Don’t call your puss-cat “Mouse Catcher”
Or other names like that.
Give lots of thought when you select
The right name for your cat.
The she-cats like congenial names
Like Pussikins or Pax
Whilst tomcats like the stronger names
Of Oliver or Max.
Well, Tiger, Bella, Coco, Tom
Are names that head the list -
But Marmaduke and Kimberley
Are names you may have missed.
Then, there again, I rather think
Cats do not care a damn
And pussy’s happy being called
Priscilla, Boots or Sam.
Whatever name you call your cat
Will give him cause to purr,
But “Come along, it’s dinner-time,”
Are words that cats prefer.
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