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The Cat That Walked By Himself

July 8, 2009

grain field

Today, we’re reading Rudyard Kipling

The Cat That Walked by Himself

“He will kill mice, and he will be kind to babies when he is in the house, just as long as they do not pull his tail too hard. But when he has done that, and between times, and when the moon gets up and night comes, he is the Cat that walks by himself, and all places are alike to him. Then he goes out to the Wet Wild Woods or up the Wet Wild Trees or on the Wet Wild Roofs, waving his wild tail and walking by his wild lone.”
Rudyard Kipling

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. July 8, 2009 11:27 am

    That’s a great poem! Love that picture too!

  2. July 8, 2009 12:58 pm

    Oh boy! That looks like Jack!

  3. July 8, 2009 2:20 pm

    Oh yeah! Sounds like Rudyard Kipling knows what it means to be a cat!!!

  4. July 8, 2009 4:28 pm

    Very nice picture and poem. Thank you!

  5. July 9, 2009 6:11 am

    What a cool picture and great poem! Thanks for sharing!!!

    Love, uSSSSS

  6. July 9, 2009 11:53 am

    Love it, thanks!

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