Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Final Chapter

'Twas the week before Spring Break, when across my wee street,
Not a Spycat was stirring, no email, nor Tweet!
Strange letters had faded, I hadn't a care,
I hoped pine cones & Cheez-Its would vanish in air.

Viceroys were stationed on every close block;
I relaxed more each moment as I looked at the clock.
I heard Captain Flynn give his whistle and shout,
Purring ever more loudly as he called each name out:

"Now, Katie! now, CK! now Emma and Buster!
On, Tutu! on, Sammy! Break up that big cluster!
Now Nellie and Oui Oui, and you, my dear Callie!
Put down that Nip Nanner and cover the alley!

"Hey Binga and Austin,  Savannah and Moosey
Your furs are not tidy, your tails loosey-goosey!
Trout Town Tabbies, you look as high as a kite--
Have you been in the Haight for too much of the night?"

Then I saw Mata Hari,  or my Sweet Screamoline;
To the top of the window, she slinkily climbed-
Then she dashed away, dashed away--up to the roof
And in front of my eyes, she simply went POOF!

Then Flynn laid his forepaw aside of his nose,
And giving a nod, rose up on his toes.
He sprang to his tunnel, calling out "Most well-done!"
And away they all flew, tired out from their fun.

But I heard him exclaim, ere he faded from sight—
“Happy Spying to all, and to all a Good Night!”
And The Human in jammies, and I in my furs,
We settled ourselves for a night-time of purrs.


  1. But it was and really good 'naner with lots of 'nip......

  2. Look at you go with the name drops and flow, no one will get passed such an army, not any foe

  3. Hurrah! This is a Great Victory of the Vice Roys, Vanquishing the Spies on Spitty's Street.Be gone KGB'ers. But what has happened to the little kitty in the window?????

  4. She may be out of sight, but never think she is far away!

  5. Yeah...maybe you should lay off the nip a little, buddy. MOL!

  6. Appaws!!!
    This is more fun than the night before Christmas!
    ....just crazy-fun-clever!!!

  7. So the little she-spy is gone? Whew! Lucky Spitty. Although you missed the perfect opportunity James Bond a Bond girlcat, MOL!

    Star says: Whew! Your viceroys saved you! I'm so glad, and I'll feel so much safer when I visit next! I'll let you get a good nights rest tonight though, I know how worried you've been. But when you're ready for some ear lickies, I'm here. purrrrrr XOXOXO

  8. Spitty that was the best. You are such the master of the ode. Appaws to you and bravo my fine friend. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

  9. Pawesome, Spitty! Appaws to your clever verse. The head peep was smiling and laughing through the whole thing.

  10. Wow did a great job of telling the world about how you and your Viceroys handled that mysterious "situation" across the road! It was exciting and you know we'll always have your back (and your front). If the KGB HQ signs are down....who knows what will appear next??? Keep and eye on those windows - let us know if you need us to guard/raid or pounce!

    Hugs, Sammy

  11. I had a great time, Spitty! Who knew being a Viceroy was this much fun?


  12. I know that my Spitty
    Is unlike any Kitty
    I would wager or bet,
    That you have met!

  13. That was a super story, I'm sure that's best for a movie! (and your furwould look perfect on the red carpet!)

  14. That was totally terrific Spitty!

  15. Appawse!!! Nice rhymin'! A little neighborhood intrigue is always stimulating.

  16. Appaws for the finish with flair!!

    I think intriguing how we all presumed it was a she and she became Mata Hari. It coulda been a dude (in all fairness it IS San Fran after all) and I submit the odd colored gloves as evidence to that theory. They were after all, mightily fabulous. I look forward to any further installments of this tailio.

    Ms. Stella O'Houligan

  17. Wow! This is a great final chapter beautifully written!

  18. SPOTTY !!!! ewe got de rhyme game down dood !!! awesum :) pee wheat how de carz terned
    them selves inta ess ewe veez huh !!! bee like magic ore sum thin..pass sum mor cheez dood N thanx
    for de ad ven chure...
    heerz hopin ewe haza cod shrimp & sole kinda week oh end ♥

  19. Well that was exiting and wow what a poet too. Great fun

  20. That was a great adventure King Spitty . I was very honoured to be the Captain of the Viceroys and you know you only have to say the word and we will be there to protect you.
    I nearly forgot, you are a great poet too.

  21. I LOVE THAT! Best version, EVER. 'Cept of course, the fact that a certain Viceroy was left out. MOUSES!


  22. She just went POOF?!?! We wonder if she will return?

  23. Glad you are not being spied upon.

  24. Bravo! Bravo! What talent! I’m impressed.

  25. That was QUITE an Adventure! But fer some odd reason we felt like we shouldda seen some raindeer or snow or somethin.

  26. Bravo! Wonderful adventure all! Left us here wishing for more but so impressed!
    Marty and the gang

  27. Pawsome! A most epic victory for our King Spitty! :)

  28. We was positive we commented on this post and congratulated all those viceroys for helping out, but we don't see any words from us here. Your poem was most excellent. XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo


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