“The more people I meet the more I like my cat.”

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

“By associating with the cat one only risks becoming richer.”

“Cats are designated friends.”
-Norman Corwin

“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.”
-Leonardo Da

“Cat: A pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.”
-Oliver Herford

“Thou art the Great Cat, the avenger of the Gods, and the judge of words, and the president of the sovereign chiefs and the governor of the holy Circle; thou art indeed…the Great Cat.”
-Inscription On

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

“They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, Can he name a kitten?”
-Samuel Butler

“I’ve met many thinkers and many cats, but the wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.”
-Hippolyte Taine

“Cats don’t like change without their consent.”
-Roger A.

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

“An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five year old.”
-Carl Van

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

“If cats could talk, they wouldn’t.”
-Nan Porter

“Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety-valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.”
-Monica Edwards

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

“There are no ordinary cats.”

“The phrase ‘domestic cat’ is an oxymoron.”
-George Will

“God made the cat in order that man might have the pleasure of caressing the tiger.”
-Fernand Mery

“Of all God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with a cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat.”
-Mark Twain

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

“To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction–and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.”
-Stephen Baker

“Cat people are different, to the extent that they generally are not conformists. How could they be, with a cat running their lives?”
-Louis J.

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

“Like a graceful vase, a cat, even when motionless, seems to flow.”
-George F.

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

“A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution.”
-Hazel Nicholson

“As we all know, cats now rule the world.”
-John R.F.

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

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

“There is, indeed, no single quality of the cat that man could not emulate to his advantage.”
-Carl Van

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

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

“There is, indeed, no single quality of the cat that man could not emulate to his advantage.”
-Carl Van

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

“There is nothing sweeter than his peace when at rest, for there is nothing brisker than his life when in motion.”
-Christopher Smart

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

“It’s very hard to be polite if you’re a cat.”

“Unlike us, cats never outgrow their delight in cat capacities, nor do they settle finally for limitations. Cats, I think, live out their lives fulfilling their expectations.”
-Irving Townsend

“Cats are absolute individuals, with their own ideas about everything, including the people they own.”
-John Dingman

“I am as vigilant as a cat to steal cream.”
-William Shakespeare,

“Most of us rather like our cats to have a streak of wickedness. I should not feel quite easy in the company of any cat that walked about the house with a saintly expression.”
-Beverly Nichols

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

“It is difficult to obtain the friendship of a cat. It is a philosophical animal…one that does not place its affections thoughtlessly.”
-Theophile Gautier

“Cats sleep Anywhere, Any table, Any chair, Top of piano, Window-ledge, In the middle, On the edge.”
-Eleanor Farjeon

“A cat’s got her own opinion of human beings. She don’t say much, but you can tell enough to make you anxious not to hear the whole of it.”
-Jerome K.

“Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.”
-James Herriot

“Do our cats name us? My former husband swore that Humphrey and Dolly and Bean Blossom called me The Big Hamburger.”
-Eleanora Walker

“The trouble with cats is that they’ve got no tact.”
-P.G. Wodehouse

“The little furry buggers are just deep, deep wells you throw all your emotions into.”
-Bruce Schimmel

“Ye shall not possess any beast, my dear sisters, except only a cat.”
-The Ancren

“When she walked…she stretched out long and thin like a little tiger, and held her head high to look over the grass as if she were treading the jungle.”
-Sarah Orne

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

“When I play with my cat who knows whether I do not make her more sport than she makes me?”
-Michel De

“A man has to work so hard so that something of his personality stays alive. A tomcat has it so easy, he has only to spray and his presence is there for years on rainy days.”
-Albert Einstein

“It is with the approach of winter that cats…wear their richest fur and assume an air of sumptuous and delightful opulence.”
-Pierre Loti

“There’s no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat.”
-Wesley Bates

“If a cat spoke, it would say things like, ‘Hey, I don’t see the problem here.'”
-Roy Blount,

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

“The smart cat doesn’t let on that he is.”
-H. G.

“My cat does not talk as respectfully to me as I do to her.”

“Cats seem to go on the priciple that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.”
-Joseph Wood

“Are cats lazy? Well, more power to them if they are. Which one of us has not entertained the dream of doing just as he likes, when and how he likes, and as much as he likes?”
-Fernand Mery

“If a dog jumps in 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

“In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods, they have never forgotten this.”

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

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

“If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it?”
-Steven Wright

“A dog knows his master, a cat does not”
-Eleasar B.

“The cat is the mirror of his human’s mind… the dog mirrors his human’s physical appearance.”
-Winifred Carriere

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

“Happiness is like a cat sleeping on your lap. You can’t force it to come to you and you can’t force it to stay with you.”
-Pierre Foglia

“Dogs are eternally grateful that humans exist, Cats, however, are simply mildly appreciative!”
-Carl Brizzi

“It is better to cut off the sleeve of your best robe than to disturb a sleeping cat.”

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