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Great Quotes about Cats

cat-quotes-by-Gangster-Car-DriverBy Julia Williams

There is certainly no shortage of famous sayings about cats. Some are witty, some are wise, and some are just plain wrong. What I mean by wrong is that the saying presents a cat’s character in a way that is completely opposite from what any cat lover would say about their feline friend. When I read quotes like that, I wonder if the person ever spent so much as a day – an hour even – in the company of cats. It would seem not.

I’m not fond of those types of quotes because they perpetuate the myths that cats are antisocial, unloving and undeserving of our affection. I hate to think that someone who’d never spent time with a cat and didn’t know their true capability for bonding with humans, would judge them based on some negative saying.

I have no doubt there are many cats in the world that would’ve had a forever home, if not for some untrue saying. This might seem farfetched, but the reality is that a great many people will just believe what they read without substantiating it with personal experience.

Thankfully, there are lots of other quotes out there that paint cats with an accurate brush. It’s those cat quotes that I will share with you today. Perhaps my favorite cat quote of all time is by the French novelist Colette who said “Time spent with cats is never wasted.” Here are some others I like:
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Funny, Famous and Cute Quotes about Cats and Dogs

By Linda Cole

When it comes to having an opinion about “man’s best friend” or the inquisitive nature of a cat, we don’t have to look far for a great quote expressing someone’s impression of their favorite pet. I enjoy reading quotes about cats and dogs because some of them make me stop and think, some make me laugh, and some make me wonder why our pets continue to put up with us. I’d like to share with you some of my favorite funny, famous and cute quotes about cats and dogs.

Cat Quotes

“There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast.” – Unknown

“To a cat, ‘No’ means not while I’m looking.” – Unknown

“Cats are smarter than dogs. You can’t get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.” – Jeff Valdez

“I love cats because I enjoy my home; and, little by little, they become its visible soul.” – Jean Cocteau

“Thousands of years ago, cats were worshiped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this.” – Anonymous

“I put down my book, The Meaning of Zen, and see the cat smiling into her fur as she delicately combs it with her rough pink tongue. ‘Cat, I would lend you this book to study but it appears you have already read it.’ She looks up and gives me her full gaze. ‘Don’t be ridiculous,’ she purrs, ‘I wrote it.’” – Dilys Laing

“Cat’s motto: No matter what you’ve done wrong, always try to make it look like the dog did it.” – Unknown

“I don’t think it is so much the actual bath that most cats dislike; I think it’s the fact that they have to spend a good part of the day putting their hair back in place.” – Debbie Peterson

“If I tried to tell you how much I love my cats, you wouldn’t understand me – unless your heart is also meow-shaped and covered in stray fur.” – Lexie Saige

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