My wife was looking at the tag cloud in the sidebar of my blog and said she noticed I don't have many posts about cats. Since we're cat people, I thought I'd better do something about that!
Here's a list of great quotations about cats and a few pictures I hope you'll find amusing.
"People who hate cats in this life will come back as mice in their next life." - Faith Resnick
"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow." - Jeff Valdez
"Thousands of years ago, cats were worshiped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this." - unknown
"The cat is the only animal which accepts the comforts but rejects the bondage of domesticity." - Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
"In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats." - English proverb
"Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect." - Steven Wright
"Cats are connoisseurs of comfort." - James Herriot
"One cat leads to another." - Ernest Hemingway
"Beware of people who dislike cats." - Irish proverb
"If you yell at a cat, you’re the one who is making a fool of yourself." - unknown
"Cat people are different, to the extent that they generally are not conformists. How could they be, with a cat running their lives?" - Louis Camuti
"Cat’s motto: No matter what you’ve done wrong, always try to make it look like the dog did it." - unknown
"Dog's come when they're called: cats take a message and get back to you later." - Mary Bly
"As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat." - Ellen Perry Berkeley
"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." - Albert Schweiter
"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
"Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are gods." - unknown
"Cat: A pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs and patronizes human beings." - Oliver Herford
"To err is human, to purr is feline." - Robert Byrne
"The cat has too much spirit to have no heart." - Ernest Menaul
"The phrase 'domestic cat' is an oxymoron." - George F. Will
"The cat loves fish, but hates wet feet." - Medieval Proverb
"There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast." - Unknown
"Cats aren’t clean, they’re just covered with cat spit." - John S. Nichols
"Time spent with cats is never wasted." - Colette
"Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia." - Joseph Wood Krutch
"You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats." - Colonial American proverb
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens." - Abraham Lincoln
"If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way." - Mark Twain
"Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True and they have many other fine qualities as well." - Missy Dizick
"There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats." - unknown
"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
"I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It's not. Mine had me trained in two days." - Bill Dana
"The trouble with a kitten is that...
It becomes a cat!" - Ogden Nash
"Cats never strike a pose that isn’t photogenic." - Lilian Jackson Braun (author of The Cat Who... series)
As much as my wife and I are fans of Lilian Jackson Braun's series of The Cat Who... books, I have to say that we've seen our cats in some awfully unphotogenic poses. The following picture is a couple of cats who are modest sunbathers.
Our grandson Drew loves to play in water, and so his grandma Esther bought him a swimming pool. Here are several pictures of him enjoying it.
We'd enjoy hearing comments from other cat people!
"Every Bible should be bound in shoe leather." - D. L. Moody
Dogs have owners; cats have staff.
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