Cat quotes

Famous Cat Quotes

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"Time spent with cats is never wasted." - Colette

"One cat just leads to another." - Ernest Hemingway

"One must love a cat on its own terms." - Paul Gray

"A meow massages the heart." - Stuart McMillan

"Civilisation is defined by the presence of cats." - Unknown

"A cat will assume the shape of its container." - Unknown

"In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats." - English proverb

"There is, incidentally, no way of talking about cats that enables one to come off as a sane person." - Dan Greenberg

"By and large, people who enjoy teaching animals to roll over will find themselves happier with a dog." - Barbara Holland

"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior." - Hippolyte Taine

"Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience." - Pam Brown

"You can keep a dog; but it is the cat who keeps people, because cats find humans useful domestic animals." - George Mikes

"Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well." - Missy Dizick

"The cat has too much spirit to have no heart." - Ernest Menaul

"There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast." - Unknown

"The last thing I would accuse a cat of is innocence." - Edward Pale

"Even the stupidest cat seems to know more than any dog." - Eleanor Clark

"Essentially, you do not so much teach your cat as bribe him." - Lynn Hollyn

"There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat." - Wesley Bates

"Any cat who misses a mouse pretends it was aiming for the dead leaf." - Charlotte Gray

"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God." - Unknown

"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat." - Ellen Perry Berkeley

"Cats aren't clean, they're just covered with cat spit." - John S. Nichols

"People that hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life." - Faith Resnick

"Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later." - Mary Bly

"There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats." - Anonymous

"There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat." - Tay Hohoff

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." - Albert Schweitzer

"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this." - Anonymous

"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow." - Jeff Valdez

"Cats have an infallible understanding of total concentration--and get between you and it." - Arthur Bridges

"If you want to know the character of a man, find out what his cat thinks of him." - Anonymous

"A cat is there when you call her - if she doesn't have something better to do." - Bill Adler

"You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats." - Colonial American proverb

"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want." - Joseph Wood Krutch

"No matter how much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens." - Abraham Lincoln

"After scolding one's cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference." - Charlotte Gray

"I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul." - Jean Cocteau

"Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose." - Garrison Keillor

"People who enjoy teaching animals to roll over will find themselves happier with a dog." - Barbara Holland

"If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr." - Martin Buxbaum

"Cats always know whether people like or dislike them. They do not always care enough to do anything about it." - Winifred Carriere

"The mathematical probability of a common cat doing exactly as it pleases is the one scientific absolute in the world." - Lynn M. Osband

"Most cats, when they are Out want to be In, and vice versa, and often simultaneously." - Louis F. Camuti

"If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend, but never your slave." - Theophile Gautier

"The problem with cats is that they get the same exact look whether they see a moth or an axe murderer." - Paula Poundstone

"When you are looking, a cat acts like a princess, but the minute they think you are not looking, a cat acts like a fool." - KC Buffington

"The cat could very well be man's best friend but would never stoop to admitting it." - Doug Larson

"The reason cats climb is so that they can look down on almost every other animal...its also the reason they hate birds." - KC Buffington

"The trouble with sharing one's bed with cats is that they'd rather sleep on you than beside you." - Pam Brown

"People meeting for the first time suddenly relax if they find they both have cats. And plunge into anecdote." - Charlotte Gray

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea." - Robert A. Heinlein

"Any household with at least one feline member has no need for an alarm clock." - Louise A. Belcher

"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia." - Joseph Wood Krutch

"If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer." - Alfred North Whitehead

"The purr from cat to man says, 'You bring me happiness; I am at peace with you.'" - Barbara L. Diamond

"With dogs and people, it's love in big splashy colors. When you're involved with a cat, you're dealing in pastels." - Louis A. Camuti, D.V.M.

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