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What is a cat? (poem)

Introduction to cats

What is a cat?

A cat is a creature covered in fur,
Captivating us humans with its purr.
It can be loving when it wants to be,
To give it a stoke, brings us harmony.
Upon our laps it will settle to sleep.
A loving creature is a cat to keep.

However, it is on the cats’ terms alone,
That its affection for us is ever shown.
It rules the home and decides just what to do,
And when it chooses too, it will ignore you.
It will sleep where it wants, then best left in peace,
As for its meals, it will insist on a feast!

Just why do we let our cats treat us so?
I am not sure that I will ever know.
Perhaps it is the way it makes me feel,
When it comes for a stroke after its meal.
The way its presence eases my strife,
When it comes to cats, I am hooked for life.

© Jenny Maryl

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Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

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Posted by on 23rd Oct 2021 in cats, nature

 

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Bobby is out on his beat (cat poem)


Bobby has his night time duties to perform

Bobby is out on his beat

Bobby is out on his beat,
Walking quietly down the street,
The sun has now set and the dark night has come to call.
It is time to look around,
And see what can now be found,
So for a better view, he jumps up on the neighbours wall.

If their dog has gone to bed,
Then he can jump to their shed.
He glances in their garden, but the dog is nowhere in sight.
So, with a swish of his tail,
Through the darkness he sets sail,
Landing silently, he stops to see what’s moving in the night.

A shadow sweeps from up high,
As an owl goes flying by,
Swooping down into the garden, hunting for a meal to eat,
There is a noise by the house,
It is time to chase a mouse!
But it escapes Bobby by running behind the garden seat.

Crossing the road in the dark,
Something’s changed in the park!
What’s been happening while he’s been off-duty sound asleep?
There are tools laying around,
And a large hole can be found,
The path has been dug up, leaving behind a muddy heap!

It is getting near to dawn,
So, with a stretch and a yawn,
It is time to come off-duty from all his investigating.
Going home he finds his meal,
Then, once he has had his fill,
He washes his fur and strolls off to where his bed is waiting.

© Jenny Maryl

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If you would like to use one of my poems or have a question then please Contact Me
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Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World  – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems and photos copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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Posted by on 16th Apr 2021 in cats, Entertainment, Humour

 

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Lewy, the library cat (cat poem)


The library can’t survive without him 

Lewy, the library cat

Lewy is the cat who calls the library his home,
His knows where each book on every shelf is found.
Down every corridor he will frequently roam,
That you’ll soon get used to seeing him walking around.

A box has arrived, there are new books to discover!
So he climbs in, for they all need to be inspected.
Carefully he examines each book by its cover,
Just in case any of them need to be rejected.

There is a stack of books waiting to be put away,
So he sits on them and meows to make you aware,
That you should be sorting them all out today,
Rather than drinking coffee, sitting in your chair.

He will escort you to where each of the books must go,
Staying close by your side as you push the trolley along.
For it is part of his job to make sure that you know,
Exactly where upon the bookshelf the books belong.

© Jenny Maryl

To automatically receive my Blogs, select ‘Follow Jenny Maryl Poetry then enter your email. Go to Poem Index to find many more poems.
If you would like to use one of my poems or have a question then please Contact Me
** Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed **

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance and grief for those we have lost 

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems and photos copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.


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Posted by on 27th Feb 2021 in cats, Entertainment, Humour

 

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My dinner is late! (Cat poem)


A hungry cat is waiting

My dinner is late!

What do you mean by coming home so late!
You know I should have been fed by now.
I saw you creeping through the garden gate,
Hoping that I would not see you somehow.

But I watched you creeping round behind,
I heard you quietly open the backdoor.
So just here I will sit for you to find,
Beside my bowl, on this cold hard floor.

Can’t you see that I’m getting thinner,
All caused by this one hour delay.
If you could please now serve my dinner,
As I am starting to fade away.

My food is in the cupboard just there,
Let me eat before I fade from view.
Afterwards I will come to your chair,
Climb up and share a lap with you.

I will settle whilst you stroke my fur,
Maybe even brush me with my comb.
I’m a forgiving cat, so I shall purr,
Even though you were so late home.

© Jenny Maryl

To automatically receive my Blogs, select ‘Follow Jenny Maryl Poetry then enter your email. Go to Poem Index to find many more poems.
If you would like to use one of my poems or have a question then please Contact Me
** Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed **

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance for those we have lost and the grief felt.

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.*


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Posted by on 24th Oct 2020 in cats, happiness, Humour, reflection

 

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Purrfect sleeping place (cat poem)


Alfie knows where there’s a good place to sleep

To read Lily-Low’s first poem:
The Morning Windowsill

Purrfect Sleeping place

It’s too hot and Alfie can find no shade in his garden,
But next door, he knows just where the perfect spot can be found,
And since he is a cat, he asks for nobody’s pardon,
To climb up onto the fence and take a look around.

He knows that Lily-Low claims this garden for her own,
As her windowsill looks out upon all there is to see.
But this afternoon, her windowsill is all alone,
For in this sun, it is far too hot a place for her to be!

In stealth, he climbs down and begins to slowly creep,
Going around the bush towards that old garden seat.
Soon he will be able to fall peacefully asleep,
Deep in the shade, away from all this summer heat.

Alas, no sooner had he settled down for his snooze,
The backdoor opens and Lily-Low wanders outside.
Oh dear! Which direction is she now going to choose?
Although if he stays still, then he may be able to hide.

Lily-Low looks around, she already knows he is there!
Her white coat shining brightly in the afternoon sun.
Her green eyes saying quite clearly ‘of you, I am aware!’
And Alfie knows that it is time for him to get up and run!

Back over the fence he retreats as fast as he is able,
With a contented purr Lily-Low reclaims her own space.
But in his own garden, the sunshade is now up by the table,
So he can sleep peacefully in his own shady place!

© Jenny Maryl

To automatically receive my Blogs, select ‘Follow Jenny Maryl Poetry then enter your email. Go to Poem Index to find many more poems.
If you would like to use one of my poems or have a question then please Contact Me
** Request from charities and voluntary organisations are always welcomed **

Some poems have been grouped into themes on their own pages: 
Hope and Inspiration – Encouragement and hope in those moments of searching
Inner reflection – Inner reflection of emotions and forgiveness.
Love and Joy  – The love in our hearts and the joy of living.
The Natural World – Nature and its seasons, and of rivers and raindrops.
Wildlife and Pets – The blackbird greeting the dawn, the cat sleeping on the bed.
Time alone with God – Reflections with God, regardless of what you believe.
Christian Poetry – The Gospels and their stories.
Remembrance and Grief – Poems of remembrance for those we have lost and the grief felt.

If you have enjoyed my poetry, I would welcome a donation towards my work. My PayPal ID is: Jenny_maryl@yahoo.com.

* All poems copyright protected. All rights reserved. Not to be used without permission.*


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Posted by on 12th Sep 2020 in cats, nature

 

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