Cat Quotes

Of all domestic animals the cat is the most expressive. His face is capable of showing a wide range of expressions. His tail is a mirror of his mind. His gracefulness is surpassed only by his agility. And, along with all these, he has a sense of humor. ― Walter Chandoha

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

A Cat’s Quote: Climb your way to the top. That’s why the drapes are there.

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

Hope has as many lives as a cat or a king. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Living as I do with human beings, the more that I observe them, the more I am forced to conclude that they are selfish. ― Natsume Sōseki

A dog is like a liberal, he wants to please everybody. A cat doesn’t really need to know that everybody loves him. ― William Kunstler

If you want to know the character of a man, find out what his cat thinks of him. — Anonymous

French novelist Collette was a firm cat-lover. When she was in the U.S. she saw a cat sitting in the street. She went over to talk to it and the two of them mewed at each other for a friendly minute. Colette turned to her companion and exclaimed, “Enfin! Quelqu’un qui parle francais.” (At last! Someone who speaks French!). ― Anonymous

People meeting for the first time suddenly relax if they find they both have cats. And plunge into anecdote. ― Charlotte Gray

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

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

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose. ― Garrison Keillor

One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. ― Pam Brown

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. ― Jules Verne

Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this. ― Author Unknown

Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes! ― Theophile Gautier

By associating with the cat, one only risks becoming richer. ― Collette

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. ― Collette

Time spent with a cat is never wasted. ― Collette

In a cat’s eye, all things belong to cats. ― English Proverb

Those who dislike cats will be carried to the cemetery in the rain.―Dutch Proverb

Even a cat is a lion in her own lair. ― Indian Proverb

Intelligence in the cat is underrated. ― Louis Wain

In my heart, I know that Jesus would never condone the suffering that results when dogs and cats are allowed to breed. ― Joanna Krupa

In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat. – Warren Eckstein

If I die before my cat, I want a little of my ashes put in his food so I can live inside him. ― Drew Barrymore

Since each of us is blessed with only one life, why not live it with a cat? ― Robert Stearns

A cat’s a cat and that’s that. ― American folk saying

You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats. ― Colonial American Proverb

Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them. ― Jim Davis

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind. ― Cleveland Amory

There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat. ― Tay Hohoff

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

In spite of the veneration which the Egyptians had for the cat, we are told that the punishment for adultery by a woman in Egypt was to be sewn into a sack with a live cat and flung into the Nile. ― Mildred Kirk