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Ten reasons why dogs are better than cats

Atul Paradkar tells Friday why he believes dogs make better pets than cats

  • Friday magazine
  • Published: 10:06 February 21, 2013
  • Friday

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  • If you’re a single woman over 35, with a dog you can avoid that whole ‘spinster’ or ‘cat lady’ pretext that goes with the territory.

1. They’re not called man’s best friend for nothing; they’re loyal and will always be there for you.

2. Can you imagine a cat bothering itself to run around a hillside, rounding up sheep? Dogs can work to earn their keep.

3. A growling Alsatian or a purring kitty – which would you rather protect your house from burglars?

4. Walking a dog will get you off the sofa watching reruns of Modern Family. Fellow dog walkers say hello, so you can make friends.

5. Two words: litter box.

6. If you’re a single woman over 35, with a dog you can avoid that whole ‘spinster’ or ‘cat lady’ pretext that goes with the territory.

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7. A dog will gladly fetch your newspaper (or copy of Friday) in the morning. A cat? No chance.

8. When was the last time you saw a cat helping a blind man cross the road?

9. Dogs don’t bring you a ‘gift’ of a dead mouse or gecko.

10. Jerry always beats Tom. Need we say more?

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