Quotes and Sayings about Cats



"As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: Time, Cats, Limitations, Patience)

"I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that's living."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Food, Care, Cats, Flowers, Living)

"Showing cats is addictive. All you need is one rosette and you're hooked."
- Donna Andrews
(Related: Cats)

"Generally, you are held to a sound and that becomes your sound. That gets branded as your sound, and all the copycats start with it because the labels are looking for that sound."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Sound)

"If you call a cat, he may not come. Which doesn't happen with dogs. They're different types of animals. Cats are very sexy I think too in the way they move."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: Animals, Cats, Dogs, May)

"I have always been an animal lover. I had a hard time disassociating the animals I cuddled with - dogs and cats, for example - from the animals on my plate, and I never really cared for the taste of meat. I always loved my Brussels sprouts."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Animals, Cats, Dogs, Example, Taste)

"I have always been an animal lover. I had a hard time disassociating the animals I cuddled with - dogs and cats, for example - from the animals on my plate, and I never really cared for the taste of meat. I always loved my Brussels sprouts."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Animals, Cats, Dogs, Example, Taste)

"As my career has progressed, I've had the pleasure of playing with the baddest jazz cats on the planet. But that doesn't change my desire to entertain folks. That's really who I am."
- George Benson
(Related: Change, Career, Cats, Desire, Jazz, Pleasure)

"I'm lucky because I have a job I love. I really miss being away from home, being in my own bed, seeing my animals and siblings, having my moms cookies. I have a couple cats. I got a kitten about a year ago and now Im going on the road so I wont see him for a while. I feel bad."
- Michelle Branch
(Related: Home, Love, Animals, Bed, Being, Cats, Job, Now, Road)

"She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else."
- Anne Bronte
(Related: Father, People, Cats, Children, Dogs, Poor)

"Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night."
- Rupert Brooke
(Related: Cats, Cities, Night, Will)

"Like all pure creatures, cats are practical."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Cats)

"Cats don't like change without their consent."
- Roger Caras
(Related: Change, Cats)

"Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Cats, Play)

"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Cats, Dogs)

"Whatever its other limitations, the Big Apple and those who live there make room for their dogs and cats, take good care of them and abide by the rules made necessary by a huge population."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Care, Cats, Dogs, Limitations, Population, Rules)

"I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Love, Soul, Home, Cats)

"Just watching my cats can make me happy."
- Paula Cole
(Related: Cats)

"We were brash young fellows'. I was always hanging with the older crowd anyway. The musicians were the Hip Cats, and I was hanging with them anyway. I Just started out real early."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: Cats, Musicians)

"I have two cats at home in Minnesota with my family. Beau and Skippy."
- Rachael Leigh Cook
(Related: Home, Family, Cats)

"Even cats grow lonely and anxious."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Cats, Lonely)

"A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: People, Cats)

"Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Cats, Hate)

"Your basic person wants to talk about material culture, internet culture. I think about God, cats, nature."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Nature, God, Cats, Culture, Internet, Talk)

"If cats were double the size they are now, they'd probably be illegal."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Cats, Now)

"Authors are sometimes like tomcats: They distrust all the other toms but they are kind to kittens."
- Malcolm Cowley
(Related: Distrust)

"I'll probably have a lot of rap cats come on up."
- Trick Daddy
(Related: Cats, Rap)

"I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It's not. Mine had me trained in two days."
- Bill Dana
(Related: Cats, Training)

"I'm here in the mountains, in the foothills of the Catskills."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Mountains)

"We still get those kind of cats coming out to our shows. Once you're into it, you're into it for a lifetime."
- Dimebag Darrell
(Related: Cats)

"Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Cats, Quiet)

"But cats to me are strange, so strange I cannot sleep if one is near."
- W. H. Davies
(Related: Cats, Sleep)

"Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them."
- Jim Davis
(Related: Courage, Cats, Deep)

"Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They're like the people who become successful and then don't want to be reminded of the old neighborhood."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: People, Idea, Successful, Animals, Cats, Class, Cows, Old, Want)

"I don't think Wisconsin should become known as a state where we shoot cats."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Cats, State)

"A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Cats, Fish, Lawyers)

"I lie around the floor with my cats Billy and Jazz or watch DVDs with my best friends."
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Lie, Cats, Friends, Jazz)

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Time, Cats)

"Scalded cats fear even cold water."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Fear, Cats, Water)

"Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties."
- W. L. George
(Related: Food, Love, Cats, Labor)

"I love cats. I have a lot of cat tales, ha ha, so to speak. A lot of my cats come to me. They show up at my house. I'm kind of a cat lady that way."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Love, Cats, Lady)

"We've gotten involved in cat rescue - we take them in and find homes for them. I've always loved cats. I saw how homeless cats were living out there. We take them in, put out flyers."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Cats, Living)

"We can certainly go further than cats, but why should it be that our brains are somehow so suited to the universe that our brains will be able to understand the deepest workings?"
- Brian Greene
(Related: Cats, Universe, Will)

"Many cats are the death of the mouse."
- Kaspar Hauser
(Related: Death, Cats, Mouse)

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Men, Women, Idea, Cats, Dogs, Relax, Will)

"I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love."
- James Herriot
(Related: Love, Cats, Faces)

"Cats are connoisseurs of comfort."
- James Herriot
(Related: Cats, Comfort)

"I like cats. I used to have a lot of cats, but I don't anymore, now I just have a dog. It does take a certain temperament to have a cat, as they do have certain personalities."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Cats, Now, Temperament)

"When all candles be out, all cats be grey."
- John Heywood
(Related: Cats)

"My mum loves cats so I took her to see the lion cubs which at about a year old are actually quite big. She wasn't scared at all and went straight over and kissed one on the mouth! She thought they were just like her pets at home."
- Amanda Holden
(Related: Home, Thought, Cats, Old, Pets)

"Cats and monkeys; monkeys and cats; all human life is there."
- Henry James
(Related: Life, Cats)

"The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise."
- Erica Jong
(Related: History, Cats, Disguise, Famous)

"I used to love dogs until I discovered cats."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Love, Cats, Dogs)

"You bet I arrived overnight. Over a few hundred nights in the Catskills, in vaudeville, in clubs and on Broadway."
- Danny Kaye
"Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose."
- Garrison Keillor
(Related: Nature, Purpose, Cats)

"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Cats)

"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Cats, Harm, Want)

"I've always been mad about cats."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Cats)

"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Cats, Fight)

"All cats are grey in the dark."
- Thomas Lodge
(Related: Cats)

"My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child, but I'm afraid if I do, I'll end up with food in my hair and way too in love with the cats."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Food, Love, Cats, End, Hair, Quest)

"We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Cats, Dogs, Midnight)

"I'm hostile to men, I'm hostile to women, I'm hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches, I'm afraid of horses."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Men, Women, Cats, Horses, Poor)

"I also used to work in the Catskill Mountains as a bus boy, and I performed in talent shows."
- Barry Mann
(Related: Work, Talent, Mountains)

"I'm waiting for them to make 'Thundercats'. I would love to be Cheetara."
- Rachel McAdams
(Related: Love, Waiting)

"We have one cat. I had eight cats and six dogs in Los Angeles."
- Rue McClanahan
(Related: Cats, Dogs)

"Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it."
- Rod McKuen
(Related: Admiration, Cats, Company, Sleep, Want)

"My hobbies are cooking and gardening, especially growing orchids. I love soccer, my husband and I support a British team called Chelsea, and I also enjoy tennis. We have 3 cats."
- Juliet Mills
(Related: Love, Gardening, HusbCats, Cooking, Hobbies, Soccer, Support, Tennis)

"People with insufficient personalities are fond of cats. These people adore being ignored."
- Henry Morgan
(Related: People, Being, Cats)

"Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs."
- Desmond Morris
(Related: Artists, Cats, Dogs, Soldiers)

"Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns, do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior, that they are so united to creative people."
- Andre Norton
(Related: People, Behavior, Cats, United)

"I've been very successful doing voices in movies. I did Olive, the Other Reindeer, with Drew Barrymore, and I did Cats and Dogs. My children came to some of the sessions."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Movies, Successful, Cats, Children, Dogs)

"I love cats."
- Dick Van Patten
(Related: Love, Cats)

"I grew up in a house full of women: my mother, grandmother, three sisters, and two female cats. And I still have the buzz of their conversations in my head. As an adult, I have more female friends than male ones: I just love the way that women talk."
- James Patterson
(Related: Love, Women, Mother, Cats, Friends, Sisters, Talk)

"Cats know, comin' out of four, they better be standin' on it, else they'll be standin' in it."
- Richard Petty
(Related: Cats)

"Sleeping together is a euphemism for people, but tantamount to marriage with cats."
- Marge Piercy
(Related: Marriage, People, Cats)

"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
(Related: Cats)

"In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: Gods, Cats)

"We have three cats. It's like having children, but there is no tuition involved."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Cats, Children)

"It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Cats, Friends, Hunger)

"My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything... like stray cats and squirrels."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: Travel, Wife, Cats, Fun)

"I did have a dog for a few years when I was little, but then just really had cats until I was about 21."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: Cats, Years)

"Be able to identify the most common breeds of dogs and cats on sight."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Cats, Dogs, Sight)

"If you're curious, you'll probably be a good journalist because we follow our curiosity like cats."
- Diane Sawyer
(Related: Cats, Curiosity)

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Music, Cats)

"With the Stray Cats at least, we really took the music somewhere else. First, we wrote our own songs. That's a real weak point in modern classics if you do rockabilly or blues."
- Brian Setzer
(Related: Music, Cats, First, Songs)

"When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Care, Cats, Thinking)

"I'm not one of those complicated, mixed-up cats. I'm not looking for the secret to life... I just go on from day to day, taking what comes."
- Frank Sinatra
(Related: Life, Cats, Day)

"Some cats, Iggy Pop, they're going to always have that hunger."
- Nikki Sixx
(Related: Cats, Hunger)

"My kitty cats could rely on my poker winnings."
- Nicole Sullivan
(Related: Cats, Poker)

"As long as I'm around the cats in the hip hop scene, they'll throw me a track and I'll write a rap over it."
- Ice T
(Related: Cats, Rap)

"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."
- Hippolyte Taine
(Related: Wisdom, Cats)

"I would say old school cats like Redman and Wu-tang. My style is my style, those are just cats that I liked."
- Obie Trice
(Related: Cats, Old, School, Style)

"As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not."
- Carl Van Vechten
(Related: Love, Beauty, Power, Inspiration, Cats, Grace, Wonder, Writers)

"I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through."
- Jules Verne
(Related: Cats, Earth, Spirits)

"I'm impressed with how professional they are and what they can get an animal to do. I mean, dogs and cats - that's one thing. But when you get into the larger animals, that's a different thing all together."
- M. Emmet Walsh
(Related: Animals, Cats, Dogs)

"Did St. Francis preach to the birds? Whatever for? If he really liked birds he would have done better to preach to the cats."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Birds, Cats)

"I have a family and two cats; I get up with my kids early in the morning."
- Vanna White
(Related: Family, Cats, Kids)

"I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed."
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: Books, Cats, Garden, Hens)