13 Charming Quotes About Cats

From literary giant and cat lover, Ernest Hemingway, to the slinky French Actress, Brigitte Bardot, many famous (and not so famous) people have accurately captured the essence of feline in a pithy sentence or two. Here are a few of my favorites:


I really am a cat transformed into a woman. ~Brigitte Bardot


There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast. ~Author Unknown


If the claws didn’t retract, cats would be like Velcro. ~Bruce Fogle



If there were to be a universal sound depicting peace, I would surely vote for the purr.

~Barbara L. Diamond


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



My husband said it was him or the cat… I miss him sometimes. ~Anonymous


What greater gift than the love of a cat? ~Charles Dickens



A cat has absolute emotional honesty. ~Ernest Hemingway


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



I gave my cat a bath the other day… he loved it. He sat there, he enjoyed it, it was fun for me. The fur would stick to my tongue, but other than that… ~Steve Martin


One cat just leads to another. ~Ernest Hemingway



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

~Jim Davis (creator of Garfield )


People that hate cats will come back as mice in their next life. ~Faith Resnick




Carrie-Anne Brown

thanks for sharing :)

yDebbie Miller
Debbie Miller2 years ago

some nice quotes! just love kitties!!

Donna Ferguson
Donna F.2 years ago

nice. ty

Kaileen Reynolds
Kaileen Reynolds2 years ago

So true!!!

Irina Brenner
Irina Brenner2 years ago

cats are awesome

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson2 years ago

I love my kitty

Katya J.
Katya J.2 years ago

If there is one creature that gives me peace and calmness, that's my cat. You never know how precious they are until the moment when you have one. My world is changed forever and I am totally obsessed with cats ... for life. :-).
I love them! As simple as that!

Irina Brenner
Irina Brenner2 years ago


Judy Apelis
Judy Apelis2 years ago

Noted, thank you.

Loretta P.
Loretta P.2 years ago

Great quotes and cute pictures. Thanks.