Cat Cuties

Cat Cuties, by Patricia Doyle

Nikki gave me this really cute book – among other lovely things – for Christmas. I was chuckling at some of the quotes.

“After scolding one’s cat, one looks into its face and is seized by the ugly suspicion that it understood every word. And has filed it for reference.” – Charlotte Grey

“When I play with my cat, how do I know that she is not passing time with me rather than I with her?” – Montaigne

“No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat, and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch.” – Leo Dworken

“The ideal of calm exists in a sitting cat.” – Jules Reynard

“Most cats, when they are out, want to be in, and vice versa, and often simultaneously.” – Louis F. Camuti

“Dogs have owners; cats have staff.” – Anon

“There’s no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat.” – Wesley Bates

“Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.” – Anon

“There are many intelligent species in the universe. They are all owned by cats.” – Anon

“A cat’s hearing apparatus is built to allow the human voice to easily go in one ear and out the other.” – Stephen Baker

“Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you later.” – Mary Bly

“In ancient times, cats were worshiped as gods; they have never forgotten this.” – Unknown

“Kittens are born with their eyes shut. They open them in about six days, take a look around, then close them again for the better part of their lives.” – Stephen Baker

“Kitten: A small homicidal muffin on legs; affects human sensibilities to the point of endowing the most wanton and ruthless acts of destruction with near-mythical overtones of cuteness. Not recommended for beginners. Get at least two.” – Anon