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Cat Quotes from Care2 Cat Lovers

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Cat Quotes from Care2 Cat Lovers

I don’t know about you, but I could use a little light-hearted cheering, so I think it is time for another round of GREAT CAT QUOTES.

The first set of quotes are some of my favorites that did not make it on the last list, 10 Great Quotes for Cat Lovers, while the following quotes are fabulous insights into the feline mind suggested by Care2 readers. Again, if we missed one of your favorite cat quotes, please do share in the comment section.



The playful kitten with its pretty little tigerish gambole is infinitely more amusing than half the people one is obliged to live with in the world. ~ Lady Sydney Morgan, Irish poet and novelist

I have found my love of cats most helpful in understanding women. ~ John Simon, Hungarian-American literary critic

To err is human; To purr, feline. ~ Robert Byrne, American author and billiard player

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

I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. ~ Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States


The smallest feline is a masterpiece. ~ Leonardo De Vinci, painter & inventor; suggested quote by Care2 member Rosann T.

Dogs have masters. Cats have slaves. ~ Author unknown; suggested by Anna M.

God invented cats so that man could pet a tiger. ~ Ferdinand Mery, French Author; suggested byDana Ross M.

The mathematical probability of a common cat doing exactly as it pleases is the one scientific absolute in the world. ~ Lynn M. Osband, Author; suggested by Ema M.

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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.


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11:43PM PDT on Jul 28, 2013

Very positive

2:58AM PDT on Jul 15, 2013

Thanks for posting.

1:00PM PDT on May 7, 2013


2:11PM PST on Mar 7, 2013

Love the quotes.Thanks for sharing

7:27AM PST on Mar 3, 2013

i loved these. Also "Cats were worshiped in as gods. Cats have never forgotten this"

1:02AM PST on Jan 8, 2013

Is it time for a dog quotes list?

5:11AM PST on Jan 4, 2013

great article, thanks for sharing, my favourite quote above had to be 'Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience.'

9:33AM PST on Dec 28, 2012

Interesting that 95% of the poll takers above supported Lincoln's statement. I wonder how those numbers would stack up if the general public (not just Care2 readers) took the poll.

5:25AM PST on Dec 27, 2012

i love cats and anything related to them

9:37PM PST on Dec 26, 2012

luv my kitties, great quotes

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