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  Time spent with cats is never wasted.  
 -  Sigmund Freud
  

  There is something about the presence of a cat...that seems to take the bite out of being alone.  
 -  Louis Camuti
  

  Beware of people who dislike cats.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Who among us hasn't envied a cat's ability to ignore the cares of daily life and to relax completely?  
 -  Karen Brademeyer
  

  Cats are mysterious kind of folk - there is more passing in their minds than we are aware of.  
 -  Sir Walter Scott
  

  If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  The cat is the mirror of his human's mind...the dog mirrors his human's physical appearance.  
 -  Winifred Carriere
  

  When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even.  
 -  Percy Bysshe Shelley
  

  A cat will be your friend, but never your slave.  
 -  Theophile Gautier
  

  I found out why cats drink out of the toilet. My mother told me it's because the water is cold in there. And I'm like, how did my mother know that?  
 -  Wendy Liebman
  

  The cat, having sat upon a hot stove lid, will not sit upon a hot stove lid again. But he won't sit upon a cold stove lid, either.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  The cat has too much spirit to have no heart  
 -  Ernest Menaul
  

  A cat improves the garden wall in sunshine, and the hearth in foul weather.  
 -  Judith Merkle Riley
  

  If only cats grew into kittens.  
 -  Robert A. M. Stern
  

  Cats are mysterious kind of folk - there is more passing in their minds than we are aware of.  
 -  Sir Walter Scott
  

  When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.  
 -  Michel De Montaigne
  

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

  A cat is a soft, indestructible automaton provided by nature to be kicked when things go wrong in the domestic circle.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

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

  Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.  
 -  Joseph Wood Krutch
  

  A little drowsing cat is an image of a perfect beatitude  
 -  Jules Champfleury
  

  The cat lives alone, has no need of society, obeys only when she pleases, pretends to sleep that she may see more clearly, and scratches everything on which she can lay her paw.  
 -  François R Chateaubriand
  

  Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function  
 -  Garrison Keillor
  

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

  When your cat rubs the side of its face along your leg, it's affectionately marking you with its scent, identifying you as its private property, saying, in effect, 'You belong to me'  
 -  Susan McDonough
  

  A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again.  
 -  Pam Brown
  

  It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice.  
 -  Deng Xiaoping
  

  The cat looks back at me the way dogs and some cars look when people say they're smiling.  
 -  Chuck Palahniuk
  

  Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance  
 -  Dan Greenburg
  

  By associating with the cat one only risks becoming richer.  
 -  Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
  

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

  Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma that all things were created to serve man.  
 -  Paul Gray
  

  Cats always seem so very wise, when staring with their half-closed eyes. Can they be thinking, 'I'll be nice, and maybe she will feed me twice?'  
 -  Bette Midler
  

  The cat is the animal to whom the Creator gave the biggest eye, the softest fur, the most supremely delicate nostrils, a mobile ear, an unrivaled paw and a curved claw borrowed from the rose-tree.  
 -  Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
  

  When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even.  
 -  Percy Bysshe Shelley
  

  If a dog jumps in 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.  
 -  Alfred North Whitehead
  

  Cats are connoisseurs of comfort  
 -  James Herriot
  

  Cats always know whether people like or dislike them. They do not always care enough to do anything about it.  
 -  Winifred Carriere
  

  Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back  
 -  Eugene O'Neill
  

  Guys are like dogs. They keep coming back. Ladies are like cats. Yell at a cat one time...they're gone.  
 -  Lenny Bruce
  

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

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

  What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse  
 -  German proverb