The banal and paranoid blathering of your obvious dog owners, is...well...banal and paranoid.
Nonsense! I own three cats and I still stand by what I said.
The little girl character (Sadako) who appears in the "cursed video" sequences in Ringu
was moderately disturbing. Had she been a cat however, she would have been utterly terrifying.(With full apologies to Hideo Nakata, director of the movie Ringu.)