The difference between cats and dogs summed up in one video

Needless to say, the cat takes a slightly more direct approach to education.

 

Michelle Jaworski

Internet Culture

Published Jan 20, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 8:55 pm CDT

If you weren’t aware of just how different cats and dogs are, look no further than how they teach their children to tackle the stairs.

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For the dog, it’s nothing but patience as its puppy tackles the daunting task. There’s some coaxing and playfulness involved, but after some nodding and encouragement, it’s ultimately a victory for parent and child.

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But when it comes to the cat and its parenting skills, things play out a little differently.

Any doubt that a cat’s reputation for being a total jerk disappears once its direct approach to the stairs is put on display.

Photo via srwacr/YouTube

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*First Published: Jan 20, 2014, 11:35 am CST