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- Every contented cat is an "it".
Helen Powers on the virtue of neutering
- The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.
Jules Renard 1864-1910
- The artist is uncomfortable with his success and with the blizzard of fan mail it has produced. Kliban's recent collections have been conspicuously empty of cats. "Cats are wonderful," Kliban once said. "It's drawings of cats I get tired of."
J. C. Suares Great Cats
- Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.
- Arnold Edinborough
- Curiosity killed the cat, but for awhile I was a suspect.
- Steven Wright
- The trouble with a kitten is THAT Eventually it becomes a CAT.
- Ogden Nash
- ...But nature does not say that cats are more valuable than mice; nature makes no remark on the subject. She does not even say that the cat is enviable or the mouse pitiable. We think the cat superior because we have (or most of us have) a particular philosophy to the effect that life is better than death. But if the mouse were a German pessimist mouse, he might not think that the cat had beaten him at all. He might think he had beaten the cat by getting to the grave first.
- Gilbert Keith Chesterton
- "Cats don't like change without their consent."
- Roger A. Caras
- People who belong to Siamese cats must make up their minds to do a good deal of waiting upon them."
- Compton Mackenzie
- "Beware of those who dislike cats."
- "Cats, like men, are flatterers."
- Walter Savage Landor
- "Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched."
- "To respect the cat is the beginning of the aesthetic sense."
- Erasmus Darwin
- "When all candles be out, all cats be gray."
- John Heywood
- "The cat has to much spirit to have no heart."
- Ernest Menault
- Cat: A pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
- Oliver Herford
- A kitten is the delight of the household; all day long a comedy is played out by an incomparable actor.
- God made the cat in order that man might have the pleasure of caressing the lion.
- Fernand Mery
- The purity of a person's heart can be quickly measured by how they regard cats.
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