Lovable Cat Quotes :)

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

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

"Cats are kindly masters, just so long as you remember your place."- Paul Gray

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

"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". - A. N. Whitehead

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

"When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not a pastime to her more than she is to me?" - Montaigne

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

"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

"Cats can be cooperative when something feels good, which, to a cat, is the way everything is supposed to feel as much of the time as possible." - Roger Caras

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

"A meow massages the heart". - Stuart McMillan

"Cats are the ultimate narcissists. You can tell this by all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren't like this. A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll in a dead fish." - James Gorman

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

"If a cat does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing, for the same reason, we call it intelligence." - Will Cuppy

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

"Cats are glorious creatures ~ who must on no accounts be underestimated...
Their eyes are fathomless depths of cat-world mysteries. "
- Lesley Anne Ivory (from Glorious Cats, The Paintings of 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

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

"There is the little matter of disposal of droppings in which the cat is far ahead of its rivals. The dog is somehow thrilled by what he or any of his friends have produced, hates to leave it, adores smelling it, and sometimes eats it...The cat covers it up if he can..." - Paul Gallico

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

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

"We have a theory that cats are planning to take over the world, just try to look them straight in the eye...yup, they're hiding something!" - Dog Fancy

"If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat." - Mark Twain

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

"His mind is like a steel trap--full of mice." - Foghorn Leghorn

"Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat." - Robert Graves

"Cats are notoriously sore losers. Coming in second best, especially to someone as poorly coordinated as a human being, grates their sensibility." - Stephen Baker

"Cats do care. For example they know instinctively what time we have to be at work in the morning and they wake us up twenty minutes before the alarm goes off." - Michael Nelson

 "It always gives me a shiver when I see a cat seeing what I can't see." - Eleanor Farjeon

"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

"If you yell at a cat, you're the one who is making a fool of yourself." - Unknown

 "If God created man in his own image, you've got to wonder; in whose image did he create the nobler cat?" - Unknown

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

 "A kitten is so flexible that she is almost double; the hind parts are equivalent to another kitten with which the forepart plays. She does not discover that her tail belongs to her until you tread on it."- Henry David Thoreau

"Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all things were created to serve man."- Paul Gray

 "Cat said, 'I am not a friend, and I am not a Servant. I am the Cat who walks by himself, and I wish to come into your Cave.'" - Rudyard Kipling, from the "Just-So Stories"

 "To err is human, to purr is feline." - Robert Byrne

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

"Of all domestic animals the cat is the most expressive. His face is capable of showing a wide range   of expressions. His tail is a mirror of his mind. His gracefulness is surpassed only by his agility. And, along with all these, he has a sense of humor." - Walter Chandoha

"You are my cat and I am your human." - Hilaire Belloc

 "I've met many thinkers and many cats, but the wisdom of cats is infinitely superior." - Hippolyte Taine
 "A cat can purr its way out of anything."- Donna McCrohan

"My cat does not talk as respectfully to me as I do to her."- Colette

"It is in their eyes that their magic resides."- Arthur Symons

"A dog is like a liberal, he wants to please everybody. A cat doesn't really need to know that everybody loves him." - William Kunstler

 "The cat has been described as the most perfect animal, the acme of muscular perfection and the supreme example in the animal kingdom of the coordination of mind and muscle."- Roseanne Ambrose Brown

"Poets generally love cats--because poets have no delusions about their own superiority."- Marion Garretty

"Everything a cat is and does physically is to me beautiful, lovely, stimulating, soothing, attractive and an enchantment."- Paul Gallico, from "An Honourable Cat" 

  "Places to look: behind the books in the bookshelf, any cupboard with a gap too small for any cat to squeeze through, the top of anything sheer, under anything too low for a cat to squash under and inside the piano."- Roseanne Ambrose-Brown 

"A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again."- Pam Brown

 "Cats like doors left open--in case they change their minds."- Rosemary Nisbet

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

"If you shamefully misuse a cat once she will always maintain a dignified reserve toward you afterward. You will never get her full confidence again." - Mark Twain

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

"When anyone mistreats it, the cat wants nothing more to do with that person and will remember him or her for a long time. It doesn't believe in the doctrine of turning the other cheek and won't pretend that it does." - Lawrence N. Johnson

"A cat is the only domestic animal I know who toilet trains itself and does a damned impressive job of it." - Joseph Epstein

 "I purr, therefore I am." - Anonymous


CheshireGrinz CheshireGrinz
26-30, F
1 Response May 20, 2012

so greeeeat!!!!