November 23, 2010
Written by Torrey · Filed Under Science
3 Responses to “Oxford University Study Finds Dogs Are Smarter Than Cats”
Interesting theory, but I’ve had both dogs and cats for many decades – and the cats have *always* exhibited more intelligent behavior, in my opinion. According to http://knol.google.com/k/canine-senses-how-dogs-smell# , “Given that a canine brain is one tenth of the size of a human one, that means the canine brain has forty times as much of its brain devoted to smell as we do.” So dogs are vastly more interested in yesterday’s underpants than they are the Evening Times.
Cats are definitely smarter! Just because cats don’t do what we want them to when we want them to do it–jump through our hoops–hang on our every action–does not make them less intelligent–in fact, in my opinion, it makes them more so,
I’ve had numerous dogs and cats throughout my life. Cats are definitely smarter. Dogs being very DEPENDENT doesn’t necessarily mean they are more SOCIAL. Cat’s are incredibly social without demanding constant attention like a two-year-old.
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