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A home without a Cat is just a house!

"Before a cat will condescend to treat you as a trusted friend, some little token of esteem is needed, like a dish of cream." - T. S. Eliot

"I gave my cat a bath the other day ... they love 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

"The cat who doesn't act finicky soon loses control of his owner." - Morris the Cat

"Garfield's Law: Cats instinctively know the precise moment their owners will awaken... then they awaken them ten minutes sooner." - Jim Davis

"The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath." - W. C. Fields

The Owl & the Pussy Cat

"The human race may be divided into people who love cats and people who hate them; the neutrals being few in numbers and, for intellectual and moral reasons, not worth considering." - Ascribed to an acute thinker by Agnes Reppier (1855 - 1950) The fireside Sphynx

"Like those great sphinxes lounging through eternity in noble attitudes upon the desert sand, they gaze incuriously at nothing, calm and wise." - Charles Baudelaire, French Poet

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax... and get used to the idea." - Robert A. Heinlein

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

"Beware of people who dislike cats." - Irish proverb

"A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings." - William Inge

"The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an ax-murderer." - Paula Poundstone

"Cats are absolute individuals, with their own ideas about everything, including the people they own." - John Dingman

"If only cats grew into kittens." - R. D. Stern

"The more you rub a cat on the rump, the higher she sets her tail." - John Ray

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

"Cats always know whether people like or dislike them. They do not always care enough to do anything about it." - Winifred Carriere

"Cats are designated friends." - Norman Corwin

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

"Another cat? Perhaps. For love there is also a season; its seeds must be resown. But a family cat is not replaceable like a worn-out 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." - Irving Townsend

"The cat has always been associated with the Moon. Like the Moon it comes to life at night, escaping from humanity and wandering over housetops with its eyes beaming out through the darkness." - Patricia Dale-Green

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