Best Cat Quotes, Sayings, Proverbs and Inspiration!

We've been sharing the best cat quotes in our newsletter and on social media for a while now, and it's time they had a page all their own!

Enjoy these cat sayings, quotes and proverbs.

You may even want to bookmark this page - there are many more to come!

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"A kitten is, in the animal world, what a rosebud is in the garden."

~ Robert Sowthey

Isn't this true! Both are small, sweet, and full of beauty and potential.

(This quote features Cassie's little Luca, from Brisbane, QLD, Australia, from our Aug '11 Photo Album)

cat quote with image of two purebred tabby maine coon cats

"Life is too short to have just one Maine Coon Cat"

~ a customized adaptation from another quote by an unknown author, which says "Life is too short to have just one dog."

I must agree!

(This quote features  Kennedy and Lincoln, from New York, from our Oct '13 Photo Album)

cat quote with image of purebred female ginger maine coon cat

"Heaven will never be Paradise unless my cats are there waiting."

~ Unknown

What a wonderful way to express the enduring love between us and our animals.

(This quote features Gingersnap from Connecticut, from our Nov '12 Photo Album)

cat quote with image of purebred brown tortie maine coon cat

"An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language."

~ Martin Buber

We all know the eyes are windows to the soul, and animals are no exception.

Looking into their eyes is one of the easiest ways to make a connection.

(This quote features Lady Gala of Lille, France, from our May '14 Photo Album)

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"A meow massages the heart."

~ Stuart McMillan

What a nice sentiment during unsettling times. Those of us who have pets to cuddle and love are blessed, indeed.

(This quote features Bodhi, from our March '22 Photo Album)

Cats never strike a pose that isn't photogenic - Quote and brown maine coon tabby cat picture

"Cats never strike a pose that isn't photogenic."

~Lillian Jackson Braun

cat love quote and image of sleeping kitten

"All you need is love... and a Maine Coon Cat!" 

A custom tailored quote just for us Coonie lovers!

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"How we behave towards cats here below determines our status in heaven."

~Robert A. Heinlein

I'd certainly like to think humans are held responsible for how we treat our animals - we should be!

(This quote features Simon, from our

lewis carroll cat quote and cat image

"Your house will always be blessed with love, laughter, and friendship if you have a cat."

~Lewis Carroll

a house isn't a home without a cat, famous quote with cat image

"A house isn't a home without the ineffable contentment of a cat with it's tail folded about it's feet.

A cat gives mystery, charm, suggestion."

~Lucy Maud Montgomery

As a reader of all of LM Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables books as a youngster, this cat quote is extra special to me!

(This quote features Fuzzy from our winter 2010 photo album.)

make your dreams come true quote with red tabby cat with green eyes

"Dreams don't work unless you take action. The surest way to make your dreams come true is to live them."

~ Roy T. Bennett

Positive and motivational! This one might be good on a Monday morning.

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"Since each of us is blessed with only one life, why not live it with a cat?"

~Robert Stearns

These may be some of the wisest words I've read.


live with a cat quote on brown tabby maine coon kitten background

"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened."

 ~Anatole France, French Poet

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