Cat Quotes

More literary commentaries on cats, suitable for pasting up on the
office or kitchen wall, using as a tag line in your e-mail, or
wrapping fish in.

“Some cats is blind,
and stone-deaf some,
but ain’t no cat
Wuz ever dumb.”
– Anthony Henderson Euwer

“The cat has a nervous ear,
that turns this was and that.
And what the cat may hear,
is known but to the cat.”
– David Morton

“Cats do care. For example, they know
instinctively what time we have to be
at work in the morning and they wake
us up twenty minutes before the alarm
goes off.” – Michael Nelson

“In my house you have to talk to cats
because, being ten of them, there are
a lot of important things you have to
say to them – like “Get off” and “Shut
up” and things like that.” – Beryl Reid

“A cat is more intelligent than people
believe, and can be taught any crime.”
– Mark Twain

“Some people say that cats are sneaky,
evil, and cruel. True, and they have
many other fine qualities as well.”
– Missy Dizick

“As to Sagacity, I should say that his
judgement respecting the warmest place
and the softest cushion in a room is
infallable, his punctuality at meal times
is admirable, and his pertinacity in jump-
ing on people’s shoulders till they give
him some of the best of what is going,
indicates great firmness.” – Thomas Henry
Huxley

“Dogs eat. Cats dine.” – Ann Taylor

“It’s just an old alley cat that has
followed us all the way home. It hasn’t
a star on its forehead, or a silky satiny
coat. No proud tiger stripes, no dainty
tread, no elegant velvet throat. It’s a
splotchy, blotchy city cat, not a pretty
cat, a rough little bag of old bones.
‘Beauty,’ we shall call you. ‘Beauty’
come in.” – Eve Merriam

“A cat cares for you only as a source of
food, security, and a place in the sun. Her
self-sufficiency is her charm.” – Charles
Horton Cooley

“One cat just leads to another.” – Ernest
Hemingway

David the Dogman

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