Cats Quotes

Prowling his own quiet backyard or asleep by the fire, he is still only a whisker away from the wilds. - Jean Burden

 

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

 

Cats do not have to be shown how to have a good time, for they are unfailing ingenious in that respect. - James Mason

 

Meow is like aloha - it can mean anything. - Hank Ketchum

 

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

 

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

 

How we behave toward cats here below determines our status in heaven. - Robert A. Heinlein

 

Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties. - W. L. George

 

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind. - Cleveland Amory

 

Two things are aesthetically perfect in the world - the clock and the cat. - Emile Auguste Chartier

 

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

 

Kittens are born with their eyes shut. They open them in about six days, take a look around, then close them again for the better part of their lives. - Stephen Baker

 

A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not. - Ernest Hemingway

 

If animals could speak the dog would be a a blundering outspoken fellow, but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much. - Mark Twain

 

The smallest feline is a masterpiece. - Leonardo da Vinci

 

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

 

You can't own a cat. The best you can do is be partners. - Sir Harry Swanson

 

There are no ordinary cats. - Colette

 

A cat pours his body on the floor like water. It is restful just to see him. - William Lyon Phelps

 

In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat. - Warren Eckstein

 

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

 

One reason we admire cats is for their proficiency in one-upmanship. They always seem to come out on top, no matter what they are doing, or pretend they do. - Barbara Webster

 

The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat. - Jules Reynard

 

Most beds sleep up to six cats. Ten cats without the owner. - Stephen Baker

 

Of all animals, he alone attains to the Contemplative Life. - Andrew Lang

 

The cat is domestic only as far as suits its own ends... - Saki (H. H. Munro)

 

We cannot without becoming cats, perfectly understand the cat mind. - St. George Mivart

 

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

 

The phrase domestic cat is an oxymoron. - George F. Will

 

By associating with the cat, one only risks becoming richer. - Colette

 

Intelligence in the cat is underrated. - Louis Wain

 

Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them. - Jim Davis

 

Her function is to sit and be admired. - Georgina Strickland Gates

 

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. - Jules Verne

 

Of all animals, the cat alone attains to the comtemplative life. He regards the wheel of existence from without, like the Buddha. - Andrew Lang

 

There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten. - Jules Champfleury

 

If a cat did not put a firm paw down now and then, how could his human remain possessed. - Winifred Carriere

 

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night. - Margaret Mead

 

Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes! - Theophile Gautier

 

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

 

Cats are a mysterious kind of folk. There is more passing in their minds than we are aware of. - Sir Walter Scott

 

Cats are a tonic, they are a laugh, they are a cuddle, they are at least pretty just about all of the time and beautiful some of the time.- Roger Caras

 

Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement and love without penalties. - W. L. George

 

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human mind. - Cleveland Amory

 

The cat seldom interferes with other people's rights. His intelligence keeps him from doing many of the fool things that complicate life. - Carl Van Vechten

 

Even overweight, cats instinctively know the cardinal rule: when fat, arrange yourself in slim poses. - John Weitz

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Managing senior programmers is like herding cats. - Dave Platt

 

Cats are glorious creatures ~ who must on no accounts be underestimated...
Their eyes are fathomless depths of cat-world mysteries.
- Lesley Anne Ivory

I put down my book, The Meaning of Zen, and see the cat smiling into her fur as she delicately combs it with her rough pink tongue.
Cat, I would lend you this book to study but it appears you have already read it.
She looks up and gives me her full gaze.
Don't be ridiculous, she purrs, I wrote it.
- from Miao by Dilys Laing

 

A cat sees us as the dogs...A cat sees himself as the human. - Unknown

 

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

 

You can not look at a sleeping cat and feel tense. - Jane Pauley

 
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