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Cats Garden Poetry

Garden Antics

#Garden #Animals

Photo by Aleksandr Nadyojin on Pexels.com

As fresh green grass

shoots up through hardened soil

winged squadrons

practice their manoeuvres

carefully

Nose diving into bird baths

splashing in the rainwater

searching out seeds

or occasional

Earthworm

with all this fun

caution – is in the air

those wing commanders better beware

for the resident puddytat

is watching – with a knowing stare!

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Animals Cats Life Poetry

Hiding II

Hiding – An edit by inkdrop from a image from iheartcats.com

Nobody can see me from here

i’m tucked up tighter than any ball of wool

in my spot on the corner

it’ll take the sharpest of eagle-eyes

to find me where i am

and if i can’t see where i am

they can’t either

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Cats Outdoors Poetry

Adventures of an inner city moggy

Salford , 12th August 2021

Photo by Alice Castro on Pexels.com

He’s back home again,

heading through the gap in the gate – like nothing’s happened

Having spent many hours of yesterday evening and this morning

Hotfooting around his old haunts and

Helping himself to the finer things

His city can offer him – you know the stuff

Hotel and guesthouse kitchens tend to throw out…it’s a

Hunter’s delight if you know where to look

Heaven only knows what he’s been enjoying while you’ve been

Held fast in your bed – everything from

Hot Salmon to Fried cod.

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Animals Cats Poetry

New Moon

#Promptuarium #Newmoon

It’s not like you didn’t see it coming

leaving the cats and dogs outside

on the sight of a new moon

For as the moonlight shone down

on your patch of green

something amazing indeed was seen

Dogs and cats all howling away

all through the night (and some of the day)

and even some of the local birds

were cheeping words

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Animals Cats Poetry

Kittens

#Animals #Cats #Kittens

Inspired by the Salt & Pepper Design Team, i’ve been writing acrostics and poetry using some of their fab graphic fonts – I posted “Doggies” last week, so here’s something less canine, more feline

Kittens, an acrostic by Inky.
Categories
Animals Cats Character Poetry

Spray

#SoCs #Spray

King of the puddytats…..

Surveying his kingdom

purched preening on his prime position

rivals daren’t come close

as the self professed “king of the close”

yells out to all comers – “keep off – that’s MINE!”

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Animals Cats Character Poetry

Rolling on in

Salford, Monday 4th May

It’s early morning, as i rise

and the street is busy to my surprise

for waking up the chorus (Dawn)

a pussy cat, a little forlorn

He’d spent his time, with his pals last night

playing around under the street lights

but now Ra is up, it has to be said

this furry old cat wants in for his bed

His stomach is full, thanks to a friend on the street

corned beef from a can – a most tasty treat

but his thoughts turned to breakfast, as on street he did play

so off to the garden , he began to make way

And up is his owner, so he’s through the back door

and slowly he goes off to his bed on the floor

so while humans are out, with meetings they keep

our furry old pussycat, is in bed, sound asleep

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Animals Cats Character Poetry

Memories of a Tabby Cat

Salford, 23rd October 2019

#Octpowrimo #cat #Memories

They called you crazy – but you were quite a character,

king of the garden and the dining room floor

ignoring the cat food – for sardines or cod

and eating fish batter – which I found rather odd

got into a fuss if little ones picked you up

but clawed for attention – worse than a pup

playing with wool balls – attending your brain

then jumping out th’window – into spring rain

You didn’t like little uns pulling your tail

but would destroy others dinners beyond the pail

dashing to your sleep spot and blanket to hide

hoping you wouldn’t be hurled outside

Sat watching telly – on the rug in the house

occasionally playing with your catnip mouse

flicking your tail, when you wanted a feed

and hiding under the sofa when you did a bad deed

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Animals Cats Poetry

In Other Words – Delicious

A five line response to the picture provided for the prompt by Patricia’s Place @ https://patriciasplace.me/

perfectly pampered puddytat

ponders whats for tea

perhaps chicken or pork, or maybe – beef ?

his belief – but today his wish

is a big plate of fish

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Animals Art Cats Poetry

Duplicate

Is that one cat…or two? – Duplikat by inky

#fowc #duplicate

It’s like someone had put your cat

into the photocopier

for where there was one cat

looking for his lunch

there now was another