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Dog versus cat: Who will take home the title of Best Pet?

Can’t we all just get along? It would seem we cannot.

YES, WE KNOW it’s a debate that has raged for many a year but we believe there are new things to take into account.

Instead of asking whether you are a cat person or a dog person, we’ve turned the attention onto the animals themselves and devised a number of scenarios to see which one comes out on top as the best pet.

Let’s get ready to rumble!

1. Greeting their owner after a long absence

This is so sweet.


Meanwhile, over in the house of Cat…

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2. Playing games

There is no doubt that this dog has a certain je ne sais quoi.


But this cat is on fire! We would actually watch a full length game of this.

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3. Going for a walk

Cats don’t do “walks.”

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Dogs, on the other hand…

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4. Doing tricks

Always impressive. Always creepy.


But this dog has got some serious self-control.


5. Meal times

Cats don’t tend to wait their turn.

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But dogs tend to chew with their mouths open.

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6. Comfort potential

We always thought dogs were automatically the more comforting of these species, but now we’re not so sure.

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7. Companionship

There’s this logic:

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Or there’s this display of inter-species harmony.

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8. Entertainment value

Dogs are adorable but when it comes to gifs and viral videos, we’ve got to give it to our feline friends. Special shout out to Grumpy Cat – the face that launched a thousand memes.

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But for the love of God, don’t poke the beast.

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Is it a tie? You tell us!

Disclaimer: This post is not based on scientific research. Or even someone who currently owns either cat or dog!

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