Essay on Cat People versus Dog People

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I know the biggest discussion when you are about to get a new pet is; am I a cat person or dog person? I’m about to solve your confusion. 62% of United States homes have at least one pet. Overall, homes that claim to have pets 78 million of them are dogs and 86 million are cats. These numbers are misleading, according to a survey in the Reader’s Digest 41% identified that they were cat people where as 74% were dog people (Reader’s Digest). My sister is a major dog person she can’t live without them some days. Her latest addition to the family is a Vizsla puppy named toby. According to her the nick name of this breed is a Velcro dog, it’s loyal to a fault and whimpers at the sight of you walking away. Then my mom would never admit it but I …show more content…

More facts about cat people are that they are more likely to live in an apartment, as well as to live alone with the exception of cats (Reader’s Digest). However, that does not mean there is an overabundance of cats in said apartment. Dog personality based people are more of a social breed. These types on average are more likely to be men. This is not much of a surprise since dogs are usually referred to as “man’s best friend.” Their personalities center on being conservative and extroverted (Reader’s Digest). As such, they hold to tradition and are an outgoing, overtly expressive person. Within social gatherings, they move around a lot usually seeking attention or people to talk to. Their sense of humor tends to be drawn to slapstick humor. Slapstick is a type of broad physical comedy involving boisterous, violent activities which may exceed the boundaries of common sense. The home life of a dog person usually resides within rural areas, and are most often married with a family. There is always the chance that someone could prefer both cats and dogs. This fact is supported by people who have both, but are more likely to think in the same fashion of a dog person. In this case you are also likely to talk to your animals, possibly have a four year degree and even dislike animal-print clothing. I know those sound a little nuts but I have to admit when you need someone to talk to cats are great. I am working on that four year

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