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View Poll Results: Are you a cat person or a dog person?
I like cats, they are warm and fuzzy 35 25.74%
I like dogs, they are warm and fuzzy 37 27.21%
I like cats and dogs, they are both warm and fuzzy 51 37.50%
I can't stand either cats or dogs 4 2.94%
I really don't care, so long as they stay away from my bikes 9 6.62%
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Old 04-28-08, 06:39 PM   #1
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Are you a cat person or a dog person

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Old 04-28-08, 06:45 PM   #2
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I like all the little beasties, but prefer dogs. I like a relationship where I feel sure it is mutual.
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Perhaps we need some responses here from those who like cats vs. those who like dogs as to the success of their marriages?

Personally, neither my wife nor I would ever have a dog or a cat, and our marriage is fine.

I don't mind a dog for about 5 minutes, and they absolutely LOVE me. As for cats, some are ok, but most not.
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I suppose I should have changed my avatar before posting this one of course........
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Perhaps we need some responses here from those who like cats vs. those who like dogs as to the success of their marriages?

Like cats, tolerate dogs, not married.

So what does that mean?
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Like cats, tolerate dogs, not married.

So what does that mean?
Have you consulted your psycatriast lately?
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Doggone it, niauw.
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Old 04-28-08, 07:18 PM   #8
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Love all critters. Still married to the first wife. But on full moons she makes me sleep in the car.
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Like cats, tolerate dogs, not married.

So what does that mean?
Detest cats, can tolerate dogs to an extent but wouldn't want to own one, and Mrs. Catweazle feels exactly the same way.

I guess that means 'harmony' in one aspect of the relationship, at least!
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Two cats, one my shop "helper" and one dog. Never have my wife and I been without at least one each cat and dog. Kids are grown now. Sorry Catweazle, guess we differ here but I would still love to visit Oz and ride with you.

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Perhaps we need some responses here from those who like cats vs. those who like dogs as to the success of their marriages?
I like dogs, especially Shelties. I'm just not ready for the time and energy one needs right now. Having said that, I also have to consider Jack Russell Terriers as one factor contributing to the end of my marriage.

We also had up to 7 canaries, various rehabbed wild birds and a tarantula. I really liked the canaries and learned a lot about life from them. The rehabbed wild birds were so cool and the tarantula was sooo weird. I think that the birds helped the marriage.
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I generally like other people's cats and dogs. I generally like other people's children, too...
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Any other choices besides cat or dog??

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I like dogs.
They seem to like me too.
They chase me all the time when I'm on my bike.
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We have both. In general I'm a dog person but our cat is pretty cool for a cat. I'm married to my first and last wife.

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Love 'em both and have had lots of both! We are down to one elderly cat, whom we love dearly. But we are mutually in agreement that after she goes, we're ready to be petless for a while.
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It depends on what else is on the menu.
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I prefer squirrels (outside) and Parakeets (inside).
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I love 'em both, but right now we are owned by three cats.
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I could never say anything bad about cats.


There is one sitting on the back of my neck right now..................watching..................one sharp little claw tap tapping on my neck
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I would vote 'dog', except that Wilfred, the world's best Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, has never considered himself a dog. He thinks of himself as Jeeves (and is emotionally intelligent enough to acknowledge that there might be a few skill gaps where flatulence and food theft are concerned)
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It means that you are afraid of dying drunk, single and covered in cat hair...
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I must be really flexible on the subject, since I like both dogs and cats, but I'm okay living without either one too. Our dogs got really old (for dogs) and had to be put down; our cats get in fights and put each other down. Such is life.

Now we have one cat (outside only), and that's fine with me.

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