29 Cat Quotes Every Cat Owner Can Appreciate
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Nine lives and many quotes
Cats are the perfect companion when working home or simply watching TV on the couch. They’re kind, compassionate, and aren’t afraid to tell you what they think with many meows and purs. Nine lives may not be long enough when you’re a cat owner, however. Here are a few cat quotes that every cat owner can relate to.
A feline masterpiece
“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” —
Cats as gods
“In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.” —Terry Pratchett, author
“What greater gift than the love of a cat.” —Charles Dickens, author
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(Emotional) honesty is the best policy
“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.” —
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“It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens.” —Cynthia E. Varnado
Wisdom of cats
“I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.” —Hippolyte Taine, French critic, and historian
A blessed home
“Your house will always be blessed with love, laughter, and friendship if you have a cat.” —Lewis Carroll, author
A visible soul
“I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” —Jean Cocteau, French poet
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The practical cat
“Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.” —William S. Burroughs, writer
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Faults of cats
“Cats are only human; they have their faults.” —Kingsley Amis, novelist
Dining with cats
“Dogs eat. Cats dine.” —Ann Taylor
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A lesson learned
“A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.” —Mark Twain, author
The mystery of cats
“Cats are a mysterious kind of folk.” —Sir Walter Scott
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A cat’s heart
“A cat doesn’t care if you are smart or dumb, give him your heart and he will give you his.” —Abraham Lincoln
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A hungry cat
“When Rome burned, the emperor’s cats still expected to be fed on time.” —Seanan McGuire
A kitten in the animal world
“A kitten is, in the animal world, what a rosebud is in the garden.” —Robert Sowthey
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Cats and music
“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” —Albert Schweitzer, Alsatian polymath
A heartwarming welcome
“There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat.” —Tay Hohoff
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A simple message
“A meow massages the heart.” —Stuart McMillan
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The biggest hearts love cats
“People who love cats have some of the biggest hearts around.” —Susan Easterly, pet writer
How to trust a man
“Never trust a man who hates cats.” —Jane Pauley, American television journalist and author
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The key to comfort
“Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.” —James Herriot, British veterinary surgeon and writer
A talking cat
“If cats could talk, they wouldn’t.” —Nan Porter
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Nobody owns a cat
“As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat.” —Ellen Perry Berkeley, architectural journalist
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