There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure,
could walk on a cloud without coming through.
A cat pours his body on the floor like water.
William Lyon Phelps
There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten.
A cat improves the garden wall in sunshine, and the hearth
in foul weather.
Judith Merkle Riley
A cat's got her own opinion of human beings. She don't say
much, but you can tell enough to make you anxious not to hear
the whole of it.
Jerome K. Jerome
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
Edgar Allan Poe
The cat seldom interferes with other people's rights. His
intelligence keeps him from doing many of the fool things
that complicate life.
Carl Van Vechten
Cats come and go without ever leaving.
The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.
The cat is the only animal which accepts the comforts but
rejects the bondage of domesticity.
Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
The city of cats and the city of men exist one inside the
other, but they are not the same city.
If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that
thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats.
My cat speaks sign language with her tail.
Robert A. Stern
The cat is domestic only as far as suits its own ends.
Saki (Hector Hugh Munro)
Kittens believe that all nature is occupied with their diversion.
F.A. Paradis de Moncrif
People that hate cats will come back as mice in their next
Most of us rather like our cats to have a streak of wickedness.
I should not feel quite easy in the company of any cat that
walked about the house with a saintly expression.
Kittens are angels with whiskers.
Even if you have just destroyed a Ming Vase, purr. Usually
all will be forgiven.
It is in the nature of cats to do a certain amount of unescorted
Like a graceful vase, a cat, even when motionless, seems to
George F. Will
When your kitty purrs to you, doesn't it break your heart
that you can't purr back?
You own a dog but you feed a cat.
Jenny de Vries
Everything I know I learned from my cat: When you're hungry,
eat. When you're tired, nap in a sunbeam. When you go to the
vet's, pee on your owner.
A cat isn't fussy - just so long as you remember he likes
his milk in the shallow, rose-patterned saucer and his fish
on the blue plate. From which he will take it, and eat it
off the floor.
Kittens can happen to anyone.
The cat is the animal to whom the Creator gave the biggest
eye, the softest fur, the most supremely delicate nostrils,
a mobile ear, an unrivaled paw and a curved claw borrowed
from the rose-tree.
Colette (Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)
A cat is the only domestic animal I know who toilet trains
itself and does a damned impressive job of it.
An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five year
Carl Van Vechten
Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all
things were created to serve man.
There is, incidentally, no way of talking about cats that
enables one to come off as a sane person.