Top 10 Reasons Cats Rule and Dogs Drool

I've had both and love both. Currently, though, I only have one old and very sweet kitty...
The Top Ten
1 Cats aren't needy

They don't need to be walked. They don't need to be boarded when you leave for a few days. They don't need your attention every second. They don't need to come every time someone calls them. They only need you to understand that you should be grateful they are letting you live with them.

Whether you are struggling to find friends, or even if you are thriving at finding friends, a dog will be your BFF for life! Dogs are loyal to you; they don't care if you got a terrible grade, they don't care if you messed up at school, they don't care if you got a new weird haircut! They will be your best friend, through and through! Cats don't care either, but they just don't care about ANYTHING that happens to you. If you're sad, dogs will come over to you and comfort you. They can tell how you feel. Cats don't care if you're happy, sad, or excited. They just meow at you until you pet them. Okay, cats don't need to be walked, so what? Who wants a pet who just sits there and does nothing? I think a cat is the PERFECT pet... for someone who is to lazy to get out of the house and take a 5-minute walk. Come on; I have heard this a BILLION times, and it annoys me. "Cats aren't needy." Why is that? Because cats are independent; they don't want anything to do with you, except ...more

You shouldn't need to be grateful that cats let you live with them, they should be grateful that you provide them a home!

I think a reason that should be added onto the list is 'Dogs literally drool.'

Cats are the BES. Dogs like their own poop, but cats are clean, and hide it.

2 Cats have better toilet skills

They don't go on your floors (unless their litter box is dirty or they are mad at you, and then only if you really deserve it).

EXACTLY. My cat has only had accidents three times, and even then, he was probably just annoyed and he knew what he was doing.

I have two cats, they both have never gone anywhere other than the litter box.

3 Cats don't bark

Some talk to you, but none make as much noise as dogs. In fact, cats seem to like peace and quiet whereas dogs like chaos and mayhem.

My dogs Taco and Cha-Cha never bark! And Taco is a Chihuahua and Cha-Cha is a Pit Bull. Taco only barks when he is tired and it is only one quick, little bark. Cha-Cha will never bark! Also, meowing repetitively is VERY annoying. My cousin's cats, Mocha, Snickers, and Moe are SO annoying. They will mew/meow and never stop. I have also been to the animal shelter to adopt my bunny Yeager and the cats there WOULDN'T stop meowing/mewing

Possibly the number one reason I prefer cats. Second would be self-control, but the two are closely related.

My one cat chirps so softly, the other yowls after every meal

Yeah so, your mama talks a lot but does that make her bad?

4 Cats don't attack your guests

I know what you're about to say. Stop right there. Cats do not hide when other people come over! Our cats go running when they hear the doorbell.

Most likely, a cat will ignore your guest and certainly will not jump them at the door or try to hump them or try to lick them or try to bite them or bark at them. Occasionally, a cat, sensing one of your guests isn't very keen on felines, will try to improve relations with said friend by sitting in his/her lap, but this is for diplomatic purposes only.

My favorite that happened to me when I walk into a friend's house is their dog licking my face. I walk in, and BAM! I feel surrounded by love! A loving, kind sweet animal is standing there at my feet happily, as if they'd known me for years. If you prefer walking into a house, and having a cat that doesn't care if you exist stare at you from 50 feet away, that's fine with me. But I certainly love being welcomed than having to go over and try to get a cat to look at you.

Cats are friendly, shy, and curious. They will not scare the crap out of your guests by jumping all over them and drooling everywhere. Cats Rule, Dogs Drool is actually a scientific fact. Look it up.

My cat will greet a visitor at the door and sit near them and let them pet them. They don't scare people with barking or growling.

5 Cats think hygiene is very important

They clean themselves 5+ times a day, only outdoor cats need infrequent baths. Plus wet dog smells horrid, cats don't smell at all (Except their litter box, which ppls bathrooms smell too, so who are you to judge them?)

And they do not deliberately roll around in the most foul thing it can find like mud or feces or something dead and putrefying.

Oh, yes! Cats are TOTALLY hygienic! They don't lick themselves 24/7 or anything... NOT! Come on, that's gross. Any fish, dead animal, whatever, that they had just eaten, gets mixed with their saliva and put into their fur, making them smell like someone just puked on them.

Shiba Inus care about hygiene, too

Very funny list blue devereaux

6 Cats are better at killing

Any creepy, crawly things in your home will be dead once your cat is on to it. Dogs can't catch spiders or moths or roaches.

Exactly! I love finding dead, rotting, half-eaten mice in my backyard. It's my favorite thing in the whole world... NOT! I have a cat, and I would much rather have live mice then dead ones. Gross.

My cat and I make a great team. I set the trap, she kills the mouse.

My Cat caught a bat and about 50+ other animals.

That's a bad thing

7 Cats will bring you gifts

Cats like to bring its co-habitator tokens of affection like a dead rodent or bird. The only thing a dog will bring you is something you threw for him to go get in the first place.

My cat brought us a dead mouse from the basement. Ha, ha...

50 gifts kinda absurd. XD

8 Cats are discriminating

I don't know which I prefer, cats or dogs, but I will say here that dogs are more social animals. I did at one point have three of each, before one of my dogs died five months ago. The night before his death, one of my other dogs, I think, was first to know he was dying. And she gave him her bed, and despite the fact that he threw up on her a few times, she didn't respond dramatically, and just licked him clean. She did all what she could for him, and was, of course, devastated the next day; she stopped eating for a few days afterwards. My cats, although they noticed his abscence, did not appear emotionally affected. They carried on. That's why, in terms of social behaviour, I prefer dogs.

Exactly! Why doesn't anyone realize that? My beautiful, amazing, sweet black lab, had to be put to sleep 2 years ago. I still cry every night thinking about him, and sleep with a black lab stuffed animal in his memory. Dogs are just amazing. "The world would be a better place if every dog had a home, and every home had a dog." Dogs are a man's best friend.

Dogs will slobber on or show affection to most anyone including its owner. Cats, however, show affection to those deserving of it. If a cat tries to nuzzle you or purrs for you, then you know you are something pretty special. Cats also show their discriminating and refined tastes by letting you know which type of food it absolutey under no circumstances will eat. Dogs eat anything including cat poo.

Dogs only show affection to those they love and trust

9 Cats are cuter

This is an opinion. This does not prove anything. Some people think dogs are cuter or cats are cuter. And for most people, it depends on the dog or cat breed. You can not prove if Cats are cuter or Dogs.

This is a fact.
I just proved it

Cats are soft, whereas most dogs have coarse fur and are less soft

Cats obviously are better.


10 Cats are entertaining

You can watch a cat play or try to catch something like a laser beam; the cat will perform for as long as it deems necessary. With dogs, on the other hand, once they catch you watching them, then they are all up in your face wanting you to join in. It's like going to a show and the obnoxious performer tries to drag you on stage to do something assinine.

Dogs are, too. I've had both Cats and Dogs, so from personal experience, I know that both can be entertaining, Dogs even more so.

I never thought about it, but this is true.

The Contenders
11 Cats don't turn on their co-habitators

Ever hear of a cat murdering its owner or mauling some little child? No, you haven't, which is why letting a cat live with you doesn't make your homeowner's insurance go up.

Ever hear of a cat saving a drowning kid? Ever hear of a cat leading a blind person down the street? NO. And by the way, there is NO SUCH THING AS A BAD DOG, only a bad dog owner. Dogs don't attack nice people. The only dogs I have ever heard of that hurt their owners were either abused, underfed, or treated poorly. If MURDERING is YOUR experience with dogs... wow... are you feeling okay?

Cats are better then dogs in all ways so yeah dogs are slobbery aliens

Cats rule dogs drool

Sure right about that! Cats are more nice!

12 Cats are trustworthy

They are more trustworthy to be left alone than a dog. They are also very loyal once you get their trust. One of my cats tried to bite me and the second I said "No" my other cat, who was watching the whole time, ran over and attacked the one that tried to bite me, which happened to be her sister. Her sister never tried to bite me again.

You can leave your cat in the house when you are out and pretty much guarantee it won't have wrecked the place when you return, including kittens!

Yeah right. You probably never owned a Cat.

13 A cats brain is smarter than an iPad.

Um it is hard to compare machine and organic intelligence but if a cat is smarter a dog would be as well dogs are generally smarter than cats.

Yeah! Apple sucks! (No offense)

Is there any proof of this

14 Contrary to popular belief, cats are proven to do many things that dogs do. They can be taught tricks, fetch, or even walk on a leash. Cats are rewarding. They will not jump all over people like idiots

Yea that's true you can teach cats tricks and things like that I think cats should rule

15 Cats have pleasant noises, unlike dogs.
16 Cats are more dignified than dogs

I so agree with "Since when was wanting affection bad? ".

Since when was wanting affection bad.

Ever saw a cat beg for affection?

17 Cats do not chase people who are walking, running, or riding a bicycle

My cat claws the heck out of whoever is holding him when a car drives by and we're outside. He's scared of eveything...

18 They are funnier

yes my cats Hillarious things
all the time

19 Aggressive dogs do more damage than aggressive cats.

Sure, cats can bite and scratch. But dogs can KILL!

20 Wet dog smells horrid while wet cat does not

Our cats got a bath once, and they just smelled like soap

Yeah. My cat always smells good, actually.

21 Cats aren't messy

Ok cats can be messy it depends on the behavior but they don't poop everywhere

22 Cats are in multiple internet memes

Same with dogs.

Well, there's nyan cat, lolcat and much more tacocat, bannana cat etc.

23 Cats are smaller so they cost less, and the food is less expensive

the food is like 20$ every month while a dog's food is like 40-60$ each month.

24 Cats are affectionate

Indeed, they also like to rub my legs

They’re both very affectionate so why not both?

25 Cats can be trained, if you give them a chance!

Totally agree.

Our cats can sit, stay, come when called, and 'be gentle'. They also know to come to the window when bird, squirrel, mouse, or chipmunk is called. One of them even knows how to play a game where they tip over one of three cups which has a treat inside. They can also open our pantry!

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