- Pets and Animals
Famous Quotes About Cats
“If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat.” – Mark Twain
I wonder what a cat crossed with a man would be like? Would they still cover their pee and poo every time they used the litter box? Would they be as patient? Would they still have superb balance, grace, and agility?
“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer
I totally agree with this. Music and cats have kept me sane during the darkest periods of my life. There's something about a cat's purr that relaxes me and uplifts my soul.
"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this." – Anonymous
This is proof that cats are smarter than humans. They acknowledge and accept their divinity.
"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior." – Hippolyte Taine
Coming from a famous critic and historian, I would say there is much truth to this.
"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want." – Joseph Wood Krutch
And we, humans, would do well if we did the same!
"There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats." – Anonymous
Well, at least we're intelligent.
"A meow massages the heart." – Stuart McMillan
Yes, it does. So does a cat's purr, a light touch of its paw, or its warm body snuggled next to you.
“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” – Leonardo Da Vinci
From its piercing eyes and delicate whiskers to its killer claws, a cat is indeed a work of art.
"The cat has too much spirit to have no heart." – Ernest Menaul
Who said cats have no heart? They have more heart than most people will ever have.
"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God." – Unknown
Cats believe they are gods and that makes them all the better.
"Time spent with cats is never wasted." – Colette
I could spend an entire day with cats and never get tired or bored. In fact, I recharge my batteries by playing with and simply being with my cats.
"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat." – Ellen Perry Berkeley
Oh, yes. We don't own a cat, the cat merely allowed itself to be taken cared of by humans.
"Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later." – Mary Bly
This one I would have to disagree with. My three cats come running when I call them.
"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow." – Jeff Valdez
Of course! Why would they pull a sled through snow when they can simply rub against our legs and we pick them up and carry them through the snow!
"With their qualities of cleanliness, discretion, affection, patience, dignity, and courage, how many of us, I ask you, would be capable of becoming cats?"
Fernand Mery, in Her Majesty the Cat
I would like to try to find out. If I could be a cat for one day...