More than perhaps any other animal, cats have totally captured humanity’s imagination, fitting right into our civilised lives. Cats spread across many cultures, and each one has it’s own thing about cats. They have made their impact on basically every culture around the world. The cultural depiction of cats and their relationship to humans is as old as civilization and stretches back over 9,500 years. Cats are featured in the history of many nations, they are the subject of legend and are a favorite subject of so many artists and writers. Man has always been intrigued and fascinated with the cat so, it’s not a surprise that many cultures have proverbs just for cats and they are so true!
The below are some inspirational, wise, and humorous old proverbs from different cultures about cats or base on cats that you should know. Cat people will definitely understand them and they will smile while reading these proverbs. Have fun reading these proverbs and tell us your favorite in the comments.
“Happy is the home with at least one cat” – Italian Proverb
“In a cat’s eye, all things belong to cats.” – English proverb
“A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, and for the last three he stays.” – English Proverb
“You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats.” – Colonial proverb
“A cat may look at a king.” – English Proverb
“The cat was created when the lion sneezed” – Arabian Proverb
“Beware of people who dislike cats.” – Irish proverb
“Curiosity killed the cat, Satisfaction brought it back!” – English Proverb
“The cat who frightens the mice away is as good as the cat who eats them” – German proverb
“I gave an order to a cat, and the cat gave it to its tail” – Chinese Proverb