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CatLuvrs54
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LatinaGirl8894
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Cats are better than dogs.

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LatinaGirl8894
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/3/2014 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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CatLuvrs54

Pro

I have 4 cats, and they're all partially trained. Cats are less work, too. With a dog, you have to walk it, you have to wash it every once in a while, blah blah blah. While with a cat, you just have to make sure there's fresh food, water, and litter. Plus, cats are safer to have than most dogs.
LatinaGirl8894

Con

My opponent makes is sound like taking care of dogs are a pain, which I think it is just the opposite.

You can get exercise when you go out to walk them, better than that it is fun to walk your dog. That's your time to spend with them.

Giving a dog a bath can be a pain, but they can be trained to behave when they are in the bath as I have done to my dogs. They just stay there until I tell them it is time to get out.

Cats can be just as harmful as dogs can be, but that does not mean the cats are better then dogs.

Cats when they bite can transfer disease to humans. "Due to the bacteria found in cats and humans, feline bites can become easily infected, and in some cases, even deadly." (1)

"Compared to dogs, scientists have found, cats don't seem to have the same sort of emotional attachment to their owners, and show genuine affection far less often than you might think." (2)

Dogs can't wait until you come home, most of the time they will run to the door to greet you and I have never heard of a cat doing that.

Cats are selfish creatures where as dogs are all about making you happy.

So Dogs are better than Cats.

(1) http://www.pawnation.com...
(2) http://www.vox.com...
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by CatLuvrs54 2 years ago
CatLuvrs54
I guess you're right, except for a couple things: "'Compared to dogs, scientists have found, cats don't seem to have the same sort of emotional attachment to their owners, and show genuine affection far less often than you might think.'" and "Cats are selfish creatures where as dogs are all about making you happy." As I said in the debate, I have 4 cats. They're always happy to see me, and they sometimes they wait by the door for me to come home because they know that I love them as much as they love me. And I know what you're going to say, "Oh, they're just trying to escape outside." Well, when they're old enough and they've been fixed, we let them go outside because we live in a really docile neighborhood. So therefore, it really is them showing affection towards me. Also, for the fact that cats can carry diseases, if you care for your pet properly and take it to the vet for shots and check-ups, then you can prevent the animals from getting them in the first place. My cats have bit me while I was playing with them before, and they never *hurt me* hurt me, and I've never gotten sick afterwards.
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