If there weren't cats, would cat people be dog people?
If there weren't any cats, would the people who are cat people instead be dog people? Bunny people? Hamster people? Frog people? Or have no pets?
(I mean if there never were cats, not if they all just died off, because then I know cat people would be sad people.)
Just because cats wouldn't exist doesn't change the fact that dogs are still outdoor energetic animals. Some cat people might own a dog, but I would imagine they would go for another animal that has a similar personality to cats.
I think there's too much crossover between animal lovers and cat people to make a very good guess.
Dogs and cats have different daily care requirements and the choice of a cat rather than a dog can be based on that. There's also the rental thing to consider. Many people who rent can have cats and can't have dogs.
My guess is that some would have dogs but many would have some other pet with the qualities that they would have found attractive in cats. Since that likely varies from person to person it would be hard to figure out which animals those would be.
Interesting question. My guess is most "cat people" like me enjoy having cats around because they're playful, soft and cuddly, and independent enough not to require as attention as dogs. Of course, each cat has a different personality so some people might like them for other reasons. That said, I think the people who like those qualities in a pet would probably have found an animal with similar traits. If rabbits didn't enjoy chewing on things so much, that would be my choice.
No, I think perhaps a lot of cat people will not own pets. I think cat people relate to the personality of the animal. Cats are quiet, mysterious, independent and don't need as much attention/care as a dog. Cats are low-maintenance companions that are cute, friendly (most of the time) and chill. I would say a lot of cat people are introverted, type B people that lead relatively calm, peaceful lives.
if there is no cat, there would be tortoise people, slow and steady
I love all animals, but cats are my favorite. I for one can't be happy without a cat. I do love dogs but it is a different love. Have you ever considered the personality differences between dog people and cat people?
http://purrfectlove.net/2014/06/dog-lov … at-lovers/
While I consider myself a cat person, I am some where in the middle of the traits because I do love dogs as well. If cats didn't exist, yes I would own a dog but I would own just about any animal that was resonable to take care of. haha
by The Examiner-1 4 years ago
Who is smarter - dog people or cat people?
by Miss Paula 7 years ago
I'm a dog lover! She is the best dog she greets me every morning,when I get home from work she is the first one to the door. Cats Scare me!!!! they always look mean to me!!!!
by DaniellaWood 5 years ago
Are you a CAT person or a DOG person??I love all animals and adore little kitties when I see them, but there's just something I've always prefered about doggies. So I am therefore declaring myself as a "dog person"! Maybe it's because my family has always had dogs and no cats... So what...
by Shil1978 8 years ago
Are you a cat person or a dog person and why?
by Blake Atkinson 7 years ago
I'm a dog person. My girlfriend is a cat person. Will you help us settle this?Please support me with evidence haha. I won't vote you down if you like cats though!
by Candie V 9 years ago
If you had to choose: Are you a 'cat person' or a 'dog person'?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|