Many figures of speech and proverbs that mention cats in them, such examples:

  1. A house is not a home without a cat.
  2. In the cat's eye, all things belong to the cat.
  3. Sneaky as a cat.
  4. Cats have nine lives.
  5. Cats always land on their feet.
  6. The cat is biting its tail (a vicious circle).
  7. A cat won't leave mice alone (people will do something again and again).
  8. A fat cat.
  9. To let the cat out of the bag (to show one's true intention).
  10. To buy a cat in the sack (to purchse something without checking it first).
  11. To set the cat among the pigeons (to pit enemies against each other, or set the stage for an inevitable fights).
  12. It's raining cats and dogs (a hard downpour).
  13. The cat's pyjamas (something outstanding).
  14. To turn a cat in the pan (to change views or sides for personal advantage).
  15. A cat in gloves catches no mice (not getting what you want by being careful and polite).
  16. The cat's meow (the best of the best).
  17. She's a cool cat (unflappable).
  18. Sitting in a cat bird seat (a favoured or advantageous position).
  19. A cat can look at a king (everyone can be curious about important people).
  20. Look what the cat dragged in.
  21. Curiousity killed the cat.
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  22. All cats are grey in the dark (appearances are meaningless).
  23. Nervous as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs.
  24. Like a cat on a hot tin roof.
  25. Cat got your toungue?
  26. Not enough room to swing a cat.
  27. There's more then one way to skin a cat.
  28. When the cat's away, the mice will play.