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Poetry By Cats, For Cats

This blog seems to have an unfair slant toward dogs. True, the blog is named after a dog, and dogs ARE more popular with humans than cats, but honestly, what self-respecting cat CARES what a human thinks?

So to you cats out there who are faithful readers of this blog, even if only to take pot shots are the dog, I offer you poetry written by our staff of crackerjack kitty poets.

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Bliss- by Bubba Cat

 Bliss  – by Bubba Cat

The quiet bliss of sunshine
bathes me in warming hues.
Am I enjoying the solitude,
or simply ignoring you?

Hissy Fit Jones

Big Cat – by Hissy Fit Jones

Big Cat – by Hissy Fit Jones

Here comes that weird big cat,
that stumbles as she walks.
She always steps upon my tail.
And screeches when she talks.

I must say, though, that cat hunts
with a unique skill.
Where does she find those kibbles
to hunt and then to kill?

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You’re a Nimrod – by Graybie Baby

You’re a Nimrod – by Graybie Baby

You really are quite stupid.
I want to sleep after I’m fed.
So go and talk sweet to the dog,
while I cough a hairball on your bed.

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Have your cats recently written any poetry you’d like to share? 

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PS: If you know what’s good for you, you’ll follow June Buggie on Twitter @JuneBuggieRants or on Facebook. Failure to do so could be hazardous to your health! ACK!

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Discussion

28 thoughts on “Poetry By Cats, For Cats

  1. yes, Bubba that’s the question… but that’s a feline secret, right?

    Posted by easyweimaraner | February 24, 2015, 2:39 AM
  2. That’s definitely a blissed out looking Bubba cat!

    Posted by bumpyroadtobubba | February 24, 2015, 2:40 AM
  3. Lovely poems, kitties. They’re all very….um…. Heartwarming….?? *cough*

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

    Posted by Genevieve Petrillo | February 24, 2015, 4:38 AM
  4. Bwahahah cat poetry…always a masterclass in sarcastic wit..love it ..i fear mine may start soon..yikes!

    Posted by fozziemum | February 24, 2015, 5:02 AM
  5. not bad, for a cat, but I think dog poetry is much better.
    i.e.

    What a treat it was for me,
    To have a sausage for my tea.
    I ate too quick and now it’s started,
    Sorry Mom. It’s me what farted!

    By Yours Truly,
    Bella

    Posted by samsbellabob | February 24, 2015, 8:13 AM
  6. Wow! Cats in Rumpy’s house are so talented for poetry! And all those pictures are lovely!!!!
    Hmmm….my cats say…

    Humans are fool
    Cats are cool,
    They are lazy to feed us,
    So we are crazy to make a fuss!!!!

    Have a lovely day! 🙂

    Posted by eripanwkevin | February 24, 2015, 8:18 AM
  7. This was my favorite post yet! 😉

    Posted by Carol | February 24, 2015, 8:40 AM
  8. Cleo really enjoyed the poems. Her favorite book of cat poems is “I Could Pee on This” by Francesco Marciuliano.
    It makes me and Cleo LOL. Great blog. Rumpy thank you for sharing with the cats. 🙂

    Posted by Susan Langer | February 24, 2015, 8:48 AM
  9. Too funny! Ello loves poetry…

    Yes you can pet me,
    But only when I let you.
    I see your toes under the blanket…
    I’m gonna get you!
    Laying at the end of the bed
    For me will be just fine.
    Sure – I love you,
    But only when it’s “goodie time!”

    Posted by courtjg | February 24, 2015, 9:31 AM
  10. Meow! I wrote a poem about my work as a nurse cat.

    I Am A Nurse Cat
    by Lilith Kitten Mahoney, Age 14
    Nurse Cat & Diabeticat

    I am a nurse cat,
    When my human is sick
    I lay down with her,
    Or on her,
    And purr my best purrs
    For her to feel better.
    When she gets up
    I call to her,
    Come back to bed!
    You are sick!
    I must take care of you!
    Touch her nose with my nose,
    Make sure she’s alright,
    Lay down next to her,
    Or on her,
    And purr my best purrs,
    For her to feel better.

    I am a good nurse cat.

    Posted by The Feline Contingent | February 24, 2015, 12:09 PM
  11. Bwahahahaha! Those were great. We especially liked the one by Hissy Fit Jones!

    Posted by meowmeowmans | February 24, 2015, 4:26 PM
  12. Cats have the bestest of life…of course mine is pretty nice also.

    Boomer

    Linda ♪♫❤
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
    https://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com/sherlock-boomer

    Posted by dayphoto | February 24, 2015, 5:47 PM
  13. Love this. Rumpy where is yours?

    Posted by willowdot21 | February 24, 2015, 6:07 PM
  14. What great poems!

    Posted by The Island Cats | February 24, 2015, 6:34 PM
  15. allergic to cats!

    Posted by corkscot | February 24, 2015, 6:44 PM
  16. purrfect!!!

    Posted by cinnamon chaisson | February 24, 2015, 9:40 PM
  17. There are more dog lovers than cat lovers ??? Really ?????

    Posted by Jo Bryant | February 27, 2015, 5:21 PM

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