Personal cloud storage company, MiMedia conducted a nationwide study looking at digital media trends around dog and cat owners. They conducted a survey of 1,000 pet owners and the findings may or may not surprise you – cat owners use double the photo storage of dog owners. Forty percent of participants admit that they have run out of room on their smartphone because they take so many photos and videos of Fluffy and Fido.


Key findings:

Photos per day

Cat owners average 4-5 cat photos per day, equating to 3.03 GB of storage per year compared to only 2 photos by dog owners.

Video length over 11 seconds

30% of cat videos are over 11 seconds in length, compared to 40% of dog videos

Videos per week

Only 7% of cat owners take more than 2 videos of their cats per week, compared to 10% of dog owners.

Photo sharing

42% of all dog and cat videos and/or pictures are shared

70% of pet photos are shared via text message


two cats being photographed with smartphone- do dog or cat owners love their cats more

Beyond photographs, Hunch.com conducted a survey of hundreds of thousands of pet owners to find out how dog people compare to cat people. They examined a variety of differences among dog owners and cat owners including:

  • Demographics
  • Personality Traits
  • Technology
  • Media Preferences

View the full study and colorful infographic detailing all of the interesting difference among cat people and dog people. 


About MiMedia

MiMedia is a service built for consumers that provides a stylish visual experience on a secure platform. They’ve made organizing media and private sharing with friends and family easy.


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