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Best Tabby Poems

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

Premium Member Fifteen Fabulous Felines PET
A cacophony of cats in my life.
Not one or two, but fifteen!
Each,who along with joy,
brought sadness and strife!
All shapes and sizes with grand
and most loving...

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Categories: tabby, cat, love, memory,
Form: Rhyme

What lies behind that grimacing catty coy smile, it’s upside down
Thinking perplexes me mentally, topsy-turvy confusions beastly
Kitty, popping off riddles to confound all humanity’s realistic

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabby, adventure, animal, cat, fantasy, humorous, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Joyous Day At The Train Station
Joyous Day At The Train Station

A most absurd thing happened while I made my way
to meet my morning train one sunny, summer day.
While walking on...

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Categories: tabby, cat, love,
Form: Couplet
Mrs Briggs' cat
Mrs Briggs' cat.

There's plenty to do in our neighborhood,
with games and places to explore.
But you really should run, 
'cause the trouble's begun,
when you hear that...

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Categories: tabby, cat, child, children, funny, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Memory of Grumpy Cat
It is so hard to say goodbye.  The end has come.
     I knew it would . . .  someday....

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabby, childhood,
Form: Elegy

tabby cat slinking
around the house, looking stealth
pouncing and prancing

lover, neat and sweet
purring for a stroke around
the neck and ears...

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Categories: tabby, cat, pets,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A Used Book Store

Her glasses perched on her nose, my old friend
the Bookworm proprietor, welcomed me smiling,
and then murmured. quietly.."behave yourself" 
knowing I would  end up ...

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Categories: tabby, poetry, time,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Tawny Tabor Taunts

Pretty, tawny, tabby Tabor 
purring   snuggler,
full of  curiosity and play 
He saw the door ajar for a fast getaway
His golden eyes...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabby, cat, fish, water,
Form: Rhyme
Within these walls…
Fragrant aura of comfort
Freshly washed baby hair and sweet breath;
Passed around in soft pink pajamas
Laughter and wit from older minds;
Even though the stories...

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Categories: tabby, family, food, friendship, seasons,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Cat A Rat and Paws That Bat
I have a cat that wears no hat;
though her paws do love to bat,
her mice and balls,
all through my hall.

A clever cat,
a feisty cat,
I made...

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Categories: tabby, animal, cat, cute, funny, humorous, imagination,
Form: Light Verse
Mitten the Kitten
Mitten the kitten was black as the night
Apart from his tail which was perfectly white

All of the cats got together each week
In Mitten’s big garden...

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Categories: tabby, children,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Falling in Love with a Raccoon
The raccoon was brazen
Bold, devilishly handsome
I fell in love quickly
I know. Raccoons are no good for opossums
But the heart wants who the heart wants.

We met...

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Categories: tabby, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Ballad
Meow and Me and You
Meow and Me and You

My mind reminded me of sound meow,
That a cat will do to both me and you;
Next does occur;
Hear him purr;
Guess what...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabby, allegory, analogy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Miss Priscilla
Disheveled hair, wiry and gray
 an old lady hovered past my house each day.
I ignored her when she passed by
 wondering what possessed her as...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tabby, animal, cat,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Woman in Black Colors

She cooks fish and rice,
her unfolded hips
pushing all into place.
Oils, and aromas,
train buds to lap at shadows.
The marl of her hands
turns bowls of smoke
into lemon...

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Categories: tabby, poems, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Amber Nights

Amber Nights

The streets where I live are soft as rugs,
Lamplights of deep amber light them.
A lone, orange tabby trots on his way,
Nobody yelling to f'ind him.


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Categories: tabby, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summer Place
		Summer Place

A song crept into my soul today riding on the summer wind
Then peeked into my summer place closed for many seasons -
Windows shuttered standing...

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Categories: tabby, friendship, memory, summer,
Form: Free verse
Good Yankee Advice for Spring
Don’t be fooled by purple crocuses
or bright yellow daffodils – it’s an illusion.
They’ll be under a crust of snow by morning,
and the shovels you put...

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Categories: tabby, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Circle of Life - A Pet Story
It seems like just the other day
Our pup, Shadrack, did pass away;
And altho’ they never seemed like friends,
My old cat, Jorg, knew Shad had met

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Categories: tabby, absence, angst, animal, bereavement, best friend,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - PRIMP and PREEN - 3


Passersby’s halt, they fear to walk by, to fall to this feline
in her prime. No moggie is she who’s primped and preened
in contemplation...

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Categories: tabby, animal, beautiful, cat, imagery,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Grandma's Rocking Chair
The old rocker reposed by the hearth longer than I can remember.
'Twas Grandma's favorite chair, she cherished it as a family member!
From it she dispensed...

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Categories: tabby, nostalgiafamily, old, family, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Thirteen-Toed Lover
When you stuck your paw out from that shelter cage,
Did you have any idea whose sleeve you clawed?
Did you see a heart you needed to...

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Categories: tabby, animals, loveheart, heart, love,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member nesting birds flutter
nesting birds flutter 
 a birdbath is safe haven…
    tabby cat sleeping
Kigo: Birds nesting/spring
JM freeman
For Charles Henderson
Contest Haiku


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Categories: tabby, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member A CHILD'S CONCERN

Guess he was ninety years old
Had a cat that died, so we were told
Accordin to dad, his name was Ralph
And old Ralph liked...

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Categories: tabby, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
A Kitty-Cat Poem

Kitty, kitty in my chair,
Sitting there so debonair.

Black cat with shiny eyes,
To cross your path could be unwise.

Playful feline pounces fast,
Jump on people walking past.


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Categories: tabby, animals, funny, petscat,
Form: Couplet