Below, is a compilation of quotes to get you some creature comfort in the absence of your furry-footed loved ones…
Ask of the beasts and they will teach you the beauty of this earth…Saint Francis of Assisi.
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated…Mahatma Gandhi.
Animals are…the visible reflections of our souls. God displays them to us to give us food for thought…Victor Hugo.
A kitten is a rosebud in the animal kingdom…Robert Southey.
Animals are such agreeable friends-they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms…George Eliot.
The more I see of men, the more I admire dogs…Jeanne Marie Roland.
A dog has lots of friends because he wags his tail and not his tongue…Anonymous.
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song…Chinese Proverb.
Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole…Roger Caras.
The cat could very well be man’s best friend but would never stoop to admitting it…Doug Larson.
We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals…Immanuel Kant.
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 dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry…French Proverb.
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow, but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much…Mark Twain.
All of the animals except for man know that the principal business of life is to enjoy it…Samuel Butler.
Whoever said you can’t buy happiness forgot little puppies…Gene Hill.
The smallest feline is a masterpiece…Leonardo da Vinci.
To err is human, to forgive, canine…Anonymous…To err is human, to purr, feline…Robert Byrne.
Many people who lack the discriminating enthusiasm for cats, who regard these beautiful beasts with aversion and mistrust are won over easily, and cajoled out of their prejudices, by the deceitful wiles of kittenhood…Agnes Repplier.
You can say any foolish thing to a dog, and the dog will give you a look that says, “My God, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!”…Dave Barry.
There are no ordinary cats…Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette.
Man is troubled by what might be called the “Dog Wish,” a strange and involved compulsion to be as happy and carefree as a dog…James Thurber.
Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them…Jim Davis.
The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too…Samuel Butler.
When my cats aren’t happy, I’m not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they’re just sitting there thinking up ways to get even…Percy Bysshe Shelley.
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went…Will Rogers.
No heaven will not ever Heaven be; Unless my cats are there to welcome me…Anonymous.