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Best Cat Poems

Below are the all-time best Cat poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of cat poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member The Cat
The lady sleeps 
     Her cat is sleeping
      Both in deep slumber

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Categories: cat, sleep, woman,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member Get Yourself a Big Black Cat To Cancel Out Bad Luck
If there should be a pot hole as deep as Satan’s pit
appearing as I’m driving, I’d run right over it!

My husband’s luck is worse than...

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Categories: cat,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Black Cat


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Categories: cat,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Fussy Cat

   Cat stirs
        Then purrs

   Yawns, sighs

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Categories: cat, humor,
Form: Footle
A Cat With a Knack
I have a cat 
A real fat cat
My cat is all black 
My black fat cat 
It is a cat with a knack
A true fact...

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Categories: funny, pets, cat, cat,
Form: Rhyme

Crazy Cat Lady
The cat rules our house, and she has us well trained:
We jump at the sound of her slightest complaint.
The day starts at six when I...

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Categories: cat,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Cat and the Fish
A cat jumped in the river
to meet a fellow fish,
he wanted to be like them
it was his only wish.

He figured he could do it
he had...

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Categories: allegory, animal, cat, fate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Never Just a Cat
Oh little one, mine
     How you have stolen my soul, completely

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Categories: animal, appreciation, cat, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?


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Categories: age, cat, endurance, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grumpy Goes To Heaven
"Grief is the price we pay for love " 


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Categories: cat, death, pets,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Kitten In the Barn
It’s always a good practice when living on a farm,
To have a family of cats living in the barn
They always keep the rats and mice...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cat, funny, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dogs and Cats
In my life, I’ve had about five . . . . . . . . . . . DOGS

What naughty chewing little beasts they ....

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Categories: cat, dog,
Form: Acrostic
Like a Lioness Stalking
My cat sat on the window seat
Tail thumping with a rhythmic beat
Like a lioness stalking meat
A bird to eat      ...

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Categories: bird, cat,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Early Morn On the Old Farm
Early Morn On The Old Farm

tomcat cat fast asleep
new house painted darkest of greens
old sun drenched, low-weeping willow
young black dog awakens
eager dawn, stretches its new...

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Categories: art, cat, color, dog,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Feast of the Beast: Jan Allison and Lin Lane
The mean old housecat has bulgy eyes
when she looks at us in our fish bowl
Oh, how much we've come to despise
that big mouth of hers,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cat, fish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rum N Raisin 4 - Homer Lone
Rum was feeling playful so he went to find a mouse
He looked in every nook and cranny right throughout the house
But all the mice were...

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Categories: animal, cat,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Undone
I was only four, 
when Blackie my dog died. 
My dad ran my best friend over, 
yes it was a horrible accident. 

I was...

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Categories: cat, dad, heart, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Rum n Raisin Special - Seeking Milton
Their human ma and pa were spark out in reclining chairs
But Rum and Raisin watched the TV with enraptured stares
The western had just ended with...

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Categories: cat, remember,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Fantasy World
Was it real or in a dream
Wizards and kings, chocolate ice cream
Dinosaurs roamed from early morn
Flying zebras and a unicorn
Dancing in the sky from star...

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Categories: fantasy, imagination, cat, earth,
Form: Couplet
Around the Corner
As I walk downtown I see an alley 
Where a black cat sat staring up at me,
The sound of her purring was so soothing 

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Categories: cat, halloween, october, scary,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Mr Magoo
I had a black cat called Magoo
The slippers and clothes it would chew
This damaged its jaw
And broke every claw
Thank goodness I had super glue!

Furry Friend...

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Categories: cat,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Home With Two Cats
These are two etherees that will be put together side by side to form ONE complete poem having 11 syllables per line, so I thought...

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Categories: baby, cat, , cute,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Pretty In Pink
Fancy feast
In my best china dish
How she loves to be finicky
Wearing nothing but
Her pretty pink rhinestone collar
As she tiptoes across the room
Slinky and sleek
With a...

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Categories: cat, fashion, life, perspective,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A Rattling Rhyme
Ride of the Scarecrow Clan

(To: Mittens) 

She was born in the corn on a cold misty morn,
the most beautiful cat on the farm.
(I must keep...

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© Eric Cohen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: beautiful, cat, jealousy, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Playing Enthusiastically
Playmates illusion

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cat, dog, friendship,
Form: Tanka