Quotes

      • Cats leave paw prints on your heart - Unknown                                                 
      • In a cat's world, all things belong to cats                                                                                               
      • The cat has too much spirit to have no heart" - Ernest Menaul
      • "Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotton this." - Anonymous
      • "People that hate cats, will come back as mice in their next life" - Faith Resnick
      • "Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through the snow." ~Jeff Valdez
      • "Intelligence in the cat is underrated." ~Louis Wain
      • "Cats do not declare their love much; they enact it, by their myriad invocations of our pleasure." ~Vicki Hearne 
      • "Time spent with cats is never wasted." ~Collette
      • "In my experience, cats and beds seem to be a natural combination." ~Dr. Louis J. Camuti, DVM
      • "Two cats can live as cheaply as one, and their owner has twice as much fun." ~Lloyd Alexander
      • "Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea." ~Robert A. Heinlein
      • "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
      •  "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, like men, are flatterers." ~William S. Landor 
      • "Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God." ~Unknown 
      • "As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat." ~Ellen Perry Berkeley
      • "A cat is there when you call her - if she doesn't have something better to do." ~Bill Adler 
      • "Even a cat is a lion in her own lair." ~Indian Proverb
      • "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 lives alone, has no need of society, obeys only when she pleases, pretends to sleep that she may see the more clearly, and scratches everything on which she can lay her paw." ~Francois Rene
      • "Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later." ~Mary Bly
      • "Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and smells about, it is not quiet for a moment, it trusts nothing until it has examined and made acquaintance with everything." ~Jean Jacques Rousseau
      • "Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want." ~Joseph Wood Krutch
      • "Now, as you all know, there is nothing a cat dislikes so much as water; just watch your kitty shake her paws daintily when she steps into a puddle, and see how disgusted she is if a drop of water falls on her nose and back." ~Agnes A. Sandham
      • "It's easy to understand why the cat has eclipsed the dog as modern America 's favorite pet. People like pets to possess the same qualities they do. Cats are irresponsible and recognize no authority, yet are completely dependent on others for their material needs. Cats cannot be made to do anything useful. Cats are mean for the fun of it." ~P.J. O'Rourke 
      •  "You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats." ~Colonial American Proverb 
      •  "A kitten is a rosebud in the garden of the animal kingdom." ~Robert Southey 
      •  "There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." ~Albert Schweitzer
      • "To please himself only the cat purrs." ~Irish Proverb 
      • "In the middle of a world that has always been a bit mad, the cat walks with confidence." ~Roseanne Anderson
      • "A human may go for a stroll with a cat; he has to walk a dog. The cat leads the way, running ahead, tail high, making sure you understand the arrangement. If you should happen to get ahead, the cat will never allow you to think it is following you. It will stop and clean some hard-to-reach spot, or investigate a suspicious movement in the grass; you will find yourself waiting a fidgeting like the lackey you are. But this is not annoying to cat lovers, who understand and appreciate a good joke, even when it is on them." ~Robert Stearns
      • "There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast." ~Unknown
      • "It is in the nature of cats to do a certain amount of unescorted roaming." ~Adlai Stevenson
      • "The cat has too much spirit to have no heart." ~Ernest Menaul
      • "Cats don't belong to people. They belong to places." ~Wright Morris
      • "The really great thing about cats is their endless variety. One can pick a cat to fit almost any kind of decor, color scheme, income, personality, mood. But under the fur; whatever color it may be, there still lies, essentially unchanged, one of the world's free souls." ~Eric Gurney
      • "To escort a cat on a leash is against the nature of the cat." ~Adlai Stevenson 
      • "It's better to feed one cat than many mice." ~Norwegian Proverb
      • "I think it would be great to be a cat! You come and go as you please. People always feed and pet you. They don't expect much of you. You can play with them, and when you've had enough, you go away. You can pick and choose who you want to be around. You can't ask for more than that." ~Patricia McPherson 
      •  "Cats do not go for a walk to get somewhere but to explore." ~Sidney Denham
      • "Passion for place - there is no greater urge in feline nature." ~Paul Annixter
      • "It is a matter to gain the affection of a cat. He is a philosophical animal, tenacious of his own habits, fond of order and neatness, and disinclined to extravagant sentiment. He will be your friend, if he finds you worthy of friendship, but not your slave." ~Theophile Gautier
      • "Work - other people's work - is an intolerable idea to a cat. Can you picture cats herding sheep or agreeing to pull a cart? They will not inconvenience themselves to the slightest degree." ~Dr. Louis J. Camuti, DVM
      • Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience.  ~Pam Brown
      • The reason cats climb is so that they can look down on almost every other animal - it's also the reason they hate birds.  ~K.C. Buffington
      • There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat.  ~Tay Hohoff
      • 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
      • A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.  ~William Ralph Inge
      • There is something about the presence of a cat... that seems to take the bite out of being alone.  ~Louis J. Camuti
      • Kittens are born with their eyes shut.  They open them in about six days, take a look around, then close them again for the better part of their lives.  ~Stephen Baker
      • A cat is an example of sophistication minus civilization.  ~Author Unknown
      • 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
      • After scolding one's cat one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word.  And has filed it for reference.  ~Charlotte Gray

       

           

           and my favourite,

          • The more I know about men, the more I love my cats.