Kitten, kittener, kittennest.


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What sort of bird is in that nest?
It’s like that of a hadeda,
But ibis don’t have ears, so best
Of guesses is an owl, by far.

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But, wait!  This owl greets with a mew,
And sports some whiskers, and long tail,
Owls doing that are very few …
Fact it is kitten must prevail!

Today, a problem at the pond,
One of the kits was catching fish,
And of that sport was growing fond …
How can I cure her of that wish?

© August 2016 Colonialist (WordPress)

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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18 Responses to Kitten, kittener, kittennest.

  1. A very confused kitty. I’m with GP Cox……. Hope she doesn’t start singing “I believe I can fly.”🙂

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  2. That picture is precious! Reminds me of a child getting her had caught in the cookie jar!😉

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  3. RuthBH2Day says:

    Shame. There be a confused kitty😸

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  4. Pussycat44 says:

    Electric fence on the edge of the pond?? 😉

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  5. GP Cox says:

    It’s okay to think you’re a bird – as long as you don’t try to FLY!!

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  6. calmgrove says:

    Well, fancy that, a cat that thinks it’s a bird?
    Now a bird that thinks it’s a cat, now that’s absurd!

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  7. calmgrove says:

    How very appealing …

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  8. Rip says:

    Don’t bother curing her. She womn’t be able to catch them anyway and after she has fallen in the pond a few times she will stop.

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    • colonialist says:

      She caught at least five guppies on her first try – at least, that was the number we restored to the water. Others may have been munched. And she is far too agile to fall into things. Houston, we have a problem …

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