Kitten Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old kitten quotes, kitten sayings, and kitten proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A kitten gets himself into every kind of trouble.     


A kitten is in the animal world what a rosebud is in the garden.     

Robert Southey

Gather kittens while you may, Time brings only sorrow; And the kittens of today; Will be old cats tomorrow.     

Oliver Herford

Do you see that kitten chasing so prettily her own tail? If you could look with her eyes, you might see her surrounded with hundreds of figures performing complex dramas, with tragic and comic issues, long conversations, many characters, many ups and downs of fate.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Even a heart of a kitten is reliable, if you know how to rely on.     

Munia Khan

What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.     

Wilson Mizner

Kittens believe that all nature is occupied with their diversion.     

F.A. Paradis de Moncrif

Kitten, four hours of sleep while holding you is far more beneficial to me than eight hours of endless tossing and turning because you're not there.     

Jeaniene Frost

Always enter like a kitten and leave like a lion. But never enter like a lion and leave like a kitten. Always be humble     

Carlson Gracie

Kittens will make your sad go away.     

David Wong

No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.     

Abraham Lincoln

Once you get a kitten, the natural thing you do is take a billion photos.     

Hannah Simone

Poems are soft kitten furs. smoothing out the rough edges of my world.     

Sanober Khan

One thing was certain, that the white kitten had had nothing to do with it- it was the black kitten's fault entirely.     

Lewis Carroll

A kitten is the delight of a household. All day long a comedy is played out by an incomparable actor.     


A kitten is the most irresistible comedian in the world. Its wide-open eyes gleam with wonder and mirth. It darts madly at nothing at all, and then, as though suddenly checked in the pursuit, prances sideways on its hind legs with ridiculous agility and zeal.     

Agnes Repplier

Just like a kitten that thinks its a tiger.     

Stephenie Meyer

No man can tame a tiger into a kitten by stroking it.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The playful kitten, with its pretty little tigerish gambols, is infinitely more amusing than half the people one is obliged to live with in the world.     

Sydney, Lady Morgan

The trouble with a kitten is that it eventually beomes a cat.     

Ogden Nash

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever and generally stopping before it gets there.     

Agnes Repplier

Whiskers and tails and thousands of frails lion like nose with an angelesque pose silky pattern'd fur o'er heart touching purr.     

Terri Guillemets

A kitten is so flexible that she is almost double; the hind parts are equivalent to another kitten with which the forepart plays. She does not discover that her tail belongs to her until you tread on it.     

Henry David Thoreau

It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens.     

Cynthia E. Varnado

But there was a kitten on my pillow, and it was purring in my face and vibrating gently with every purr, and, very soon, I slept.     

Neil Gaiman

Kittens are born with their eyes shut. They open them in about six days, take a look around, then close them again for the better part of their lives.     

Stephen Baker

Prowling his own quiet backyard or asleep by the fire, he is still only a whisker away from the wilds.     

Jean Burden

Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet.     

Pam Brown

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.     

Agnes Repplier

The only thing a cat worries about is what's happening right now. As we tell the kittens, you can only wash one paw at a time.     

Lloyd Alexander