Friday, June 26, 2020

My Cat Rudy

Last Friday, I posted a poem that my older granddaughter wrote about three baby blue jays that had died on our property. Today, I'm posting a poem that she wrote while I was homeschooling her this spring and her second grade class was doing a unit on writing poetry. Today's poem is about the family cat Rudy who had to be put to sleep last year. He was the sweetest, friendliest, most loving cat. We all still miss him.


My cat Rudy 
Was sweet and lovey.
He rubbed against my legs
When I came home, 
Curled up on my lap and purred,
Snuggled with me in bed.

My cat Rudy
Was mischievous.
He sneaked out of the house
Running fast as a cheetah,
Hunted for mice, 
Scratched our couches.

My cat Rudy
Was my furry friend.
He died last year.
I miss him so much.
I took this picture of Rudy before he was put to sleep.

The Poetry Friday Roundup is at Karen's Got a Blog.


Karen Eastlund said...

Thanks for sharing this sweet poem and memory, Elaine.

Janice Scully said...

What a sweet cat and a sad and lovely poem. Thank you for sharing it.

Mary Lee said...

Best way to remember a beloved pet -- write a poem!

laurasalas said...

Oh, hugs to your granddaughter. Such a lovely poem (love the repetition), and it brought to mind a poem my younger daughter wrote after the loss of her guinea pig, "Missing Oreo." Poetry is such a wonderful container for memories and emotions.