John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

(3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973 / Orange Free State)

Cat - Poem by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

The fat cat on the mat
may seem to dream
of nice mice that suffice
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Comments about Cat by John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

  • Rookie Laga Dema (12/3/2007 12:11:00 PM)

    Cats are always full of majesty (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Amber Mutt (5/12/2006 3:34:00 PM)

    loved this poem.almost makes me feel sorry for the cat, being treated as a pet, yet remembering it´s noble heritage (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Christine Smith (1/14/2006 12:40:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem to read aloud. My child understood it immediately. The cat seemed to be paying close attention too.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (11/30/2004 5:01:00 AM)

    Do cats dream of lions,
    And shirts dream of irons?
    Do cats dream of leopards,
    And sheep dream of shepherds? (Report) Reply






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