Cat Sayings

Cat sayings can contain so much wisdom… Cats, many great thinkers have said, make fantastic philosophers. And they are also a source of inspiration for many a philosopher. Just watch a cat and your are sure to see the world in a brand new way.

Below you will find a small collection of feline sayings from around the world. I hope you enjoy them.

A cat is a cat… And that is that !

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Sayings about Cats

A Cat can look at a king.

A cat has nine lives.

A house is not a home until it has a cat …

Cat got your tongue?

Dogs remember faces, cats places.

Fat cat (usually used to refer to a rich and influential person)

He (or she) is a cool cat.

He looks like the cat who swallowed the Canary.

There is more than one way to skin a cat.

If something is funny the Irish say: "It would make a cat laugh".

If stretching were wealth, the cat would be rich. ~ African saying

In the dark, all cats are gray.

Look what the cat dragged in.

Nervous as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs.

Not a cat in hell's chance.

Not enough room to swing a cat.

The cat wonders at its own tail. Spanish saying

The dog for the man, the cat for the woman.

When you want to play cats want to be left alone.

Who would believe such pleasure from a wee ball o' fur? ~ Irish Saying


There you have it. These are some of my favorite sayings about cats. Do you have a favorite cat saying? To read more cat sayings and proverbs go to our feline sayings page.

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According to, a saying is... a "maxim, adage, saw, aphorism".

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