The Cat Came Back
Attributed to: Dr. Seuss, Eugene Poddany, and Dale Marxen
Old Man Johnson had problems of his own,
He had this yellow cat that wouldn't leave his home.
He tried and he tried to give that cat away,
But each time he did he came back the next day, Oh ...
The cat came back the very next day
Oh, the cat came back, they thought he was a goner
But the cat came back, he just couldn't stay away, away, away
Yeah, yeah, yeah.
He gave him to a man going up in a balloon,
He told him for to give him to the Man in the Moon.
'Balloon came down about 90 miles away.
And where that man is today I cannot say, but ...
He gave him to a boy with a dollar note,
He told him for to take him to the river in a boat
'Tied a rock around his neck,
'Must 'o weighed a hundred pounds.
And now they drag the river for this boy they say that drowned, but ...
He gave him to a man goin' way out west'
he told him for to give him to the one he loved best.
The train skipped to track
Then it jumped the rail,
and no one is alive to tell that gruesome tale, but. ..
The H-Bomb fell just the other day.
The A-Bomb fell in the very same way.
England went. .. Russia went. .. And then the USA.
The Human Race was destroyed,
Without a chance to pray, but. ..