Tag Archives: cats

Alarmist

When sometimes I stay up too late I don’t leave waking up to Fate Or happenstance. I set alarms And place the clocks out where my arms Can’t reach them when I flail and slap To mute what interrupts my … Continue reading

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Fuzzy Friends With Benefits

Guinea pigs, gerbils, Mice, hamsters and rats Good pets for people Fantastic for cats

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Jiggity-Jat

Dogs who know you’ve been away Will celebrate the happy day Of your return; though cats may, too, They show it by ignoring you.

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Who’s A Good Boy?

Cats and dogs and hamsters, too– A household pet is good for you. They lower your blood pressure and Will act as if they understand Your rants and random cris de coeur, And that’s, in fact, what pets are for: … Continue reading

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National Cat Day

Coffee free of floating fur No cat chauffeur to PDX Where pilots all decline to purr No fogfoot-caused commuter wrecks Absent fleas where once they were Ubiquitous No cat Just ex-

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Hot ‘n’ Hungry

Hot ‘n’ hungry Match for me Like peanut butter An’ ice tea Or cats ‘n’ tacos. ‘Nother words, Hot ‘n’ hungry’s For th’ birds.

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And Then There Were None

They’re boarding up the cathouse on our street. These sixteen years the institution’s thrived, Enshrouded now in fog borne on the feet Of she from whom the nickname was derived. A passerby no whisker would have turned; It looked to … Continue reading

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