Crazy dating advice
If your date asks about animals, just say “Oh yes, I love them.” Speak about endangered species, makeup tests in rabbits’ eyes, the horrors of organized dogfighting and “Is that really true about the strings on tennis racquets?!
” Or if it’s more your style, tell an exciting story about your big-game hunter exploits, or how you rid your neighborhood of rats.
It’s so fun to see all my neighbors walking their dogs in the morning. ” Maybe even talk about that special companion you had as a child (always a good heart-warmer), but don’t let them see the truth about you today … There’s no bigger anti-cat snob than a dog owner, and vice-versa. Even though you knew the second they mentioned their pussycat that your dog would never put up with those in the house, just take a deep breath, and let in the good news: Now you know you are both animal lovers—a beautiful thing to have in common.
The wife had grown up with big dogs, and the husband had always had a few cats.
We all know the phrase “crazy cat lady,” conjuring images of bathrobed bitties sprinkling cat chow into bowls as hordes of filthy yowling tabbies descend. But there’s not much talk of crazy dog ladies or crazy dog guys.
It’s not associated with a red flag on a first date—or so we think.
Just keep it about you, and not about who’s stretched out on your couch or pillowcases.
If they ask specifically about pets, throw out “Yes I do have a pet. ” Or, “Yes, now that you mention it, my building allows animals.