How much does your pet reveal about your personality? Hunch.com recently conducted a study that can actually help you learn about someone depending on the pet they own.
Stereotypically, dog people are a little more outgoing while cat people tend to be a little more aloof because that is just how cats are. Cat people are also a little bit more emotional while dog people are known for their abrasive nature, ruthless efficiency and less than impressive dressing styles.
According to the study, Hunch polled a total of 222,651 people and grouped them into two categories; dog people and cat people, depending on what type of pet they owned or liked. These people were then issued with a series of questions ranging from politics to personality traits. Consequently, tens of millions of responses were analyzed to come up with the following conclusions.
The Basic Stats
On the other hand,
So what does this mean for you? Obviously, you may not agree with some of the statistics, but that pretty just shows you what personality Dog and Cat people are likely to have. It is also possible that you might love both pets. So it is also possible that these statistics might not mean anything to you.
Also, here is a comparison map of the United States defining cat ownership versus dog ownership. Orange states have more dog owners than cat owners, and purple states have more cat owners than dog owners: