Whether your dog is refusing to eat the new kibble you bought him or your cat simply cannot abide by your human sleep schedule, pets tend to wear their hearts on their sleeve—no matter what. For better or for worse, this unabashed penchant for honesty is why we love our animals, and why we think they make for the best critics. When we needed to put our latest rug collection to the test, we knew that our expert panel of pet critics would give us the real deal. Was our Steven Alan Speckled Shag Rug cozy enough for Phoebe the cat? Could our pastel-hued Ashik Wool Rug melt Mike The TSA Dog’s tough exterior? Are cats really tougher critics than dogs? Check out the video below to find out!