Dog vs. Cat: Top Five Reasons

Published on Topic: Pets

In a recent SheByShe survey we queried over 1000 women about their pet-related opinions. We learned that women love their pets! Eighty-five percent of the participating women said their pet is their best friend. We asked women to cite their preference of dog versus cat, and to tell us why they had that preference.


Fifty-nine percent of the women taking the survey said dog is their pet of choice. Here are the top 5 reasons why:

1.     More affectionate.

2.  Better companions.

3.     Unwavering loyalty.

4.     Interactive and playful.

5.     More mobile – able to travel.

And, on the other side of the coin, 41 percent of participating women prefer a cat, and here are their top 5 reasons:

1.     Easier to care for.

2.     More self-sufficient.

3.     Cleanliness.

4.   Cuddly.

5.     Personality: mysterious, affectionate, independent.