Quotations about Cats

Looking for quotations about cats? Here you will find a fun selection of cat quotations. If you love cats, you will enjoy reading these cat-related quotes.

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Cat quotations

Some of these quotations about cats are funny, others are intriguing, some I don’t agree with, and yet others are serious and profound. Cats, no doubt, give us a different way of looking at things.

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Anything not nailed down is a cat toy. ~ Author Unknown

There are more ways of killing a cat than choking it with cream. ~ Charles Kingsley

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

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

To a cat, "NO!" means "Not while I'm looking". ~ Author Unknown

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

You own a dog, but you can only feed a cat. ~ Author Unknown

A cat isn't fussy - just so long as you remember he likes his milk in the shallow, rose-patterned saucer and his fish on the blue plate. From which he will take it, and eat it off the floor. ~ Arthur Bridges

Most cats, when they are Out want to be In, and vice versa, and often simultaneously. ~ Dr Louis J. Camuti

The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself. Of course he wants care and shelter. You don't buy love for nothing. ~ William S. Burroughs

What's virtue in a man can't be virtue in a cat. ~ Gail Hamilton

If cats could talk, they would lie to you. ~ Rob Kopack

One is never sure, watching two cats washing each other, whether it's affection, the taste, or a trial run for the jugular. ~ Helen Thomson

More quotations about cats

Cats are the natural companions of intellectuals. They are silent watchers of dreams, inspiration and patient research. ~ Dr. Fernand Mery, author, The Life, History and Magic of the Cat

A dog is a man's best friend. A cat is a cat's best friend. ~ Robert J. Vogel

Like all pure creatures, cats are practical. ~ William S. Burroughs

Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well. ~ Missy Dizick

The cat is the animal to whom the Creator gave the biggest eye, the softest fur, the most supremely delicate nostrils, a mobile ear, an unrivaled paw and a curved claw borrowed from the rose-tree. ~ Sidonie Gabrielle

A cat pours his body on the floor like water. ~ William Lyon Phelps

Even overweight, cats instinctively know the cardinal rule: when fat, arrange yourself in slim poses. ~ John Weitz

There are many intelligent species in the universe. They all own cats. ~ Author Unknown

There has never been a cat
Who couldn't calm me down
By walking slowly
Past my chair
~ Rod McKuen

An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five year old. ~ Carl Van Vechten

Before a cat will condescend
To treat you as a trusted friend,
Some little token of esteem
Is needed, like a dish of cream.
~ T. S. Eliot

A dog knows his master, a cat does not. ~ Eleasar B. Zadok

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