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Kitten Hyde
by Sally Odgers

Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Cunningly he lay
In the pet shop cage.
He purred and snuggled
in my daughter's arms.
"He loves me!" sighed my daughter
her eyes alight with joy.
Up with the tail, the kitten proved
to be a little boy.

In the car he snuggled
in my arms and purred.
"He really is a sweetie,"
said my girl, and I concurred.

And when we got him home he underwent a kind of change
No snuggles and no cuddles. No purrs. I think it strange.
That kitten bluffed us both a bit
pretending to be sweet.
Claws and spits come out to play-
(he's decorative, at least...)
But where is Kitten Jekyll, who sweetly purred that day?
He's gone. He isn't needed now, and Kitten Hyde holds sway!

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Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 3/13/2004
Ha ha...this was great! I found out it's also true for dogs! ha ha..loved this,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/12/2004
*purring*

aDORable write; so enjoyed~ Thanks for sharing!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Robin Adams 3/10/2004
Absolutely adorable! Sounds like one of mine when we have visitors.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 3/10/2004
Enjoyed this much!!!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/10/2004
LOLOLOL, at first stanza, rest is so true of cats, had plenty of furnature wrecked to prove it, great stuff:))



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