25 Cat Quotes: Quirky Quotes About Cats

Abi Latham
3 min readSep 18, 2021

Do you love cats? Check out these cat quotes for some adorable, funny, and quirky quotes about our furry friends. This is the perfect blog post if you need a break from all of the serious news. Enjoy!

Cat Quotes we love

“Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later.”

-Mary Bly

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

– Bill Dana

“A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.”

– Mason Cooley

“You can not look at a sleeping cat and feel tense.”

– Jane Pauley

“The phrase ‘domestic cat’ is an oxymoron.”

– George 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

“A kitten is the delight of a household. All day long a comedy is played out by an incomparable actor.”


“A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.”

– Robert Southey

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

– Unknown

“No one can truly understand the bond we form with the cats we love until they experience the loss of one.”

– Unknown author

“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

“Cats have it all — admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.”

– Rod McKuen

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

– Jules Verne

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

– Jim Davis

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