Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
Dogs laugh, but they laugh with their tails.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.
Civilization is only possible for deeply unpleasant animals. It is only an ape that can be truly civilized.
Who shall tell the lady's grief When her Cat was past relief? Who shall number the hot tears Shed o'er her, beloved for years? Who shall say the dark dismay Which her dying caused that day?
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
I had a Super Beetle that I restored and painted deep purple in honor of Jimi Hendrix that was stolen. After that, I got a Ford Falcon that had no windshield wipers, so whenever it rained - which, thankfully, in L.A. it doesn't do very much - I'd have to lean out my driver's side window like 'Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.'
My pet peeve and my goal in life is to somehow get an adjective for 'integrity' in the dictionary. 'Truthful' doesn't really cover it, or 'genuine.' It should be like 'integritus.'
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
If I was good each week, my father would take me to a different pet store each Saturday. I had a snake, horny toads, turtles, lizards, rabbits, guinea pigs... I kept my alligator in the bathtub until it got too big.
Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.
I can't imagine God not allowing my dog into heaven.
I have realized that when you rescue your pet from a shelter, it is the most amazing feeling in the world how this animal changes your life by giving it a better one.
For many people who are so lost in their minds, so much involved in their thought processes, the only moments they have when they are not trapped in that is when they are relating to their animal, their pet.
A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.