OH, LITTLE CAT

Oh, little cat, why did you come?
Why did you stop inside my gate?
Were you just looking for a home?
Oh, little cat, I'm only eight.

Oh, little cat, my mama said
that I could keep you for a while.
I will let you share my bed;
oh, little cat, you make me smile.

Oh, little cat, you are so sweet;
I love to brush your shiny fur.
You walk around on quiet feet;
I sure do like to hear you purr.

Oh, little cat, I hold you near;
you snuggle close up to my chin.
You really like me, that is clear --
why did your heart allow me in?

Oh, little cat, a pal so dear;
I stroke your fur and rub your chin.
I really like you, that is clear --
that's why my heart allowed you in.

Oh, little cat, you've found your home;
I want you to always stay.
Nevermore you'll need to roam;
oh, little cat, now let's go play.

Copyright 1949, 2019 Ruth Gillis

 


This page is best viewed in Internet Explorer browser with a large screen monitor.
Other browser users may not be able to hear the music or see the special
effects on some of the pages.
This page was not created to view well in hand-held devices.
This page was created using a 24" monitor. 
For info on page design/graphics, and for email
go to my Index page.



All poetry written by Ruth Gillis is copyrighted and may not be used in any way
without written permission from the author herself,
whether it is found on this site or any other.
If you would like to use my poetry for any purpose,
please email me for permission.
NOTE: SHARING A LINK TO MY PAGES IS MUCH APPRECIATED.