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Favorite, Popular And Funny Cat Sayings With Photos

Often I read sayings or quotes about cats and think how particularly clever or funny they are. Some people have the amazing ability to perfectly put into words what the rest of us may be thinking and give us a laugh.

The funny cat sayings in this post are sometimes written a long time ago by famous writers but not certainly not always. There’s a mix of modern comedians, actors and writers also.

Enjoy These cat Saying With Photos!

I love this quote from Lewis Carroll. He is right it doesn’t matter what you say to the cat, the cat will purr. Maybe it is more to do with the tone of the voice used. Saying “very naughty kitty, you just knocked over and broke my favorite cup and saucer” in a cutsie voice will still have the cat purring.

a quote about a cat and photo of little girl
Alice was a clever girl!

This is a warm fuzzy quote. It just makes you feel good and love your kitty even more.

cat quote from Jules Verne, picture of a cat on a cloud
Sweet dreams kitty!

I don’t know if Ben Johnson can really take credit for being the first person to say this. It’s a really well known quote. I think it translates into human behaviour by meaning – take care! Don’t poke your nose in where it is not wanted.

close up picture of a cat and a cat saying
Should I back off or go for it?

Does everyone think that this is their cat? Cats have that knack of disappearing when they want to. Despite us looking everywhere, they tend to wander in at some point as though nothing had happened.

clever saying about a cat and a picture of a cat
Can’t you tell, I want to be alone?

We all know this one, James Herriot has just used an eloquent description. Cats do know how to find the comfiest spots but then again we help them with that too, don’t we? I could never make the bed in the morning because the cat would be tucked up comfortably on the bed and I didn’t have the heart to move him.

cat asleep on a bed with a clever cat saying from James Herriot
I think you are peeking a little bit kitty!

Always a controversial subject, the cat and dog debate. Think I’ll be Switzerland on this one. Jeff Valdez does have a point!

funny cat saying
I can’t even picture cats doing this but hey, I could be wrong.

The behavior of cats and dogs is different. Maybe we all need at least one of each to appreciate the differences.

a funny and true cat saying
The dog does look happy but I’m not sure about the cat.

Cats have that independent streak. It always feels like this even though we know they love us too.

a clever cat quote

Giving your cat a name can be tricky. the name has to be just right. Here are some great names for black and white cats.


This is clever and it has a ring of truth about it

cat quote from Eugen Weber
OK! It’s my turn for the keyboard.

Love this quote from Eckhart Tolle. We often associate cats with another realm.

cat quote from Eckhart Tolle
This kitty has found his perfect spot.

Cats will love to be lounging around while you are writing. The keyboard seems to have magical pulling powers for cats..

picture of a cat with a funny cat quote
Close enough but not too close to the keyboard.

Finding the perfect gift for a cat lover is fun! Here is some inspiration and ideas you may not have considered.


Cats have that uncanny ability to make every day about them. I think it is inbuilt.

cat sleeping on a car with a witty cat saying
A nice warm spot in the sun. Would a dog be up here? No!

Cats have mastered relaxing totally. I don’t know how many cat photos we have of our cat looking pretty much like the cat below – totally blissed out!

cat relaxing and a funny quote from Jane Pauley
Don’t we wish we could nod off like this, anytime anywhere and be totally relaxed.

This picture says it all. The doggy is looking like a loyal and trusted, faithful friend. The cat is sort of too but the cat is on guard just in case.

picture of a cat and a dog together with a clever saying
One trusting, the other is battle ready!

How many times did we try to stop the cat from scratching the couch? How many times did we try to keep the cat on the porch? We are talking about a senior cat here and stubbornness was still there right to the end.

cat stretching and a down to earth cat saying
I will go where I want to and do what I want too. I’ll be back at dinner time.

100% true! Kids love cats. Playing with a cat is a fun and loving way to pass the time.

 another cat quote. picture of a boy petting a cat
Cute!

Kids love cats, sometimes too much. I have had to rescue our cat from overfriendly kids. Stories about cats for kids are always appealing and often have a bit of a life lesson.


Some cats look more suited to this than others but as a cat owner, I would agree with this.

cat wearing a crown with an appropriate saying to match
You are an adorable Princess Kitty!

Robert Heinlein is a wise man. This saying should be on the news every night.

picture of a woman with two cats and a cat quote to match the picture
Yep, they all look, rule the world worthy!

It is hard to put the brakes on with cat ownership. The thing is do you want to be known as the “cat lady” or the “cat man”?

Three cute kittens and a saying from Ernest Hemmingway
One is cute, two is cuter, three becomes too cute, four is maybe too many!

This is all time kitten cuteness. We all want to hold and cuddle this little cutie pie kitty.

very cute kitten with an adorable kitten quote
My heart is melting already!

I think this is built into the DNA of cats in general.

clever cat quote from Terry Pratchett

This is clever and it is true. Out pets do have to communicate. There are many different versions of meow.

George Carlin has a funny cat quote
We know kitty, often Meow means – Feed Me!

I love this one because it is so true.

Pam Brown has a funny but true  cat saying.
Where is kitty?

Cat themed purses and bags! I don’t think that’s going overboard! There are some very cute bags and totes with kitty themes. Just have a peek!


They might look at you as though you have gone crazy but at the end of the day, they are happy to be purring by your side.

picture of a cat and an insightful quote about cats and humans
We don’t judge. Do your own thing!

I can imagine this is just what it would be like. Trying to bring everything together and then something slips away and has to be redone.

lots of cats and a funny cat quote
Come on kitties! Are you paying attention?

funny cat sayings
I don’t think we are that funny? What do you think dear?

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