Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
Robert A. Heinlein
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Time spent with cats is never wasted.
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
Edgar Allan Poe
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.
Charles de Gaulle
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
I looked up my family tree and found three dogs using it.
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
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.
Dogs are my favorite people.
Richard Dean Anderson
I poured spot remover on my dog. Now he's gone.
A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.
Even cats grow lonely and anxious.
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.
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.
Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.
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
I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.
Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.
Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.
The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
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.
A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.
If cats were double the size they are now, they'd probably be illegal.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
Way down deep, we're all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.
Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.
Never wear anything that panics the cat.
P. J. O'Rourke
Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs.
I kind of imagine myself at eighty, a cat lady.
Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet.
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.
I live alone, with cats, books, pictures, fresh vegetables to cook, the garden, the hens to feed.
If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
Alfred North Whitehead
What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.
If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.
Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
No one can feel as helpless as the owner of a sick goldfish.
There's a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.
We've begun to long for the pitter-patter of little feet - so we bought a dog. Well, it's cheaper, and you get more feet.
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
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
A hungry dog hunts best. A hungrier dog hunts even better.
Norman Ralph Augustine
Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.
William S. Burroughs
Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.
Franklin P. Jones
Just watching my cats can make me happy.
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.
People who keep dogs are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
The trees in Siberia are miles apart, that is why the dogs are so fast.
There's just me and my wife and a dog and we feed him Healthy Choice also.
The world spends $40 billion a year on pet food.
Nicholas D. Kristof
I've always been mad about cats.
A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
We have three cats. It's like having children, but there is no tuition involved.
Cats don't like change without their consent.
It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat, and the dog was walking.
I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It's not. Mine had me trained in two days.
There are all sorts of cute puppy dogs, but it doesn't stop people from going out and buying Dobermans.
I'm looking more like my dogs every day - it must be the shaggy fringe and the ears.
Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
Joseph Wood Krutch
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.
I've got a new invention. It's a revolving bowl for tired goldfish.
Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.
W. L. George
I love cats.
Dick Van Patten
I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.
Only very brave mouse makes nest in cat's ear.
Earl Derr Biggers
Kittens can happen to anyone.
Many cats are the death of the mouse.
Never stand between a dog and the hydrant.
Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.
A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.
It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young.
When a guy tells me I'm cute, it's not something desirable. Cute is more like what you want your pet to be.
I got a pet monkey called Charlie Chan.
I don't have pet peeves; I have whole kennels of irritation.
Teach your children how to behave with animals. Adopt a pet. Don't go buy one. Please. That's a sin. Let's get these puppy mills out of business.
My roommate got a pet elephant. Then it got lost. It's in the apartment somewhere.
I worked in a pet store and people would ask how big I would get.
I really liked the snake that breaks out of the cage in the beginning of the movie. I saw it in real life, and it was really cool. Really big and fat. The owls are cool as well, but you can't really pet them.
A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.
We all know the stories about the Human Rights Act... about the illegal immigrant who cannot be deported because, and I am not making this up, he had a pet cat.
I'm scared to death of being poor. It's like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It's my pet paranoia.
When you want a break from dogs, and you take them to the kennel to the stars, no one thinks you're a bad pet owner. But when you have kids, you can't drop them off for three weeks without someone calling Child Protective Services!
There's kind of a toll you have to pay with a cat; if you don't pet her for 10 minutes she'll bother you for six hours.
One of my pet peeves is that sometimes the talents of my band get overlooked because, and it was the same problem that Frank Zappa had, with a lot of groups that use humor, people don't realize there's a lot of craft behind the comedy.
I used to have this little mouse. I buy birds from the pet store and I let them go.
We created a line of pet food called Nutrish that's made to human standards, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to animal rescue. One of our top-tier donors is the ASPCA, and they help us challenge animal shelters all across the country to get more animals placed in homes.
Vinyl is the real deal. I've always felt like, until you buy the vinyl record, you don't really own the album. And it's not just me or a little pet thing or some kind of retro romantic thing from the past. It is still alive.
Every time I decide I want a child I get another pet. I have 3 dogs, 13 birds and 3 horses, what does that tell you?
Truth be told, ginormous portions have become a pet peeve of mine.
I brought a Border Collie back home to Vancouver from Wales - where some of my ancestors are from - and needed to challenge him in other ways than just being my pet. So I investigated sheep herding and took a few lessons, and decided I was probably learning more than my dog!
It doesn't work if the bad guys kill his mother's uncle's friend's neighbor's pet dog. You've got to make the stakes high.
Packing is my pet hate.
Environmentalists hate sprawl - except when it comes to the size of their expansive pet legislation on Capitol Hill.
I'm not about to go out and buy a snake for a pet. I mean, I may have faced a few fears but I'm not insane.
I'd say the best is when I was in Africa, I saw a hippo in a house. Someone had a pet hippo. And they're meant to be one of the most dangerous animals on the planet, and they had one that was sort of just wandering in and out of their house, just sort of roaming about.
I love animals and feel very strongly that people should not be allowed to buy a pet if they are not able to look after it.
My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo.
I've been lucky. I've made films that I really like. It's been a combination of what comes to me and what I choose. I've gone after lots of things that I didn't get, pet projects that everybody ends up chasing after. Really, you're lucky if you get anything.
To me, a cat is an easy pet, they don't need any spoiling or looking after.
Pet lovers know that animals sometimes understand us better than we do, and the annals of human sin and desire provide plenty of stories to drive the point home.
There are things that I invented - the creaky geriatric robot that is always grumpy, for example, or the little wheelie guy, he's not in the Hasbro lore. But kids love that stuff - this little guy as a pet on a chain. They gravitate towards it.
We all have our pet things that we like to get religious about.
I've teamed up with PetSmart Charities to celebrate the five million homeless pets who've found homes through their in-store adoption centers, and to spread the word about how we can work together to save millions more pets' lives and, ultimately, end pet homelessness.
My idea of a perfect pet is a really, really big dog! Huge!
The government needs to help those in need, but members of Congress shouldn't take advantage of the situation and use a national tragedy as an opportunity to spend taxpayer dollars on their pet projects.
It is one of my pet hates when I see players who have agents who do everything for them. They don't know how to set up their own bank accounts, they don't know what they are spending their money on and they can't make their own decisions.
I have some road rage inside of me. Traffic, especially in L.A., is a pet peeve of mine.
You can get too bogged down in technology and you can sort of forget what it is you were trying to do. And with the Pet Shop Boys it's primarily about the songs, it's about song writing.
I have a Lab, it's fun to hang out and hike with the dog, people come up to him, and pet him, it's fun.
We are telling veterans they must sacrifice to pay for the pet projects and contracts to campaign donors of powerful members of Congress.
Gypsy was the name my brother gave a pet turtle he had. I always thought it was so peculiar.
Our cat is kind dove shellfish, and thinks the world is hers, She finds a comfy spot and then we pet turtle sheep purrs.
Brian P. Cleary
Crabbed and obscure definitions are of no use beyond a narrow circle of students, of whom probably every one has a pet one of his own.
I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine. I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then, if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker who will attain final success.
Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals "love" them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.
Edwin Way Teale
Pet me, touch me, love me, that's what I get when I perform. That's when I'm really getting what I want.
I was in New York and I walked into this pet store and came out with a dog.
I heard that Jesus had a pet dinosaur. Evolution must be a myth then.
I think there's something great and generic about goldfish. They're everybody's first pet.
My biggest pet peeve are just girls who go to sports bars who have no intention on caring what teams are playing, like they're looking for just a night out. That drives me more crazy than anything else. Like, don't pretend to be a sports fan.
I have this pet thing about how global communications are moving so fast now, throwing information at you, making everything available to you, and yet I feel it's leaving us more and more isolated.
To this day I don't ever remember seeing a pet inside Moscow, I never saw anyone carrying a dog, or leading a dog. Err I finally saw a, a pet some years later in Kiev, so I thought that life must have been, different.
It's true, you can never eat a pet you name. And anyway, it would be like a ventriloquist eating his dummy.
I always pet a dog with my left hand because if he bit me I'd still have my right hand to paint with.