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I've never wondered about this. I just love them all and it's good. I've seen smart cats and dumb cats. I've seen smart dogs and dumb dogs. I do know that if you interact with your babies they are far more social and smart.

Have a fabulous day. ☺


moby richard --hehehe

Monika & Sam

It's probably true that at least in my case, the dogs are smarter than their upright. I'm constantly losing the battle of wits. Makes me wonder if it's me or them? 😆


“When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.”

--A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

I have had that problem...mostly at work. Makes me glad I'm retired :)


Oh, Honey gets plenty of respect from me. I am continually amazed by her intelligence. :)

I bet you'll find this interesting--I read once about a study comparing the intelligence of wolves and dogs.

The researchers decided that wolves were more intelligent because they worked longer to solve a problem to get some food. The golden retrievers in the study gave up earlier and looked to their people for help in getting the food.

Not sure how asking for help (and getting it) is a sign of lower intelligence.


This was an early study and it mostly shows how dumb the researchers were. 

The Daily Pip

Interesting that bears and cats have the same number. Things may be a bit mixed up in our house as it sure seems like Rosie (cat) is smarter than Ruby (dog).

Melissa K. Clinton

I'm not sure which one is smarter but cats and dogs certainly seem to be able to train us! LOL!

Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song

Dogs and cats are still smarter than humans

the leather dog co

Interesting that bears and cats have the same number. Things may be a bit mixed up in our house as it sure seems like Rosie (cat) is smarter than Ruby (dog).


When this story aired on my morning news show and they talked about how many more neurons dogs had than cats, the anchor,
who owns three dogs herself, asked about the number of neurons these dogs were actually using? She went on to talk about her dogs and what they do. I don't think this study is the conclusion of the cat v. dog controversy.

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