Monday, July 21, 2014

Cat Quotables-Different Skies, Different Stars

The greater cats with golden eyes
Stare out between the bars.
Deserts are there, and different skies,
And night with different stars.
-Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962)

Monday, July 14, 2014

Cat Quotables-Cats Walk Thin

Cats sleep fat and walk thin.
Cats, when they sleep, slump;
When they wake, stretch and begin
Over, pulling their ribs in.
Cats walk thin.
-Rosalie Moore
From "Catalogue"

Monday, July 7, 2014

Monday, June 30, 2014

Cat Quotables-Genius

In a tranquil domestic situation, the cat is a veritable manipulative genius.
-Roger Caras

Monday, June 23, 2014

Cat Quotables-Purr

...Sometimes I like her calm, unwild, gentle as a sleeping child, and wonder as she lies, a fur ring, curled upon my lap, unstirring-is it me or Tibbles purring?
-Ian Serraillier
Excerpt from "Miss Tibbles"

Monday, June 16, 2014

Cat Quotables-Egyptian Gods

Cats, as a class, have never completely got over the snootiness caused by the fact that in ancient Egypt they were worshipped as gods.
-P. G. Wodehouse (1881-1975)

Monday, June 9, 2014

Cat Quotables-Devine

A cat is only technically an animal, being divine.
-Robert Lynd (1879-1949)