A könyv minden fejezete egy idézettel kezdődik. Gondoltam, érdemes kigyűjteni őket:
1. "Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms."
2. "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."
3. "What greater gift than the love of a cat?"
4. "Cats are connoisseurs of comfort."
5. "One cat just leads to another."
6. "The real measure of a day's heat is the length of a sleeping cat."
Charles J. Brady
7. "I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior."
8. "Cats always know whether people like or dislike them. They do not always care enough to do anything about it."
9. "A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution."
10. "A cat is always on the wrong side of the door."
11. "There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."
12. "Time spent with cats is never wasted."
13. "The cat has too much spirit to have no heart."
14. "Dogs have owners. Cats have stuff."
15. "If there is one spot of sun spilling onto the floor, a cat will find it and soak it up."
J. A. McIntosh
16. "Which is more beautiful, feline movement or feline stillness?"
17. "People who love cats have some of the biggest hearts around."
18. "It always gives me a shiver when I see a cat seeing what I can't see."
19. "Two things are aesthetically perfect in the world: the clock and the cat."
Emile Auguste Chartier
20. "I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul."
21. "The smallest feline is a masterpiece."
Leonardo Da Vinci
22. "You can't own a cat. The best you can do is be partners."
Sir Harry Swanson
A képen Dr. Dosa és Oscar látható, utóbbi a szokott helyén, a nővérpulton üldögél.