Quotes about Cats

When all candles bee out, all cats be gray.

John Heywood

It had need to bee
A wylie mouse that should breed in the cats eare.

John Heywood

I know Sir John will go, though he was sure it would rain cats and dogs.

Jonathan Swift

In the night all cats are gray.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Cats took many thousands of years to domesticate humans.

Cats took many thousands of years to domesticate humans.

Confound the cats! All cats--alway-- Cats of all colours, black, white, grey; By night a nuisance and by day-- Confound the cats!

Rev. Orlando Thomas Dobbin

His friends he loved. His direst earthly foes-- Cats--I believe he did but feign to hate. My hand will miss the insinuated nose, Mine eyes the tail that wagged contempt at Fate.

Sir William Watson (2)

Cats are designated friends.

Norman Corwin

If cats could talk, they wouldn't.

Nan Porter

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what they want.

Joseph Wood Krutch

There are two means of refuge from the misery of life—music and cats.

Albert Schweitzer

Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.

W.L. George

When all candles be out, all cats be gray.

John Heywood

Cats are absolute individuals, with their own ideas about everything, including the people they own.

John Dingman

Cats are the ultimate narcissists. You can tell this because of all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren't like this. A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll in a dead fish.

James Gorman

Cats sleep Anywhere, Any table, Any chair, Top of piano, Window-ledge, In the middle, On the edge.

Eleanor Farjeon

Do our cats name us? My former husband swore that Humphrey and Dolly and Bean Blossom called me The Big Hamburger.

Eleanora Walker

What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?

Henry David Thoreau

The trouble with cats is that they've got no tact.

P.G. Wodehouse

It is with the approach of winter that cats... wear their richest fur and assume an air of sumptuous and delightful opulence.

Pierre Loti

Are cats lazy? Well, more power to them if they are. Which one of us has not entertained the dream of doing just as he likes, when and how he likes, and as much as he likes?

Fernand Mery

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods, they have never forgotten this.

Alfred North Unknown

If toast always lands butter-side down, and cats always land on their feet, what happens if you strap toast on the back of a cat and drop it?

Steven Wright

I never heard a passion so confused, So strange, outrageous, and so variable As the dog Jew did utter in the streets: 'My daughter! O my ducats! O my daughter! Fled with a Christian! O my Christian ducats!'

William Shakespeare

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