A Cat’s Christmas Carol

"'Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro' the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse."
“‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.”
That's because I'm standing on his tail, hee-hee.
That’s because I’m standing on his tail, hee-hee.
Why can't you just sit on Santa's lap like everyone else?
Why can’t you just sit on Santa’s lap like everyone else?
What a mess! Who put the lights away last year?
What a mess! Who put the lights away last year?
Dig it! We got a Christmas card from Jimmy Carter!
Dig it! We got a Christmas card from Jimmy Carter!
Remember the year that cat in chains showed up? Claimed to be a cat from the past. What's the past? I asked.
Remember the year that cat in chains showed up? Claimed to be a cat from the past. What’s the past? I asked.
Won't Susan be surprised when she opens this one! The cat of Christmas present...hee-hee...
Won’t Susan be surprised when she opens this one! The cat of Christmas present…hee-hee…
Is this a good place for this one? Why do you have to hang on my head?
Is this a good place for this one? Why do you have to hang on my head?
"Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night."
“Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night.”

5 Comments Add yours

  1. He, he, love your cats, present and past, though obviously mice don’t.
    Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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    1. Joe Linker says:

      Thanks, Ashen. Maybe this year the cat will lie down with the mouse, but will the mouse get any sleep? To borrow from Woody Allen borrowing from Isaiah. Happy Christmas to you, too.

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  2. Geannie Newell says:

    Merry Christmas Joe. Enjoyed reading about the cats.

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    1. Joe Linker says:

      Hey, Geannie! Happy Christmas to you!

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