Cats are better than dogs
Debate Rounds (3)
My opponent will begin his argument in the first round however he must forfeit or leave the last Round blank in order to make this a fair debate.
Round 1: Con's intro and main points
Round 2: Pros intro and main points - con's contradictions
Round 3: Pros contradictions - cons forfeiture / blank space
Cats - a small mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractile claws. It is widely kept as a pet and many breeds have been developed.
Dogs - a domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, non-retractile claws, and a barking, howling, or whining voice.
Better - more desirable, satisfactory, or effective.
Standard rules really.
Forfeiture of any unplanned rounds means that they have lost.
Keep to the debate structure.
If con makes any new arguments in round 3 then he/she has lost automatically.
Much: 1.) adj.great in quantity, measure, or degree
2.) n. a great quantity, measure, or degree
3.) adv. to a great extent or degree; greatly; far
P.S. Sorry if my debate isn't structured the correct way, this is my first debate.
I will now use science to prove that cats are better than dogs...
- "Cats can detect a vast range of sound frequencies, from 55 Hz to 79 KHz. Dogs only manage between 67 Hz and 44 KHz." (1)
- "Cats can see in light levels six times lower than humans can. Dogs have decent night vision, too, but still they can see in light five times as dim." (1)
- "Cats even beat dogs in smell. While certain breeds of dogs, like bloodhounds, have up to 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses, most breeds have far fewer. The average cat sports approximately 200 million olfactory receptors, much more than the average dog." (1)
"According to a 2009 study, the area of land required to keep a medium-sized dog fed is larger than the amount needed to power two SUVs, roughly 0.84 hectares annually. A cat, however, requires far less energy to live, needing the equivalent of 0.15 hectares." (1)
- Cats also have significantly better balance. Ask yourself this question : "Have you ever seen a dog land on a fence?" I didn't think so.
- When cats walk, they lay their hindpaw almost exactly in the print left by the forepaw. This supreme precision is coupled with a streamlined musculature and a very flexible backbone. Since their spine has more vertebrae, they're also able to twist themselves as ably as a gymnast, which helps them navigate tight spaces and (almost) always land on their feet. (1)
Con states that "most dogs don't require much care." - I am honestly shocked. A dog requires walks, training, people to pick up their waste. Most dogs cannot be left alone at home and they cannot be left alone on holidays. Cats just need someone to come in once a day and put food in their bowl and that's it - in the worst case scenario they can just go in the garden and catch a mouse, a bird or a squirrel. Dogs rely heavily on others whereas cats are independent.
Dogs do what their owners say. This means they have very little free will.
"Dogs have masters. Cats have slaves."
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