I don’t know about you, but I could use a little light-hearted cheering, so I think it is time for another round of GREAT CAT QUOTES.
The first set of quotes are some of my favorites that did not make it on the last list, 10 Great Quotes for Cat Lovers, while the following quotes are fabulous insights into the feline mind suggested by Care2 readers. Again, if we missed one of your favorite cat quotes, please do share in the comment section.
The playful kitten with its pretty little tigerish gambole is infinitely more amusing than half the people one is obliged to live with in the world. ~ Lady Sydney Morgan, Irish poet and novelist
I have found my love of cats most helpful in understanding women. ~ John Simon, Hungarian-American literary critic
To err is human; To purr, feline. ~ Robert Byrne, American author and billiard player
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. ~ Jules Verne, author and dreamer
I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. ~ Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States
The smallest feline is a masterpiece. ~ Leonardo De Vinci, painter & inventor; suggested quote by Care2 member Rosann T.
Dogs have masters. Cats have slaves. ~ Author unknown; suggested by Anna M.
God invented cats so that man could pet a tiger. ~ Ferdinand Mery, French Author; suggested byDana Ross M.
The mathematical probability of a common cat doing exactly as it pleases is the one scientific absolute in the world. ~ Lynn M. Osband, Author; suggested by Ema M.
Dogs come when they are called; cats take a message and get back to you. ~ Mary Bly, American author; suggested by Eternal G.
If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat. ~ Mark Twain, American author
Two things are aesthetically perfect in the world – the clock and the cat. ~ Emile Auguste Chartier, French Philosopher and Pacifist
What greater gift than the love of a cat? ~ British Author, Charles Dickens; suggested by Antiope K.
I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals. ~ Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of England, writer and historian; suggested by John T.
Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God. ~ Author unknown; suggested by Ekeim T.
I had to get rid of my children. The cat was allergic. ~ Author unknown
In order to keep a true perspective of one’s importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him. ~ Dereke Bruce
Even overweight cats instinctively know the cardinal rule: when fat, arrange yourself in slim poses. ~ John Weitz; suggested by Arlene
Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience. ~British Author, Pam Brown
You don’t own a cat, they own you! ~ Author unknown; suggested by Mary R.
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Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. ~ Robert A. Heinlein; suggested by Valentina R.
Cat’s motto: No matter what you’ve done wrong, make it look like the dog did it! ~ Author unknown; suggested by Stewart
The constant challenge to decipher feline behavior is perhaps one of the most fascinating qualities of owning a cat. ~ Carole Wilbourn; suggested by Deborah D.
If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr. ~ Martin Buxbaum; suggested by Sophia S