Cat Quotes

Cat quotes are filled with wit and wisdom. Cats, many would agree, are very philosophical creatures. Indeed, cats have a very particular view of the world. They live by their own rules, that’s for sure.



If you are looking for cat quotations, here’s a collection of interesting quotes about our furry friends. Some are funny, some have some truth in them, some are puzzling… I’m sure you will find a rare pearl of wisdom among them. Enjoy!

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Quotes about Cats

In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this. ~ Terry Pratchett

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

A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys. ~ Barbara Holland

Why must I feel like that? Why must I chase the cat? ~ George Clinton

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

Where the hell are the singing cats? ~ Paul Newman to David Letterman

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

When I played in the sandbox the cat kept covering me up. ~ Rodney Dangerfield

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

Never wear anything that panics the cat. ~ PJ O'Rourke

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

Subliminal kitty messages? "You are getting very sleepy" is not a command when said to a cat; it is an eternal truth. ~ Ari Rapkin

A dog, I have always said, is prose; a cat is a poem. ~ Jean Burden

The cat is the only animal without visible means of support who still manages to find a living in the city. ~ Carl van Vechten

If you yell at a cat, you're the one who is making a fool of yourself. ~ Unknown

More cat quotes

There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat. ~ Wesley Bates

Two cats can live as cheaply as one, and their owner has twice as much fun. ~ Lloyd Alexander

There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten. ~ Jules Champfleury

Are we really sure the purring is coming from the kitty and not from our very own hearts? ~ Terri Guillemets

Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all things were created to serve man.~ Paul Gray

The cat is the only animal which accepts the comforts but rejects the bondage of domesticity. ~ Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon

Kittens are angels with whiskers. ~ Author Unknown

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

Like a graceful vase, a cat, even when motionless, seems to flow. ~ George F. Will

No heaven will not ever Heaven be
Unless my cats are there to welcome me.
~Author Unknown

Dogs eat. Cats dine. ~ Ann Taylor

People who love cats have some of the biggest hearts around. ~ Susan Easterly

People that don't like cats haven't met the right one yet. ~ Deborah A. Edwards

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