Inspired by cats and dogs
Lake Tahoe Humane Society and SPCA
Cats Sleep Anywhere
Cats sleep anywhere, any table, any chair.
Top of piano, window-ledge, in the middle, on the edge.
Open draw, empty shoe, anybody’s lap will do.
Fitted in a cardboard box, in the cupboard with your frocks.
Anywhere! They don’t care! Cats sleep anywhere.
– Eleanor Farjeon
When I play with my cat, how do I know that she is not passing time with me rather than I with her? – Michel de Montaigne
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
– Albert Schweitzer
The smallest feline is a masterpiece. – Leonardo da Vinci
Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them. – Jim Davis
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through. – Jules Verne
What greater gift than the love of a cat? – Charles Dickens
A home without a cat, and a well-fed, well-petted and properly revered cat, may be a perfect home, perhaps; but how can it prove its title? – Mark Twain
The truth I do not stretch or shove
When I state that the dog is full of love.
I’ve also found, by actual test,
A wet dog is the lovingest.
– Ogden Nash
Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace. – Milan Kundera
I’ve seen a look in dogs’ eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts. – John Steinbeck
My little dog – a heartbeat at my feet. – Edith Wharton
If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons. – James Thurber
Let sleeping dogs lie. – Charles Dickens
There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. – Ben Williams
I am I because my little dog knows me. – Gertrude Stein
Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet. – Colette
Provided by the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help “Keep Tahoe Kind.”
– Dawn Armstrong is the executive director of the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and SPCA.
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After a period of dry, warm weather, winter returns this week to Lake Tahoe.