30 Of The Best Cat Quotes We Can All Relate To

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There are quotes about literally everything, and some days they’re all that keep us going. They inspire us to be better human beings and even shed light on some of life’s more mysterious nuances. As cat people, we automatically gravitate toward quotes about felines. Cats are graceful, intelligent, and more than a bit spiritual. They’re a lot more than household pets. These famous cat quotes remind us of all the reasons why we love cats.

Read through this list of the most popular cat quotes to pick out your favorites.

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1. “I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.” -Hippolyte Taine

2. “Cats are a mysterious kind of folk.” – Sir Walter Scott

3. “In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.” – Terry Pratchett

4. “Cats are inquisitive but hate to admit it.” — Mason Cooley

5. “Cats speak only to those who know how to listen.” — Sigmund Freud

6. “Your house will always be blessed with love, laughter, and friendship if you have a cat.”

7. “Cats rule the world.” — Jim Davis

8. “I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It’s not. Mine had me trained in two days.” – Bill Dana

9. “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 humankind.” – Cleveland Amory

10. “I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.” – Nafisa Joseph

11. “You can not look at a sleeping cat and feel tense.” – Jane Pauley

12. “The phrase ‘domestic cat’ is an oxymoron.” – George Will

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

14. “Kittens are angels with whiskers.” – Alexis Flora Hope

15. “Cats leave paw prints in your heart, forever and always.” – Unknown

16. “Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.” – Rod McKuen

17. “Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.” – W. L. George

18. “Time spent with cats is never wasted.” – Sigmund Freud

19. “Cats choose us; we don’t own them.” – Kristin Cast

20. “In a cat’s eye, all things belong to cats”. —Unknown

21. “It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens.” – Cynthia E. Varnado

22. “If cats could talk, they wouldn’t” – Nan Porter

23. “People who don’t like cats were probably mice in an earlier life.” – Unknown

24. “When Rome burned, the emperor’s cats still expected to be fed on time.” – Seanan McGuire

25. “There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat.” – Tay Hohoff

26. “A kitten is, in the animal world, what a rosebud is in the garden.” – Robert Sowthey

27. “Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.” – Jim Davis

28. “The problem with cats is that they get the same exact look whether they see a moth or an ax-murderer.” – Paula Poundstone

29. “Cats are smarter than dogs. You can’t get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.” – Jeff Valdez

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

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