In Switzerland, Austria, and Turkey cats outnumber dogs three to one. On the other hand, in India pet dogs outnumber cats ten to one.
South America and large parts of Asia belong to the dogs, but cats rule the Middle East and parts of Africa. Brazil has more small dogs per capita than any other country - there are over 20,000,000 dogs under 20 pounds in Brazil.
Looking at the USA, the differences from place to place aren't that big, but there are a difference between cat loving and dog loving states.
The top three dog loving states are:
|1||Arkansas||810,000 cats||1,097,000 dogs||Dog to cat ratio: 1.35|
|2||New Mexico||533,000 cats||703,000 dogs||Dog to cat ratio: 1.32|
|3||Texas||5,565,000 cats||7,163,000 dogs||Dog to cat ratio: 1.29|
The top three cat loving states are:
|1||Massachusetts||1,593,000 cats||850,000 dogs||Cat to dog ratio: 1.87|
|2||Maryland||1,677,000 cats||915,000 dogs||Cat to dog ratio: 1.83|
|3||Maine||498,000 cats||300,000 dogs||Cat to dog ratio: 1.66|
Do you consider yourself a cat person or a dog person?
~ Maria Sadowski ~