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THE' NINE LIVES QF KITTY KAT
v Verses and Drawing's by Frederick White.
III. THREE LIVES L"OST. But Who Cares, With Six Left.
"YOU wouldn't dare, I know,
To sweetly sleep five stories high,
With nothing over you but sky,
And nothing MUCH below."
Somebody must have pushed him
'Twas very careless quite.
He turned and twis'ted in the air,
And grabbed at clothes lines here
A simply dreadful sight.
Then to our anguished ears there
A reassuring yell. )
UA, don't be worried ! What's the
I've SIX lives coming even if ,
I lost one when I fell !"
(Another life is lost in tomor
row's verses, to be published in
The Day Book.
Asleep upon the window sill.
Next morning, much to our sur
prise,,. The little cat was found,
Asleep upon the window 'sill, '
Oh, you may-doubt itif you will
Five stories from the ground.
"It's great to be a cat," said he,
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And grabbed at clothes-lines: here and there