Thoroughly Poetic Thursday
Thursday again and time to join Angel Sammy and Teddy for their poetry day. This week’s prompt letter is “C.” Each week the boys also are providing four prompt words from which to select as the theme for our poem. Being rebels, we’ve dismissed using any of the words. After taking a vote, we decided to write about one of the previous Kitties Blue, Chloe. Chloe was a member of the family from 1992 through 2003.
The Original Calico
Chloe was our sisfur and a calico.
She lived here many years ago.
She showed up in the driveway one day
And decided she wanted to stay.
Our humans had only five cats at the time,
So told her that would be just fine.
They had no idea she was in heat,
Then she began howling for a male to meet.
Off to the vet she went in a flash.
Her hopes of more babies quickly dashed.
Our vet said she’d been a mom at least once.
Where or when we didn’t have a hunch.
Chloe, for eleven years was a Kitties Blue
But died mysteriously, not leaving a clue.
Our humans were away when it happened.
The pet sitter found her; discovered she wasn’t napping.
Lily Olivia is the only one who knew this other calico,
But we’ve seen her photos. She was adorable.
We hope you enjoyed meeting Chloe, our angel sisfur.
We know for a fact our humans still miss her.
© Kitties Blue 06/28/17
Here are a few of our mom’s favorite photos of Chloe.
We hope you enjoyed meeting Chloe.
To find links to other poems and to read Teddy and Angel Sammy’s poem, click on their badge.
We also participate in Brian’s Thankful Thursday blog hop each week. This is the final week of National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and we current Kitties Blue are thankful that our humans have continued to adopt cats. As Brian always says, “Adopt cats. We deserve it.” To join the Thankful Thursday blog hop, click on Brian’s badge.
Thanks for joining us again today.
Purrs and paw-pats, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy
p.s. Most of you who joined us yesterday guessed the cat butts correctly: Cooper Murphy (duh), Mauricio and Lisbeth (and Calista Jo’s head).
This is a beautiful tribute to Chloe. She was a beauty. We are sorry she slipped away in her sleep!
Chloe was truly a beautiful lady cat. My mommy loves calicos and torties and torbies and of course, gingers and tabbies and Tuxies. too and naturally, black panfurs.
Chloe was beautiful! I am sure she is a beautiful Angel now. I’m glad she found your family.
Chloe was gorgeous!
Oops….we didn’t get the kitties Blue right but Allie was pleased that her handsome Mauricio was one of them.
The Florida Furkids
ps – Allie will be on our blog Saturday AND Sunday!!!
Great poem and bootyful fotos. Chloe is gawjus. Big hugs
Dezi and Raena
What a pretty girl Chloe was! We loved your poem about her.
Chloe was a pretty kitty.
Chloe was very pretty, and that is a lovely poem for her.
No doubt about it, Chloe sure was a beautious gal. Thanks for joining the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!
Chloe was absolutely gorgeous! Now in perfection! Love the poem! 🙂
Chloe was a gorgeous calico. This was a beautiful poem about her. I am sorry that she left so quickly, that must have been awful for your folks. XO
Rest In Peace, Angel Chloe! What a beautiful poem.
Chloe was such a beautiful girl and I am sure she is missed. All adopted kitties have a lot to be thankful for. Mine are.
Yael from Playing In Catnip
chloe….look at ewe N yur gorgeouz self !!!! N we see ewe were a kitteh who diz covered international box day…. way bak when !! yur poem rocks. it waz nice two heer yur storee 🙂 ♥♥♥
Good poem. We should always recall our angels, because they are always with us. Hugs.
Oh, what a beauty your calico angel Chloe was! This was such a lovely way to get to know her.
Gosh, Chloe was a beautiful lady…..I bet she was happy she landed on your driveway all those years ago and became a KB kitty! I’m sorry she went to the Bridge mysteriously but sometimes we want to save our humans from going through that. I know she misses you and watches over all of you……like Angel Sammy watches out for me, Mom and Dad!
Thanks for pawticipating in Sammy’s Poetry Challenge – you did a FABULOUS poem and I’m sure Chloe loved it too!
Such a beautiful kitty!
Chloe wuz a pretty girl!
Chloe was a very pretty lady!