Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats

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Some pairings are just meant to be: peanut butter and chocolate, yin and yang, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. So it was only a matter of time before the stars in the universe lined up and suggested the collaboration between New York Times best selling author Bradley Trevor Greive and award-winning photographer Rachael Hale.

Teaming up on their first collaborative effort, Greive and Hale explain once and for all Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats. Now, before all you cat lovers find ...

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Overview

Some pairings are just meant to be: peanut butter and chocolate, yin and yang, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. So it was only a matter of time before the stars in the universe lined up and suggested the collaboration between New York Times best selling author Bradley Trevor Greive and award-winning photographer Rachael Hale.

Teaming up on their first collaborative effort, Greive and Hale explain once and for all Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats. Now, before all you cat lovers find your fur standing on end, Greive is quick to stress that he is simply "prodog, not anticat. The purpose of this book is not to criticize cats or their owners, but to champion the many exceptional virtues unique to dogs."

What are these unique attributes that make canine companions superior to their feline fiends? (Oops, we meant friends.) Consider the following:

Put simply:

* Dogs are social. Cats are sociopaths.

* Dogs match up to people. People must match up to cats.

* Dogs teach us patience. Cats test our patience.

* Dogs give and give. Cats are the gift that keeps on grifting.

The bottom line is this: Dogs want love. Cats want fish.

Although Greive admits that there is something to be said for "soft, warm, and sleepy" (a.k.a. cats) as captured in Hale's cuddly feline photographs, he concludes that dogs would be the only ones with character enough to admit this fact, thereby once again positioning themselves as the superior pet, confidant, admirer, and friend.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740785139
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/20/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 343,797
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Since the debut of his international bestseller The Blue Day Book, Bradley Trevor Greive has become a household name in more than 115 countries. A former Australian paratrooper, BTG left the army to pursue more creative misadventures. He has been bitten by wild monkeys and rabid bats and was accepted into Russia’s cosmonaut training program–though those incidents were, by and large, unrelated. BTG spends most of his time in a tiny Tasmanian hamlet.
 

Photographer and bestselling author Rachael Hale is one of the world's most popular and successful photographers. Her endearing images have been published on greeting cards, calendars, posters, and stationery around the world, and her books have sold over 2.5 million copies in 11 languages.

Born and raised in New Zealand, Rachael now lives in the south of France with her husband Andrew and their Dalmatian Boxer-cross named Kizzie.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2014

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    Cats do NOT suck its dogs with their slobbering yuckiness dogs aren't that bad but cats are awesome.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2012

    If you

    Read this book you shouldnt like cats anymore. They suck. I hate them. They do nothing but take up your time and money and give almost nothing in return. Get a dog and its family. Get a cat and it seems like just another mouth to feed. Get a life people. And they dont smell good at all

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2012

    Meow

    Cats rule

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2013

    Wow

    I have this book and its awesome! It is good for cat lovers too even though its title is why dogs are better than cats. I love cats more than dogs but this book is still good. (Btw, first review, you should buy the book, the anticat book) Buy this! It is not a waste of money! ;)

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  • Posted January 11, 2010

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    What's not to love?

    This book and pictures are fantastic! Funny and I loved every bit of it. A must read for dog lovers and cat lovers with a sense of humor! (I love cats too) Dogs are my babies :-)

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