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Why do Cats

Demand a fuss when they’re wet
have three names

Sit on your lap when you are just about to leave
a nickname 

Sleep in front of a fire and make you feel warmer
a formal name

Have no Soul and so denied an entry to heaven
a secret name

But still wind around St.Peter’s ankles at the gates
purr so loudly on quiet Sunday mornings


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  1. Date: 8/18/2012 2:57:00 PM
    Nigel - Like this! My family were cat haters until I brought one home. They then grew to love that cat, and could not live without...owning a series of cats after that first cat passed.

  1. Date: 5/26/2012 3:41:00 PM
    Nigel sorry but I hate cats..David