There are some minuses when it comes to cat possession, however. A number of people suffer from allergies to cat dander, which can make it difficult to be around cats. Cats, naturally, prefer to sharpen their claws. Many a feline has been known to kill living room furniture using their claws, although a feline scratching post can sometimes provide as a good choice for the kitten.
So, you are most likely asking, what exactly are the drawbacks? Canines and puppies need a whole lot of attention, time and training, not to mention food, accessories, pet medications and veterinary health care. If your loved ones is on a very tight budget, or simply is too busy to give the dog the face-time it requires, a dog may not be the best option. If you're considering a dog or puppy as your loved ones pet, be sure you are able its' keep, and that you have enough time to spend training, hanging out and playing with your dog.