Are you a cat person or a dog person? Take our quiz!

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If you suspect that there's a difference between those who prefer the company of cats and those who enjoy spending time with dogs, you just might be on to something. Studies have found measurable differences in the personality traits of so-called 'cat people' and 'dog people.' This quiz should not under any circumstances be mistaken for an actual psychological assessment, but it is based on empirical data that we will share with you at the end.  

Answer each question with the description that more closely matches your personality. This quiz is 25 questions. 

1. Any time someone rubs my belly, my first impulse is to...

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Happily kick my leg.

Draw blood.



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