I suppose what type of personality you have could determine what type of animal you get, but what type of animal you have doesn't determine your personality. No matter what type of pet you get you still have to take care of them either way and give attention to them. Just because someone has a cat doesn't mean they don't like dogs, and vice versa. And some people don't have any animals at all but they're still the nicest people. Others might have birds or a hamster or fish instead. I think it all just comes down to what you or your family want, what fits into your schedule best, and what you want from your pet. Do you want a small pet that you don't have to look after much because you're working a lot or you just wanted to try out something small first to teach your child responsibility? Then you might choose a hamster or goldfish. If you want a pet that you can pet and cuddle up with but that is more independent, then you would get a cat. If you want a pet you can take outside for walks and to play then get a dog. It all depends. But someone having a pet or not having a pet, or what type of pet they have, doesn't make that person any better or worse than anyone else.