11 Differences Between Cats And Dogs During The Holidays

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They’re both equally adorable, but they celebrate the holidays very differently.

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1. Cats will climb your tree…

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…and dogs will use it as a place to pee.

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2. Cats will pose for all of your holiday pictures…

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…and dogs will just get shy.

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3. Cats are curious about your decorations…

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…and dogs just want to rip open all the pretty boxes.

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4. Dogs are so excited for everyone coming over to visit! Parties! Family! People!

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…but cats just want a silent night.

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5. Dogs will ask nicely for presents from Santa…

…cats just expect them.

6. Cats will want to give Santa meme cookies…

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…and dogs will eat everything before he even gets there.

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7. On Christmas morning, cats will wake you up at the crack of dawn (probably because they’re hungry)…

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…and dogs will still be sleeping (probably because they were too excited to fall asleep the night before).

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8. Cats will give gifts that are all about them…

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…dogs will give you a gift and immediately want to play.

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9. Dogs will help open the rest of your presents…

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…and cats will just hide.

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10. Dogs will help you keep track of all the bows…

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…cats won’t. Nope. Certainly not.

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11. After all the excitement, dogs nap on the couch…

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…and cats? They’re back in the tree.

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