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50 Pawsome Cat Quotes for Cat-lovers

Originally Published May 17, 2024Updated Jun 03, 2024

Purrfect Cat Quotes: Feline Sayings, Instagram Captions and Kitty Puns

Cat-lovers rejoice with these PURR-fect quotes that are sure to please any feline loving friend! Whether you have 50 or 500 cat photos on your phone (yes, you DO have to snap that perfect shot every time they get in the cuuutest position when they nap!) and you’re looking for a CAT-tastic Instagram caption to go along with your cat photo of the day, or you want to add in the perfect cat quote for your friend’s birthday card, we’ve got you covered!

Share them as the perfect caption on Instagram or Facebook to share your love for your cat and the likes will surely come rolling in! And if you're more into dogs ... you've got to be kitten me! Time to dive into these quotes about cats and all the love that comes with them!

Cat Sayings & Quotes

  1. "I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior." - Hippolyte Taine
  2. "In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this." - Terry Pratchett
  3. "Cats are connoisseurs of comfort." - James Herriot
  4. "I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It's not." - Albert Schweitzer
  5. "Cats choose us; we don’t own them." - Kristin Cast
  6. "There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat." - Tay Hohoff
  7. "One cat just leads to another." - Ernest Hemingway
  8. "Time spent with cats is never wasted." - Sigmund Freud
  9. "Cats never strike a pose that isn't photogenic." - Lillian Jackson Braun
  10. "Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it." - Rod McKuen

Cute Quotes about Cats

  1. "Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it." - Mason Cooley
  2. "Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function." - Garrison Keillor
  3. "I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through." - Jules Verne
  4. "A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not." - Ernest Hemingway
  5. "Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties." - W.L. George
  6. "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
  7. "A cat will be your friend, but never your slave." - Theophile Gautier
  8. "There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." - Albert Schweitzer
  9. "Cats can work out mathematically the exact place to sit that will cause most inconvenience." - Pam Brown
  10. "In the middle of a world that had always been a bit mad, the cat walks with confidence." - Rosanne Amberson

Kitten Quotes and Kitty Quotes

  1. "Kittens are angels with whiskers." - Alexis Flora Hope
  2. "A kitten is the delight of a household. All day long a comedy is played out by an incomparable actor." - Champfleury
  3. "A kitten is, in the animal world, what a rosebud is in the garden." - Robert Southey
  4. "Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet." - Pam Brown
  5. "Who can believe that there is no soul behind those luminous eyes!" - Theophile Gautier

Looking for the perfect gift to go along with your Cat Quote for a Cat Card?

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Cat Quotes for Instagram

Looking for a fanCATstic caption for Instagram that is sure to bring in all the likes? Look now further with our cat captions for social media.

  1. "Living my best nine lives."
  2. "Purrfection in a picture."
  3. "I’m not lazy, I’m just very relaxed."
  4. "Home is where my cat is."
  5. "I was normal three cats ago."
  6. "You've got to be kitten me right meow."
  7. "In my head, I'm a mighty lion. In reality, I'm a tiny kitten."
  8. "Just a normal day of being worshipped by my human."
  9. "I'm not spoiled, my human is just well trained."
  10. "I live for the applause...and the tuna."

Cat Puns and Funny Cat Quotes

  1. "I'm feline good!" - Unknown
  2. "You've got to be kitten me!"
  3. "Don't be a sourpuss."
  4. "Time spent with cats is never squandered, it's 'purr'fect!"
  5. "You're the cat's meow."
  6. "Stay pawsitive!"
  7. "My cat is so 'purr'suasive."
  8. "Life is 'purr'fect with a cat."
  9. "My cat is 'purr'fection."
  10. "Cats are 'purr'snickety creatures."

Emotional Cat Quotes

  1. "The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself." - William S Burroughs
  2. "If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat." - Mark Twain
  3. "What Greater Gift Than the Love of a Cat?" - Charles Dickens
  4. . "When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade without further introduction." - Mark Twain
  5. “How we behave toward cats here below determines our status in heaven.” – Robert A. Heinlein

How to use these cat quotes?

Use these motivational or oh-so cute quotes and sayings as the perfect Instagram or Facebook caption for a picture on social media of your feline friend. Or add them to a birthday card you share with a cat lover, or for your kitty cat ... no judgement here! 

Whatever you choose, our photo prints and products are ready the same day, so you can concentrate on what really matters ... taking more cat photos! The best part of your camera roll, all things considered. 

We hope these cat and kitty quotes were the cat’s meow for you! And for dog lovers, have no fear, puppy-love quotes are on their way as well, for all pet owners if you prefer dogs to cats (or hamsters, or bunnies, or whatever pet or furry creature you prefer). Continue snapping those cat pictures, reading your quotes about cats and all things feline ... we'll be here for when you are ready to print them to share the best things in life ... cats!


Leah from Picta

Written by Leah from Picta

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Leah is a self-proclaimed iced coffee enthusiast, "word artist", and brunch connoisseur. 
By day, she makes a living by creating all this content you know and hopefully love for Picta on the blog, in your inbox, or on social media. 
By night, she enjoys cooking up something new in the kitchen, hopping on her road bike, and painting watercolors with a glass of rosé (or two or three)!

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