Cats And Dogs

“Meow” means “woof” in cat.”
 -George Carlin

“Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
-Robert A. Heinlein

“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”
-Christopher Hitchens, The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever

“Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.”
-James Herriot, James Herriot’s Cat Stories

“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.”
-Mark Twain

“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”
-Ernest Hemingway

“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.”
-Leonardo da Vinci

“Time spent with a cat is never wasted.”
-Colette

“A lie is like a cat: You need to stop it before it gets out the door or it’s really hard to catch.”
-Charles M. Blow (columnist)

“It is very inconvenient habit of kittens (Alice had once made the remark) that, whatever you say to them they always purr.”
-Lewis Carroll (author, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland)

“Cats choose us; we don’t own them.”
-Kristin Cast (author, House of Night series)

“Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.”
-Jim Davis (cartoonist, Garfield)

“How we behave toward cats here below determines our status in heaven.”
-Robert A. Heinlein (author, Red Planet)

“A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.”
-William Ralph Inge (author, Outspoken Essays)

“Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.”
-Rod McKuen (poet, Stanyan Street & Other Sorrows)

“You cannot look at a sleeping cat and feel tense.”
-Jane Pauley (journalist, The Today Show)

“If a dog jumps into your lap it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing it is because your lap is warmer.”
-A.N. Whitehead (mathematician and philosopher)

“The phrase ‘domestic cat’ is an oxymoron.”
-George Will (columnist)

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