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Another Swipe of the Paw

This week’s poetry offering comes in the form of a song.

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But not just any song, mind you!

This week it’s a parody of one of my all-time favorites bands- Pink Floyd!

Do you recall this song?

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Well here’s my take on it. I call it:

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Another Swipe of the Paw

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We don’t need no snarling kitties!
We don’t need no smacking paws!
They sit there looking nice and pretty.
When backs are turned, out come the claws!
Hey! Kitties! Leave us pups alone!
When all is done I have another scratch on my nose.
Ouch! You evil kitty! Quit scratching my nose!

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Discussion

38 thoughts on “Another Swipe of the Paw

  1. Hehehe that’s such a good poem/song! Naughty naughty kitties

    Nacho, Noah, Buddy & Basil
    xxxx

    Posted by hutchagoodlife | May 8, 2014, 2:09 AM
  2. Of course…and what a take. Way to go, Rumpy!

    Posted by bobbyelhans | May 8, 2014, 2:55 AM
  3. MOL Did yous get swatted Rumpy?? Not all kittys awe bad. Meez not a mean kitty and meez neevew uses meez claws. :)

    Luv and Hugs an Kitty Kisses ♥♥♥

    Dezi

    Posted by dezizworld | May 8, 2014, 3:07 AM
    • That’s what they ALL say!

      Posted by rumpydog | May 8, 2014, 5:58 AM
      • But meez not ALL da uddew kittys Rumpy. And just like meez can’tt judge yous based on da actions of da heel nippew nex doow, yous can’t judge meez based on yous expewience wiff da kitty dat swatted yous. Hav a Pawsum day!!

        Luv and Hugs ad Kitty Kisses ♥♥♥

        Dezi

        Posted by dezizworld | May 8, 2014, 11:33 AM
  4. Quite amazing, Rumpy! Like it a lot!

    Posted by Renée de Bruin | May 8, 2014, 3:21 AM
  5. haha!! clever! :-D

    Posted by DailyMusings | May 8, 2014, 4:34 AM
  6. Ah ha ha – I love it! I think it may be your most pawsome poetry yet :)

    Posted by bumpyroadtobubba | May 8, 2014, 5:10 AM
  7. So funny Rumpy! I love your sense of humor!!!This poetry makes me imagine the scene very well! Hee hee… :)

    Posted by eripanwkeviin | May 8, 2014, 5:13 AM
  8. Love this poem! I had a bad experience with a Malamute the other week, but you seem like a nice Malamute with a good, responsible owner. Love ‘n’ licks, Millie the Lurcher

    Posted by annabellefranklinauthor | May 8, 2014, 6:10 AM
  9. A great example of doggerel! LOL

    Posted by Russell Smith | May 8, 2014, 6:30 AM
  10. Oh, Rumpy! What have you done! Pink Floyd were musical geniuses – light years ahead of the curve! What’s next? An “Ode to Joy?”

    Just kidding. Loved it. But I do love The Wall, and always have.

    Posted by bitcodavid | May 8, 2014, 7:11 AM
  11. Clever boy, Rumpy. I will be singing it under my breath all day today. xoxo

    Posted by cgp & the terrible trio of felines (Raleigh, Rikki and Triss) | May 8, 2014, 8:09 AM
  12. hahahaha, yes! I’ve got an ear tattoo once from an angry kitty!

    Posted by easyweimaraner | May 8, 2014, 8:16 AM
  13. BaaaaaWaaaah … good one Rumpy!!!!

    Posted by Frankie and Ernie | May 8, 2014, 8:39 AM
  14. My cats think you did something naughty to deserve the punishment given out by the cats. I’m not sure what to believe!

    Posted by katecrimmins | May 8, 2014, 8:58 AM
  15. I love that song, and I LOVE your version of it!!!! It was perfect!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

    Posted by Jenna,Mark “HuskyCrazed” Drady | May 8, 2014, 9:34 AM
  16. We like your words better! BOL

    Posted by The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap | May 8, 2014, 10:00 AM
  17. Very impressive!

    Posted by corkscot | May 8, 2014, 10:04 AM
  18. Brilliant!

    Posted by Max Thomas | May 8, 2014, 10:11 AM
  19. I love it Rumpy I am singing along!!

    Posted by willowdot21 | May 8, 2014, 12:09 PM
  20. Now that I have to live with two cats I can so relate to this.

    Posted by Bongo | May 8, 2014, 12:47 PM
  21. Paws up! Best version ever! RC is getting worried about all the humming in the Realm….

    Posted by philosophermouseofthehedge | May 8, 2014, 2:00 PM
  22. AWESOME!!!!!!! Love it!!!!!

    Posted by Marty the Manx | May 8, 2014, 6:28 PM
  23. Not your gorgeous nose! That is naughty kitty behavior. Whatever you do, don’t scratch them back. It’s not worth it!

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

    Posted by Genevieve Petrillo | May 8, 2014, 7:44 PM
  24. Hahaha. Good one, Rumpy!

    Posted by meowmeowmans | May 9, 2014, 9:00 PM
  25. We cats don’t attack for nothing, you know. But, hey, I like those lyrics.

    Posted by Cathy Keisha (@CathyKeisha) | May 12, 2014, 11:38 AM
  26. It’s a cat thing I guess, Rumpy! it’s what we do!!! Great lyrics to a classic :)

    Posted by Austin Towers | May 12, 2014, 12:37 PM
  27. Pawsum lyrickz Rumpy!!!
    N me iz a kitteh ;)
    Much lub, Nylablue =^..^=

    Posted by Nylabluesmum | May 19, 2014, 8:09 PM

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