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Cat quotes

Humans have always been fascinated by cats. We have collected some of our favourite quotes from cat lovers.


In a cat´s eye, all things belong to cats.
English Proverb

Beware of people who dislike cats.
Irish Proverb

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

With the qualities of cleanliness, affection, patience, dignity, and courage that cats have, how many of us, I ask you, would be capable of becoming cats?
Fernand Mery

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Winston Churchill

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

A meow massages the heart.
Stuart McMillan

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

Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.
Anon

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

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
Anon

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Anon

No heaven will not ever be Heaven be; Unless my cats are there to welcome me.
Anon

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

Dogs have owners, cats have staff.
Anon

It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens.
Cynthia E. Varnado

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

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

No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat, and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch.
Leo Dworken

One cat just leads to another.
Ernest Hemingway

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

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

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

I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food which they take for granted--but his or her entertainment value.
Geoffrey Household

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

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

If cats could talk, they wouldn´t.
Nan Porter

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

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

Your cat will never threaten your popularity by barking at three in the morning. He won´t attack the mailman or eat the drapes, although he may climb the drapes to see how the room looks from the ceiling.
Helen Powers

Those who will play with cats must expect to be scratched.
Cervantes

It´s better to feed one cat than many mice.
Norwegian Proverb


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