Best 100 Cat Quotes – Cute, Funny and Inspirational Captions (2020)

Cat Quotes

Cats are the most adorable pets one can have ever! This list of cool cat quotes is for all the cat lovers in the world. It’s a great mixture of funny, cute and inspirational cat quotes. In fact, entire collection is awesome but few really take your heart away, like this one from Ernest Hemingway when he says “One cat just leads to another.” Isn’t that the height of cuteness? Or is it the the height of love for cats? As you’ll read the quotes, you’ll start loving cats more, that’s guaranteed! And few have mentioned of dogs as well, that should be interesting isn’t it? Dog lovers can read quotes on dogs here Dog Quotes.

Cat Quotes

1. Cats rule the world. – Jim Davis

2. Meow means woof in cat. – George Carlin

3. I purr, therefore I am. – Anonymous

4. A meow massages the heart. – Stuart McMillan

5. There are no ordinary cats. – Colette

6. Cats are living adornments. – Edwin Lent

7. One cat just leads to another. – Ernest Hemingway

8. Cats, like men, are flatterers. – Walter Savage Landor

9. If you want to write, keep cats. – Aldous Huxley

10. Cats are connoisseurs of comfort. – James Herriot

11. Every life should have nine cats. – Anonymous

12. Cats choose us; we don’t own them. – Kristin Cast

13. If cats could talk, they wouldn’t. – Nan Porter

14. Cats will outsmart dogs every time. – John Grogan

15. The smallest feline is a masterpiece. – Leonardo da Vinci

16. Time spent with a cat is never wasted. – Colette

17. Her function is to sit and be admired. – Georgina Strickland Gates

18. Cats, like butterflies, need no excuse. – Robert A. Heinlein

19. Who needs television when you have cats? – Lori Spigelmyer

20. The smart cat doesn’t let on that he is. – H.G. Frommer

21. What greater gift than the love of a cat? – Charles Dickens

22. I am as vigilant as a cat to steal cream. – William Shakespeare

23. The phrase ‘domestic cat’ is an oxymoron. – George Will

24. The cat is above all things, a dramatist. – Margaret Benson

25. The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat. – Jules Renard

26. Cats are smart. You know it and I know it. – Debbie Mertens

27. The cat does not negotiate with the mouse. – Robert K. Massie

28. Meow is like aloha – it can mean anything. – Hank Ketchum

29. I used to love dogs until I discovered cats. – Nafisa Joseph

30. I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat. – Edgar Allan Poe

31. As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat. – Ellen Perry Berkeley

32. All cats like being the focus of attention. – Peter Gray

33. Cats never strike a pose that isn’t photogenic. – Lillian Jackson Braun

34. Civilization is defined by the presence of cats. – Unknown

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35. A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution. – Hazel Nicholson

36. There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten. – Jules Champfleury

37. You can not look at a sleeping cat and feel tense. – Jane Pauley

38. A cat allows you to sleep on the bed. On the edge. – Jenny de Vries

39. The trouble with cats is that they’ve got no tact. – P. G. Wodehouse

40. A dog will flatter you but you have to flatter the cat. – George Mikes

41. There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast. – Unknown

42. Those who’ll play with cats must expect to be scratched. – Miguel de Cervantes

43. You can’t own a cat. The best you can do is be partners. – Sir Harry Swanson

44. Winners are different. They’re a different breed of cat. – Byron Nelson

45. I have lived with several Zen masters — all of them cats. – Eckhart Tolle

46. People that don’t like cats haven’t met the right one yet. – Deborah A. Edwards

47. Most beds sleep up to six cats. Ten cats without the owner. – Stephen Baker

48. People who love cats have some of the biggest hearts around. – Susan Easterly

49. By associating with the cat, one only risks becoming richer. – Colette

50. Essentially, you do not so much teach your cat as bribe him. – Lynn Hollyn

51. The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat. – Ogden Nash

52. Cats are kindly masters, just so long as you remember your place. – Paul Gray

53. Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes! – Theophile Gautier

54. There’s no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat. – Wesley Bates

55. An ordinary kitten will ask more questions than any five year old. – Carl Van Vechten

56. Cats are creatures that express a multitude of moods and attitudes. – Karen Brademeyer

57. One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. – Pam Brown

58. Any cat who misses a mouse pretends it was aiming for the dead leaf. – Charlotte Gray

59. How we behave toward cats here below determines our status in heaven. – Robert A. Heinlein

60. Most cats are not shy about letting their people know what they want. – Karen Duprey

61. It always gives me a shiver when I see a cat seeing what I can’t see. – Eleanor Farjeon

62. If you yell at a cat, you’re the one who is making a fool of yourself. – Unknown

63. There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. – Albert Schweitzer

64. I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living. – Ursula Andress

65. It is in the nature of cats to do a certain amount of unescorted roaming. – Adlai Stevenson

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66. Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose. – Garrison Keillor

67. No matter how much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens. – Abraham Lincoln

68. Two things are aesthetically perfect in the world – the clock and the cat. – Emile Auguste Chartier

69. When a cat chooses to be friendly, it’s a big deal, because a cat is picky. – Mike Deupree

70. A cat’s name may tell you more about its owners than it does about the cat. – Linda W. Lewis

71. Two cats can live as cheaply as one, and their owner has twice as much fun. – Lloyd Alexander

72. Since each of us is blessed with only one life, why not live it with a cat? – Robert Stearns

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

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

75. A cat pours his body on the floor like water. It is restful just to see him. – William Lyon Phelps

76. Any household with at least one feline member has no need for an alarm clock. – Louise A. Belcher

77. The key to a successful new relationship between a cat and human is patience. – Susan Easterly

78. My relationships with my cats has saved me from a deadly, pervasive ignorance. – William S. Burroughs

79. A cat is there when you call her – if she doesn’t have something better to do. – Bill Adler

80. Even if you have just destroyed a Ming Vase, purr. Usually all will be forgiven. – Lenny Rubenstein

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

82. In the beginning, God created man, but seeing him so feeble, He gave him the cat. – Warren Eckstein

83. There is no cat ‘language’. Painful as it is for us to admit, they don’t need one. – Barbara Holland

84. Cats have it all — admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it. – Rod McKuen

85. If you are worthy of its affection, a cat will be your friend, but never your slave. – Theophile Gautier

86. Most cats, when they are Out want to be In, and vice versa, and often simultaneously. – Louis F. Camuti

87. In the middle of a world that had always been a bit mad, the cat walks with confidence. – Rosanne Amberson

88. If there is one spot of sun spilling onto the floor, a cat will find it and soak it up. – Joan Asper McIntosh

89. When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not a pastime to her more than she is to me? – Montaigne

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90. The furry little buggers [cats] are just deep, deep wells you throw your emotions into. – Bruce Schimmel

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

92. If a cat did not put a firm paw down now and then, how could his human remain possessed. – Winifred Carriere

93. I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. – Hippolyte Taine

94. I regard cats as one of the great joys in the world. I see them as a gift of highest order. – Trisha McCagh

95. The man who carries a cat by the tail learns something that can be learned in no other way. – Mark Twain

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

97. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat. – Mark Twain

98. If I die before my cat, I want a little of my ashes put in his food so I can live inside him. – Drew Barrymore

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

100. A cat sees no good reason why it should obey another animal, even if it does stand on two legs. – Sarah Thompson

Bonus Cat Quotes

101. The trouble with sharing one’s bed with cats is that they’d rather sleep on you than beside you. – Pam Brown

102. Actually, cats do this to protect you from gnomes who come and steal your breath while you sleep. – John Dobbin

103. A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings. – William Ralph Inge

104. If you would know what a cat is thinking about, you must hold its paw in your hand for a long time. – Jules Champfleury

105. Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties. – Walter Lionel George

106. Cats are absolute individuals, with their own ideas about everything, including the people they own. – John Dingman

107. Don’t think that I’m silly for liking it, I just happen to like the simple little things, and I love cats! – Michelle Gardner

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