CATS vs. DOGS
Their war is an endless one. Don't let those few videos and pictures you see of a cat licking a dog clean, or of a dog nestling up next to a cat for sleepy time fool you. Theirs is a battle that shall be waged for an eternity. So, while we
wait for the inevitable Dogpocalypse and Catmageddon, let us better understand these noble creatures that we now call our lovable pets.
DOGS HAVE BEEN DOMESTICATED FOR OVER X 14,000 years.
CATS HAVE BEEN DOMESTICATED FOR OVER 7,000 years.
DOGS ARE DESCENDENTS FROM WOLVES
which entered villages in the Northern Hemisphere originally looking for food.
CATS BELONG TO THE FELIDAE FAMILY
and believed to have evolved 12 million years ago.
BUT DOGS HAVE A BETTER SENSE OF SMELL
Their wet noses dissolve the scent molecules and help them detect smells that mere humans cannot perceive.
DOGS ARE OMNIVORES CATS ARE CARNIVORES
+ TAORINE + ARACHIDONIC ACID = SURVIVAL.
(They are necessary ingredients in cat food.)
NATURALLY PRODUCE THE ACID AND DO NOT REQUIRE AS MUCH TAURINE.
Odor-sensitive cells in their nose:
200 million 19 million 5 million.
CATS HAVE A BETTER SENSE OF HEARING THAN DOGS.
Their upper range goes to 60 to 65 kiloherz, which enables them to hear both their kittens and the ultrasonic calls of rodents.
THE MOST INTELLIGENT DOG BREEDS:
(cats generally possess the same intelligence no matter what breed.)
IN ONE STUDY, IT WAS FOUND THAT CATS POSSESS A VISUAL MEMORY ABILITY COMPARABLE TO THAT OF MONKEYS.
But... one study showed that dog short term memories outperformed cat short term memories for periods of time up to 60 seconds.
DOG NOSE PRINTS ARE AS UNIQUE AS HUMAN FINGER PRINTS. and can be used to identify them.
OWNERSHIP IN 77.5million people own dogs
Average life of a dog is 12-14 years $$$ over a lifetime.
Small/Medium dogs cost....$7,240-$I2,700.
Large/Giant dogs cost.........$5.850-$7.950.
URINE SMELLS WURSE THAN & URINE.
This contains small crystals that that fuse to surfaces and are immune to common household cleaners.
According to a recent study from the University of Bristol in England, people with cats are more likely to have university degrees than those with dogs. yet...
93.6 million people own cats Average life of a cat is 9-15 years.
$$$ over a lifetime...
Indoor cats cost..... ..$8.620-$11275.
Outdoor cats cost...................$2.445-$4.I50.
According to a study from the Queen‘s University in Belfast, dog owners have lower blood pressure and cholesterol; suffer fewer minor ailments and serious medical problems, and arc generally healthier.
http://www.bbc co uk/noture/onimoli/pe?i/coii.ihirnl ;