Cat Quotes

A Plethora of Cat Quotes, Poems and Sayings especially compiled for Ailurophiles

The human race can be roughly divided into two categories: ailurophiles and ailurophobes – cat lovers and the underprivileged. ― David Taylor

People don’t choose or own cats. Cats choose the people they want to own. ― Warren Eckstein

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats. ― Mason Cooley

Last night I encountered a dream cat with a very long neck and a body like a human fetus, gray and transluscent. I don’t know what it needs or how to provide for it. Another dream years ago of a human child with eyes on stalks. It is very small, but can walk and talk “Don’t you want me?” Again, I don’t know how to care for the child. But I am dedicated to protecting and nurturing him at any cost! It is the function of the Guardian to protect hybrids and mutants in the vulnerable stage of infancy. ― William S. Burrough

A garden without cats, it will be generally agreed, can scarcely deserve to be called a garden at all…much of the magic of the heather beds would vanish if, as we bent over them, there was no chance that we might hear a faint rustle among the blossoms, and find ourselves staring into a pair of sleepy green eyes. ― Beverley Nichols

Let Hercules himself do what he may, The cat will mew and dog will have his day. ― Shakespeare

when I am feeling low all i have to do is watch my cats and my courage returns ― Charles Bukowski

I know Sir John will go, though he was sure it would rain cats and dogs. ― Jonathan Swift

In the night all cats are gray. ― Miguel de Cervantes

In my head, the sky is blue, the grass is green and cats are orange. ― Jim Davis

Last time I saw her, she was peeking out from one of the bookcases next to the fireplace. She’s the first cat I’ve ever seen trying to pretend she’s a condensed version of War and Peace. ― Ellen Hart

The stones were sharp,
The wind came at my back;
Walking along the highway,
Mincing like a cat.
―Theodore Roethke

To do today:
1. Sit and think.
2. Reach enlightenment.
3. Feed the cat.
― Jarod Kintz

A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn’t there. A theologian is the man who finds it. ― H.L. Mencken