Most people think that this is still an open question, but these indisputable scientific facts clearly show that cats have the edge. #TeamCat

1. Cats are better athletes.<br >Here is a standard picture of a dog attempting to catch an easy goal in ultimate frisbee.

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… and here is a picture taken right after a cat has executed an impressive reverse steal by employing the wedge defense.

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2. Cats have a better business sense.<br >Here is a picture of a dog taking out his last few dollars of savings to buy treats that he doesn’t need …

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… meanwhile, here’s a cat using a trendy Japanese piggy bank to deposit some money she earned trading derivatives in the OTC market.

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3. Cats will not try to eat your baby.<br >When you leave a dog alone with a baby for even one second, they begin to think that it must be snack time …

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… whereas cats make excellent and responsible babysitters. Some babies who are nurtured by cats even learn to play new instruments, and in a few cases, to speak foreign languages.

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4. Cats know how to follow directions.

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5. Cats do not believe in conspiracy theories.<br >Here are some dogs who are convinced that their tinfoil hats will protect them from mind-reading by the government …

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… and here is a cat who is merely wearing a tasteful aluminum headpiece because it is the latest fashion.

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6. Cats have more impressive jobs.<br >These dogs are making sure their ties are on straight so that their boss over at the dog food factory doesn’t dock their pay …

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This is their boss.

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7. Cats have a better eye for interior design.<br >This picture shows what happens when you let your cats design a home …

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Meanwhile, dog-operated interior design firms are struggling to find a niche in the market.

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8. Cats are more talented pole dancers.<br >Here is a picture of a dog after a grueling and demeaning day working the pole at a local strip club.

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Here is a picture of a cat after only five minutes at the same club.

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9. Cats are better at hugging.<br >Compare, for instance, this maudlin play for the tawdry attentions of the lowbrow …

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… with this heartfelt, private moment of sincere loyalty and affection.

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10. Cats know what to do when they find a bucket.<br >These dogs are confused and scared, and they are using every last ounce of their brain capacity to rue the day that they ever found themselves in a bucket.

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Alternatively, here are some cats who are completely and radically reinventing the very notion of “bucket,” with an impressive combination of brainpower, tenacity, and positive thinking.

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11. Cats are more refined dinner companions.<br >Here is a dog yucking it up with the locals at a local greasy spoon.

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… and here is a cat who has just immensely enjoyed a collette-supreme-aux-choux-fleurs, but who was so fascinated by the dinner conversation about Habermas’s Dialectic Of Enlightenment that he has completely forgotten to save room for his creme brulee.

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12. Cats are more gifted scholars.

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13. Cats have more practical and creative personal grooming solutions.

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14. Cats are better at their jobs.<br >Here’s a photo that was taken of a cat just after she decided to employ more negative space to create tension and dynamism in the logo she is working on.

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This dog’s computer is not plugged in.

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15. Cats don’t kiss asses …

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… Asses kiss them.

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16. Cats don’t mistake themselves for a flower.

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17. Cats are more gifted chess players.<br >This photograph shows a cat who is memorizing Capablanca’s greatest chess endings by playing them through against herself.

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And this is a picture of a dog who is attempting to use the Sicilian defense against a Queen’s pawn opening. By a cockatiel.

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18. Cats know how to have fun at a slumber party.

These cats rented Dirty Dancing for their slumber party.

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These bulldogs rented Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.

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This also happened.

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19. Cats are better drivers.<br >This picture shows a cat expertly negotiating rush-hour traffic on her way to put out a house fire.

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These dogs are all drunk.

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