The Truth About Cats and Dogs

There are some new stats on whether cats or dogs are more beloved in the U.S. As it turns out, pet ownership in general has declined by about 9 million in the past 5 years. But here’s where picking the most popular pet gets a bit sticky. You see, dogs rule when it comes to the number of households they’re in (36.5%) rather than felines (30.4%.) But, because cat households tend to include more than one, cats outnumber dogs 74 million to 70 million. That latter bit is news you might want to deliver to your dog while its sitting or laying down.

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