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So we often can hear about 'cat people' and 'dog people' but what do you think is the main difference between them? Apparently there are people that keep and love both cats and dogs so my questions is primarily about those who clearly favors just cats or just dogs. I'd like to hear your opinions!
I've thought about that a few days ago, I think cat people have to be a bit special and have a certain character to bond with a cat, like as you know you have to be very calm and gentle with a cat in order to gain his trust, and their overall character is very calm and slow and they are very gentle pets even when they play. on the other hand dogs are very easy to bond to, most likely if you walk up to some dog on the street he will be so happy to see you and walk up to you no problem, while most cats will never do that (some cats will but they will examine who you are before they do, dogs trust you completely) dogs are also much more active in a different way, most active people that like to run or young children they can all relate to dogs because they are more playful and can appear less fragile. so I think you need to have that little something little understanding to bond to a cat and if you do then you are probably a cat person
To make a very rough comparison, perhaps cat people are more of an introvert and dog people are more of an extrovert. Just the very first thought!
Interesting ideas! I honestly haven't thought about it like that but it makes sense. Thanks for your thoughts. Joleen, I wonder why we began to think about it at about the same time!
haha I think we were in the car with Eliot and I was thinking about how my dog will usually never sit still in the car while my cat will sleep the whole way or just look out the window, so I guess that's why I started thinking about the differences
It reminds me of a quote. I don't remember it word for word but the meaning was "cat people love being ignored". That sums it up pretty well I think.
Anonymous:Dogs are social, cats are reserved. Same for their owners.