Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Gattina suggested that I write a limerick for Arthur, so here he is. Arthur is a very friendly, outgoing cat who is well known all over the neighborhood. He got a scare last January when he disappeared for four days. Gattina and Mr. Gattino never found out what happened, but he wasn't particularly hungry when he got back and there were no signs that he had been outside the whole time. Their guess is that someone tried to adopt him against his wishes and he finally escaped. After his adventure, he showed no interest in going outside again for the rest of the winter. Now that the weather is warming up again, he has been venturing out again to see what the neighbors are up to. He loves leaving his pawprints on cars, especially if they have been freshly washed, inspecting whatever the neighbors are doing and has even been known to invite himself inside if he finds an open door.
Arthur likes to patrol his neighborhood.
He is always looking for something good --
A door left ajar,
Or a nice clean car.
Arthur makes tracks through the neighborhood.