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Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person

Are You...





A Cat Person



or



A Dog Person?





Pet Ownership

Cats

Pets Owned

in The US

Dogs





Birds



16 M Reptiles 86 M



13 M

62% Other 78 M



16 M

of US homes have

at least one pet





Dog and Cat People





Cat people and dog people appear to have



quite distinct personalities





41% 74%



of people identify as of people identify as



a cat person a dog person





People with both dogs and cats tend to be



more like dog people





Cat People Dog People





More likely to be women Personality More likely to be men





11% more likely 15% more likely

to be introverts to be extroverts





11% more 50% more likely

unconventional to be conservative





Less likely to be dominant 11% more conscientious



assertive



More likely to be creative 13% more agreeable





More likely to be liberal More likely to be trusting





36% more likely to stick More likely to seek attention

with their friends at a party at social gatherings









21% more likely to try and rescue 67% more likely to call animal institutions

stray kittens to help stray kittens





21% more likely to enjoy ironic humor 30% more likely to enjoy impressions and

and puns slapstick humor





33% more likely to prefer babysitting 36% more likely to enjoy outdoor activities

a friend's kids to looking after their dogs





Education





17% more likely to 28% more likely

have completed a to be students

graduate degree







Location







29% more likely to live in the city 30% more likely to live in a rural area



33% more likely to live alone More likely to be married



2x as likely to live in an apartment 28% more likely to be homeowners







Technology





Less inclined to be early adopters 2% more likely to be early

adopters of technology





7% more likely 23% more likely to

to be Android users own an iPhone





10% more likely 36% more likely to use

to use Twitter a pop song as a ringtone





11% more likely to use 33% more likely to use

a physical address book a display picture of

a child or pet, rather

than their own picture





Preferences





27% more likely to prefer individual 9% more likely to think

competition to team competition of zooz as happy places





Less likely to jog or cycle Slightly more fashion-conscious





11% less likely to be fashion-conscious 24% more likely to have kids





25% more likely to consider 11% more likely to know

George Harrison their favorite Beatle their neighbors' names





18% more likely to consider

Paul McCartney their favorite Beatle







Favorite Book





A Confederacy of Dunces FREEDOM





INFINITE JEST Zeitoun





Pride and Prejudice and Zombies The Lost Symbol







Favorite TV Shows





D A M A G E S CurbyourEnthusiasm



REAL TIME American EVERYBODY

WITH CSI : Idol LOVES

BILL MAHER CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION RAYMOND





Favorite Music





NEW ELECTRONIC CLASSIC JAM PSYCEDELIC REGGAE

WAVE ROCK BANDS ROCK





No Difference?



hi! hi!



Equally likely to talk to animals





Equally likely to have Equally likely to dislike

a four-year degree animal print clothing





Equally likely to Equally likely to feel

enjoy musical theater close to nature





Equally likely to use social media Equally likely to be optimists

Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person

shared by punkrobby on Jun 06, 2013 in Animals

Are You a Cat Person or a Dog Person

shared by punkrobby on Jun 06, 2013 in Animals

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id you know that the type of pet you care for says a lot about your personality? Cat people and dog people have quite distinct differences in their personalities. For example, cat people are more like...
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