A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys. ~Barbara Holland


A dog, I have always said, is prose; a cat is a poem. ~Jean Burden


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

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat. ~Edgar Allan Poe


Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons. ~Robertson Davies

What greater gift than the love of a cat? ~Charles Dickens

Cats are dangerous companions for writers because cat watching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance. ~Dan Greenburg



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