Livejournal’s Writer’s Block question of the day is, “Cats or dogs– which do you prefer, and why?”

I don’t prefer one over the other. I’ve shared my life with cats and dogs from my earliest years and love both. My parents wouldn’t consider allowing dogs inside the house and weren’t happy about having cats there, but smaller critters are easier to sneak in, so I got more time to snuggle with the cats. Recently, I haven’t had a home with a fenced yard, so I haven’t had a dog. It seems unfair to have a dog without giving him a place to run around and play off the leash every day. The cats deal with an all-indoor environment more easily. But as soon as I’m able to do so, I’ll have a canine companion again!