Musings #86 A Fool

 

“If you can try to nap where someone’s sitting,
Although there is another empty chair,
Then rub against his ankle without quitting
Until he rises from your favorite lair;
If you can whine and whimper by a portal
Until the bolted door is opened wide,
Then howl as if you’ve got a wound that’s mortal
Until he comes and lets you back inside;

If you can give a guest a nasty spiking,
But purr when you are petted by a thief;
If you can find the food not to your liking
Because they put some cheese in with the beef;
If you can leave no proffered hand unbitten,
And pay no heed to any rule orn,
then all will say you are a Cat, my kitten.
And — which is more — you’ll make a fool of Man!”

― Henry N. Beard,

Poetry for Cats: The Definitive Anthology of Distinguished Feline Verse

Troyer: My turn to be on da bloggy!

Iz can be all dose different panfur moods.

Meowmmy sey Iz bery expressive.

Wut do you fink?

Polydactyl Panfur Purrs!

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About Edna Wong

Pet lover, especially Dalmatians and black cats! Former Pet Nutrition Specialist with The Nutro Company 2006 - 03/28/2015. I was also an original Nutro's Online Ambassador Program team member on You Tube and Twitter 2009 - 2014 as EdnaAtNutro. I have been online since AOL went unlimited and never looked back.

Posted on October 30, 2014, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Gweat poem.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Lexi

  2. Why we think you are wonderfully expressive Troyer! Your posts weren’t showing up on our reader 😦 I think I fixed that though!
    Marty’s Mom

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