1. Less attention required: There are much less responsibilities for a cat owner than dog. Cats are capable of finding amusement themselves. There is no need to walk them every day, they do not require too much time with their owners, and do not need to be bathed (I still do to my cat to wash out all the dead fur). 2. More considerate: Cats have a better sense of what you want at the moment and respect that. They do not bark loudly every now and then to annoy you or start licking your face at morning. 3. Keep your house insect free: Have arachnophobia or there are mosquitos, flies, or any creepy crawling midgets? Cats are for you. They have a string sense of smell and can hunt down those little pests with ease. Obviously, everyone has different experiences with pets and their personality determines whether they are more suitable for dogs or cats. I am way on the cats side to a point where I have........ well......... dogophobia where I try to avoid dogs if possible, and no I am not allergic to them.