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28 Loss of a Cat Quotes to Commemorate Passed Pets

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There are few things harder than having to say goodbye to a deeply loved cat. Our furry felines become loved family members, and whether their passing is expected or sudden, it can leave a gaping whole in your heart. Dealing with cat loss, and the grief that follows, takes time. 

Whether you’ve recently lost your cat, or a close friend is grieving their loss, hearing loss of a cat quotes can help you heal. Reading and sharing quotes for the loss of a cat can offer hope and solace to those struggling, and show them that you support them during this challenging time. 

So if you are looking for comforting words for yourself or someone you love, these quotes will offer some peace. Here are 28 of the best quotes about losing (and loving) cats.

Best Loss of a Cat Quotes

Cat getting a kiss from owner while cat lays down

“What we have once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller

“Many beautiful angels are leaping through heaven with a meow.” – Unknown

“What greater gift than the love of a cat.” – Charles Dickens

“To make heaven the perfect resting place for loved ones we adore, God made sure those Pearly Gates contained a kitty door.” – Unknown

“One cat just leads to another.” – Ernest Hemingway

“The empty place in your heart is the surest sign that you loved your pet dearly and gave them the beautiful gift of a full and happy life.” – Unknown

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.” – Sigmund Frued

“The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hearts.” – Unknown

“That one place in our hearts belongs to them…and always will.” – Linda Barnes

Owner holding cat beloved cat

“Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear.” – Unknown

“Our pets are only ever lent to us. We never know just how long we will be able to keep them for, to kiss them, cuddle them, praise them and hold them tightly. But most of all…tell them you love them every day.” – Unknown

“The memories and paw prints of a beloved cat remain in our hearts and souls forever.” – Unknown

“I wanted to spend the rest of my life with you; but instead I am deeply honored knowing you spent the rest of your life with me.” – Camille Marcotte

“No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat.” – Leo Dworkin

“Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.” – Unknown

“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.” -Winnie the Pooh

“Farewell is never forever. Though your precious cat isn’t on earth, their soul is forever connected to yours.” – Unknown

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France

“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.” – James Herriot

“Some angels don’t have wings, sometimes they have whiskers.”  – Unknown

Cat being pet by owner

“I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.” – Jules Verne

“Sometimes a very special cat enters our lives…their presence changes our hearts forever. And we can call ourselves blessed for having known them.”  – Unknown

“Your favorite chair is empty now, where you would lie and sleep. But the memory of our happy times is mine to always keep.”  – Unknown

“When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has brought you delight.” – Khalil Gibran

“When the cat you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.” – Unknown 

“When tomorrow starts without me, don’t think we’re far apart. For every time you think of me, I’m right here in your heart.”- Unknown

“Pets teach us the purest kind of love.” – Unknown

“There are no goodbyes for us.” – Mahatma Ghandi

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