40 Best Cat Quotes – Famous Quotes About Cats

A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution. ~ Hazel Nicholson

A cat is always on the wrong side of the door. ~ Anonymous

A cat is there when you call her – if she doesn’t have something better to do. ~ Bill Adler

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

The best therapist has fur and four legs ~ UnknowA cat makes all the difference between coming home to an empty house and coming home.~ Unknown

A cat sees no good reason why it should obey another animal, even if it does stand on two legs. ~ Sarah Thompson

A cat will assume the shape of its container. ~ Unknown

Odd things animals. All dogs look up to you. All cats look down on you. Only a pig looks at you as an equal. ~ Sir Winston Churchill

Of all God’s creatures, there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with a cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat. ~ Mark Twain

One cat just leads to another. ~ Ernest Hemingway

A cat has absolute emotional honesty; human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not. ~ Ernest Hemingway

Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety-valve device for dealing with happiness overflow. ~ Monica Edwards

The mathematical probability of a common cat doing exactly as it pleases is the one scientific absolute in the world. ~ Lynn M. Osband

The more people I meet, the more I like my cat. ~ unknown

The naming of cats is a difficult matter. It isn’t just one of your holiday games. You may think at first I’m mad as a hatter. When I tell you a cat must have three different names ~ T.S. Eliot

The only mystery about the cat is why it ever decided to become a domestic animal.~ Sir Compton MacKenzie

The phrase “domestic cat” is an oxymoron. ~ George Will

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. ~ Albert Schweitzer

The smallest feline is a masterpiece. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci

The trouble with cats is that they’ve got no tact. ~ P.G. Wodehouse

There are no ordinary cats. ~ Colette

There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten. ~ Jules Champfleury

Cats know how to obtain food without labour, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.  ~ W. L. George

There’s no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat.~ Wesley Bates

Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this. ~ Anonymous

Two things are aesthetically perfect in the world – the clock and the cat. ~ Emile Auguste Chartier

What greater gift than the love of a cat? ~ Charles Dickens

When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.” ~ Montaigne

Which is more beautiful, feline movement or feline stillness? ~  Elizabeth Hamilton

Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes! ~ Theophile Gautier

With the qualities of cleanliness, affection, patience, dignity, and courage that cats have, how many of us, I ask you, would be capable of becoming cats? ~ Fernand Mery.

Just watching my cats can make me happy. ~ Paula Cole

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

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. ~ Jules Verne

Perhaps one reason we are fascinated by cats is because such a small animal can contain so much independence, dignity, and freedom of spirit. Unlike the dog, the cat’s personality is never bet on a human’s. He demands acceptance on his own terms. ~ Lloyd Alexander

All you need is love and a cat. ~ Unknown

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want. ~ Joseph Wood Krutch

Heaven will never be Paradise unless my cats are there waiting for me. ~ Unknown

Cats leave paw prints in your heart, forever and always. ~ Unknown

Kittens are angels with whiskers. ~ Alexis Flora Hope

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

If cats could talk, they wouldn’t. ~ Nan Porter.

I am indebted to the cat for a particular kind of honourable deceit, for a greater control over myself, for a characteristic aversion to brutal sounds, and for the need to keep silent for long periods of time. ~ Colette

The idea of calm exists in a sitting cat. ~ Jules Renard

Julia Wilson is a cat expert with over 20 years of experience writing about a wide range of cat topics, with a special interest in cat health, welfare and preventative care. Julia lives in Sydney with her family, four cats and two dogs. She enjoys photography, gardening and running in her spare time. Full author bio Contact Julia