Thursday, February 11, 2010

Well, Duh!

The pet blog's headline grabbed my attention: “That Crazy Cat Lady May Be a Genius”!

Am I surprised that people who care for and live with cats are smarter than dog owners? This talking point is one of many to have emerged from a new study just released by a professor at Bristol University, in the United Kingdom.

Apparently cat caregivers (referred to as “owners” in the UK) are more likely to have advance educational degrees than dog owners in the UK. A poll of 2,524 households indicates that 47.2 percent of those with a cat have at least one person who received a degree, compared with 38.4 percent of homes with dogs. So says the BBC News report.

Next thing we know, we’ll be reading glowing references in Newsweek articles such as, “There Goes That Genius Cat Lady Again.”

Query of the Day: Who is your smartest cat?

1 comment:

  1. Pharaoh's probably the smartest as he loves watching TV and tries to open doors by twisting the door knobs, although Mia is pretty smart as well as she has attempted typing on my laptop once she discovered tapping on the keyboard makes things appear on the monitor!