Financial Face-Off: Owning a cat vs. owning a dog — which pet makes better financial sense?

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The face-off

If you’re not already a pet owner, headlines about pandemic pets may have you pondering pet parenthood. Some people strongly identify as either a cat or dog person, but others feel more flexible about their animal allegiances. If you’re on the fence about Fluffy vs. Fido, pull up a chair.

Why it matters