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I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. Abraham Lincoln

If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because you lap is warmer. Alfred North Whitehead

…he will be our friend for always and always and always. Rudyard Kipling

The best thing about animals is that they don’t talk much. Thornton Wilder

When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her. Montaigne

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. Chinese Proverb

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

Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. George Elliot

The Trouble with a kitten is
Eventually it becomes a
Ogden Nash

The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too. Samuel Butler

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

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

Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. Anatole France

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

It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens.  Cynthia E. Varnado

In order to keep a true perspective of one’s importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him.  Dereke Bruce

There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat. Tay Hohoff

A dog is so often the answer — when you’re lonely and need company, or when you’re tired of company and need lonely.  Robert Brault

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There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.  Ben Williams

The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too. Samuel Butler

From the dog’s point of view, his master is an elongated and abnormally cunning dog. Mabel Louise Robinson

Time spent with cats is never wasted. Sigmund Freud

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. Albert Schweitzer

Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read. Groucho Marx

No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does. Christopher Morley

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language. Martin Buber

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You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, ‘My God, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!’ Dave Barry

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before. Robert Lynd

The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic. Henry Ward Beecher

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Mahatma Gandhi

The Cat. He walked by himself, and all places were alike to him. Rudyard Kipling

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Quotations about Dogs

If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one. Andy Rooney

A dog is not “almost human” and I know of no greater insult to the canine race than to describe it as such. John Holmes

If you get to thinking you’re a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else’s dog around. Will Rogers

The more I see of man, the more I like dogs. Mme. de Staël

Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog’s face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window. Steve Bluestone

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If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then giving Fido only two of them. Phil Pastoret

With the exception of women, there is nothing on earth so agreeable or necessary to the comfort of man as the dog. Edward Jesse, Anecdote of Dogs

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The dog is a yes-animal, very popular with people who can’t afford to keep a yes-man. Robertson Davies

Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails. Max Eastman, Enjoyment of Laughter

My goal in life is to be as good of a person my dog already thinks I am. Author Unknown

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Quotations about Cats

If there is one spot of sun spilling onto the floor, a cat will find it and soak it up. J.A. McIntosh

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

It doesn’t do to be sentimental about cats; the best ones don’t respect you for it. Susan Howatch

A dog, I have always said, is prose; a cat is a poem. Jean Burden

The cat is the only animal without visible means of support who still manages to find a living in the city. Carl van Vechten

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Your cat will never threaten your popularity by barking at three in the morning. He won’t attack the mailman or eat the drapes, although he may climb the drapes to see how the room looks from the ceiling. Helen Powers

Cats do care. For example they know instinctively what time we have to be at work in the morning and they wake us up twenty minutes before the alarm goes off. Michael Nelson

When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not a pastime to her more than she is to me? Michel de Montaigne

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

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

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Famous Pet & Animal Quotes

If I have any beliefs about immortality it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven, and very very few people. James Thurber

A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg. Samuel Butler

I’ve met many thinkers and many cats, but the wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. Hippolyte Taine

Every boy should have two things: a dog, and a mother willing to let him have one. Anonymous

Love the animals: God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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A dog has lots of friends because he wags his tail and not his tongue. Anonymous

The dog represents all that is best in man. Etienne Charlet

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The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp. John Berry

And God took a handful of southernly wind, blew His breath over it and created the horse. Bedouin Legend

The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. Andrew A. Rooney

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Funny pets quotes

To my mind, the only possible pet is a cow. Cows love you… They will listen to your problems and never ask a thing in return. They will be your friends forever. And when you get tired of them, you can kill and eat them. Perfect. Bill Bryson

Cats have a scam going – you buy the food, they eat the food, they go away; that’s the deal. Eddie Izzard

If you eliminate smoking and gambling, you will be amazed to find that almost all an Englishman’s pleasures can be, and mostly are, shared by his dog. George Bernard Shaw

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

Dogs are the leaders of the planet. If you see two life forms, one of them’s making a poop, the other one’s carrying it for him, who would you assume is in charge? Jerry Seinfeld

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In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this. Terry Pratchett

If you hold a cat by the tail you learn things you cannot learn any other way. Mark Twain

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

Time spent with cats is never wasted. Sigmund Freud

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

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Pets sayings and Cute Pictures

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans. James Herriot

A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip. Billy Graham

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. Jules Verne

We write in ways that, we generally hope, reflect real life, or at least look familiar to humans. And in life, recurring themes are a recurring theme. We never quite conquer a pet vice or a relationship pattern or a communication habit. We’re haunted by our particular demons. Sara Zarr

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. Milan Kundera

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Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it. Rod McKuen

People always joke that ‘dog’ spells ‘god’ backwards. They should consider that it might be the higher power coming down to see just how well they do, what kind of people they are. The animals are right here, right in front of us. And how we treat these companions is a test. Linda Blair

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My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet. Edith Wharton

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this. Terry Pratchett

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

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I Love Pet Quotes and Nice Images

Just watching my cats can make me happy. Paula Cole

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

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

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. Hippolyte Taine

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

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Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms. George Eliot

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

Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things. George Carlin

Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life. James Cromwell

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

Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. Colette

Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read. Groucho Marx

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

They never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation.  Jerome K. Jerome

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that is how dogs spend their lives.  Sue Murphy

If the pull of the outside world is strong, there is also a pull towards the human. The cat may disappear on its own errands, but sooner or later, it returns once again for a little while, to greet us with its own type of love.  Lloyd Alexander

One is never sure, watching two cats washing each other, whether it’s affection, the taste, or a trial run for the jugular.  Helen Thomson

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. Jules Verne