Paws For Proverbs
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"No tame animal has lost less of its native dignity or maintained more of its ancient reserve. The domestic cat might rebel tomorrow."
William Conway Archbishop of Armagh
"No heaven will not ever Heaven be Unless my cats are there to welcome me."
Epitaph in a Pet Cemetery
"With the qualities of cleanliness, affection, patience, dignity, and courage that cats have, how many of us, I ask you, would be capable of becoming cats?"
Fernand Mery (French writer)
"Four little Persians, but one only looked in my direction. I extended a tentative finger and two soft paws clung to it. There was a contented sound of purring, I suspect on both our parts."
George Freedley (American writer)
"Women, poets, and especially artists, like cats; delicate natures only can realize their sensitive nervous systems."
Helen M. Winslow (American writer)
"I wish you could see the two cats drowsing side by side in a Victorian nursing chair, their paws, their ears, their tails complementarily adjusted, their blue eyes blinking open on a single thought of when I shall remember it's their supper time. They might have been composed by Bach for two flutes."
Sylvia Townsend Warner (English writer)
"I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul."
Jean Cocteau (French poet & filmmaker)
"For every house is incomplete without him, and a blessing is lacking in the spirit."
Christopher Smart (English poet)