Many people own both a cat and a dog and love them both. Then you have people who would only have a dog or a cat, not both. If you had to choose between one or the other, which one would it be? Cats are very cuddling and have a soft purr that tends to put people to sleep. Dogs on the other hand, lick during the night. Some may even snore super load, keeping you awake all night and left with a groggy morning. Cats are sweet, cute, furry and cuddly. They are the most beautiful creatures and they have the most mesmerizing eyes. You can leave cats alone in a house for days and they will take care of themselves. They are independent and loving at the same time. Most commonly, dogs will trash your house when you leave them alone for just a few hours. To think, if you wanted to go on vacation you would have to pay big money to put dogs in a kennel for the week.
Dogs are dependable animals. Having to let them out on a regular basis can be a hassle, especially if you work a full time job and are attending school. Dogs need humans to show them companionship. They also have
very big personalities. Getting attached too easily and having their feelings hurt can happen very fast. Cats are less maintenance financially. They can have a food dish sitting out all day and make it last, where a dog eats two to three portions and will still beg for more with their convincing puppy eyes.
Another difference between cats and dogs is when they give birth. They both tend to birth the same way by cleaning the litter and caring for them. A dog will actually let you touch her puppies with maybe just a small growl. You go to play with the cat’s kittens, they will be gone the next time you go to see them as the mother cat will hide them in strange places, as behind your washing machine and sometimes even in a garbage can.
Having kittens hid on you by their mommy cat happens all the time. For instance, when I volunteered to take a mom cat and...