Lilian Jackson Braun Quotes


People who really appreciated animals always asked their names.

A library card is the start of a lifelong adventure.

Small birds throw seeds out of the feeder; large birds pick them up off the ground but the squirrels try to muscle in.

Are those cat hairs on your lapel or have you been dating a blonde with a crew cut?

Beware of the clever ones; the dumb ones are safer.

The way to test a man's sincerity is to serve him a bad cup of coffee. If he doesn't comment he is not to be trusted.

I'm beginning to be skeptical of my own skepticism.

Dogs have their day but cats have 365.

Cats are fond of mooning.

Cats never strike a pose that isn't photogenic.

Cats have a contempt of speech. Why should they talk when they can communicate without words?

Home is where i hang my toothbrush and where the cats have their commode

Cats hate a closed door you know regardless of which side they're on. If they're out they want to get in and if they're in they want to get out.

At dinner time he would sit in a corner concentrating; and suddenly they would say 'Time to feed the cat ' as if it were their idea.

When you don't know what to do with yourself do something for someone else.

No one ever owns a cat...you share a common habitation on a basis of equal rights and mutual respects...although somehow the cat always comes out ahead of the deal.

Cats don't fight for their rights; they take them for granted. They have a right to be fed watered stroked on demand and supplied with a lap and a clean commode

To understand a cat you must realize that he has has own gifts his own viewpoint even his own morality

The more you talk to cats ... the smarter they become. An occasional 'nice kitty' will have no measurable effect; intelligent conversation is required.

...if you've never been cussed out by a Siamese you don't know what profanity is all about!