Cats are pretty great; I love everything about them. I like cats even better than I like Butterfinger Blizzards and smoked Gouda cheese (not together; that would be nasty). I think cats are better than lots of things...
Why a cat is better than a can of cheese spray:
Do your friends really want to look at an album of your can of cheese spray on Facebook?
Why a cat is better than a dryer sheet:
A dryer sheet doesn't sit in the window and wait for you to come home from work.
Why a cat is better than a biscuit-cutter:
Care-taking a colony of feral biscuit cutters might raise a few eyebrows.