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May 21, 2012

Cats vs. Dogs (in their own words).

(Dog Art by Brian Rubenacker via Etsy)

Many attempts have been made to psychoanalyze cats and dogs and get a taste of their internal monologues and different personalities.

Although their true selves remain a mystery for now, humanity still hopes to, some day, unveil all their pets’ secrets and decode their every thought and feeling.

The following excerpt, extracted from a Cat and a Dog’s respective diaries, proves that our suspicions aren’t entirely wrong:

(Via Tumblr)

 

Bonus: this video is not a clip from a movie, it’s reality.

 

Are cats too dramatic?

(Via Tumblr)

“Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.” ~ Joseph Wood Krutch

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“I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.”

~ Rita Rudner

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“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”

~ Ann Landers

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“Cats are smarter than dogs. You can’t get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.”

~ Jeff Valdez

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“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”

~ Josh Billings

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“Of all God’s creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with a cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat.” ~ Mark Twain

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Dogs come when they are called; cats take a message and get back to you.” ~ Mary Bly

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So do you meow or do you woof? (Or both?)

 

 

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SOFLY_Anna May 26, 2012 6:36pm

This is great, Andrea! I love cats and dogs:-)

drmahoney May 22, 2012 12:05am

Dogs are smarter http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/5

According to Professor Donald Broom of the Cambridge University Veterinary School, "[Pigs] have the cognitive ability to be quite sophisticated. Even more so than dogs and certainly [more so than human] 3-year-olds
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2009/jun/16/psy
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/unleashed/2009/12
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwvSZX6sIC4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc9xq-TVyHI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gKPpXkPzFA&fehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2BfzUIBy9A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTLxAzNnTyw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rgBuZdNgNM

Dogs as intelligent as two-year-old children http://www.telegraph.co.uk
Dogs are as intelligent as the average two-year-old child, according to research by animal psychologists.

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Andrea Balt

Co-Founder / Editor in Chief of Rebelle Society, Wellness Alchemist at Rebelle Wellness & Creativity Curator at Creative Rehab. Unfinished book with a love for greens, bikes and poetry; raised by wolves & adopted by people; not trying to make art but to Be Art. Holds a BA in Journalism & Mass Communication, an MFA in Creative Writing & a Holistic Health Coach degree from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition®. In her work she tries to reflect the wholeness of the human experience by combining Art & Health + Brains & Beauty + Darkness & Brilliance into a more alive, unabridged and unlimited edition of ourselves. She is also on a quest to reinstate Creativity as one of our essential Human Rights to (hopefully and soon) be included in the UN Declaration. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram and sign up for her Monthly Stroke of Renaissance.