A Cat is a Cat - Heading

Yes, this was also one of 400 poems that was published in 2010 by AMS Educational, but I remember the teachers changed something in the last line - but don't ask me now what was there before.  It is a limerick with lots of animals in it.  Why not put this poem on your classroom wall and get the children to illustrate it.  Any good illustrations send to me.  Josie

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A cat is a cat for all that.

And a mouse is a mouse not a bat.

      A hen is a hen,

      Lives its life in a pen

And a plaice is a fish that is flat.

 

A duck is the one who says “quack”

And it sleeps with its head on its back.

      Goats can be weird;

      Some come with a beard

And blackbirds are naturally black.

 

A horse has four legs and says “neigh”.

And you seldom see owls in the day.

      If a sheep you should meet,

      I know it will bleat

And it’s reindeers that pull Santa’s sleigh.

 

It’s a hamster that plays with a wheel,

And a piglet, of course, likes to squeal.

      A giraffe’s very tall,

      And if I can recall -

With a ball on his nose?  That’s a seal.

 

The whales love to swim in the sea,

And the insect who jumps is a flea.

      A lily’s a lily –

      Oh this poem’s so silly.

But that doesn’t matter to me.

 

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