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and...*Angels Grayce, KonaKitty, and Sylvester* always loved, never forgotten




Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Recitation.

Kitties!


KonaKitty here, relaxing in my heavenly Heaty Cat Cup.

Our friends Derby & Ducky issued a challenge (via the Trout Talkin' Tabbies) to come up with a parody of The Twelve Days of Christmas without making any references to birds.  After giving this some thought, (and taking a few naps) I decided to go with a Mojave Desert theme!
So, without any further ado, my rendition of:

The Twelve Days of  Mojave Catmas

On the twelfth day of Catmas, my true love gave to me
Twelve scorpions stinging
Eleven Lizards lounging
Ten Jacks a-jumping
Nine Bobcats hissing
Eight snakes a-rattling
Seven Mule Deer Braying
Six Coyotes* yipping
Five Ringtail Cats
Four Bighorn Sheep
Three Black Widows
Two Gila Monsters
And a Pack Rat in a Mesquite

What do you think?  I rather like it.


Happy Wednesday!

XX  KonaKitty  XX


*Properly pronounced ki-oats, not ki-o-tees, which is for rubes.

44 comments:

  1. Well Done. Once more please..

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  2. Ooooh, you can keep the black widows!
    But very clever, very clever indeed

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  3. Wow - we have to go and look some of those up! That is most impressive. But Mirsku is really hoping he is not expected to give any of these to his true love, May Ling!

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  4. Very impressive Kona Kitty!!! That heated cat cup must be releasing the inspirational vibes!

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  5. I like it too! But with you kitties, it should have 13 days, and start with you all!

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  6. Uh, I like it, in theory, but I don't want ANY of those things. Let me be clear Salem, in case you're tempted to send them: No, no, no! And no again.

    Well, okay. Maybe a sheep. But nuffing else.

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  7. Woohoooo, that's pawsome! Sing it again!!!

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  8. I think I need to see a video of you singing it before I can really say if I like it or not!

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  9. Oohhhh I think I'm getting inspired to do my own version...definitely...yes I must do this.

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  10. Bravo, Bravo! (and that looks like a pawsome sleepy place - much safer than the top of the deep freeze that George has taken up on lately!) T.

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  11. Clever! Very clever.

    Can you do a Swamp version?

    :)

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  12. Love it! Great job!
    How weird that I read that as ki-oats even though, rube that I am apparentlly, I usually call them ki-o-tees!

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  13. Great job, Kona Kitty!

    Lishy would be happy to show you all how to store spiders in pantaloons. Pantaloons are an excellent place to raise them as minions!

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  14. Brilliant! But listen, girl, around these here parts we say "ki-yo-tee"! And they love chicken. :(

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  15. very nice. our version would include snow falling for all twelve items.

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  16. What a great new rendition of that Christmas song Kona Kitty. We are sure we will hear all our furrends singing it with gusto.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  17. Kona this was wonderful!!

    Mom is aghast that she is using the wrong pronunciation for the hockey team!! She will correct herself immediately...if they ever get back to business with this lockout.

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  18. we are giving you a standing ovation here in NC!!
    WELL DONE
    Hugs Madi

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  19. Wow great work kitties!

    Nubbin wiggles,
    Oskar

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  20. KonaKitty, I love that heated cat cup. Love it.

    That was a very clever song. But, the lady got a shiver when she read that first line because she was stung by a scorpion a couple of years ago! It REALLY hurt.

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  21. That was mighty good, mighty, mighty good!

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  22. We like a post that makes Mom laugh out loud-she sang it to us and it sure is a PURRRfect song (but maybe not her voice is so good)
    Jada & Scully

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  23. We don't think any of those gifts sound too good . . .

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  24. I would like the 11 lizards. That sounds like fun. And I especially liked the pronunciation guide. :-)

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  25. Ooooooo!! That was so cool !!!
    We would love to see some (all) of those critters ;) heehee Mom,not so much.
    Bet that heated bed helped you think better ;)( or kept you warm)
    Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
    Tiger,Treasure,JJ and Julie

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  26. Well done KonaKitty! Mom says of course it's ki-oats...we don't what that is, and Mom says that's a good thing! MOL

    Sasha, Sami, & Saku

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  27. That is a great version. We love it!

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  28. Sounds like a nommy version. Brava!

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  29. Woohoo, another good version! We knew we kitties could be creative! I think we have seen four version, including ours.

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  30. Very creative and literary! I'm impressed.

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  31. what a great song! we'll be singing "five riiiiiiiiing taaaaaailed caaaaaaaaats..." all day long!

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  32. I was singing it while reading it - very fun!
    xo Catherine

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Oh Boy...this is gonna be GREAT!