10 Cat Proverbs From Around The World April 10 2019, 2 Comments

Cats have been domesticated for nearly 12,000 years, beginning when their natural hunting skills drew them to protect our crops from mice and pests. They traveled in ships with Vikings. They walked across our ancient manuscripts. Cats have long been a part of human history - and human culture. Our beloved furry family members have woven their way not only into our hearts, but into our culture as well. Here are 10 proverbs from around the world that show just how much the world really loves cats! 

1. "In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats." - English Proverb

2. You will always be lucky if you know how to make friends with strange cats." - Colonial Proverb


3. "Happy is the home with at least one cat" - Italian Proverb

4. "The cat was created when the lion sneezed" - Arabian Proverb

5. "I gave an order to a cat, and the cat gave it to its tail" - Chinese Proverb

6. "The cat has nine lives - three for playing, three for straying, and three for staying." - English Proverb

7. "The dog may be wonderful prose, but only the cat is poetry." - French Proverb

8. "A cat may look at a king." - English Proverb

9. "Beware of people who dislike cats." - Irish Proverb

10. "The cat who frightens the mice away is as good as the cat who eats them." - German Proverb

Do you have a favorite Proverb we didn't share? Let us know in the comments below!