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Best Pets Poems

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


Some Pets Stay
It's true, for some hearts burning embers
 that a pet is like a family member
and how painful life is, when they slip away
 but some...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dog, pets,
Form: Rhyme



Cats Cats Cats
on...                        ...

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Categories: pets,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Snickers with LINK to his picture
Barking at the people who
walk behind our house
is a dog that as a pup
was bought by my spouse.

Tiny border collie mix
he was meant to be,
but...

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Categories: pets,
Form: Rhyme
A Passing Shadow
Behind our house, below the deck
with its pleasing benches and sylvan view,
the back yard we have descends steeply
to a little stream called Chimacum Creek.

It is...

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Categories: pets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Closer I Am - loss of a pet -
Sometimes I think 
I wish my heart was made of stone.
That I never loved
and the world would just leave me alone,
because it seems,
when one passes...

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Categories: pets,
Form: Verse



The Dog of my Life
Shakespearean Sonnet

I remember the day I picked you,
With your sweet little puppy dog eyes.
For my heart was searching for love too,
When I looked down and...

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Categories: pets, best friend, fun, love,
Form: Sonnet
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
A Different Game
Friends and trouble go hand in hand.
Legends of the  neighborhood.
Like statues  and vacant buildings  still stand.

A crime in plain view no one...

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Categories: introspection, life, people, pets,
Form: Rhyme
What's In The Urn
           What’s In The Urn

Strangers offered me to join them in a drink
I met them...

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Categories: pets, adventure, animal, anxiety, conflict,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Top 10 things my dogs have never said to me
Top 10 things my dogs have never said to me.   Ever!

Number 10…"Can we get a cat?"

Number 9…"No,…As a matter of fact I`m not...

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Categories: pets, animal, best friend, dog,
Form: List
Premium Member The Tiny Traveler
Adopted animals love their humans; 
show it in many ways.  
The tiniest pet, 
revels in the harmony of its time, 
with family.

Dinky was a...

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Categories: animal, humor, nature, pets,
Form: Prose
My Pet
I went to Peru
And found a kangaroo
I tried to take him to a zoo
But then I found him in my room!

Now he's my pet
Jumping like...

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Categories: pets,
Form: Blank verse
the box
I keep a box of memories
it’s safely tucked away
but now and then and then again 
I bring it out to play

a marble here a matchbook...

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© mike bross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pets
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Captain 'effing' Flint



My parrots name was Captain Flint,
Boy that bird could swear.
I never invited visitors,
So blue was the air.

He'd squawk "pretty effing polly"
Or "give us a cracker...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bird, humorous, language, pets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bandit of My Heart

Oh, Bandit, what's your impish task
While sporting, sly, that little mask?

You seem quite innocent and frail
Yet the kitchen tells a different tale

Floor all messy, the...

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Categories: animal, light, love, pets,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member One Day Boo
Blessed are those that before already knew
the living ark for in him they 
found Heaven one day Boo.

His light casts no shadows — it goes...

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Categories: pets, christian, faith, god, heaven,
Form: Verse
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
Tissue...

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Categories: cat, christmas, fun, pets,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member SHE'S MAGIC
Magic is a pretty cat,
Of undetermined breed;
Though her conformation says,
She could be part Siamese;

But she is black as black can be,
With luminous green eyes,
Dainty as...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cat, pets,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Needles
Clearly, my cat loves 
Sound of her claws on
The floor, click-clicking;
Scratch-click-scurry-click;
Going on all night.

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

Her whetstones,
Furniture
And carpets.

Outside
She’ll need

claws....

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Categories: pets, animal, cat, family, friend,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Leave Me Alone
Leave me alone, I yelled to the kitten
The almost adult one that stood on my head
It’s four in the morning and where is it written
That...

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Categories: animal, appreciation, love, pets,
Form: Rhyme
My Puppy
My puppy sure loves to lick me
He thinks I’m a lollypop.
Every time I get home he attacks me
Then kisses me nonstop.

You’d think I was gone...

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Categories: pets, animal, children, dog, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Bed's Just Here For The Cat
Fatcat,
Hairy nuisance
Sprawling over bedsheets
Crowding limited sleepspace with
Blubber....

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Categories: animals, funny, pets
Form: Cinquain
Premium Member Lilly's Lullaby
She was always there 
     with her big green eyes
Looking up at me 
     and into the...

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Categories: cat, love, pets, ,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Sonnet Chiweenie Boo
Your dad, a Dachshund once stuck in Chihuahua.
The best of both in you, with that expectant
Confusing carpets for the lawn enigma.
I know….the raining….getting wet….you can’t.

As...

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Categories: pets, animal, best friend, dog,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Lucky at Home
You’d think a dog named Lucky,
Would lead a decent life.
But Lucky had his troubles,
And they followed day and night.

One day Lucky ran away
In search of...

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© Tom Valles  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pets, devotion, dog, children, fun,
Form: Alliteration