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Famous Cat Quotes

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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


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


“Meow” means “woof” in cat.  ~ George Carlin


What greater gift than the love of a cat.  ~ Charles Dickens


What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing of the origin and destiny of cats?  ~ Henry David Thoreau


There are no ordinary cats.  ~ Colette


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


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


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


A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.  ~ William Ralph Inge


Cats don't need to be possessed; they're evil on their own.  ~ Peter Kreeft


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


To err is human; to purr, feline.  ~ Robert Byrne


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


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


I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.  ~ Edgar Allan Poe


One cat just leads to another.  ~ Ernest Hemingway


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


Cats are a mysterious kind of folk.  ~ Walter Scott


Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.  ~ Robertson Davies


Sometimes he curls up on my pillow during the night and I don't know he's there until I yawn and my mouth closes on a whisker.  ~ Astrid Alauda


Dogs eat. Cats dine.  ~ Ann Taylor


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


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


Time spent with a cat is never wasted.  ~ Colette


The man who carries a cat by the tail learns something that can be learned in no other way.  ~ Mark Twain


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


I am not a cat man, but a dog man, and all felines can tell this at a glance - a sharp, vindictive glance.  ~ James Thurber


The way to keep a cat is to try to chase it away.  ~ E.W. Howe


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


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


The cat is the animal to whom the Creator gave the biggest eye, the softest fur, the most supremely delicate nostrils, a mobile ear, an unrivaled paw and a curved claw borrowed from the rose-tree.  ~ Colette


In nine lifetimes, you'll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you.  ~ Michel de Montaigne


If cats could talk, they wouldn't.  ~ Nan Porter


Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.  ~ Mark Twain


The smallest feline is a masterpiece.  ~ Leonardo da Vinci


A cat is a lion in a jungle of small bushes.  ~ Indian proverb


If cats could talk, they would lie to you.  ~ Rob Kopack


In order to keep a true perspective of one's impoertance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him.  ~ Derek Bruce


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


One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.  ~ Mark Twain


The cat was created when the lion sneezed.  ~ Arabian proverb


Of all God's creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat.  ~ Mark Twain


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