Category Archives: Cats

From Bed to Hearse?


My cold is unabated though To sleep it off I’ve tried, Through this whole morning didn’t go For any time outside; The cats thought this was marvellous And cuddled up with me Though one might think, inside the house They … Continue reading

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Registering Attendance


One discussion by the Hort. Soc. Board, Joined by Oscar; not untoward; All decisions made will need His opinion one should heed. Two hungry ibis standing on a wall, To be fed have made a call, Knock on door till … Continue reading

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Swapping Terror-tory.


  Normally Toby and Loki frequent the main house while M, terrorised by the cats there, keeps to the cottage. Today, though, in the unpredictable ways our furry controllers have, Toby, Nigel and Loki, proudly sporting his new jersey, drifted … Continue reading

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Categorically Complicated


Cat politics, with ifs or buts, Are busy driving me quite nuts, Blackit, at main house, Amber swats, So Amber cottage yearns for, lots. The trouble is, I wish she’d cease Not leaving timid M in peace — She beats … Continue reading

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Minimal List Cat Poems.


Day 30 and Final GloPoWriMo 2019 Prompt: I’d like you to try your hand at a minimalist poem. What’s that? Well, a poem that is quite short, and that doesn’t really try to tell a story, but to quickly and … Continue reading

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Loving Like Cat and Dog


GloPoWriMo Day 23 Prompt is as follows: “And now for our daily prompt (optional, as always)! I’d like to challenge you today to write a poem about an animal.” For dogs to co-exist, the cat Will lay down some conditions, … Continue reading

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Wild Words and Feral Tamed.


For GloPoWriMo Day 16 I am ignoring the prompt, and instead am taking  Wordle 399 as the rhyme of the day. Brenda has done the usual fiendish job of steering one inexorably in a certain direction with the choice of words, … Continue reading

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