In this time of holiday celebrations, it is nice to slow down for a moment and reflect on how enriched our lives are by the inclusion of our pets. I hope the following quotes will make you think, smile, and appreciate your pet(s) all the more.
“Let me be as good a person as my dog thinks I am.” Anonymous.
"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people." W.C. Fields
"With their qualities of cleanliness, discretion, affection, patience, dignity, and courage, how many of us, I ask you, would be capable of becoming cats?" - Fernand Mery
“If you think dogs can’t count, try putting 3 cookies in your pocket and then give him only 2 of them.” Phil Pastoret
“To ride a horse is to ride the sky.” Author Unknown
"Of all God's creatures, there is only one that cannot be made slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat it would improve the man, but it would deteriorate the cat." - Mark Twain
“You can say foolish things to a dog and they dog will give you a look that says “Wow, you’re right! I never would’ve thought of that!”” Dave Berry
“I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.” - Winston Churchill
“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” Josh Billings
“A meow massages the heart.” -Stuart McMillan
“Man is a dog’s idea of what God should be.” Holbrook Jackson
“Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this." – Anonymous
“Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later." - Mary Bly
"I've often said there's nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse." Ronald Reagan
“If there are no dogs in heaven,
then when I die, I want to go where they went.”
"I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice." Linda McCartney
"My goats are not contemplative, accepting, or introspective. They are the Greek chorus of my farm, sometimes of my life. They watch me closely and remind me that I am foolish." Jon Katz
"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be led" Stan Laurel
“Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.” Thomas de Quincey
“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.” Chinese Proverb
“There is just as much horse sense as ever, but the horses have most of it.” Author Unknown
No matter what kind of animals or pets we have, we are so very fortunate, and in celebration of this day, Thankful!