June 8, 2023: All About Cats!
Did you know that cats have whiskers on the backs of their front legs? Or that house cats share more than 95% of their genetic makeup with tigers? Cats are fascinating creatures, for sure. Snuggle with your favorite feline—if they’re in the mood—and browse these musings about cats.
“There are no ordinary cats.” —Colette
“The dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry.” —Anonymous
“In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.” —Terry Pratchett
“Ignorant people think it’s the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain’t so; it’s the sickening grammar they use.” —Mark Twain
“A cat is never vulgar.” —Carl Van Vechten
“The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise.” —Erica Jong
“By night all cats are grey.” —Miguel de Cervantes
“The trouble with a kitten is that when it grows up, it’s always a cat.” —Ogden Nash
“Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.” —Rod McKuen
“Could the purr be anything but contemplative?” —Irving Townsend
“You have to remember that men are a lot like cats. When one of them offers you a dead rodent, it’s the most valuable gift he can think of.” (Catwoman) —Jo Duffy
“A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime.” —Mark Twain
“I once had a beautiful kitten, With beautiful ears and pink nose, But alas from a kit to a tomcat With terrible swiftness it grows, I ponder now hour upon hour, As my beautiful kitten grows fat, He was awfully cute as a kitten, But I hadn’t arranged for a cat.” —Anonymous
“Cats rule the world.” —Jim Davis
“Purring is an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow.” —Anonymous
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