Quotes about Cats

Enjoy reading quotes about cats? I do too. Cats seem to capture people’s imaginations like no other animal (except dogs, I think).

And it seems like the felines in our lives make us ponder about life and other philosophical questions. They have that kind of power.

You can find so many cat quotes out there that it would take an entire website (or more) to put them all in one place. But here’s a small, yet fun, collection of quotes about cats and kittens that are sure to delight any cat lover. So sit back and enjoy...

Oh cats...

Orange Cat All cats, given the opportunity, are people-watchers. –Roger Caras, A Cat is Watching, 1989

Cats are notoriously sore losers. Coming in second best, especially to someone as poorly coordinated as a human being, grates their sensibility. –Stephen Baker

It occurs to me that I can’t remember ever reading about a murderer who gave house room to, or was fond of, a cat. –P.D. James Time to Be in Earnest, 1999

I have found my love of cats most helpful in understanding women. –John Simon

Cats are absolute individuals, with their own ideas about everything, including the people they own. - John Dingman

I have just been given a very engaging Persian kitten… and his opinion is that I have been given to him. – Evelyn Underhill

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort. –James Herriot

Everyone who owns a cat is a cat-watcher. –Roger Caras, A Cat is Watching, 1989

Getting a cat is a greater commitment than getting married. – Seymour and Paula Chwast

God made the cat to give man the pleasure of stroking a tiger. – François-Joseph Mery

Anyone who has owned many cats in long succession can define his or her life as a series of furry episodes. –Roger Caras, A Celebration of Cats, 1989

Two things are aesthetically perfect in the world - the clock and the cat. – Emile Auguste Chartier

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want. – Joseph Wood Krutch

Cats don't like change without their consent. - Roger Caras

Cat said. “I am not a friend, and I am not a servant. I am the Cat who walks by himself.” –Rudyard Kipling, Just so Stories, 1902

Cats never strike a pose that isn't photogenic. –Lillian Jackson Braun

The cat is not in the long run anxious to please. –T.O. Beachcroft, Just Cats, 1936

It's very hard to be polite if you're a cat. - Anonymous

Cats find humans useful domestic animals. –George Mikes

As we all know, cats now rule the world. - John R.F. Breen

Did you enjoy these quotes about cats? Then please read on for more… It seems like everyone has something to say about cats. Felines make us think so deeply… sometimes.

More quotes about cats

As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat. – Ellen Perry Berkeley

If cats could talk, they wouldn't. - Nan Porter

Cats are cool. They have style, personality, sophistication, and just the right amount of confidence. – Michael Bolton

In truth, most of us don’t know our cats. – Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

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

A cat is like a puzzle with no solution. – Anne Campbell

If a cat washes her face, there will be visitors. - Japanese folklore

Whether they be the musician cats in my band or the real cats of the world, they all got style. – Ray Charles

Time spent with cats is never wasted. – Colette

To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance, courage of conviction - and a cat. The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by. - Stephen Baker

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