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Why God created cats and dogs

Posted by on February 10, 2013

My daddy found this and thought it was funny so asked me to post it.

A newly discovered chapter in the Book of Genesis has provided the answer to,
“Where do pets come from?”

Adam said, “Lord, when I was in the garden,
you walked with me everyday. Now I do not see you anymore. I am lonesome here
& it is difficult for me to remember how much you love me.”

And God
said, “No problem! I will create a companion for you that will be with you
forever and who will be a reflection of my love for you, so that you will love
me even when you cannot see me. Regardless of how selfish or childish or
unlovable you may be, this new companion will accept you as you are & will
love you as I do, in spite of yourself.”

And God created a new animal to
be a companion for Adam. And it was a good animal. And God was pleased. And the
new animal was pleased to be with Adam & he wagged his tail.

And Adam
said, “Lord, I have already named all the animals in the Kingdom & I cannot
think of a name for this new animal.”

And God said, “No problem! Because
I have created this new animal to be a reflection of my love for you, his name
will be a reflection of my own name, and you will call him DOG.”

And Dog
lived with Adam & was a companion to him & loved him. And Adam was
comforted. And God was pleased. And Dog was content & wagged his

After a while, it came to pass that Adam’s guardian angel came to
the Lord & said, “Lord, Adam has become filled with pride. He struts &
preens like a peacock & he believes he is worthy of adoration. Dog has
indeed taught him that he is loved, but perhaps too well.”

And the Lord
said, “No problem! I will create for him a companion who will be with him
forever & who will see him as he is. The companion will remind him of his
limitations, so he will know that he is not always worthy of

And God created CAT to be a companion to Adam. And Cat would
not obey Adam. And when Adam gazed into Cat’s eyes, he was reminded that he was
not the supreme being.

And Adam learned humility.

And God was

And Adam was greatly improved.

And Dog was

And the Cat didn’t give a hoot one way or the other.

Author unknown.