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"I like black cats because:
They are discreetly dressed for every occasion,
They bring good luck to their owners...
They are dramatic by day and invisible by night..." ~Anonymous
"To be neutered or not to be neutered," that is the question, or: "Do you want to give your cat a longer and healthier life?"~Anonymous

"Dogs drool and cats rule!"~Anonymous

"I purr, therefore I am."~Anonymous

"In ancient times, cats were worshipped as gods; they have never forgotten this."~Anonymous

"The purity of a person's heart can be quickly measured by how they regard cats."~Anonymous

"Blessed are those who love cats, for they shall never be lonely."~Anonymous

"When I'm in the doghouse, my cats still come to visit."~Anonymous

"A rose has thorns, a cat has claws; certainly both are worth the risk."~Anonymous

"There are hundreds of good reasons for having a cat, but all you need is one."~Anonymous

"Ask not what your cat can do for you...ask what you can do for your cat." ~Anonymous


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"There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat." ~Wesley Bates

"If a cat spoke, it would say things like, 'Hey, I don't see the problem here.'"~Roy Blount, Jr.

"Cats have intercepted my footsteps at the ankle for so long that my gait, both at home and on tour, has been compared to that of a man wading through low surf." ~Roy Blount, Jr.

"Dogs come when they are called; cats take a message and get back to you."~Mary Bly

"Cats invented self-esteem; there is not an insecure bone in their body."~Erma Bombeck

"They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, "Can he name a kitten?"~Samuel Butler

"To err is human, to purr is feline."~Robert Byrne


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"There is no more intrepid explorer than a kitten."~Jules Champfleury

"If a cat does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing, for the same reason, we call it intelligence." ~Will Cuppy


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"No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat, and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch." ~Leo Dworken


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"Max - this is embarassing to write about in public - licks my feet. I never lick them myself, but I catch a whiff of them now and then, and that proves to me that Max must adore me." ~Kathleen Fury


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"Cats know how to obtain food without labour, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties." ~Walter Lionel George (1882-1926)
"Cats are the ultimate narcissists. You can tell this by all the time they spend on personal grooming. Dogs aren't like this. A dog's idea of personal grooming is to roll in a dead fish."~James Gorman



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"If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering, out- spoken, honest fellow - but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much."~Philip Gilbert Hamerton

"One cat leads to another."~Ernest Hemingway

"By and large, people who enjoy teaching animals to roll over with find themselves happier with a dog."~Barbara Holland


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

"Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want."~Joseph Wood Krutch


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"A black cat dropped soundlessly from a high wall, like a spoonful of dark treacle, and melted under a gate."~Elizabeth LeMarchand


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"A meow massages the heart." ~Stuart McMillan

"With the qualities of cleanliness, discretion, affection, dignity, and courage that cats have, how many of us, I ask you, would be capable of being cats?"~Fernand Mery

"Looking at a cat, like looking at clouds or stars or the ocean, makes it difficult to believe there is nothing miraculous in this world." ~Leonard Michaels

"I never met a cat I didn't like." - Kit Morgan


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"If stretching were wealth, the cat would be rich." ~African Proverb
"Those that dislike cats will be carried to the cemetery in the rain."~ Dutch Proverb

"Dogs remember faces, cats places." ~English Proverb

"In a cat's eyes all things belong to cats." ~English Proverb

"Beware of people who dislike cats"~Irish proverb


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"Noise and activity cannot break my concentration, but should a cat slip silently past my window, I lose my train of thought."~Unknown
"A 'mongrel' cat snuggles and purrs just as well as a show cat."~Unknown
"God must have been pleased with the creation of cats. After all, He gave them nine lives." ~Unknown
"Even with nine lives, cats are never with us long enough." ~Unknown
"Petting a cat may not seem like strenuous exercise, but it's proven to be good for the heart."~Unknown
"Cats won't add years to your life, but they'll definitely add life to your years."~Unknown
"Don't you wish you could get as excited about the things you do as your cat gets with the shoelace of a dirty tennis shoe?" ~Unknown
"Some cats act like they're doing you a favor by letting you pet them. Perhaps they are!" ~Unknown
"Your first cat's job is to train you well for all the others who will follow." ~Unknown
"A cat in the lap; time for a nap." ~Unknown
"A cat of any color can chase the blues away." ~Unknown
"Mother Nature set her jewels in the eyes of cats." ~Unknown
"Your secret is always safe with a cat."~Unknown
"A stray cat is a friend I haven't met yet."~Unknown
"The beauty of silence is not lost on a cat."~Unknown
"Home is where the cat is."~Unknown
"With my cat, I don't need an alarm clock.  I just  wish I could figure out how to turn her off on the  weekends." ~Unknown


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"The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat."~Jules Reynard


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"He seems the incarnation of everything soft and silky and velvety, without a sharp edge in his composition, a dreamer whose philosophy is sleep and let sleep."~Saki

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


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"She sits composedly sentinel, with paws tucked under her, a good part of her days at present by some ridiculous little hole, the possible entry of a mouse."~Henry David Thoreau

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


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

"It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard to make us hunger for more."~Car Van Vechten

"The smallest feline is a masterpiece."~Leonardo da Vinci


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