Common Cat Sayings“Get a look at this cat.” In this example, ‘cat’ refers to a man, typically expressed with disbelief or surprise. “She’s such a cat.” Referring to a woman who is gossiping or tends to gossip. “She’s a cat on a hot tin roof” A Southern saying that refers to someone who seems nervous. It was popularized following the Pulitzer-Prize winning Tennessee Williams play titled, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”
Tongues? I didn’t get any tongues!
“I need my cat nap . . . ”
“No, the cat is still in the bag!”
Dog & Cat Sayings was inspired by our previous article, " National Work Like a Dog Day " To ' work like a dog' refers to the days when our canine companions had an almost exclusively professional relationship with humans. Today, working dogs work long hours and dangerous jobs to keep us entertained, safe, and healthy.
Common Dog Sayings“My Dogs are barking.” A saying that refers to tired and aching feet. “That experience will dog him forever.” A bad, but memorable event that someone will not be able to get away from, either because they remember it too often, or because the people around that person won’t let him forget it. “She was dogging them for insulting her earlier.” To criticize someone or something or to give them a hard time. To be negative toward someone. “I feel sick as a dog.” This saying is one of the oldest known sayings involving the word, ‘dog.’ It dates back to the 17th century and is used when we want to describe someone who is really sick.
“Barking dogs seldom bite...Well, it depends on our mood!”
“Every dog has it’s day. And mine one is today!”
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What’s in a name?Idioms, colloquialisms, and other popular dog and cat sayings can have a multitude of meanings and uses. What we are really doing when we refer to dogs and cats in so many different ways and in so many different situations, is expressing that they are on our minds. We relate activities, emotions, and situations to our dogs and cats because we spend time with them and think about them often. Eventually, their constant presence in our lives makes it into our language and expressions through common dog and cat sayings we don’t even think twice about.