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The Mouse is a Rat - Show Me the Funny II

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The Mouse is a Rat - Show Me the Funny II

The mouse in our house is a rat,
I'm now quite certain of that.
It's not little and cute,
It's long and uncouth.
Can't wait til I hear it go splat!

11/16/12
(An apology to all animal lovers. I really do not
want to kill it. I love animals too. I just want the
germy rodent out of my house, and I want him to 
stay gone!)
For Andrea's "Show Me the Funny Part II" contest

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  1. Date: 4/8/2014 2:46:00 AM

    I loved limericks as a child this brought back memories, and it was well done.

  1. Date: 11/10/2013 12:43:00 AM

    This struck me quite funny.. I like the sentiment you put within your words here. I hope the rats all are gone now.. :D

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 3:27:00 PM

    Ya, smiles here too. Have a great day!

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 11:58:00 AM

    I couldn't help but smile after I read your limerick. Hope your "friend" has permanently disappeared.

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 4:08:00 AM

    Ah, frustration let loose and what better place than here to vent your frustation. I sympathize because my horror story is much worse than yours. Splat! Love, Lizzie

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 9:56:00 PM

    get going ole mouse it's the cat, they say yer a big burly rat, spring outa da winder dats dat....just be mousing along cross de flat....

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 8:17:00 AM

    I like your limerick and your sentiment. I've got a live trap I'll loan you - I was told to deposit the culprit at least one mile from home or they will return.

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 8:10:00 AM

    LOl I hate rats too... My phobia...hugs to you Michael

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 5:08:00 AM

    hahaha:-) its hilarious,Kim:) thanks for giving me a good laugh this morning! Love~Arild

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 5:24:00 PM

    I got a chuckle and I totally agree with you..There is a place for them and that is outside in the woods and open fields not in homes..Thanks for stopping by my blog..Sara

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 11:33:00 PM

    hahaha. LOVE this. You should read my sonnet "All in a Stinking Week" about the mouse that died in our house and we couldn't find it. YUK

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 10:41:00 PM

    LOL, This limerick of your is hilarious. I love it. I love animals. I also love witty poems. And this one is very funny.

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 2:27:00 PM

    nice one, kim! i love most animals, but mice and rats don't make the list. hope yours finds another home...

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 1:49:00 PM

    Hey, you got to do what you got to do. Well written - it gives a vivid scenario and the angst brought about by the mouse turned rat.

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 12:06:00 PM

    You do want to kill a rat Kim, just remember the plague. Nice little ditty xx

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 11:34:00 AM

    They are relentless it seems Kim, hopefully he'll get the hint and get his cheese somewhere else. Love, Gail

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 11:28:00 AM

    Hard to do...HUGS Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/16/2012 11:22:00 AM

    No, no and no ..... rats are NOT cute ....... Call the animal catcher! - Hope your weekend will be fine. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)