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pet quotes (89)

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.
Cleveland Amory   Category: Pet

Dogs are my favorite people.
Richard Dean Anderson   Category: Pet

Showing cats is addictive. All you need is one rosette and you're hooked.
Donna Andrews   Category: Pet

A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better.
Norman Ralph Augustine   Category: Pet

The dog is the god of frolic.
Henry Ward Beecher   Category: Pet

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
Robert Benchley   Category: Pet

Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.
Robert Benchley   Category: Pet

Only very brave mouse makes nest in cat's ear.
Earl Derr Biggers   Category: Pet

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Josh Billings   Category: Pet

Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet.
Pam Brown   Category: Pet

Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.
William S. Burroughs   Category: Pet

Cats don't like change without their consent.
Roger Caras   Category: Pet

Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
Roger Caras   Category: Pet

Every dog has his day, unless he loses his tail, then he has a weak-end.
June Carter   Category: Pet

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Winston Churchill   Category: Pet

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.
Jean Cocteau   Category: Pet

Just watching my cats can make me happy.
Paula Cole   Category: Pet

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.
Mason Cooley   Category: Pet

Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.
Mason Cooley   Category: Pet

I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night.
Marie Corelli   Category: Pet

If cats were double the size they are now, they'd probably be illegal.
Doug Coupland   Category: Pet

There's a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.
Dick Dale   Category: Pet

I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It's not. Mine had me trained in two days.
Bill Dana   Category: Pet

I looked up my family tree and found three dogs using it.
Rodney Dangerfield   Category: Pet

What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.
Rodney Dangerfield   Category: Pet

Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.
Jim Davis   Category: Pet

There's just me and my wife and a dog and we feed him Healthy Choice also.
Mike Ditka   Category: Pet

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
Max Eastman   Category: Pet

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower   Category: Pet

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
George Eliot   Category: Pet

Time spent with cats is never wasted.
Sigmund Freud   Category: Pet

Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
Kinky Friedman   Category: Pet

Kittens can happen to anyone.
Paul Gallico   Category: Pet

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.
Charles de Gaulle   Category: Pet

Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
W. L. George   Category: Pet

I've got a new invention. It's a revolving bowl for tired goldfish.
Lefty Gomez   Category: Pet

Many cats are the death of the mouse.
Kaspar Hauser   Category: Pet

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein   Category: Pet

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
Oliver Herford   Category: Pet

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
James Herriot   Category: Pet

I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love.
James Herriot   Category: Pet

The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast.
Bob Hope   Category: Pet

No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
Kin Hubbard   Category: Pet

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
Aldous Huxley   Category: Pet

Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.
Franklin P. Jones   Category: Pet

I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
Nafisa Joseph   Category: Pet

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
Garrison Keillor   Category: Pet

The world spends $40 billion a year on pet food.
Nicholas D. Kristof   Category: Pet

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many different ailments, but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
Joseph Wood Krutch   Category: Pet

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
Joseph Wood Krutch   Category: Pet

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
Ann Landers   Category: Pet

If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.
Fran Lebowitz   Category: Pet

I've always been mad about cats.
Vivien Leigh   Category: Pet

I kind of imagine myself at eighty, a cat lady.
Juliette Lewis   Category: Pet

No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
Abraham Lincoln   Category: Pet

I was a dog in a past life. Really. I'll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take. Like, Hey, I know him.
William H. Macy   Category: Pet

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.
Rod McKuen   Category: Pet

I'm looking more like my dogs every day - it must be the shaggy fringe and the ears.
Christine McVie   Category: Pet

The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
Ogden Nash   Category: Pet

Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns, do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior, that they are so united to creative people.
Andre Norton   Category: Pet

Never wear anything that panics the cat.
P. J. O'Rourke   Category: Pet

I love cats.
Dick Van Patten   Category: Pet

Never stand between a dog and the hydrant.
John Peers   Category: Pet

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
Edgar Allan Poe   Category: Pet

The problem with cats is that they get the exact same look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer.
Paula Poundstone   Category: Pet

We have three cats. It's like having children, but there is no tuition involved.
Ron Reagan   Category: Pet

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
Agnes Repplier   Category: Pet

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
Agnes Repplier   Category: Pet

It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat, and the dog was walking.
Mickey Rivers   Category: Pet

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
Andy Rooney   Category: Pet