Rocco the cat and Cassie the Golden Retriever share a moment at the ASPCA Holiday blessing for the animals at Christ Church on December 13, 2009 in New York City. - 

This final note today, just because we didn't get enough about cats with Ben Lashes. As seems appropriate after an interview like that, we're gonna quote Buzzfeed.

They crunched data from the American Veterinary Medical Association, and came up with a list of most cat-friendly and dog-friendly states in the country.

Louisiana and Alabama are the top two dog-loving/cat-hating states. Maine and Vermont go for cats over dogs by the biggest margin.

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