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“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”

— Christopher Hitchens, Author, Columnist, Essayist, Orator, Religious and Literary Critic, Social Critic, and Journalist

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“And how should we behave during this Apocalypse? We should be unusually kind to one another, certainly. But we should also stop being so serious. Jokes help a lot. And get a dog, if you don’t already have one.”

–Kurt Vonnegut, Author

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Kurt Vonnegut and his Dog (Photo: Jill Kremmentz for The New York Times)

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“New Rule: If you’re one of the one-in-three married women who say your pet is a better listener than your husband, you talk too much. And I have some bad news for you: Your dog’s not listening, either; he’s waiting for food to fall out of your mouth.”

–Bill Maher, Comedian

A Quote for Tuesday Urban Dog

Bill Maher and his Dog (Photo: Elizabeth Lippman for the The New York Times)

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“If you make a fool of yourself in front of a cat, he will sneer at you, if you are sober; he will leave the room if you are drunk. If you make a fool of yourself in front a dog, he will make a fool of himself, too.”

— Chuck Jones, Animator

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