There are some minuses when it comes to cat possession, however. A number of people suffer from allergies to kitten dander, which can make it difficult to be around cats. Cats, by nature, prefer to sharpen their claws. Many a kitty has been known to ruin living room furniture with their claws, although a kitty scratching post can sometimes provide as a good alternative for the kitten.
So, you are probably asking, what exactly are the drawbacks? Puppies and puppies need a lot of attention, time and training, not to mention food, accessories, pet medications and veterinary care and attention. If your loved ones is on an extremely tight budget, or just is too active to give your dog the face-time it needs, a dog may well not be the best option. If you are considering a dog or puppy dog as your family pet, ensure you are able its' keep, and that you have the time to spend training, going out and playing with your dog.
The quantity of work, charge and time that goes into having a companion pet varies from pet to dog or cat, so let's take a look at different kinds of house animals, and which may be most suitable for you.