The dog might be man's best friend but for the home designer that furry friend might be the nightmare chewing on table legs or slobbering on couch cushions.

Cartoonist Molly Brandenburg believes, "everyone should have a feline fixture as part of their home décor," and illustrated six reasons for Houzz.com.

Brandenburg is a writer, cartoonist and comedy performer. Her new cartoon book, "The Truth About Cats: Notes From The Feline Underbelly" can be found on Amazon.

Click here to view Brandenburg's cartoons.