It’s easy to come up with five reasons why cats are better than dogs, but in case you need help coming up with your own reasons, you can browse through Business Insider’s list of reasons. Not surprisingly, one of the reasons is that cats are cheaper than dogs. However one other reason is that cats also have a lower carbon footprint than dogs, so cats are good for the planet too.

Perhaps the most impressive reason that cats are better than dogs is that cat people tend to score higher on intelligence tests. Naturally, just choosing a cat over a dog is enough to show intelligence right there, but it’s hard to argue against facts when cat people score better intellectually. What better way to raise your IQ than to adopt a cat?

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