Does religion influence your choice of pet?

MINNEAPOLIS — The Rev. Allen Kuss is a devout Catholic and the proud owner of a pug dog named Kiku-San.Kat Swenson is a lapsed Lutheran and loves her cat Tricky.Their choice of animal companions may reflect something bigger than their pets’ sweet faces. Turns out that dogs are more likely to be at home with the very faithful, while cats have an edge with folks who don’t show up for Sunday services.The super religious, people who attend worship services several times a week, are the most likely to forgo any furry friends.That, at least, was the conclusion of an unusual study examining religion ...


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