Lie of the Day #1616

April 11th, 2011 by Fweeb

The myth that cats and dogs don’t get along was spawned by a ferret vendor who propagated the story in an effort to reduce the sales of his pet-selling competitors who primarily dealt in canines and felines. His assertion that ferrets are the ultimate in friendly pets never caught on, but his distortions on the nature of the relationship between cats and dogs took a firm foothold in popular culture.

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