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~ Cat Quotes ~

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Man has always been intrigued and fascinated with the cat so it's not surprising that there are so many cat-related quotes throughout time. This is a selection of some of my favourite quotes that I have collected over the years that I know all feline lovers will enjoy.

This page will be updated with new quotes from time to time so please feel free to come back again soon!


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

"A home without a cat- and a well-fed, well-petted and properly revered cat- may be a perfect home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?"
- Pudd'nhead Wilson

"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

"A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime."
-Mark Twain Notebook, 1895

"I simply can't resist a cat, particularly a purring one. They are the cleanest, cunningest, and most intelligent things I know, outside of the girl you love, of course."
- Abroad with Mark Twain and Eugene Field, Fisher

"Of all God's creatures there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat."
- Mark Twain Notebook, 1894

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

"Dogs come when they're called. Cats take a message and get back to you."
- Mary Bly

"For a man to truly understand rejection, he must first be ignored by a cat."
- Anon

"I love cats because I love my home and after a while they become its visible soul."
- Jean Cocteau

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

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

" God made the cat in order that humankind might have the pleasure of caressing the tiger."
- Fernand Mery

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

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

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

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

"The smallest feline is a masterpiece."
- Leonardo da Vinci

"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."
- Unknown

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."
- Unknown

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

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

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

"Dogs have owners, cats have staff."
- Unknown

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

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

"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

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

"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