premierwondr
    premierwondr Male 18-29
    975 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:14 pm
    I`ve never owned a cat and I never will. I don`t see the appeal.
  49. Profile photo of MissMage
    MissMage Female 18-29
    697 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:20 pm
    I`m a dog girl through and through. I`ve always been naturally inclined toward them since I was a baby. Don`t know why.

    I`m not too fond of cats. They`re too... Catty. I guess the things people like about cats are typically the things I dislike about them. Plus a cat smells WAY worse than a dog.
  50. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
    31771 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:24 pm
    Well, #1 is wrong. Cats have lives with humans for about 20K years, bad start on a stupid topic, eh?
    (Cats and Dogs aren`t enemies, they hunt different prey and given a chance will co-habitate nicely)
  51. Profile photo of pizzabob18
    pizzabob18 Male 18-29
    366 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:30 pm
    "Your dog is just happy to see you, but your cat actually goes out and works hard to bring home sacrifices to your almighty feet. Seems pretty cut and dry to me."

    Well, that also can mean it`s the cat`s way of saying "I can get food myself. You guys are too lazy to do it". Which is something one of my friends who owns a cat told me.

    Mainly though, most cats are very anti-social, my cat doesn`t like to socialize with my family and repeatedly goes places in the house he is not allowed to go. My dog on the other hand always goes out of his way to be with his family and knows where he can and cannot go. But the main reason I appreciate my dog over my cat is simply that I`ve known my dog since he was a puppy whereas, our cat came along much later and even then, preferred not to be part of the family.
  52. Profile photo of Kittycat101
    Kittycat101 Female 13-17
    150 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:32 pm
    i love both cats and dogs :3 im more of a cat person because cats are less of attention whores than dogs and my kitty is just freakin cool.
  53. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9184 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:36 pm
    Dogs are so awesome.
  54. Profile photo of Shtiv
    Shtiv Male 18-29
    91 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 3:37 pm
    Cat`s > All.

  55. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    May 16, 2010 at 3:46 pm
    I wonder why there is not "The most intelligent cat breed" list?
  56. Profile photo of ScottSerious
    ScottSerious Male 18-29
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    May 16, 2010 at 3:52 pm
    for those of you who thought tl;dr

    dogs > cats
  57. Profile photo of Norris
    Norris Male 18-29
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    May 16, 2010 at 3:57 pm
    Cats FTW...all dogs should be run over because they are stupid...ok maybe not that far :D...I prefer a cat to a dog, obviously I certainly wouldn`t hurt the dog lol..

    but I do prefer cats though
  58. Profile photo of Terminal88
    Terminal88 Male 18-29
    259 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:07 pm
    gonna get myself a dog to lower my blood pressure. better get two...
  59. Profile photo of stewaa99
    stewaa99 Male 30-39
    76 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:08 pm
    @AngelmassB - It says cat breeds don`t differ significantly in intelligence from each other.
  60. Profile photo of ILikeApples
    ILikeApples Male 18-29
    503 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:10 pm
    @angelmassb it said they all have similar intelligence
  61. Profile photo of iKit5
    iKit5 Female 13-17
    355 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:16 pm
    I love my cat. She`s much smarter than my dog. Then again, my dog`s a Shi Tzu. They`re usually not very smart. D:
  62. Profile photo of octobers
    octobers Male 18-29
    40 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:17 pm
    "Seeing how my dog always brings us attention and my cat always brings us rodents and birds, I`m definitely a dog person."

    Ingrate.
  63. Profile photo of SuperSmash
    SuperSmash Male 18-29
    3758 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:28 pm
    Why not just get both? We always had a dog and a cat.
  64. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8309 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:47 pm


    > SuperSmash
    > Why not just get both? We always had a dog and a cat.

    Hey, that`s a great idea for when you run out of dog food.
  65. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17515 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:51 pm
    There relatively few `smart` breeds of dogs, Most of those still work or have a job to do.

    Cats have kept their intelligence even though the only `job` they still do is kill rodents.
  66. Profile photo of monkey_spank
    monkey_spank Male 30-39
    51 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 4:57 pm
    if you were shrunk to the size of a mouse, your dog would be your friend still...your cat would eat you
  67. Profile photo of Valynn
    Valynn Female 18-29
    71 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:16 pm
    My old cat used to kick ass. When our neighbour`s aggressive german shepherd barked at her through the fence she would scratch him right across the nose.
    My dog, on the other hand, is a total goober.
  68. Profile photo of GhostReverie
    GhostReverie Female 13-17
    34 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:29 pm
    i have a cat and a dog, and they are the best of buddies :D
    they cuddle together on the couch, and the dog licks the cat ALOT (we try to stop him cause sometimes it rips random patches out of the cat and looks stupid)
    it`s humerous cause the cat is bigger than the dog, hahaha.
    he`s a fatass, but he`s a cuddle monster and loves people.. and never hisses or swipes at anyone.
    they seem like the real life versions of Garfield and Odie cause the cat is an orange tabby, fat, and often enough has a sarcastic, not impressed look on his face. The dog on the other hand is a mini weiner dog that acts happy all the time and dim witted more so than not.
    i happen to love both cats and dogs, but it also depends on the personality of the animal.
  69. Profile photo of DMoneys36
    DMoneys36 Male 13-17
    221 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:30 pm
    I`m allergic to cats, so dogs for me. Plus it`s also found that cats only find the taste of meat tasty, which makes cats evil... it just does
  70. Profile photo of keith2
    keith2 Male 18-29
    2587 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:31 pm
    thought yall might find this interesting.. today my sis brought over her lil yorkie dog who has never met a cat, and my cat has never met a dog. i thought my cat and her dog would freak out about each other. But, they just calmly walked up to each other.. smelled each others faces and butts.. and they were totally cool with each other!! it was f---ing sweet!! they spent the day chasing each other around playing and such.
  71. Profile photo of Altaru
    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:35 pm
    My cat used to kick BOTH of my dog`s asses...

    Especially the Lhasa. She would partially close doors on tile floors, then tease the dog `til he chased her.

    Cat would gracefully jump through the small crack she left in the door, dog (having no brakes on tile) would go sliding into the door headfirst. Cat would proceed to walk out with a triumphant look on her face.

    It was always good for a laugh.

    As for the giant mutt... The cat would smack him upside the head Gibbs (NCIS) style if he pissed her off.

    I always want to have both. The interactions between them are usually pretty fun to watch.
  72. Profile photo of Vindictive
    Vindictive Female 18-29
    1077 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:41 pm
    i have a dog and a cat, and i love them both. my dog is one of the smartest damn dogs i`ve ever seen as well. you can seriously command him to pick out a certain toy from his bin (ex. "the round one") and he`ll know which one to get.
  73. Profile photo of coolbananas
    coolbananas Female 18-29
    859 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:48 pm
    Dogs totally win.
  74. Profile photo of redips11
    redips11 Male 13-17
    182 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:51 pm
    Altaru
    so true
    my cat will sit staring at the dog til it sniffs him
    being an old geezer, hed gibbs slap him, trip his front paw, and walk away smug looking
    funny as crap
    i have 3 cats and 2 dogs and love them all
  75. Profile photo of redips11
    redips11 Male 13-17
    182 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:57 pm
    pizzabob18
    dude that could be just your cat, my dogs to know where there not supposed to go, my cat just goes there when he needs/wants something
    my cats love ppl and are nice
  76. Profile photo of CosmicKarma
    CosmicKarma Female 13-17
    32 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 5:59 pm
    I`m very definitely a cat person. It`s worth more to me when my little cat who I`ve had for eight years and who barely likes anyone curls up on my lap and purrs than when some random dog I`ve never seen before generally behaves as though I`m some new variant of god.
    Cats are more fickle, if you can get a cat to consistently like you for a long time, it *really* likes you.
  77. Profile photo of Tisjokar
    Tisjokar Male 18-29
    985 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 6:05 pm
    Great info, very non-bias :D
    I have both a cat and a dog, love em both
  78. Profile photo of Piepig
    Piepig Male 13-17
    1524 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 6:10 pm
    How the heck does having a cat make you more like to have a university degree...

    cat vs dog = Opinion.

    I like cats better, it`s just my personal preference. Neither of them is better. >.>
    *mumble mumble*
  79. Profile photo of router52000
    router52000 Male 18-29
    613 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 6:13 pm
    Dr.Fusion says get "Plz getz kittez ok thanx"
  80. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12151 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 6:13 pm
    Queen`s University, Belfast? Why, that`s my old Alma Mater... *gets all misty eyed and nostalgic*
  81. Profile photo of GreyYes
    GreyYes Female 18-29
    418 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 6:23 pm
    Actually, cats dont just eat meat. My cat just loves veggies/fruits! I give her lettuce and Mellon as a treat rather then gross unnatural cat treats from the store
  82. Profile photo of util
    util Male 18-29
    136 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 6:39 pm
    How the heck does having a cat make you more like to have a university degree...

    University is a pretty good place to get pussy, everyone knows that.
  83. Profile photo of MLime
    MLime Female 13-17
    126 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 6:51 pm
    Strange, I`ve never had a cat that didn`t live past 15
  84. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12151 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 7:00 pm
    How the heck does having a cat make you more like to have a university degree...
    I guess one way of interpreting that is that cat-lovers are on average more intelligent than dog-lovers.

    Example, I love cats. Lionhart on the other hand, loves dogs. See where I`m going with this?
  85. Profile photo of Altaru
    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 7:11 pm
    Example, I love cats. Lionhart on the other hand, loves dogs. See where I`m going with this?

    Mods, have I ever told you how much I love you guys?

    Seriously, you`re funnier than half the posts anymore.
  86. Profile photo of DarkFerret
    DarkFerret Male 18-29
    2750 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 7:30 pm
    yea, i agree with GreyYes, cats are not primarily carnivorous, my cat loves greenbeans!
  87. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12151 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 7:43 pm
    Thanks Altaru, we`re here all week. And let`s not forget that while I love cats and Lionhart loves dogs, Prime`s Mom just loves it in general...
  88. Profile photo of trp712
    trp712 Male 18-29
    2240 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 7:49 pm
    But not Prime`s Mom. She`s only on her corner on weekends.

    <333 Altaru.
  89. Profile photo of chunkymonkie
    chunkymonkie Male 13-17
    670 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 7:56 pm
    they forgot to mention how goddamn loud dogs bark sometimes
  90. Profile photo of timbledum
    timbledum Male 18-29
    42 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 7:58 pm
    >>>Sunday, May 16, 2010 7:00:42 PM
    How the heck does having a cat make you more like to have a university degree...

    Its probably the other way round. Someone who has a university degree generally becomes a young professional that stereotypically lives in a small apartment or a flat where dogs are a no-go because of space, while cats are okay. Conversely someone with a university may have a more full-on job with less time for a dog, while a cat is okay.

    The relationship/difference is probably small yet significant.
  91. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    May 16, 2010 at 8:13 pm
    "they forgot to mention how goddamn loud dogs bark sometimes"

    And that cats mewl and cry at all hours of the night...
  92. Profile photo of shadowarrior
    shadowarrior Male 18-29
    226 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 8:25 pm
    I have a golden retriever, and a cat. what now? lawl.
  93. Profile photo of emagzie
    emagzie Female 18-29
    2 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 8:27 pm
    My cat use to eat mac n` cheese when she was little. And she eats the poo out of these purple flowers we have planted...my mom calls it cat mint. She eats it like there is no tomorrow.
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    ZenDragon Female 18-29
    229 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 8:31 pm
    As cute as my Siamese cat, Halpert, is ... he is the most useless creature on this planet. He sleeps, pisses on walls, poops outside of litterbox, barfs on couch, then sleeps. Once in a while he`ll ask for a head scratch. I love him ONLY because he`s cute. Oh, his poultry-free (preferably salmon or rabbit), grain-free diet is costly (damn allergies).

    I`m getting a dog soon. Unfortunately, I`m keeping Halpert too.
  95. Profile photo of emagzie
    emagzie Female 18-29
    2 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 8:33 pm
    lol I love my cat only because she is cute. She always pees on my cloths...and my cloths only. She like can pick my poo out of a bunch and pee on it. I thought it was because she hated me, but someone recently brought to my attention that she might just like me and shes marking her territory.... but i thought that was like a dog thing? hmm
  96. Profile photo of sourkrauter
    sourkrauter Male 18-29
    895 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 9:44 pm
    i like dogs because they raise hell when strangers break into my garage. cats run the other way scared and just stare at the dude while he straps on MY helmet and rips off MY motorcycle. thanks a lot cat. i saw a pic once of a pitt bull with a huge gash on the top of his head. then they lifted up the sheet he was standing next to to show the dude that got attacked by the dog when he broke into someone`s house. good boy, have a big juicy steak.
  97. Profile photo of fancylady
    fancylady Female 30-39
    864 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 9:47 pm
    cat`s suck ,dogs are awesome .
  98. Profile photo of chelseycake
    chelseycake Female 13-17
    275 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 10:16 pm
    i gotta agree w/ ZenDragon , as much as i love my cats they avoid their litter box and throw up on the bed, floor, couch, and chairs -___-
  99. Profile photo of LemonTarte
    LemonTarte Female 18-29
    1441 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 11:03 pm
    Cat`s are useless. They don`t want to have anything to do with you unless their in the mood, you can`t take them out anywhere, they don`t like interacting with you...they just take up money and space.
  100. Profile photo of davymid
    davymid Male 30-39
    12151 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 11:11 pm
    Cat`s are useless. They don`t want to have anything to do with you unless their in the mood, you can`t take them out anywhere, they don`t like interacting with you...they just take up money and space.
    I think you just succinctly described my wife... Damn.
  101. Profile photo of Djer
    Djer Male 18-29
    842 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 11:19 pm
    I`m fascinated by the fact that large/giant dogs cost less overall than small/medium dogs. That seems counterintuitive. Wish I`d known that when I decided to get a Jack Russell...

    Ah well. I love my dog to bits, so it`s worth it.
  102. Profile photo of buttsdowhat
    buttsdowhat Female 18-29
    374 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 11:26 pm
    I`m a cat person, myself. But I`ve grown up with both my entire life.
  103. Profile photo of maedene
    maedene Male 18-29
    291 posts
    May 16, 2010 at 11:56 pm
    @Davymid hahahhahahahhaha
  104. Profile photo of entwife
    entwife Female 18-29
    536 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 12:01 am
    I don`t think of myself as either a dog person or a cat person. I`ve grown up with both animals my entire life (as well as a few other species), and I can honestly say I have known some really awesome dogs and cats.....and I have also known some HORRIBLE dogs and cats. Just depends on the individual animal, IMHO.

    In reality, I`m probably more of a reptile person ;-)
  105. Profile photo of marc_555
    marc_555 Male 13-17
    116 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 12:05 am
    "Cat`s are useless. They don`t want to have anything to do with you unless their in the mood, you can`t take them out anywhere, they don`t like interacting with you...they just take up money and space."

    "I think you just succinctly described my wife... Damn."

    *applause*
  106. Profile photo of wickederika
    wickederika Female 18-29
    5 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 12:23 am
    Dogs :)
  107. Profile photo of batmanizzle
    batmanizzle Female 18-29
    140 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 1:36 am
    I wuv my kitty! :3
  108. Profile photo of Prejudiced
    Prejudiced Female 18-29
    250 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 1:50 am
    I`m a cat person. I`m too lazy to walk a dog (cant be bothered after spending the day at school then work) , and I`m arrogant. Me and my cat therefore get along just fine. He has no incentive to want any exercise, and is typically aloof like most felines. I feed him and let him sleep on the bed. In return he shows me affection and keeps my feet warm at night. It`s mutaly beneficial for both the cat and me. I adore the little bugger.

    Not only that, but when I have been away for an extended time (overnight say) I get a happy greeting from him just like I would from any dog. Given, it`s not the "OH GOD YOUR HOME I MISSED YOU" Of a dog, but rather the quiet meow and rub against legs of a cat. He`s as affectionate as any dog, just because hes not as enthusiastic about it doesn`t mean he is not.

    Don`t get me wrong, I love dogs. I really do. Their just not the pet for me. Neither is superior, their just suited to different people.
  109. Profile photo of kimkio
    kimkio Female 18-29
    878 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 1:50 am
    so either you`re going to be healthy as a horse and probably have a tiny brain like them

    or you`re going to be smart so that well educated and therefore rich to pay your hospital bills

    depending on your choice between being a catlover and a doglover, lol
  110. Profile photo of Schro
    Schro Female 18-29
    77 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 2:43 am
    I love both cats and dogs but the average cat actually has a better sense of smell
  111. Profile photo of tina5893
    tina5893 Female 13-17
    12 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 4:00 am
    YaY go cats :)
  112. Profile photo of OrangeCrow
    OrangeCrow Female 18-29
    1200 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 4:38 am
    I love dogs.

    I always find cats to have such unpredictable personalities... x_x; At least in my experience.
  113. Profile photo of shneeblefish
    shneeblefish Male 18-29
    509 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 4:48 am
    "Don`t get me wrong, I love dogs. I really do. Their just not the pet for me. Neither is superior, their just suited to different people."

    I`m a dog person myself and tbh I agree with you here 100%... I don`t mind cats and I`ll stroke one if it wants me to, but given the choice I`d get a dog all the way.

    "they forgot to mention how goddamn loud dogs bark sometimes"

    they can be trained out of that, and they do it for plenty of reasons, most of which are pretty acceptable. I actually use my dog as an extra pair of ears by keeping her up here with me if I`m home alone and I have headphones in - she`ll get off the cushion and go downstairs if she hears anything, and if it`s someone she doesn`t know she barks her head off. So I have a portable burglar alarm :-D
  114. Profile photo of Cliffey
    Cliffey Male 18-29
    26 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 5:11 am
    @schro - so you are suggesting that this study, especially the part about dogs having more odor-sensitive cells to be what? pure myth?
  115. Profile photo of Link364
    Link364 Male 18-29
    440 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 5:37 am
    I`d rather have a dog, they like to play, cats like to lie around and scratch the hell out of you.
  116. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3575 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 6:08 am
    I`m a dog person. My mom owns two cats and they`re okay, but I still like my dog more. Plus I`m not allergic to him, but I am allergic to the cats lol.
  117. Profile photo of outdoorMINER
    outdoorMINER Female 18-29
    934 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 6:21 am
    "As cute as my Siamese cat, Halpert, is ... he is the most useless creature on this planet. He sleeps, pisses on walls, poops outside of litterbox, barfs on couch, then sleeps. Once in a while he`ll ask for a head scratch. I love him ONLY because he`s cute. Oh, his poultry-free (preferably salmon or rabbit), grain-free diet is costly (damn allergies).

    I`m getting a dog soon. Unfortunately, I`m keeping Halpert too."

    This made me laugh.

    Also, I`ve had both dogs and cats in my lifetime, and I must say, hampsters are truly the best pet. They stay in a cage, they`re still cute and you can hold them, and they don`t live too long so the cost isn`t all that high.

    But, for the sake of this arugment, I choose dogs.
  118. Profile photo of IQover
    IQover Male 13-17
    1043 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 6:42 am
    Cats are the best no matter what!!!
  119. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
    4575 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 6:44 am
    See? Cats and monkeys BOTH suck equally.

    Interestingly, last weekend my girlfriends cat kept jumping up on the counter... I got a bunch of flypaper and put it up on the counter one night before bed (after also putting some shrimp tails on the counter). Withing minutes of going to bed, that sonovabitch cat jumped up and got the paper stuck EVERYWHERE on his body. It was hilarious - you should`ve seen the goddam thing struggling and making it worse. I laughed my ass off - GF didn`t think it was as funny as I did. Had to cut most of the flypaper out, but some I got to just yank off. Funny stuff.
  120. Profile photo of sonikku
    sonikku Male 18-29
    350 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 6:50 am
    CATS ^^
  121. Profile photo of jesseg
    jesseg Male 13-17
    98 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 6:52 am
    Dogs are always the best.
  122. Profile photo of Schro
    Schro Female 18-29
    77 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 6:55 am
    @Cliffey - I should have said on average. Some dogs do have more smell receptors than cats. A bloodhound for e.g has around 300 million and a cat 200 million but there is so much variability among breeds of dogs the average cat has a more acute nose than the average dog.
  123. Profile photo of DGbME
    DGbME Male 40-49
    451 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 6:57 am
    DOGS! I have a Jack Russell Terrier and she is the best dog anyone could ever want. Cats are fun to kick though...
  124. Profile photo of BlooPikachu
    BlooPikachu Female 18-29
    346 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 7:02 am
    I have 3 cats and 3 dogs, I love them all! :)
  125. Profile photo of trailleadr
    trailleadr Male 40-49
    715 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 7:23 am
    Indoor cats cost more? I don`t see how. My cats are indoor cats, and they cost me less than the ones we had that went outside. (and eventually got hit by cars)
    There were a lot more vet visits for the ones who explored the neighborhood.
  126. Profile photo of monkey_spank
    monkey_spank Male 30-39
    51 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 7:36 am
    itkonlyyou65 should be banned for spamming so many topics
  127. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 7:50 am
    DOG.
  128. Profile photo of NottaSpy
    NottaSpy Male 40-49
    881 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 7:53 am
    Indoor cats cats cost a lot more because they have a much longer lifespan than outdoor cats. Indoor cats live an average of 14 years, outdoor cats live and average of only 4.
  129. Profile photo of McGovern1981
    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14273 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 8:23 am
    CATS!
  130. Profile photo of lUnderground
    lUnderground Female 18-29
    449 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 8:23 am
    I have 4 cats, all of them outdoor, the ages are: 13, 8, 3, 2. So you, NotttaSpy, are retarded.
  131. Profile photo of adobe_13
    adobe_13 Male 18-29
    2 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 8:51 am
    Underground, how many indoor cats get run over on the road? How many indoor cats wind up as food in Chinese restaurants? I would say outdoor cats have a shorter lifespan. Logical, not retarded.
  132. Profile photo of lyckosam
    lyckosam Male 18-29
    193 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 8:53 am
    i like both for totally different reasons. sometimes i wish my dog would just calm the drat down - i went to the shop for ten minutes, he greets me like i`ve been gone a month.
    flipside is - cats are comparatively cold - "you think i give a poo if u left. you better have brought me something nice"
  133. Profile photo of kairobert
    kairobert Male 18-29
    1626 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 8:54 am
    "Indoor cats cats cost a lot more because they have a much longer lifespan than outdoor cats. Indoor cats live an average of 14 years, outdoor cats live and average of only 4."

    Our outdoor cat lived for 15 years.
  134. Profile photo of BigBossDogg
    BigBossDogg Male 30-39
    132 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 9:11 am
    an outdoor cat is more likely to have an accident sure, but to say it will only live for 4 years is completely retarded, i had an outdoor cat that lived till 14.
  135. Profile photo of OmgZelda
    OmgZelda Female 18-29
    1593 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 9:35 am
    "Indoor cats cats cost a lot more because they have a much longer lifespan than outdoor cats. Indoor cats live an average of 14 years, outdoor cats live and average of only 4."

    Funny, I had two outdoor cats who died from NATURAL causes at 16 and 14. I`ve got an outdoor cat who is going on 14. Another outdoor cat I have is 8...
  136. Profile photo of Shokz
    Shokz Male 18-29
    117 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 10:07 am
    What`s the difference between an indoor and outdoor cat? Ours spent half her time indoors and half her time outdoors... And we had to put her down at 18.

    Cat`s are smarter than dogs overall... They shoulda mentioned that D:
  137. Profile photo of radishboy
    radishboy Male 18-29
    46 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 10:07 am
    We "had" an outdoor cat once, (really it was just a stray that we would feed.) he (it was most definitely a "he," as he had a habit of getting a bit too "excited" when you rubbed his belly... oddly, he had been neutered, so he obviously had a "loving" home at some point.) usually hung out in the woods behind our house, but if you opened the back door and shook the container of "happy cat moist" cat food, he would almost instantly come flying out of the woods and into the house to eat. we would often let him inside, but one day i was petting him in the house, and noticed a worm...squirming around...coming out of his...butt-hole... Obviously i found this to be just awful and put him outside. We never saw him again after that, though later we noticed a black cat who had been hit by a car on the side of the road. (I forgot to mention before, he was a black cat as well...) i kind of felt bad, but come on... he had ass worms for christ`s sake
  138. Profile photo of Oystah
    Oystah Female 40-49
    4033 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 10:12 am
    I have two cats who I love to bits, but I would like to have a dog - unfortunatley, I am too selfish, irresponsible and lazy to care for one. Same reason I don`t have children.
  139. Profile photo of handeman77
    handeman77 Male 40-49
    240 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 10:18 am
    Dogs Rule!
  140. Profile photo of maawood
    maawood Female 18-29
    13 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 11:38 am
    Cats have been domesticated for well over 7,000 years. They were kept as pets of royalty in ancient Egypt!
  141. Profile photo of Link364
    Link364 Male 18-29
    440 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 11:44 am
    A dog is called "man`s best friend" for a reason.
  142. Profile photo of McGovern1981
    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14273 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 12:49 pm
    @radishboy
  143. Profile photo of Valynn
    Valynn Female 18-29
    71 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 1:14 pm
    When they`re accounting for cost of indoor cats it must be the litter. Outdoor cats tend to live longer than indoor cats because they are typically less overweight and therefore healthier. My cat lived to 21 and she was an outdoor cat until the last couple years of her life.
  144. Profile photo of xTxAxSxHxAx
    xTxAxSxHxAx Female 13-17
    75 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 1:54 pm
    Awk, good ole Queens got a mention :L
  145. Profile photo of RyanHake
    RyanHake Male 18-29
    2690 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 2:24 pm
    Dogs>cats always and forever.
  146. Profile photo of Luniz82
    Luniz82 Male 18-29
    588 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 2:45 pm
    They actually think the domestication of cats started 9500 years ago in Cyprus and the Near East, around the time of the development of agriculture
  147. Profile photo of rawryness
    rawryness Female 13-17
    111 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm
    Snakes > Cats and Dogs :)
  148. Profile photo of HarryBalszak
    HarryBalszak Male 40-49
    1589 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 3:09 pm
    "I have two cats who I love to bits, but I would like to have a dog - unfortunatley, I am too selfish, irresponsible and lazy to care for one. Same reason I don`t have children."

    A woman after my own heart...
  149. Profile photo of Shortone0726
    Shortone0726 Female 18-29
    1244 posts
    May 17, 2010 at 9:45 pm
    Cats rule

    Dogs are just stupid..I`ve never owned one but I work with them
  150. Profile photo of Link364
    Link364 Male 18-29
    440 posts
    May 18, 2010 at 6:05 am
    If you own a lot of cats, people call you crazy.
    If you own a lot of dogs, people think your cool.
    If you own a lot of sharks, then phuck what people think cuz you`re phucking awesome.
  151. Profile photo of Prejudiced
    Prejudiced Female 18-29
    250 posts
    May 18, 2010 at 6:28 am
    According to my vet, indoor cats tend to live longer as their is a reduced risk of accidents. When I was a kid we had 2 beautiful cats, one of who died young from a car accident. So yes, outside is more risky. That said, the price is probably not so much for lifespan as for things to amuse the cat (scratching posts etc) as it has no environment to enjoy, and kitty litter.

    My cat I have had since I was 6 or 7. That would make him 10-11 years old. He gets the best of both worlds. Lives safely inside, but free to go outside. I only let him out since he never leaves the backyard. Actually, he only goes out to do his business, or when I go to hang washing out (he`ll go bask on the lawn then follow me inside) Occasionally, if its a nice day, he might sunbake on the pergola for an hour or so.

    I love the lazy sucker.
  152. Profile photo of Prejudiced
    Prejudiced Female 18-29
    250 posts
    May 18, 2010 at 6:37 am
    As for you radishboy, why did you not go to your vet or local supermarket and buy a dewormer? Your problem would be solved, and the cat would be much healthier. Any animal with close human contact should be de-fleaed, de-ticked and de-wormed for your own safety, as well as the animals well-being. This is cheap and easy to do. I worm my cat every 3 months with cheap cat paste from the supermarket (has the exact ingredients of the expensive brands) and a frontline rip-off to prevent ticks and fleas. Once again, cheap but same ingredients. Costs me about 10 bucks every three months for de-worm and 40 for a pack of de-flea (one pack of de-flea has 4 vials, so does a whole year) So that works out to 20 bucks every three months, or 80 a year. Not much really. Thats about 22c a day for the animals health.

    I feel sorry for that cat. Imagine how sick he would feel being parasited by worms. Poor kitty.
  153. Profile photo of Shokz
    Shokz Male 18-29
    117 posts
    May 18, 2010 at 7:26 am
    "If you own a lot of dogs, people think your cool."

    You`re*, and are you sure about that?
  154. Profile photo of Link364
    Link364 Male 18-29
    440 posts
    May 18, 2010 at 8:59 am
    triple spam post, come on mods do something about this
  155. Profile photo of outdoorMINER
    outdoorMINER Female 18-29
    934 posts
    May 18, 2010 at 11:43 am

    This is why I don`t like cats.
  156. Profile photo of GemGeRoo
    GemGeRoo Female 18-29
    18 posts
    May 19, 2010 at 7:00 am
    as much as i love dogs. Cat`s win hands down!!
  157. Profile photo of parmonie
    parmonie Female 18-29
    169 posts
    May 19, 2010 at 8:37 pm
    My dog`s a mix of a golden retriever, black lab and German Shepherd. She`ll be 14 on the 24th of this month. She sounds mean as hell, but she wouldn`t hurt a fly. She has some mild arthritis and her hearing is getting iffy, but she`s okay. We`ve fed her only dry dog food, save for the times she`s stolen our chocolate or food on our plate and the Christmas treat of a can of wet food. The vet said she`s got nearly perfect oral health. <3 my dog.


  158. Profile photo of 4theLuvofTLs
    4theLuvofTLs Female 18-29
    47 posts
    May 20, 2010 at 1:46 pm
    cats hands down.... dogs are good if they are big and floofy... the little yappy ratty kick dogs should even be called dogs... how about calling them footballs, dustbunnys, hockey pucks, baseballs, or even shooting skeets...
  159. Profile photo of ManicWolf
    ManicWolf Female 18-29
    62 posts
    May 21, 2010 at 9:26 am
    Cats are easier to look after than dogs and need less work. I love dogs, but in my life have only ever had one. My circumstances now mean I am unable to look after a dog, even though I`d love to have a German Shepherd. However, I have had cats all my life, I`ve grown up with cats. I love cats too, and have 5 of them now (and just for the record to those to claim that outdoor cats live shorter lives, mine are all outdoors, and 4 of them (excepting the youngest) are all between 7 - 11 years of age).
  160. Profile photo of iLoveChoo
    iLoveChoo Female 18-29
    120 posts
    May 21, 2010 at 8:19 pm
    Pet post! My dog arthur is a roosterapoo :)


    <3
  161. Profile photo of Peebs
    Peebs Female 13-17
    30 posts
    May 25, 2010 at 10:15 am
    Cats > Dogs
  162. Profile photo of Mr_Sir
    Mr_Sir Male 18-29
    576 posts
    June 9, 2010 at 12:17 am
    My dog eats cats, but my cat eats dog food... My dog eats his own s#!+... but my cat will eat his s#!+ too... My dog plays with balls, but my cat tries to play with my balls at the most inopropriat times... Over all, the both suck, but I love them:)
  163. Profile photo of Floupe
    Floupe Male 13-17
    203 posts
    May 14, 2011 at 3:21 pm
    My Cat Luvvvvvvvz My dog, She slaps him occasianly on infringment of personal space

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