Friday, July 26, 2013

QUOTES AND IMAGES ABOUT CATS














The cat does not offer services.  The cat offers itself.  Of course he wants care and shelter.  You don't buy love for nothing.  Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.  ~William S. Burroughs

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In the middle of a world that had always been a bit mad, the cat walks with confidence.  ~Rosanne Amberson












There is something about the presence of a cat... that seems to take the bite out of being alone.  ~Louis J. Camuti




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Women, poets, and especially artists, like cats; delicate natures only can realize their sensitive systems.  ~Helen M. Winslow












As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat.  ~Ellen Perry Berkeley



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Ignorant people think it is the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain't so; it is the sickening grammar that they use.  ~Mark Twain











The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer.  ~Paula Poundstone




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A cat is a tiger that is fed by hand.  ~Proverb










Your cat will never threaten your popularity by barking at three in the morning.  He won't attack the mailman or eat the drapes, although he may climb the drapes to see how the room looks from the ceiling.  ~Helen Powers



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I pet her and she pays me back in purrs. ~Terri Guillemets













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





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Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely ? ~Karen Brademeyer












Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience.  ~Pam Brown




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Cats only pretend to be domesticated if they think there's a bowl of milk in it for them.  ~Robin Williams










When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not a pastime to her more than she is to me ?  ~Michel de Montaigne, Essays, 1580


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Every dog has his day - but the nights are reserved for the cats.  ~Author Unknown












Kittens are born with their eyes shut.  They open them in about six days, take a look around, then close them again for the better part of their lives.  ~Stephen Baker




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One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.  ~Mark Twain











I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult.  It's not.  Mine had me trained in two days.  ~Bill Dana

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A meow massages the heart.  ~Stuart McMillan











If there is one spot of sun spilling onto the floor, a cat will find it and soak it up.  ~J.A. McIntosh


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The domestic cat seems to have greater confidence in itself than in anyone else.  ~Lawrence N. Johnson











A cat is the only domestic animal I know who toilet trains itself and does a damned impressive job of it.  ~Joseph Epstein



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Are we really sure the purring is coming from the kitty and not from our very own hearts? ~Terri Guillemets










A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.  ~William Ralph Inge




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If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.  ~Alfred North Whitehead











The reason cats climb is so that they can look down on almost every other animal - it's also the reason they hate birds.  ~K.C. Buffington


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It's really the cat's house - we just pay the mortgage.  ~Author Unknown









A cat is an example of sophistication minus civilization.  ~Author Unknown




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Cats are notoriously sore losers.  Coming in second best, especially to someone as poorly coordinated as a human being, grates their sensibility.  ~Stephen Baker










Cats conspire to keep us at arm's length.  ~Frank Perkins




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Cats have an infallible understanding of total concentration - and get between you and it.  ~Arthur Bridges








I have studied many philosophers and many cats.  The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.  ~Hippolyte Taine


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Four little Persians, but only one looked in my direction.  I extended a tentative finger and two soft paws clung to it.  There was a contented sound of purring, I suspect on both our parts.  ~George Freedley








There is, incidentally, no way of talking about cats that enables one to come off as a sane person.  ~Dan Greenberg




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We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it and stop there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove-lid.  She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again, and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.  ~Mark Twain








People who love cats have some of the biggest hearts around.  ~Susan Easterly




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I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food which they take for granted, but his or her entertainment value.  ~Author Unknown












If there were to be a universal sound depicting peace, I would surely vote for the purr.  ~Barbara L. Diamond



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It is remarkable, in cats, that the outer life they reveal to their masters is one of perpetual boredom.  ~Robley Wilson, Jr.









If only cats grew into kittens.  ~R. Stern


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The smart cat doesn't let on that he is.  ~H.G. Frommer








Cats are smarter than dogs.  You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.  ~Jeff Valdez


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If I called her she would pretend not to hear, but would come a few moments later when it could appear that she had thought of doing so first.  ~Arthur Weigall











God made the cat in order that man might have the pleasure of caressing the lion.  ~Fernand Mery



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I am as vigilant as a cat to steal cream.  ~William Shakespeare, Henry IV










Most cats do not approach humans recklessly.  The possibility of concealed weapons, clods or sticks, tend to make them reserved.  Homeless cats in particular - with some justification, unfortunately - consider humans their natural enemies.  Much ceremony must be observed, and a number of diplomatic feelers put out, before establishing a state of truce.  ~Lloyd Alexander

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If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr.  ~Martin Buxbaum










A cat determined not to be found can fold itself up like a pocket handkerchief if it wants to.  ~Louis J. Camuti

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The cat was created when the lion sneezed.  ~Arabian Proverb










Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all things were created to serve man.  ~Paul Gray





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The cat is above all things, a dramatist.  ~Margaret Benson










An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five year old.  ~Carl Van Vechten



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Meow is like aloha - it can mean anything.  ~Hank Ketchum








 

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