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The Cat Mathematicians

by Colleen Millsteed 2 months ago in social commentary · updated 2 months ago
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Solving the world’s complex problems

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Three tabby’s, not big tabby’s, but smart tabby’s

One had a little more orange threaded in his fur,

This was the older of the three, known as Muscat

A cheeky boy who earned his stripes and loud purr.


A smaller tabby, whose fur’s a multitude of browns

Is a talker, a smart talker sure, but still an avid talker,

He’ll often be found purring and meowing to himself

His name is Bearcat, and he’s also a pacer, a walker.


Lastly is the smallest of the three, more tan in colour

Just as cute as a button, but don’t let that fool you,

She calls herself Sassycat, as she gives you a grin

Flirting her green eyes and whites whiskers on cue.


Would you believe me if I was to tell you a secret

Don’t answer that because I know you’ll say no,

This secret’s a time bomb that few are aware of

I’m fearful if it gets out, they will go commando.


So before I say a word, I will need you to promise

You’ll have no choice but to take this to your grave,

One utterance and they’ll put a hit out on your head

They may just look cute but they are to be obeyed.


You see those three famous Cat Mathematicians

Covertly manage to run it all, the entire human race,

They are the bosses of everyone, you cannot fight it

We are their slaves, destined from birth in this case.


Can you imagine if the general human population

Were to discover our total subservience, forever,

They’d believe they could change the status, fight

But we are not as smart as these three whatsoever.


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Colleen Millsteed

I’ve written poetry most of my life, but never had the courage to publish my writing before. So here goes ........ I’m feeling the fear and doing it anyway (my motto in life).

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Lol, cats are definitely the bosses! Loved this poem!

  • Mariann Carroll2 months ago

    Agree , cats our bosses. We are magnet to take care of them. It’s a must

  • Babs Iverson2 months ago

    Loving this!💖💕

  • Brilliant Colleen and gonna share in Cats of Vocal here https://www.facebook.com/Cats-of-Vocal-108036978428043

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    Haha. This is great.

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