Tag Archives: cats

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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Diagnosis: Purrer

A pulsing mass of matted hairs Has spread across my wrist, but there’s No cause for worry or alarm: The cat’s just sleeping on my arm.

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Godliness Isn’t Even On This Block

The cat and I aren’t filthy, really, But to say we’re tidy’s silly: One of us is known to pee Upon the floors indoors (not me), So there’s the bar set very low. It truly is amazing, though, How slovenly … Continue reading

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