It's no secret I'm an animal lover, and I own two dogs. Growing up as a kid, I did have a cat, Boots. Boots lived forever. But to say I'm a lover of cats, would be off the mark. I don't dislike cats, but I do love dogs.

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Cats are so independent, as in they really don't need you. Dogs on the other hand, depend on you for food and you give them a reason to wag their tail. Cats don't really wag their tail.

24/7 Wall St. recently published the states with the most and least cat owners. And people do love cats. There are over 74 million cats living in over 36 million American households. That's a lot of puss-in-boot!

The states with the least amount of cat owners include Utah, Louisiana, New Jersey and Illinois.

The states with the most amount of cat owners, are-

  1. Vermont
  2. Maine
  3. Oregon

North Dakota ranks #24.

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