Quotes about cats

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

—  Terry Pratchett English author 1948 - 2015

Pratchett is credited as author of this, as quoted in Ghost Cats : Human Encounters with Feline Spirits (2007) by Dusty Rainbolt, p. 7, and in Chicken Soup for the Soul : What I Learned from the Cat (2009) by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Amy Newmark
Quote attributed to unknown author, in Chicken Soup for the Soul Celebrates Cats : And the People Who Love Them (2004) by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, and Sharon J. Wohlmuth, p. 1
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Variant: In ancient times, cats were worshiped as gods. They have never forgotten this.

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„So you know cats are interesting. They are kind of like girls. If they come and talk to you it's great. But if you try to talk to them it doesn't always go so well.“

—  Shigeru Miyamoto Japanese video game designer and producer 1952

Source http://kotaku.com/5564576/live-from-nintendos-e3-briefing

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„When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.“

—  Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910

Source: Who Is Mark Twain?

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„Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.“

—  Garrison Keillor American radio host and writer 1942

As quoted in The Cat Lover's Book of Fascinating Facts : A Felicitous Look at Felines‎ (1997) by Ed Lucaire

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„There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.“

—  Albert Schweitzer French-German physician, theologian, musician and philosopher 1875 - 1965

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

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„Dogs like everyone. Cats choose who to like.“

—  Lauren Myracle, book Shine

Source: Shine

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Citát „Sorry I'm late guys, a black cat crossed my path so I had to go the long way.“
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