Cat Quotes

"cats rule...dogs drool." (from an email from Nancy Tucker, 1-21-04).

Never hold a dust buster and a cat at the same time (Kyoya, 9 -Advice from Kids).

If you want a kitten, start out by asking for a horse (Naomi, 15 -Advice from Kids)

In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him (Dereke Bruce).

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats (Albert Schweitzer (01/14/1875-1965)).

Time spent with cats is never wasted (Collette)

Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God (Unknown)

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

A cat is there when you call her - if she doesn't have something better to do (Bill Adler)

"Meow" is like "Aloha"--it can mean anything (Hank Ketchum)

A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution (Hazel Nicholson)

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).

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

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

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).

I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It's not. Mine had me trained in two days (Bill Dana)

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).

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

Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later (Mary Bly).

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this (Terry Pratchett).

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

Of all the toys available, none is better designed than the owner himself. A large multipurpose plaything, its parts can be made to move in almost any direction. It comes completely assembled, and it makes a sound when you jump on it (Stephen Baker)

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).

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet (Colette).

Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely? (Karen Brademeyer)

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 (Alfred North Whitehead).

It's really the cat's house - we just pay the mortgage (Author Unknown).

Some people own cats and go on to lead normal lives (Author Unknown).

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

If there were to be a universal sound depicting peace, I would surely vote for the purr (Barbara L. Diamond ).

"Most domesticated cat breeds of today have traces of badger DNA. Other species that trended closer to the badger include the civet" (, Nov. 14, 2005).

Colby Glass, MLIS