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Cat Poems | Examples of Cat Poetry

Cat Poems - Examples of all types of cat poetry to share and read.s, our furry, fluffy, feline friends. This list of cat poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. These wonderful poets have written beautiful poems about big cats like lions and tigers who roar, and smaller kitties like Persian, Siamese, and tabby who meow.Read short, long, best, and famous examples of cat poetry. This list of works about cat is an excellent resource for examples of how to write cat poems. 
Premium Member Peeping Thomas
PEEPING THOMAS Can see Thomas the cat peeping out at meHe's hidden behind the back of a large tree He knows, he is now playing hide and seekQuite the expert, he has his own technique I step forward,...Read More
Categories: animal, appreciation, beautiful, cat,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member I Ponder
I think of my cat When the fireworks begin If she will be afraid Of the fireworks Beginning in the darkness I ponder if she will hide...Read More
Categories: cat, firework, scary,
Form: Senryu
My Fad
There she goes Fluffy and fat Strolling like an angel I know she loves Pringles How I love her eyes She is my very own magician friend Merlin in a hat My cat fad...Read More
Categories: cat, animal, appreciation, books, caregiving,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For Chico - My Boy
White kitten with curled ears. How cute is he - this little cat now barely eight weeks old. My heart melts when his blue eyes gaze at me. So sweet is he to look at and to hold. This...Read More
Categories: cat,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Gods Plan for Sass and Brass
Their litter mates left one at a time Except for Sass and Brass They were worried; were they adoptable? Would anyone want them? Don’t worry their mother said. God has a plan. They were taken together To a home with an...Read More
Categories: cat,
Form: Prose Poetry

Premium Member Watching Contorted Distorted Poindexter
Contorted and distorted, Poindexter lollygagged in the sun. Owners tried not to watch until he was completely done. Twisted into a variety of cat shapes, although he was one. He did not move for an hour after he...Read More
Categories: cat,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE CATS DREAM
*** THE CATS DREAM *** The cats snuggling dream Of turning through the music between stars… Of their fur transformed to feathers… Of a time past when Brought to ballet class They danced for the great George Balanchine — As living models Jumping...Read More
Categories: beautiful, cat, dance, history,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Just Superstition
Just superstition? Feisty black cat bearing claws the number thirteen tattooed upon its wild smile, witches it’s your lucky day. ...Read More
Categories: cat, emotions, feelings,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member The Cat Just Shook Its Head
The cat just shook its head And covered it with sand, then fled There is a lesson here to teach Don’t take a feline to the beach. A dog, of noble breed, just s**t And slowly walked away from it For...Read More
Categories: beach, cat, confusion, dog,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Greatest Performance of My Life
Growing up I played with many dolls, ...Read More
Categories: cat, childhood, fun, humor,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Flat Earth
Most cat guardians would agree that the earth is not flat, for if it was, cats would have knocked everything off of the planet....Read More
Categories: cat,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A furry guest
These days just make no sense All the build up and pretence Too much sitting on the fence? Many times I did resist Its number one on my mental list It's you that relieves my weekly stress When...Read More
Categories: animal, cat, fun, i
Form: Rhyme
A Story from My Heart Kelly was a Red...Read More
Categories: beautiful, cat, daughter, happiness,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Wheelbarrow Cat Oversees Garden
Wheelbarrow cat was the garden overseer Sitting above the plants year after year When buyers got closer, she would disappear Her owner never put her seat into gear She loved the butterflies with their wings so sheer Tried to bat...Read More
Categories: cat,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Kitty-Cat Conundrum
soft moccasin feet gleaming whiskers… deep green eyes whence that evil stare ...Read More
Categories: cat, green, mystery,
Form: Senryu

Specific Types of Cat Poems

Read wonderful cat poetry on the following sub-topics: christmas, death, dog, family, friendship, funny, haiku, i love my, kids, life, love, meow, pet, rhyme, and more.

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