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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 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, life, wisdom,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Black Cat


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Categories: cat,

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,

Premium Member Fussy Cat
Fussy Cat

   Cat stirs
        Then purrs

   Yawns, sighs

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Categories: cat, humor,

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,

Premium Member Playing Enthusiastically


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

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,

by your own mother.
How could she
leave you to die?
You were helpless,
bedraggled and weak.
When I saw you
my heart melted…
who could resist
those huge blue eyes.
I scooped you...

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Categories: cat, love,

Premium Member 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,

Premium Member How the Heck
How the Heck!

We’d lost our cat; I searched the house calling
“Here kitty, kitty” and outside we
scanned the streets, all to no avail.
Later, in the bedroom,...

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Categories: cat,

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,

Premium Member Housecats
I reckon some folks prefer a hound dog lyin' at their feet,
While others might enjoy a twitterin' parakeet.
But be it a mogul's mansion or a...

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Categories: cat, humorous,

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,

Premium Member PRETTY IN PINK

Fancy feast
In my own china dish
How I love to be finicky
Wearing nothing but
My pretty pink rhinestone collar
As I tiptoe across the room
Slinky and sleek
Parade with...

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Categories: cat, fashion, life, perspective,

Premium Member Cat's Wild Adventure
Cat's Wild Adventure

So, once upon a time, there was a cat
that had no real home, and all alone,
she'd wander here and there amid the yards

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Categories: adventure, cat,

Premium Member Mistletoe
Mini, musical meowing, eight weeks old, smaller than
Icicles hanging from the porch, she slips into the
Snowbanks, a frock of fluffed-out fur, dashes in, nestles on

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Categories: cat, christmas, fun, pets,

Clearly, my cat loves 
Sound of her claws on
The floor, click-clicking;
Going on all night.

Except for when
She’s manicured
Her needle-like
Claws, her great pride.

Her whetstones,
And carpets.

She’ll need


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Categories: animal, cat, family, friend,

Lounging licking leaping
Prancing pouncing peeking
Corners closets crouching
Tail twirling twitching
Sniffing sensing sneezing
Hissing huffing hunting
Pretty purring preening
Curiosity kitty killing
Nine long lives living...

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Categories: animal, cat, funny, humorous,

A Mouse in the House
A little grey mouse 
snuck into the house 
to get himself out of the cold. 

Then the house cat 
Who saw where he sat 

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cat, children, funny, house, dad,