Find Out Whether You’re a Cat or Dog Person Based on These Characteristics

Ah, the great pet debate: cats versus dogs. It seems like cat lovers and dog people are two nations divided, almost as if they’re sports teams. So, what’s with this pressure to pick one or the other? Why do we view these two types of animals like they’re the Red Soxs and the Yankees? 

Interestingly enough, there may be some credibility behind this opposition we’ve created. Whether you lean canine or feline, your choice is an indicator of your identity. Keep reading to see just how much your preference says about your personality, and vice versa. 

What’s Your Spirit Animal?

According to a recent survey conducted by the University of Texas, there are significant characteristics and values that can be assigned to “cat people” and “dog people.” 

Which one are you? 

Are you a Dog Person?

If you prefer dogs, you’re more likely to be a conscientious person who values duty and always having a plan. 

  • Self-disciplined
  • A planner
  • Dutiful 

There’s also a good chance that you’re more extroverted than introverted. Dog lovers often describe themselves as:

  • Outgoing
  • Enthusiastic
  • Energetic

Dog people aim to please. Those who relate to dogs more are often also:

  • Faithful
  • Affectionate
  • Trusting
  • Sociable 

Cat Person

Cat enthusiasts come with their own list of common traits. According to the survey, they’re generally open to new things. This perspective aligns with the following personality traits:

  • Curious 
  • Creative
  • Nontraditional

Err, we’re not saying this is you; however, cat lovers are also known for being kind of neurotic. If you like cats, you’re likely to also be: 

  • A worrier
  • Anxious 
  • Someone who experiences stress easily

Surprise, surprise, Team Cat is not as extroverted as Team Dog. Those who pick cats often enjoy their alone time more than socialization. This causes them to be more:

  • Thoughtful
  • Independent
  • Calculated

There’s One Commonality We Can Think Of...

Can you relate to these findings? Although these traits don’t apply in all instances, it’s interesting to know there are some pretty clear differences between the two types of animals. 

After pointing out these stark differences, we can think of one thing both pets have in common! The Pop ‘N Go ® Pets Playpen serves as a luxe getaway for both cats and dogs alike. Whether you have a creative cat or a dutiful dog, your pet will love the peace and quiet of their Pop ‘N Go tent. Shop yours here! 

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