Forget Halloween — this weekend's biggest celebration is National Cat Day.

Held on Saturday, National Cat Day is not only a chance to honor your feline friends but also an opportunity to spread awareness about cat adoption. On its website, National Cat Day creator Colleen Paige suggests observing the holiday by giving food to animal welfare groups, purchasing new toys for your pet or dressing up as a cat.

You can also celebrate by sharing cat quotes with your friends. Here are 18 sayings about your favorite felines, collected from Goodreads, BrainyQuote, Quote Garden and

"Time spent with a cat is never wasted." — Colette

"There are two means of refuge from the misery of life: music and cats." — Albert Schweitzer

"A cat has absolute emotional honesty. Human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not." — Ernest Hemingway

GettyImages-495236648 A cat plays with leaves in autumnal colors on Nov. 1, 2015 in Sieversdorf, Germany. Photo: Getty Images

"Never try to out-stubborn a cat." — Robert A. Heinlein

"Cats do care. For example they know instinctively what time we have to be at work in the morning and they wake us up twenty minutes before the alarm goes off." — Michael Nelson

"Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods." — Christopher Hitchens

GettyImages-455891968 The sunglasses cat poses during the Los Angeles Feline Film Festival at the Memorial Coliseum on Sept. 21, 2014. Photo: Getty Images

"I've always been mad about cats." — Vivien Leigh

"You cannot look at a sleeping cat and feel tense." — Jane Pauley

"I love them, they are so nice and selfish. Dogs are TOO good and unselfish. They make me feel uncomfortable. But cats are gloriously human." — L.M. Montgomery

GettyImages-615011158 A Persian cat is pictured during a world cats show contest organized by the World Cat Federation on Oct. 16, 2016 in Istanbul. Photo: Getty Images

"I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior." — Hippolyte Taine

"Cats never listen. They’re dependable that way; when Rome burned, the emperor’s cats still expected to be fed on time." — Seanan McGuire

"In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this." — Terry Pratchett

RTX1E1CN Kittens play in a window at the Animal Rescue Asis in San Rafael de Heredia, Costa Rica, May 21, 2015. Photo: Reuters

"If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer." — Alfred North Whitehead

"My relationships with my cats has saved me from a deadly, pervasive ignorance." — William S. Burroughs

"Cats have it all — admiration, an endless sleep and company only when they want it." — Rod McKuen

RTXTW0D Kittens are presented in a bucket at the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London on Oct. 27, 2010. Photo: Reuters

"Kittens can happen to anyone." — Paul Gallico

"Cats tell me without effort all that there is to know." — Charles Bukowski

"If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat, they, too, would purr." — Martin Buxbaum