Breathtaking Revelation: Man Raised With Canines Unveils Fascinating Reason Behind His Love for Felines


A Man from New York City Reveals Why He Thinks Cats Are Better Than Dogs

A man from New York City has gone viral on social media after revealing that he thinks that felines are better than canines, even though he was raised with dogs.

Introducing the Viral Video

In a video shared on TikTok on September 15, under the username mikelslate, the poster can be seen lying on his bed, pretending to be asleep, as his small kitten, Pucci, lies on his head, using him as a human pillow. He can be heard saying: “How am I supposed to get up? I’m never getting a dog again. Cats for life!” before bursting into laughter as his goofy kitten falls over while trying to get the best sleeping position.

A Change in Perspective

The heartwarming post comes with a caption that says: “My first time ever owning a cat. After being raised with dogs. My whole life has changed lol. Cats 4 life. I pretend to be asleep so she doesn’t move.” This is followed by: “I’m. Obsessed. With. Her.”

A Growing Popularity

While cats’ popularity continues to grow, dogs are still America’s favorite pet. According to data published by Forbes, as of 2022, 44.5 percent of U.S. households own dogs, while only 29 percent of households own cats. Between the years 2016 and 2022, the percentage of American households that own dogs increased by 6.1 percentage points, from 38.4 percent to 44.5 percent. At the same time, the percentage of households that own cats increased by 4 percentage points, from 25 percent to 29 percent.

Reactions to the Video

The video quickly went viral and has so far received more than 8.4 million views and 1.8 million likes on TikTok. Many users expressed their love for cats in the comments section. One user, Putz_inator, commented: “Cats really are adorable. I don’t know how people don’t like them.” Meghan said: “I was a dog person but we got a cat. I am in love!!” DownOnTheChatt wrote: “Everyone is a cat person…..some people just don’t know it yet.” Susbur10 added: “After only having dogs, we adopted brother & sister kittens during the pandemic. OMG!! We are NEVER getting a dog again. Enjoy being a cat dad!!” Another user, AshieK, commented: “The dilemma of cat owners worldwide: how to go to work when the cat is on you.”

An Unverified Case

Newsweek reached out to mikelslate for comment via Instagram. However, the details of the case could not be verified.

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Micheal Kurt

I earned a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science from Oregon State University. He is an avid sports lover who enjoys tennis, football, and a variety of other activities. He is from Tucson, Arizona, and is a huge Cardinals supporter.

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