I don't think a person's preference in pets makes them more or less intelligent than the next person. I do think people who have cats probably have to be more patient people because cats seem more likely to push boundaries and can be harder to train.
I also don't think a person's preference has any (real) implications regarding intelligence. I know there has been speculation but I don't think it has much merit.
I do think certain personality traits would be more frequently associated with cat/dog people, though.
Due to not receiving email for a few days, (several people had that), I did not know that anyone else had entered an answer.
I heard on a radio show that cat people are smarter than dog people. I did not say that - they did. I do not even have any pets.
Interesting question, Kevin. When I first read your question, I thought, oh no, Kevin is going to open up a can of worms on this one, then I read a bit further in your commenting that you heard it on the radio. Wonder how they determined such? Hey, I am both, so wonderful what that makes me : )
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