pet as best friendQuotes That Suggest Why You Might Have a Pet As a Best Friend

Today (June 8th) is National Best Friends Day. In light of that, here are a few quotes that indicate you could have a dog or cat as best friend.

Pet As Best Friend – Dogs

We all have heard, “Dog is Man’s Best Friend,” but to be a little more definitive here are some famed (and not so) famous dog as best friend quotes:
“Everything I know I learned from dogs.” – Nora Roberts (author, The Search)
“Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.”– Orhan Pamuk (author, My Name Is Red)
“Dogs’ lives are too short. Their only fault, really.” – Agnes Sligh Turnbull (author, The Wedding Bargain)
“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras (photographer and writer)
“Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.” – Elizabeth Taylor (actress)
“The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.” – Charles De Gaulle
“Dogs never bite me. Just Humans” – Marilyn Monroe
“Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.” – Franklin P. Jones (humourist)
“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s.” – Mark Twain (author, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)
“To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.” – Aldous Huxley (author, Brave New World)
“Everyone thinks they have the best dog and none of them are wrong” – Unknown.

pet as best friendPet As A Best Friend – Cats

Our pet as best friend are certainly not all dogs, as attested to by millions of cat owners. To hear from a few of them:
“What greater gift than the love of a cat.” – Charles Dickens
“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer
“A cat will be your friend, but never your slave.” – Theophile Gautier
“It is impossible to keep a straight face in the presence of one or more kittens.” – Cynthia E. Varnado
“As every cat owner knows, nobody owns a cat.” – Ellen Perry Berkeley
“The only thing a cat worries about is what’s happening right now.” – Lloyd Alexander
“Cats have it all: admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.” – Rod McKuen
“Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.” – James Herriot
“There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat.” – Tay Hohoff
“A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.”

pet as best friend

“Always Look for the Helpers” – Mr. Rogers

This is also Adopt a (Shelter) Cat Month – so there are plenty of options for getting your new pet as best friend, either from the Humane Society or rescue shelters. You can pick from a wide variety of cats – kittens to seniors. Many times people want to bring home a kitten, but the advantages to grown cat is that they are usually house-broken and past the frantic activities of kittens. Full Circle Vet Care will even give your new pet a free physical exam – call us for details!

We just wanted to let you know that you have lots of company when it comes to having a pet as best friend – whether it be a cat or dog. It might not be a well kept secret, but evidence indicates quite a number of people prefer companionship of their pets to humans. We hope you have a great National Best Friends Day !

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