"When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not a pastime to her more then she to me?"
-- Michel De Montaigne (French author, philosopher (1533 -1593)Essays (Essays)) share
"Russian Folk Wisdom says to throw a new cat into bed when you bring it home. If the cat settles down, it will stay with the new owner."
-- Unknown Author - From the book: "For the Love of Cats" by Dena Harrisshare
"Ah! Cats are a mysterious kind of folk. There is more passing in their minds than we are aware of. It comes no doubt from their being too familiar with warlocks and witches."
-- Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) (Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poetIvanhoe, Rob Roy, The Lady of the Lake) share
"There are eleven cats here. One cat just leads to another...The place is so damned big it doesn't really seem as though there were many cats until you see them all moving like a mass migration at feeding time."
-- Ernest Hemingway (Novelist, short story writer, journalistA Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls -- The Sun Also Rises, The Old Man and the Sea) share
"What is a cat wrapped in a blanket? Answer: A purrito. "
"They stray about the house with velvety tread, like the genius loci; or sit beside the writer's table companioning his thought, gazing at him from the depths of their golden eyes, with intelligent tenderness and intuitive penetration...."