A collection of proverbs and quotes about cats.
A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
A cat bitten once by a snake dreads even rope.
A cat has nine lives, as the onion seven skins.
A cat in grass is a tiger in the jungle.
A cat may go to a monastery, but she still remains a cat.
A cat's a cat and that's that.
A cornered cat becomes as fierce as a lion.
A rose has thorns, a cat has claws; certainly both are worth the risk.
After a time, even the dog begins to compromise with the cat.
After dark all cats are leopards.
All cats are grey in the dark.
As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat.
Ellen Perry Berkeley
Beware of people who dislike cats.
Books and cats and fair-haired little girls make the best furnishing for a room.
Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.
Cats, flies and women are ever at their toilets.
Curiosity killed the cat.
Handsome cats and fat dungheaps are the sign of a good farmer.
Happy is the home with at least one cat.
I got rid of my husband. The cat was allergic.
If only cats grew into kittens.
Robert A. M. Stern
In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.
It is raining cats and dogs.
It is raining extremely hard.
It’s not the fleas of the dog that make the cat meow.
The cat loves fish, but she's loth to wet her feet.
The dog for the man, the cat for the woman.
The dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry.
The yells and yammering, croaking, jibbering and jabbering; howls, growls and curses; shrieking and skriking, that followed were beyond description. Several hundred wild cats and wolves being roasted slowly alive together would not have compared with it.
The Hobbit – Chapter 4 – Over Hill and Under Hill
There are many ways of skinning a cat.
What greater gift than the love of a cat?
What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse.
When the cat is away the mice will play.
You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats.