10 Great Quotations from Writers about Cats

There are not enough cats on the internetz.

Interesting Literature

‘Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.’ – Robertson Davies

‘When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.’ – Mark Twain


‘I am glad you have a Cat, but I do not believe it is so remarkable a cat as My Cat.’ – T. S. Eliot (letter to his godson, 1931)

‘Little one, I would like to see anyone — prophet, king or God — persuade a thousand cats to do anything at the same time.’ – Neil Gaiman

‘When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not more of a pastime to her than she is to me?’ – Montaigne


‘If a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air.’ – Doris Lessing

‘Cats will amusingly tolerate humans only until…

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3 thoughts on “10 Great Quotations from Writers about Cats

  1. If you want to check out a very philosophical cat – who is also immortal – check out my cat blog! 😉
    (apologies if Ive already commented to you.)

    • I have a pack of three tomcats – one is 20 years old, and two “toddlers” of 3. They’re awesome together. I had the old one and his bff (who died at age 17) already when I met my husband for the first time. Hubby had the choice either to take us all or get none at all ^^

      But there’s not much you can do against allergies. It’s a pity so many people suffer that.

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