quote by Charles Dickens

What greater gift than the love of a cat.

— Charles Dickens

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I simply can´t resist a cat, particularly a purring one.

They are the cleanest, cunningest, and most intelligent things I know, outside of the girl you love, of course.

In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.

When the tea is brought at five o'clock And all the neat curtains are drawn with care, The little black cat with bright green eyes Is suddenly purring there.

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.

I put down my book, The Meaning of Zen, and see the cat smiling into her fur as she delicately combs it with her rough pink tongue. 'Cat, I would lend you this book to study but it appears you have already read it.' She looks up and gives me her full gaze. 'Don't be ridiculous,' she purrs, 'I wrote it.'

And the kittykats would have to erect scaffolding and a pulley to get him down.

Mind you, I wouldn't put that past them. Sometimes when they are behind the sofa supposedly purring, I think they are drilling.

A little drowsing cat is an image of perfect beatitude.

A man is like a cat; chase him and he will run - sit still and ignore him and he'll come purring at your feet.

You can keep a dog: but it is the cat who keeps people, because cats find humans useful domestic animals.

A cat can be trusted to purr when she is pleased, which is more than can be said for human beings.

I simply can't resist a cat, particularly a purring one.

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

In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this.

What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat?

Cats are kindly masters, just so long as you remember your place.

You cannot look at a sleeping cat and feel tense.

God has made the cat to give man the pleasure of caressing the tiger.

A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime.

Two things are aesthetically perfect in the world - the clock and the cat.

One cat just leads to another.

Meow is like aloha - it can mean anything.

Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience.

Even overweight cats instinctively know the cardinal rule: when fat, arrange yourself in slim poses.

The smell of that buttered toast simply spoke to Toad, and with no uncertain voice; talked of warm kitchens, of breakfasts on bright frosty mornings, of cozy parlour firesides on winter evenings, when one's ramble was over and slippered feet were propped on the fender; of the purring of contented cats, and the twitter of sleepy canaries.

Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.

...with a cat you stand on much the same footing that you stand with a fine and dignified friend; if you forfeit his respect and confidence the relationship suffers. The cat, it is well to remember, remains the friend of man because it pleases him to do so and not because he must.

Holding up my purring cat to the moon. I sighed.

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.

The trouble with sharing one's bed with cats is that they'd rather sleep on you than beside you.

I believe cats to be spirits come to earth.

the tea-hour is the hour of peace ... strife is lost in the hissing of the kettle - a tranquilizing sound, second only to the purring of a cat.

There is nothing in the animal world, to my mind, more delightful than grown cats at play. They are so swift and light and graceful, so subtle and designing, and yet so richly comic.

I just elbowed the pretty blonde he'd been speaking to aside and slapped my panties on his chest. "As soon as I saw you", I purred, "I knew I wouldn't be needing these"!

To respect the cat is the beginning of the aesthetic sense.

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