My Cat

June 1, 2009
I have a cat.
It ate my hat.
That cat is fat.
Did't think that cat could do that.
Now that cat climbed my bat.
I threw the bat with the cat.
That cat just keeps coming back.
How do I get rid of that cat?
Maybe if I get a rat.
Then the cat can't come back because I have a rat.
Darn the rat got trapped by the cat.
No more rat and I still have the cat!

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LadyGrey This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Oct. 22, 2013 at 10:34 pm
This isn't actually a limerick. The limerick rhyme scheme is AABBA, typically in five-line anapestic meter (two unstressed syllables followed by a stressed syllable.) If you re-write it so that it actually fits the form, it has the potential to be a funny poem.
Antoinette16 said...
Jun. 30, 2011 at 11:18 am
This limerick is really funny. I have two cats so I know what it feels like to want to get rid of them and they keep coming back.
Healing_Angel This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 8, 2011 at 2:09 am
This is well written! It's clever and easy to remember too! Well Done! :)
Bandit said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 12:03 pm
awsome poem but dont throw a bat at the cat unless you want to kill it
bmmsjm said...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 8:45 am
the poem was awesome it needs no work on it its great
bmmscm said...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 8:45 am
this poem needs no improving because its really funny
MalPal said...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 11:03 pm
This is amazing! lol I couldn't stop laughing!
samantha said...
Nov. 13, 2009 at 3:53 pm
lol. i loved it.
heaven said...
Sept. 18, 2009 at 11:42 am
haha ummm its fuunny!!!
Elfreda T. said...
Sept. 3, 2009 at 4:06 am
Great! This is really funny!
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