Pet Quotes

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.-Josh Billings



Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.-James Cromwell



An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.-Martin Buber




Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.-Roger Caras



Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.-Kinky Friedman



Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. – Anatole France




In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.-Terry Pratchett



Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.-Eliot




Dogs are my favorite people.-Richard Dean Anderson



I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.-Jules Verne



Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.-Groucho Marx



Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.-James Herriot



The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.-Ogden Nash


The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.-Andy Rooney



There’s a saying. If you want someone to love you forever, buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.-Dick Dale



There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. – Albert Schweitzer



I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.-Winston Churchill



It’s difficult to understand why people don’t realize that pets are gifts to mankind.-Linda Blair



Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way.-Quentin Tarantino



You cannot share your life with a dog, as I had done in Bournemouth, or a cat, and not know perfectly well that animals have personalities and minds and feelings.-Jane Goodall



Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.-Robert Wagner


Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.-Robert A. Heinlein



Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.-Caroline Knapp



My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet.-Edith Wharton



If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.-James Herriot



I poured spot remover on my dog. Now he’s gone. – Steven Wright



Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent.-Milan Kundera




I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It’s not. Mine had me trained in two days.-Bill Dana



The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.-Charles de Gaulle



Animals are sentient, intelligent, perceptive, funny and entertaining. We owe them a duty of care as we do to children.-Michael Morpurgo



Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul – chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we’re the greatest hunters on earth!-Anne Tyler



There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.-Bernard Williams



He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.-Immanuel Kant



Never wear anything that panics the cat.-P. J. O’Rourke



Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.-W. L. George



Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job. – Franklin P. Jones



What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.-Dwight D. Eisenhower




I really love animals. My cat is my little soul mate. He’s not just a cat, he’s my friend.-Tracey Emin



A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.-Billy Graham


Just watching my cats can make me happy.-Paula Cole



I like animals because they are not consciously cruel and don’t betray each other.-Taylor Caldwell



I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.-Rita Rudner



If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.-Woodrow Wilson



Cats have it all – admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.-Rod McKuen



Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.-Emily Dickinson



Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function. – Garrison Keillor



Actually, my dog I think is the only person who consistently loves me all the time.-H. G. Bissinger



It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.-Haile Selassie



Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.-Jim Davis



Cats have a scam going – you buy the food, they eat the food, they go away; that’s the deal.-Eddie Izzard



People who keep dogs are cowards who haven’t got the guts to bite people themselves.-August Strindberg



I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love.-James Herriot



I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.-Nafisa Joseph



I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.-Hippolyte Taine



Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.-Joseph Wood Krutch



I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul. – Jean Cocteau



No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.-Christopher Morley


To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.-Aldous Huxley



A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down.-Robert Benchley



Cats are very independent animals. They’re very sexy, if you want. Dogs are different. They’re familiar. They’re obedient. You call a cat, you go, ‘Cat, come here.’ He doesn’t come to you unless you have something in your hand that he thinks might be food. They’re very free animals, and I like that.-Antonio Banderas

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