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** Cats are universally presented as caring and understanding animals, while dogs are [[JerkAss generally annoying, territorial, short-tempered, domineering, overbearing and noisy]].
** Even better: Cats being portrayed as [[ButtMonkey victims]] towards meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat Alex the Cat is the naive, simpleminded character]] that is [[SuperGullible prone to being the]] [[{{Pun}} cat's-paw]] [[ManipulativeBastard to Bob]] since [[InvertedTrope Bob is now the sneaky, manipulative dog]].

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** Cats are universally presented as caring and understanding animals, while dogs are [[JerkAss [[{{Jerkass}} generally annoying, territorial, short-tempered, domineering, overbearing overbearing, and noisy]].
** Even better: Cats being portrayed as [[ButtMonkey victims]] towards meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat Alex the Cat is the naive, [[BuffoonishTomCat naive,]] [[KindheartedSimpleton simpleminded character]] that is [[SuperGullible prone to being the]] [[{{Pun}} cat's-paw]] [[ManipulativeBastard to Bob]] since [[InvertedTrope Bob is now the sneaky, manipulative dog]].



* '''Parodied''': Alex constantly tries to tick off Bob, but he is so naive and simple-minded that he thinks Alex just wants to be friends.

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* '''Parodied''': Alex constantly tries to tick off Bob, but he is [[KindheartedSimpleton so naive and simple-minded simple-minded]] that he thinks Alex just wants to be friends.


'''Basic Trope''': Cats are presented as evil or mean, especially compared to [[HeroicCaninesVillainousFelines dogs]].

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'''Basic Trope''': Cats are [[CatStereotype typically presented as evil or mean, mean,]] especially compared to [[HeroicCaninesVillainousFelines dogs]].


** Even better: Cats being portrayed as [[ButtMonkey victims]] towards meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat Alex the Cat is the naive, simpleminded character]] that is [[SuperGullible prone to being Bob's cat's-paw]] since [[InvertedTrope Bob's now the sneaky, manipulative dog]].

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** Even better: Cats being portrayed as [[ButtMonkey victims]] towards meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat Alex the Cat is the naive, simpleminded character]] that is [[SuperGullible prone to being Bob's the]] [[{{Pun}} cat's-paw]] [[ManipulativeBastard to Bob]] since [[InvertedTrope Bob's Bob is now the sneaky, manipulative dog]].


** Even better: Cats being portrayed as [[ButtMonkey victims]] towards meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat Alex the Cat is the naive, simpleminded character]] [[InvertedTrope around Bob being the sneaky, manipulative dog]].

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** Even better: Cats being portrayed as [[ButtMonkey victims]] towards meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat Alex the Cat is the naive, simpleminded character]] that is [[SuperGullible prone to being Bob's cat's-paw]] since [[InvertedTrope around Bob being Bob's now the sneaky, manipulative dog]].


** Even better: Cats being portrayed as [[ButtMonkey victims]] of meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat are the naive, simpleminded character]] [[InvertedTrope around an sneaky, manipulative dog]].

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** Even better: Cats being portrayed as [[ButtMonkey victims]] of towards meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat are Alex the Cat is the naive, simpleminded character]] [[InvertedTrope around an Bob being the sneaky, manipulative dog]].


** Alex the Cat is a jerk, but is an JerkWithAHeartOfGold who is also very friendly towards other compared to the obnoxious viilage-idiot who is an [[TheDitz oafish]] cat named Butch who is an InsufferableImbecile.

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** Alex the Cat is a jerk, but TheHero who is an JerkWithAHeartOfGold who and is also very friendly towards other people, animals and cats compared to the obnoxious viilage-idiot of alley-cats he knows who is an [[TheDitz oafish]] cat named Butch who is an InsufferableImbecile.


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'''Basic Trope''': Cats are presented as evil or mean, especially compared to [[BigFriendlyDog dogs]].

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'''Basic Trope''': Cats are presented as evil or mean, especially compared to [[BigFriendlyDog [[HeroicCaninesVillainousFelines dogs]].


** Alex the Cat is a jerk, but is an JerkWithAHeartOfGold who is also very friendly towards other compared to the obnoxious viilage-idiot who is an [[TheDitz oafish]] cat named Butch who is an InsufferableImbecile.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Alex the Cat is the UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist.
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* '''Double Subverted''': ...until he also gets himself a dog, [[WhatAnIdiot failing to notice that THAT was what pissed all his previous cats off]].

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* '''Double Subverted''': ...until he also gets himself a dog, [[WhatAnIdiot he was failing to notice that THAT THIS was what pissed all his previous cats off]].


** Alex is a JerkAss, but not outright mean.

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** Alex is a JerkAss, but JerkWithAHeartOfGold, if not outright mean.mean-spirited.



** Cats are universally presented as caring and understanding animals, while dogs are generally annoying, territorial, short-tempered, domineering, overbearing and noisy.
** Even better: Cats being portrayed as victims of meanies.

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** Cats are universally presented as caring and understanding animals, while dogs are [[JerkAss generally annoying, territorial, short-tempered, domineering, overbearing and noisy.
noisy]].
** Even better: Cats being portrayed as victims [[ButtMonkey victims]] of meanies.meanies or [[BuffoonishTomCat are the naive, simpleminded character]] [[InvertedTrope around an sneaky, manipulative dog]].


** Cats are universally presented as caring and understanding animals, while dogs are generally annoying, territorial, short-tempered, and noisy.

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** Cats are universally presented as caring and understanding animals, while dogs are generally annoying, territorial, short-tempered, domineering, overbearing and noisy.



* '''Averted''': Cats are not depicted as any nastier and meaner than any other animals at all. They are instead considered to be kindly, good-natured, kindhearted, and very friendly creatures, or even as kindly as dogs as well.

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* '''Averted''': Cats are not depicted as any nastier and meaner than any other animals at all. They are instead considered to be kindly, good-natured, kindhearted, and very friendly creatures, or even as kindly as much as dogs would be as well.


* '''Averted''': Cats are not depicted as any nastier and meaner than any other animals.

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* '''Averted''': Cats are not depicted as any nastier and meaner than any other animals.animals at all. They are instead considered to be kindly, good-natured, kindhearted, and very friendly creatures, or even as kindly as dogs as well.

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