Who is man's best friend? Some say the dog, some say the cat....what is your opi

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  1. The Examiner-1 profile image60
    The Examiner-1posted 8 years ago

    Who is man's best friend? Some say the dog, some say the cat....what is your opinion?

  2. lisavollrath profile image89
    lisavollrathposted 8 years ago


    This guy. He's everybody's best friend. All day. Every day. Usually, with a tennis ball in his mouth.

  3. profile image0
    belizaposted 8 years ago

    Definitely a dog. I've owned both and cats are wonderful but they are much more independent. Dogs are your best friend, they are loyal and they miss you when you're gone.

  4. B Lucy profile image59
    B Lucyposted 8 years ago

    Dogs, Dogs, Dogs!!!  I love all animals . . and have owned both.  But cats are their own best friends while dogs live and breathe to be with their pack leader!  Mine is at my feet right now!  = )

  5. m abdullah javed profile image73
    m abdullah javedposted 8 years ago

    Hi. My answer begins with a question, what do you mean by a friend? If it is a soul with loving caring and sharing attitude coupled with a sense of responsibility and understanding of virtues and vices, than it should be a man. A man can be a man's best friend. It's a prerequisits of social obligation with which a person is recognised. As the saying goes, "show me your friends and I will tell you what you are" - As far other animals and creatures are concerned, I believe that everything has been brought into existence to serve the human kind. We should love them and treat in as good manner as possible, but they can't be regarded as our friends. If anyone, owing to helping nature, regards an animal as his friend than why can't he be his relative?
    Similarly there are many creatures that are more beneficial to us in one or the other way, sun, moon, water, trees, vehicles...then why is that no relationship is mentioned with these?  The matter is simple relationship of socially obligatory nature must be among humans where as with the rest of creatures we should have loving and caring bonding.

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image60
      The Examiner-1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Since it has been a while in my asking, all that I remember is that the best friend was a human.

  6. PhoenixV profile image64
    PhoenixVposted 8 years ago

    I have cats now but I used to have dogs. Both of these can give lots of companionship and love. I have found that the more love an attention you give, pets will return that.

  7. Suhail and my dog profile image84
    Suhail and my dogposted 8 years ago

    It depends.

    For me, it is the dog. But for my sister, it is her cat.

  8. dashingscorpio profile image84
    dashingscorpioposted 8 years ago

    It depends on the individual. Outside of myself and wife I would say Music/TV or some form of entertainment would be my best friend.
    I've never been one who enjoyed animals enough to want to pickup feces, pay for grooming, and expensive vet bills, or having to find a sitter or make other accommodations for them in order to have a simple weekend getaway or leave for vacation.
    I have no children either. smile
    Lastly I'm not interested in forming a bond with something I know that is going to die within 10-20 years (if not sooner). There are enough (people's  deaths) to morn in my life as it is.

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image60
      The Examiner-1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, the only pets I have ever had are wild birds.

  9. Zaina Star profile image60
    Zaina Starposted 8 years ago

    For me Cat ! She's like my kid.Sometimes whem i'm sad,i talk to her and she looks at me as if she's listening and understanding each n everything.I love her n she's my bestie !

  10. loamejan profile image62
    loamejanposted 8 years ago

    In my opinion, it is a dog. For many centuries have passed Dog was the symbol of man's best friend.

  11. peachpurple profile image82
    peachpurpleposted 8 years ago

    i don't have any friends let alone best friends, so my bet is my cat, is the man's best friend. Sorry, i don't own a doggie, maybe next time but i hate to pick up the poo

    1. The Examiner-1 profile image60
      The Examiner-1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I hate that too - AND I DO NOT EVEN OWN A DOG! How is it taking care of a cat? Any messes to clean up? Expensive?

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