There are many benefits to being a cat. Dave mentioned one of these benefits in a recent tweet.
One of my favorite parts of being a cat is being better than all the other cats. pic.twitter.com/VVmFDoQ0I5— The Dafe (@DafeTheCat) April 17, 2015
However, there are also downsides. One of those downsides is not having any opposable thumbs. Dave's lack of opposable thumbs creates some issues for him when he attempts to do things like open doors and read the news about international relations on an iPhone. But that doesn't stop him from trying.