According to popular lore, dogs are man’s best friend — but while many people adore the devotion and companionship of a puppy, not everyone wants to deal with muddy paws, slobbery licks or begging at the dinner table. The same goes for cats: Some find them beautiful and intriguing, while others see them as little more than snooty sneeze-factories. So which furry, feathered or scaly animal could be your best friend? Your Zodiac sign is a great place to find ideas. Our signs impart unique qualities and characteristics that help shape not only our personalities, but also our preferences. Your Sun sign can reveal the type of animal that might make your very best companion — your own, personal best friend.
If you’re like most Capricorns, you tend to spend a lot of time away from home, whether at the office or out with clients. Therefore, you need a pet that doesn’t require a lot of time or energy to care for. Plus, you’re thrifty, yet you also have expensive tastes. You might spring for a more expensive pedigreed animal if the breed simply appeals to you or fits your lifestyle. Just be sure to research your options carefully before committing. An undisciplined, clingy or high-maintenance animal will frustrate you. A Persian cat could be your perfect match, with its beauty, independence and fine reputation. If you balk at the thought of cleaning up all that fur, a hairless breed of feline could be an even better fit.