Dogs Are Better Pets Than Cats; Formal Debate

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My partner ________ and I stand in strong affirmation of the resolution, resolved: Dogs are better than cats. My partner and I find it necessary to give you the following definitions we define dogs as a domesticated canid, Canis familiaris, bred in many varieties. We define better as: of superior suitability, advisability, desirability, acceptableness, etc.; preferable. Our Three main points are: Dogs are more loyal, dogs save lives, and Dogs are man’s best friend. On to my first point that dogs are more loyal: it is a scientific fact that dogs are more loyal than cats. It is an instinct for dogs to obey the pack leader, which in this case would be the family. Cats however do not possess this instinct, and in fact, they believe they are the most important thing in the household and do not posess the instinct of loyalty that loving spot has. Not only do dogs respect you they also do very valuable work such as seeing eye, law enforcement, military, farmwork, and to top it off free guard service. Conclusion: Dogs have owners, cats have staff. My second point is that dogs save lives. This is not a rarity as many of you may think. Dogs save so many lives in fact there is an award ceremony that only dogs that save lives can attend. Let me reiterate that, they have about a hundred dogs that are heroes and they pick the most outstanding cases. One such case is Indy whom not only did the vigilant dog wake his family when a fire had engulfed half of their house in time to save a child from an exploding window, Indy also led the family to the safest exit, saving them from downed power lines. Now that I have proven to you that dogs save lives now lets go on to a story about a family of cats who chose a different path to tred. These cats were owned by 86 year old Mae; one day Mae had a stroke. As Mae lay unconscious for nearly a week her 7 cats begin to knaw, scratch and eat her not to death though she was saved by a fire department, who by the way owned a Dalmatian. Now...
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