Top 10 Images of Cats on Bookshelves

Cat videos seem to make up about 50% of what You-Tube is. Sure, most of them are funny, some are educational and some even very fact-full, but some can be just plain weird. The other day I came across one of a cat reading a book! I had to wonder if cats could indeed read simple signs or images (not Shakespeare just “no food”, “bad cat” things like that) but it seems cats are quite often drawn to bookshelves, sadly it seems mostly to sleep but it is Caturday and so it’s still worth seeing if there is even a hint of interest in reading them as we take a look at…


Top 10 Images of Cats on Bookshelves

BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Shelves


Cats in Book Shelf
Cats in Book Shelf

10 – Seems cats and books really can work together in harmony!

Frank Zappa once said: ”There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.”

Cat in Book Shelf
Cat in Book Shelf

9 – “I am going to sleep and when I wake up you will stop calling me Bookends!”

Bill Gates once said: ”Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.”

Cat in Book Shelf
Cat in Book Shelf

8 – “Cat in the hat? No, I am Henry in the shelves.”

Samuel Butler once said: ”Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes them down from a shelf and frees them.”

Cat in Book Shelf
Cat in Book Shelf

7 – “Good ahead and call me ‘Where’s Wally?’…one…more…time!”

Patti Smith once said: ”I dreamed of having a book of my own, of writing one that I could put on a shelf.”

Cats in Book Shelf
Cats in Book Shelf

6 – Some people it seems need more books and fewer cats!

Christopher Dodd once said: ”It’s easy for people to forget that the food they eat doesn’t magically appear on a supermarket shelf.”

Cat in Book Shelf
Cat in Book Shelf

5 – “Are you aware of what some guy called Schroeder did to his cat!”

Alan Alda once said: ”It’s really clear to me that you can’t hang onto something longer than its time. Ideas lose certain freshness, ideas have a shelf life, and sometimes they have to be replaced by other ideas.”

Cat in Book Shelf
Cat in Book Shelf

4 – “Can I be honest!? You need to have a garage sale, there is no room to sleep up here!”

Calvin Trillin once said: ”The shelf life of the average trade book is somewhere between milk and yoghurt.”

Cat in Book Shelf
Cat in Book Shelf

3 – “There were some smelly old books up here, but don’t worry I pushed them off for you.”

Elizabeth Gilbert once said: ”There’s no reason to keep a piece of furniture in your house that is so sacred and rare that you can’t put your feet up on it and a dog can’t jump up on it. Likewise, a book that sits on a shelf like a piece of porcelain, only to be admired, never to be read again, is a dead book.”

Cat in Book Shelf
Cat in Book Shelf

2 – “Read that one…and that one….and that one…and, oh stuff it lets just buy a Kindle!”

Sloane Crosley once said: ”At the end of each year, I sit on the floor and go page by page through the old calendar, inking annual events into the new one, all the while watching my year in ‘dinner withs’ skate by. When I’m done, I save the old calendar in the box of the new one and put it with the others on a shelf.”

Cat in Book Shelf
Cat in Book Shelf

1 – “You don’t want to read a book that’s boring! Play with me instead!”

Javier Bardem once said: ”And the whole Oscar thing, that is just surreal: you spend months and months doing promotion, and then come back to reality with this golden thing in your hands. You put it in the office and then you just have to look at it sitting on the shelf. And, after about two weeks, you go: ‘What is that doing there?”