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I have an old, fat calico cat. Her days are numbered but she does not care. She is total tranquility, at peace with herself and the world. A good example for the rest of us I think, but oh my gosh, she is one lazy old girl who lives by her own rules . . . she sleeps 90% of the time (on a pink blanket in the center of my bed) she meows, one meow when I touch her But is quiet She never eats too much at a time But eats a lot over time Has lots of toys she ignores Watches the kitten from afar And sometimes hisses when things get crazy but she rules and not just the kitten Likes to lie on her back with her feet in the air Checks under the kitchen sink once a day Stands in the bathtub (not sure why) (I have a foot stool at the side of the bed) And she steps on it to get on the bed Loves to drink water from my glass Wraps herself up in my front door carpet prefers my chair Enjoys the sun on the porch Has been known to eat bugs And flower petals (That make her tummy upset) Gives me kisses And licks my ear Is fascinated with my long hair takes up most of the bed Never, ever eat people food Runs away when she hears a loud noise does only what she wants Rules mean nothing to her Hates visitors But will eventually say hello Treats are tops in her opinion And I don't care if she is fat and old, and sometimes sleepy I love her to pieces So, in ending, I have two cats, one is a fat old calico that is tranquility and one is a little grey kitten, that is stress. But I love both of them equally. And I know they love me with everything they have in their hearts. Those eyes do not lie. ______________________________ June 14, 2015 Poetry/List/The Old Fat Cat Copyright Protected, ID 15-682-087-0 All Rights Reserved. Written under Pseudonym Submitted to the contest, No Rules, sponsor, Rob Carmack Seventh Place

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Date: 6/30/2015 11:16:00 PM
wonderful win. SKAT
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Date: 6/29/2015 8:41:00 PM
Great write, BW, from a fellow cat lover. I'd have entered it for 'beloved pets' contest. Well done. Viv x
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Date: 6/29/2015 4:55:00 PM
enjoyable read Laura
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John lawless
Date: 6/29/2015 9:48:00 PM
An enjoyable read even if it isn't Laura's. Thus the problem with reading and replying to many contest winners in a row...so sorry BW.
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Dear Heart
Date: 6/29/2015 5:03:00 PM
I know you mean broken wings
Date: 6/16/2015 12:23:00 PM
- Your cat enjoying life ...... and she give and receive lots of love - A lovely poem B.W. :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 6/16/2015 10:16:00 AM
love this lovely write about the kitties, my friend x
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Date: 6/15/2015 3:07:00 PM
This sure is one spoilt lovely cat! But why not...old age is to be enjoyed! This is a lovely poem for cat lovers! // paul
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Date: 6/15/2015 12:47:00 PM
Enjoyed this one very much, Constance, a 7. BTW, sent yxou a friend request on Facebook from seeing that you were friends with Andrea.
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Date: 6/15/2015 2:23:00 AM
I'm happy for you and your cats. sounds exciting
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Date: 6/14/2015 9:23:00 PM
How wonderful, I love the piece of the kitties as your love blossoms for them. 777
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