grey tabby cat beside short-coat brown and white dogPhoto Credit: Tran Mau Tri Tam

36 Quotes About Cats vs. Dogs - Which Are Best?

Some folks are dog people. Some swear cats make the best pets. Some like both. The rivalry will never end... and here we have assembled a great collection of cats versus dogs quotes - with shareable quote pictures - for you to enjoy and pass on to your friends.

Quote: Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow. by author Jeff Valdez overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of brown cat
Photo Credit: James Sutton

Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.


Quote: My tragedy is that all I want is a dog, and yet I have been cursed with cats all my life. by author Michael Sheen overlaid on photo of dog running on beach during daytime
Photo Credit: Oscar Sutton

My tragedy is that all I want is a dog, and yet I have been cursed with cats all my life.


Quote: I am a dog and a cat lover; doesn't matter which animal it is but dogs are cuter at times. by author Jaideep Ahlawat overlaid on photo of brown french bulldog wearing blue and white polka dot shirt
Photo Credit: Karsten Winegeart

I am a dog and a cat lover; doesn't matter which animal it is but dogs are cuter at times.




Quote: Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God. by author Jeff Valdez overlaid on photo of orange cat stretching on white surface
Photo Credit: Timo Volz

Dogs believe they are human. Cats believe they are God.


Quote: 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. by author Alfred North Whitehead overlaid on photo of orange tabby cat lying on white textile
Photo Credit: Kevin Woblick

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.


Quote: Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs. by author Desmond Morris overlaid on photo of black and grey tabby cat
Photo Credit: Laura Chouette

Artists like cats; soldiers like dogs.


Quote: In debating the respective merits of dogs and cats, not having to walk a cat when it's 20 below zero deserves consideration. by author Doug Larson overlaid on photo of white cat sleeps under white comforter
Photo Credit: Kate Stone Matheson

In debating the respective merits of dogs and cats, not having to walk a cat when it's 20 below zero deserves consideration.


Quote: I am not a cat man, but a dog man, and all felines can tell this at a glance -- a sharp, vindictive glance. by author James Thurber overlaid on photo of white cat
Photo Credit: Leonsa

I am not a cat man, but a dog man, and all felines can tell this at a glance -- a sharp, vindictive glance.


Quote: You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, 'What's in it for me?' by author Lewis Grizzard overlaid on photo of white and brown cat on blue floor
Photo Credit: Mathieu Odin

You call to a dog and a dog will break its neck to get to you. Dogs just want to please. Call to a cat and its attitude is, 'What's in it for me?'


Quote: I used to love dogs until I discovered cats. by author Nafisa Joseph overlaid on photo of selective focus and low-angle photography of orange tabby cat
Photo Credit: Alexander Andrews

I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.


Quote: Dogs love us unconditionally and cats are big on redemption. Our sins and shortcomings don't bother them as long as we delight in their presence. by author Sarah Ban Breathnach overlaid on photo of two white and brown dogs
Photo Credit: Camilo Fierro

Dogs love us unconditionally and cats are big on redemption. Our sins and shortcomings don't bother them as long as we delight in their presence.


Quote: Dogs will eat till they die. Cats will leave food in the dish, incomprehensible to a dog. by author Tim Allen overlaid on photo of brown and white long coated dog sitting on brown wooden round table
Photo Credit: FLOUFFY

Dogs will eat till they die. Cats will leave food in the dish, incomprehensible to a dog.




I like cats a lot. I've always liked cats. They're great company. When they eat, they always leave a little bit at the bottom of the bowl. A dog will polish the bowl, but a cat always leaves a little bit. It's like an offering.


Quote: The ancient feud between cat and dog is not forgotten in the north, for the Lynx is the deadly foe of the Fox and habitually kills it when there is soft snow and scarcity of easier prey. by author Ernest Thompson Seton overlaid on photo of fawn pug lying on floor
Photo Credit: Matthew Henry

The ancient feud between cat and dog is not forgotten in the north, for the Lynx is the deadly foe of the Fox and habitually kills it when there is soft snow and scarcity of easier prey.


Quote: I'm not sure that love and like aren't like cats and dogs: One can't grow up to be the other, but they can be taught to live under the same roof. by author E. L. Konigsburg overlaid on photo of brown and white tabby cat
Photo Credit: Charlie Deets

I'm not sure that love and like aren't like cats and dogs: One can't grow up to be the other, but they can be taught to live under the same roof.




Quote: I love dogs. I think dogs are way smarter. Maybe I can be the dog spokesman for the rock world. There are a lot of cat people making rock music. by author King Tuff overlaid on photo of black dog
Photo Credit: David Lezcano

I love dogs. I think dogs are way smarter. Maybe I can be the dog spokesman for the rock world. There are a lot of cat people making rock music.


Quote: I have a cat and a dog. They don't really get along, but I think they get along when no one is looking. by author Mackenzie Foy overlaid on photo of orange tabby cat
Photo Credit: Gaelle Marcel

I have a cat and a dog. They don't really get along, but I think they get along when no one is looking.


Quote: Cats aren't cooperative in the same way that other animals are. You can train a dog to act, but you can't train a cat in the same way. by author Michael Showalter overlaid on photo of black and white cat lying on brown bamboo chair inside room
Photo Credit: Manja Vitolic

Cats aren't cooperative in the same way that other animals are. You can train a dog to act, but you can't train a cat in the same way.


There is the little matter of disposal of droppings in which the cat is far ahead of its rivals. The dog is somehow thrilled by what he or any of his friends have produced, hates to leave it, adores smelling it, and sometimes eats it.




Quote: Here's certain things that are similar to cats and dogs. Dogs are just hyper social and they have a want to please you way more than a cat does. by author Temple Grandin overlaid on photo of cute spaniel dog on beach wallpaper
Photo Credit: Ryan Walton

Here's certain things that are similar to cats and dogs. Dogs are just hyper social and they have a want to please you way more than a cat does.


Quote: A dog is like a liberal. He wants to please everybody. A cat really doesn't need to know that everybody loves him. by author William Kunstler overlaid on photo of orange and white tabby cat on pink background
Photo Credit: Kabo

A dog is like a liberal. He wants to please everybody. A cat really doesn't need to know that everybody loves him.


Quote: We have a saying in France. A dog doesn't make a cat. by author Yannick Noah overlaid on photo of white cat on white textile
Photo Credit: Kanashi

We have a saying in France. A dog doesn't make a cat.


Quote: Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later. by author Eloisa James overlaid on photo of pembroke welsh corgi and brown dog running between grasses
Photo Credit: Alvan Nee

Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later.


Quote: Heads of warring nations could learn a lot about how to achieve lasting peace by watching dogs and cats who live in the same house. by author Blaize Clement overlaid on photo of black and white cat on white textile
Photo Credit: lingda kong

Heads of warring nations could learn a lot about how to achieve lasting peace by watching dogs and cats who live in the same house.


Quote: Cats, unlike dogs, are independent creatures. They do not need walking and are content to be alone all day, providing they are fed. by author Ann Widdecombe overlaid on photo of black and white cat on white textile
Photo Credit: lingda kong

Cats, unlike dogs, are independent creatures. They do not need walking and are content to be alone all day, providing they are fed.


Quote: Let us love dogs; let us love only dogs! Men and cats are unworthy creatures. by author Marie Bashkirtseff overlaid on photo of dog running on beach during daytime
Photo Credit: Oscar Sutton

Let us love dogs; let us love only dogs! Men and cats are unworthy creatures.


Quote: Dogs are very different from cats in that they can be images of human virtue. They are like us. by author Iris Murdoch overlaid on photo of brown french bulldog wearing blue and white polka dot shirt
Photo Credit: Karsten Winegeart

Dogs are very different from cats in that they can be images of human virtue. They are like us.


Quote: Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. by author Robert A. Heinlein overlaid on photo of brown short coated dog sitting on gray carpet
Photo Credit: Lucrezia Carnelos

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.


Quote: The cat is classic whilst the dog is Gothic -- nowhere in the animal world can we discover such really Hellenic perfection of form, with anatomy adapted to function, as in the felidae. by author H. P. Lovecraft overlaid on photo of grey and white cat with mouth open
Photo Credit: Girl with red hat

The cat is classic whilst the dog is Gothic -- nowhere in the animal world can we discover such really Hellenic perfection of form, with anatomy adapted to function, as in the felidae.


Quote: Throw a stick, and the servile dog wheezes and pants and shambles to bring it to you. Do the same before a cat, and he will eye you with coolly polite and somewhat bored amusement. by author H. P. Lovecraft overlaid on photo of brown and white tabby cat
Photo Credit: Charlie Deets

Throw a stick, and the servile dog wheezes and pants and shambles to bring it to you. Do the same before a cat, and he will eye you with coolly polite and somewhat bored amusement.




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