Q: Quotes about Cats

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Q: Quotes about Cats

Today’s letter of the day in the A to Z Blog Challenge is…the letter ‘Q’. Which leaves me totally stumped. I know when I start seeing everyone else’s posts with the imaginative words they’ve come up with, I’ll go, “Oh, yes! That’s a great word. Why didn’t I think of that?” I lieu of any exceptional words coming my way, I’m going with ‘Quotes’. Of course, they’ll be about cats. Enjoy!

“My relationships with my cats has saved me from a deadly, pervasive ignorance.”
—William S. Burroughs (author, The Naked Lunch)

“Meow” means “woof” in cat.”
—George Carlin (comedian)

“It is very inconvenient habit of kittens (Alice had once made the remark) that, whatever you say to them they always purr.”
—Lewis Carroll (author, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland)

“I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.”
—Jean Cocteau (director, Orpheus)

“Time spent with a cat is never wasted.”
—Colette (author, Gigi)

“Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.”
—Jim Davis (cartoonist, Garfield)

“What greater gift than the love of a cat?”
—Charles Dickens (author, Great Expectations)

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”
—Sigmund Freud (psychoanalyst)

“Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.”
—Walter Lionel George (author, A Bed of Roses)

“How we behave toward cats here below determines our status in heaven.”
—Robert A. Heinlein (author, Red Planet)

“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”
—Ernest Hemingway (author, For Whom the Bell Tolls)

“If you want to write, keep cats.”
—Aldous Huxley (author, Brave New World)

“A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.”
—William Ralph Inge (author, Outspoken Essays)

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