"The trouble with sharing one's bed with cats is that they'd rather sleep on you than beside you."
“A cat allows you to sleep on the bed. On the edge."
-Jenny de Vries
"All cats like being the focus of attention."
"People meeting for the first time suddenly relax if they find they both have cats. And plunge into anecdote."
"Nobody who is not prepared to spoil cats will get from them the reward they are able to give to those who do spoil them."
"Cats are living adornments."
"People that don't like cats haven't met the right one yet."
-Deborah A. Edwards, D.V.M.
"A cat doesn't know what it wants and wants more of it.
"It was not I who was teaching my cat to gather rosebuds, but she who was teaching me."
"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, D.M.V.
"Could the purr be anything but contemplative?"
"Cat people are different to the extent that they generally are not conformists. How could they be with a cat running their lives?"
-Louis J. Camuti, D.V.M.
"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.”
"A little drowsing cat is an image of perfect beatitude."
"There is, indeed, no single quality of the cat that man could not emulate to his advantage."
-Carl Van Vechten
"Every cat is special in its own way."
-Sara Jane Clark
"My cat speaks sign language with her tail.""A home without a cat, and a well-fed, well-petted and properly revered cat, may be a perfect home, perhaps; but how can it prove its title?"
"Another cat? Perhaps. For love there is also a season; its seeds must be resown. But a family cat is not replaceable like a workout coat or a set of tires. Each new kitten becomes its own cat, and none is repeated. I am four cats old, measuring out my life in friends that have succeeded but not replaced one another."
"A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there."
"If you would know what a cat is thinking about, you must hold its paw in your hand for a long time."
"Cats are smart. You know it and I know it."
"Many cats simply pounce to their own drummers."
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