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Thou art the Great Cat, the avenger of the Gods, and the judge of words, and the president of the sovereign chiefs and the governor of the holy Circle; thou art indeed...the Great Cat. - Inscription on the Royal Tombs at Thebes

A cat may go to a monastery, but she still remains a cat. - Ethiopian proverb

 

A cat bitten once by a snake dreads even rope. - Arab Proverb

 

The cat who frightens the mice away is as good as the cat who eats them. - German proverb

 

Beware of people who dislike cats. - Irish proverb

Those that dislike cats will be carried to the cemetery in the rain.
- Dutch Proverb

 

A cat is a lion in a jungle of small bushes. - Indian Proverb

 

The cat loves fish, but hates wet feet. - Medieval Proverb

 

The kind man feeds his beast before sitting down to dinner. - Hebrew Proverb

Ye shall not possess any beast, my dear sisters, except only a cat. - The Ancren Riewle (Nun's Rule)

 

The dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry.
- French Proverb

 

After dark all cats are leopards. - Native American Proverb

 

Happy is the home with at least one cat. - Italian Proverb

 

The cat was created when the lion sneezed. - Arabian Proverb

You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats. - Colonial proverb

 

An old cat will not learn how to dance. - Moroccan Proverb

 

The cat dreams of garbage. - Hindu Proverb

Happy owner, happy cat. Indifferent owner, reclusive cat. - Chinese Proverb

 

I gave an order to a cat, and the cat gave it to its tail. - Chinese Proverb

 

When rats infest the Palace a lame cat is better than the swiftest horse. - Chinese Proverb

Books and cats and fair-haired little girls make the best furnishing for a room. - French Proverb

 

Cats, flies and women are ever at their toilets. - French Proverb

 

The cat is nature's Beauty. - French Proverb

In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats. - English proverb

 

A cat may look at a king. - English Proverb

 

A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, and for the last three he stays. - English Proverb

 

Curiosity killed the cat, Satisfaction brought it back! - English Proverb

 

The dog for the man, the cat for the woman. - English Proverb

 

Curiosity killed the cat. But, satisfaction brought it back.

 

A scalded cat dreads even cold water.

 

Keep no more cats than will catch mice.

 

The cat shuts his eyes while he steals the cream.

 

The eye of the housewife makes the cat fat.

 

The old cat refuses to admit that the face in the looking-glass is her own.

 

If you play with a cat, you must not mind her scratch.

Kick the cat out; she'll come back sure enough.

 

A cat may look on a king.

 

Wanton kittens make sober cats.

 

The cat is a good friend but she scratches.

 

There are many ways of skinning a cat.

 

Cat mighty dignified till the dog come by.

 

They agree like cats and dogs.

 

Don't trust the weak appearance of the wolf or the disappearance of the cat: they'll both make a come-back.

All cats look gray in the dark.

 

A cat has nine lives.

 

When the cat is away the mice will play.

 

The cat is honest when the meat is out of her reach.

 

It takes a good many mice to kill a cat.

 

A cornered cat becomes as fierce as a lion.

 

If you don't feed the cats you must feed the rats.

The widow gave orders to her cat and the cat gave them to its tail.

 

When the cat sleeps the mice play.

 

At home an elephant, abroad a cat.

 

A good cat deserves a good rat.

 

By scratching and biting cat and dog come together.

 

It is a bold mouse that makes her nest in the cat's ear.

If you give your milk to the cat you must drink water out of the sink.

 

What joy fills the mouse when the cat is out of the house.

 

When a weasel and a cat kiss, the future is not very bright.

 

Young cats will mouse, young apes will louse.

 

Don't buy a cat in a bag.

 

Care killed the cat.

 

The cat that catches nomice does not earn his keep.

He who plays with a cat must bear its scratches.

 

When the cat and the calf play the fiddle, you are caught in the middle.

 

Keep an eye on the cat and another on the frying pan.

 

The cat in gloves catches no mice.

 

The cat loves fish, but she's loth to wet her feet.

 

Lions are not terrified of cats.

 

If the cat had wings she'd choke all the birds in the air.