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“Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” ― Colette

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ― Anatole France

“A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one? Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle

“Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day. It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.” ― John Grogan

“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.” ― Orhan Pamuk

“Dogs are the leaders of the planet. If you see two life forms, one of them’s making a poop, the other one’s carrying it for him, who would you assume is in charge.” ― Jerry Seinfeld

“Sometimes losing a pet is more painful than losing a human because in the case of the pet, you were not pretending to love it.” ― Amy Sedaris

“Cats are the lap-dancers of the animal world. Soon as you stop shelling out, they move on, find another lap. They’re furry little sociopaths. Pretty and slick — in love with themselves. When’s the last time you saw a seeing-eye cat?” ― Andrew Vachss

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

“If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail.” ― Fran Lebowitz

“Cats are a mysterious kind of folk.” ― Walter Scott

“The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon. But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me?”― Walter Scott

“Anyone who thinks money can’t buy happiness has never owned a cat [or any pet].” ― Arya Riverdale

“Our pets are our family.” ― Ana Monnar

“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

“We were wolves once / Wild and wary / Then we noticed you had sofas” ― Francesco Marciuliano

“Pets reflect you like mirrors. When you are happy, you can see your dog smiling and when you are sad, your cat cries.” ― Munia Khan

“Pets bring vital energy to our homes and lives. Pets communicate many messages about love and connection. Care tenderly for all pets throughout their precious lives. The interspecies dance of love softens and expands the heart.” ― Laura Staley

“Dogs will give you unconditional love until the day they die. Cats will make you pay for every mistake you’ve ever made since the day you were born.” ― Oliver Gaspirtz

“It is sort of remarkable to me how much grief can well up when a pet dies, until one remembers that they are in fact people, who just happen not to be human.” ― John Scalzi

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” ― Will Rogers

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” ― Milan Kundera

“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” ― Albert Schweitzer

“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.” ― Ernest Hemingway

“Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” ― Mark Twain

“All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.For after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.” ― Charles M. Schulz

“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

“The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.”― Johnny Depp

“There are no ordinary cats.” ― Colette

“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.”― Mark Twain

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

“I’ve found that the way a person feels about cats-and the way they feel about him or her in return-is usually an excellent gauge by which to measure a person’s character” ― P.C. Cast 

“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

“The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.” ― Andy Rooney

“I love them, they are so nice and selfish. Dogs are TOO good and unselfish. They make me feel uncomfortable. But cats are gloriously human.” ― L.M. Montgomery

“If you don’t own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.” ― Roger A. Caras

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

“Love your pets unconditionally – for you are their god.” ― Jury Nel

“If you accept that pets can love us as much as we do them, then the logic is clear and cannot be denied. If you believe that there is a heaven for people, then they must be there, waiting for us, when we cross over. Heaven is love, and pets always share that with us.” ― Wallace Sife

“A cat’s head rubbing your cheeks can give you a wonderful feeling, that of being loved and accepted.” ― Tara Estacaan

“Sometimes, your pet picks you.” ― Julie Wenzel

“Love is love, whether it goes on two legs or four.” ― Gwen Cooper

“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.” ― Christopher Hitchens

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