Favorite Quotations ~  Pets Good Owners, Great Dogs

"Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet." ~ Colette

Our Dog Clapton, 2013

Intimacy with a beloved pet or special animal makes millions of people feel as though they win the lottery every day. ~ Marty Becker, The Healing Power of Pets, 2002

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives. ~ Rita Rudner

A house without either a cat or a dog is the house of a scoundrel. ~ Portuguese Proverb

No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation. ~ Fran Lebowitz

If a dog jumps into your lap it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing it is because your lap is warmer. ~ Alfred North Whitehead

I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons. ~ Will Rogers

Agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. ~ George Eliot

When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not more of a pastime to her than she is to me? ~ Michel de Montaigne

I really am a cat transformed into a woman...I purr. I scratch. And sometimes I bite. ~ Brigitte Bardot

Love me, love my dog. (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.) ~ St. Bernard

Those who play with cats must expect to get scratched. ~ Miguel De Cervantes