The Ad-Dressing Of Cats

You now have learned enough to see That Cats are much like you and me And other people whom we find Possessed of various types of mind.

For some are same and some are mad And some are good and some are bad And some are better, some are worse— But all may be described in verse. You've seen them both at work and games, And learnt about their proper names, Their habits and their habitat: But How would you ad-dress a Cat? And you might now and then supply Some caviare, or Strassburg Pie, Some potted grouse, or salmon paste— He's sure to have his personal taste. I know a Cat, who makes a habit Of eating nothing else but rabbit, And when he's finished, licks his paws So's not to waste the onion sauce.

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The Phantom Of The Opera. A cat's entitled to expect These evidences of respect So this is this and that is that And there's how you ad-dress a cat. Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. He's such an easy-going lout, He'll answer any hail or shout. With Cats, some say, one rule is true: Don't speak till you are spoken to. Myself, I do not hold with that - I say, you should ad-dress a Cat.

The Ad-Dressing Of Cats. by T. S. Eliot. You've read of several kinds of Cat, And my opinion now is that You should need no interpreter To understand their character. You now have learned enough to see That Cats are much like you and me And other people whom we find Possessed of various types of mind.

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  1. With cats, some say, "One rule is true Don't speak 'til you are spoken to" Myself I do not hold with that I say, "You should ad-dress a cat But always bear in mind that he resents familiarity" You bow and taking off your hat Ad-dress him in this form, "O Cat" Before a cat will condescend To treat you as a trusted friend Some little token of esteem.
  2. About “The Ad-Dressing of Cats” 1 contributor Old Deuteronomy closes the show by singing this song to the audience. With the help of the Jellicle tribe he tells of how Cats expect a great deal of.
  3. The Ad-dressing of Cats lyrics: You've heard of several kinds of cat And my opinion now is that You should need no interpreter To understand our character You've learned enough to take the view That cats are very much.
  4. Jun 04,  · In this wonderful recording from , remastered in and found in T.S. Eliot reads T.S. Eliot, Eliot reads “The Ad-dressing of Cats” — one of the most delightful poems from the book, also included in the beautifully illustrated anthology Best Cat Stories.
  5. The Ad-Dressing Of Cats by T. S. Eliot. You've read of several kinds of Cat, And my opinion now is that You should need no interpreter To understand their character. You now have learned enough to see That Cats are much like you and me And other people whom we find Possessed of various types of mind.
  6. Ad-Dressing of Cats You've heard of several kinds of cat And my opinion now is that You should need no interpreter To understand our character You've learned enough to take the view That cats are very much like you You've seen us both at work and games And learnt about our proper names Our habits and our habitat But how would you ad-dress a cat?
  7. Know Your Cat - THE AD-DRESSING OF CATS - TS Eliot Know your cat site has extensive library of cat poems and funny stories. The site also offers lots of general information about cats and provides free home pages for your favorite cat.

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