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These should be provided with sources before being moved back into the article.
  • There is no such thing as an ordinary cat.
  • Our character is what God and cats know of us.
  • When the rat laughs at the cat, there is a hole. The rat has not power to call the cat to account. The rat does not go to sleep in the cat's bed.
  • A thing of beauty, strength, and grace lies behind that whiskered face
  • In the eyes of a cat, all things belong to cats.
  • No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
  • Siamese Cats have a way of staring at you. Those who have walked in on the Queen cleaning her teeth will know the expression.
  • No matter if it is a white cat or a black cat; as long as it can catch mice, it is a good cat.
  • “Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”

In praise of cats[edit]

  • Do not meddle in the affairs of cats, for they are subtle and will pee on your computer.
    • Bruce Graham
    • echoing Tolkien's "Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger".
  • Cats will purr at content or when they are feeling frisky.

Cats and humans[edit]

  • Dogs have Masters. Cats have staff.
    • Anonymous.
  • Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
  • I gave my cat a bath the other day... They love it. He sat there, he enjoyed it, it was fun for me. The fur would stick to my tongue, but other than that...
  • You can tell your cat anything and he'll still love you. If you lose your job or your best friend, your cat will think no less of you.
    • Helen Powers.

Cat elegance[edit]

  • Cats, no less liquid than their shadows, offer no angles to the wind. They slip, diminished, neat, through loopholes less than themselves.

Cat arrogance[edit]

  • Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.
    • Jeff Valdez
  • A cat knows exactly what you are, and treats you accordingly.
    • author unknown
Everyone knows cats are on a higher level of existence. These silly humans are just too big-headed to admit their inferiority.
  • Cats understand our feelings. They don't care, but they understand.
  • There is no such thing as an ordinary cat.
    • John Rolf Briegel

Cat intelligence[edit]

  • Cats are experiments in consciousness with limited intelligence, humans are experiments in intelligence with limited consciousness (unless they work on themselves).
  • Children are like cats, they can tell when you don't like them. That's when they come over and violate your body space.
  • Everyone knows cats are on a higher level of existence. These silly humans are just too big-headed to admit their inferiority. Just think what a nicer world this would be if it were controlled by cats.
    You wouldn't see cats having waste disposal problems. They're neat.
    They don't have sexual hangups. A cat gets horny, it does something about it.
    They keep reasonable hours. You never see a cat up before noon.
    They know how to relax. Ever heard of a cat with an ulcer?
    What are the chances of a cat starting a nuclear war? Pretty neglible. It's not that they can't, they just know that there are much better things to do with one's time. Like lie in the sun and sleep. Or go exploring the world.
  • I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.