Business enterprise Insider spoke with John Bradshaw, anthrozoologist and author of The Animals Among Usabout the dissimilarities in personalities amongst doggy owners and cat owners. 

Mr Bradshaw stated “Individuals refer to them selves as doggy people today or cat people today and I think that the temptation is to think that signifies that that is the form of pet that they have but when people today have studied this, they observed that truly there is not actually any wonderful marriage amongst them.”

“I think what some people today suggest when they say they’re a doggy particular person is it signifies they are masculine and decisive while when people today say they’re a cat particular person it’s possible they’re far more impartial and potentially a bit far more feminine. So they’re not always speaking about the animals them selves, they’re speaking about the way they venture their own personalities on the excellent cat or the excellent doggy.”

“There is a compact difference in identity amongst the average identity amongst doggy owners and cat owners but it is comparatively compact.”

“Cat owners are intended to be a very little bit far more neurotic than doggy owners are, for case in point.”

“But there is an massive quantity of overlap and I think that is actually the important level, is that the alternative of animal is substantially far more to do with a way of living alternative than a identity detail, that any form of particular person can bond with possibly species. It just may well be less complicated for someone who lives in the nation to have a doggy or someone who lives in the metropolis to have a cat.”

You can find out far more about Dr John Bradshaw’s ebook here.

Created and filmed by Jasper Pickering. Research by Fraser Moore.