You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with
In a cat's eye, all
things belong to cats.
No matter how
much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens.
Dogs come when they're called; cats take
a message and get back to you later.
There are two means of refuge from the
miseries of life: music and cats.
Settling a dispute through the law is like losing a cow
for the sake of a cat.
A cat goes to a
monastery, but still she remains a cat.
The cat is a saint when there are no mice
The cat is a lion to the
A house without either a cat or
a dog is the house of a scoundrel.
The kind man feeds his cat before sitting
down to dinner.
Handsome cats and fat
dung heaps are the sign of a good farmer.
Beware of people who dislike cats.
Who cares well for cats will marry as happily as
he or she could ever wish.
An old cat
will not learn how to dance.
will teach her young ones all the tricks, except how to jump backwards.
When the mouse laughs at the cat,
there's a hole nearby.
As every cat
owner knows, nobody owns a cat.
If you play with a cat, you must not mind her
To live long, eat like a cat,
drink like a dog.
A cat has nine lives;
for three he plays, for three he strays, and for the last three he
A cat with a straw tail
keeps away from fire.
dislike cats will be carried to the cemetery in the rain!
After dark all cats are leopards.
Native American (Zuni)
If stretching were wealth, the
cat would be rich.
One should not send
a cat to deliver cream
eats the gray mice of night.
When the cat's away, the mice will play.
It's for her own good that the cat
Cats don't catch mice to please
Fat cats and thin birds can
share a yard, but thin cats and fat birds no way!
Like the cat in the tree, getting caught up
in the chase can leave us in an awkward place.
The cat laps the moonbeams in the bowl of
water, thinking them to be milk.
men were now to turn their hostility towards the cat, it would not be long
before the domestic cat became a wild animal.
In even a cat the Buddha-nature exists.
It is useless to show the gold piece
to a cat.
Nature breaks through the
eyes of the cat.
It's a brave bird that
makes its nest in the cat's ear.
rat who gnaws at a cat's tail invites destruction.
He who does not feed his cat will feed rats.
dogs, but cats are people.
When the cat and mouse agree, the grocer is ruined.
Beware of the cat that licks from the front but claws from
Old English Proverb
A trapped cat becomes a lion.
Life's like cat vomit; if you don't clean it up right away,
you're going to step in it.
Drowsing, they take the noble attitude of a great sphinx, who,
in a desert land, sleeps always, dreaming dreams that have no end.
Of all God's creatures, there is only
one that cannot be made slave of the leash. That one is the cat. If man could be
crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the
One cat just leads to another.
The cat is nature's beauty.
The dream of cats is all mice.
I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of
cats is infinitely superior.
No heaven will not ever Heaven be; unless my cats are there to
Dogs see people as companions; cats see people as staff.
It is better to feed one cat than many mice.
The cat does not negotiate with the mouse.
Robert K. Massie
You see, the wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat.
You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you
understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here,
they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.
When the cat is not home, the mice will dance on the
When a Cat adopts you there is nothing to be done about it
except put up with it until the wind changes.
A cat in her house has the teeth of a lion.
A kitten can catch only a baby mouse.
The naming of cats is a difficult matter. It isn't just one of
your holiday games. You may think at first I'm mad as a hatter when I tell you a
cat must have three different names...
I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they
become its visible soul.
God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the
elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other
The man who carries a cat by the tail learns something that can
be learned in no other way.
What greater gift than the love of a cat?