Patience, dash, pounce and grab
Triumphantly he does return
With victor’s spoils to flaunt to all.
The screams the shouts
It must be cheers.
But where are they all running to?
“Oh no! Dear cat!”
Shouts Mistress Pat
“Take filthy rat back out. Now! Stat!”
Poor cat confused at the kerfuffle, thinks
“I know what I’ll do. Let me take this to Truffle.”