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These are stats for cats & dogs with homes (thus does not include shelter
animals or feral cats).  Extrapolation equations provided by Merritt Clifton, Editor of Animal People News and a leader in this field.

Cats,  excluding ferals--
     Human population divided by 2.65 (people/household),  x .568.

Dogs--
     Human population divided by 2.65,  x .534.  Both using 2004 Statistics

***Because the feral cat population cannot be accurately estimated and
is thus not included, and because the cat/dog population tends to be
overestimated by these equations in large metropolitan cities, I feel that these two
trends will actually work in our favor resulting in an even more accurate
representation of the cat & dog population statistics in these cities.

City                                  Population                       Cats                                     Dogs

Atlanta 1.3m 409,132 278,641
Charlotte                    695k 218,728 148,966
Chicago                       5.4m 1,699,471 1,157,433
Columbus                1.077m 338,850 230,843
Dallas                        2.220m 698,671 475,833
Denver                       5.17m 1,793,886 1,108136
Detroit                           2,06m 648,317 441,539
Houston                        3.41m 1,073185 730,898
Las Vegas                    1.4m 440,603 300,075
Los Angeles                  9.5m 2,989,811 2,036,226
Nashville                         897k 231,592 192,262
New York City, NY 8,008,278 1,716,491 1,613,743
Philadelphia, PA 1,517,550 325,271 305,800
Phoenix, AZ 1,321,045 283,152 266,203
San Diego, CA 1,223,400 262,223 246,526
San Francisco, CA 776,733 166,484 156,519
Miami, FL 2,253,362 482,984 454,073
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 1,623,018 347,877 327,053
St. Louis, MO 348,189 74,630 70,163
Toronto, Canada 653,734 140,121 131,733
Vancouver, B.C. 546,454 117,126 110,115
Washington, D.C. 572,059 122,614 115,275