If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend, but never your slave.
Cats are a mysterious kind of folk. There is more passing in their minds than we are aware of.
Sir Walter Scott
Cats are a tonic, they are a laugh, they are a cuddle, they are at least pretty just about all of the time and beautiful some of the time.
Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement and love without penalties.
W. L. George
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 mind.
The cat seldom interferes with other people's rights. His intelligence keeps him from doing many of the fool things that complicate life.
Carl Van Vechten
Even overweight, cats instinctively know the cardinal rule: when fat, arrange yourself in slim poses.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.
People that hate cats will come back as mice in their next life.
There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Managing senior programmers is like herding cats.
Cats are glorious creatures ~ who must on no accounts be underestimated...Their eyes are fathomless depths of cat-world mysteries.
Lesley Anne Ivory (from Glorious Cats, The Paintings of Lesley Anne Ivory)
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.
"Miao" by Dilys Laing
A cat sees us as the dogs...A cat sees himself as the human.
Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a lot of ailments, but I never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
Joseph Wood Crutch
You can not look at a sleeping cat and feel tense.
If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr.
There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat.
A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.
If animals could speak the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow, but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.
The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
Leonardo da Vinci
To err is human, to purr is feline.