10 Cat Proverbs From Different Cultures That Are So True!

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

Two cats

“In a cat’s eye, all things belong to cats.” – English proverb

all belongs to the cat

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

Nine lives

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

Strange cat

“A cat may look at a king.” – English Proverb

Cat King

“The cat was created when the lion sneezed” – Arabian Proverb

Cat lion

“Beware of people who dislike cats.”
– Irish proverb

Cats and people

“Curiosity killed the cat, Satisfaction brought it back!” – English Proverb

curious cat

“The cat who frightens the mice away is as good as the cat who eats them” – German proverb

Cat and mice

“I gave an order to a cat, and the cat gave it to its tail” – Chinese Proverb

Cat tail