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know of a song about a Cat and rat?

Xicon 03 Jul 09 - 07:15 PM
Jack Campin 03 Jul 09 - 07:29 PM
Leadfingers 03 Jul 09 - 08:43 PM
Joe Offer 04 Jul 09 - 12:21 AM
katlaughing 04 Jul 09 - 12:41 AM
Jon Bartlett 04 Jul 09 - 01:07 AM
semi-submersible 04 Jul 09 - 03:19 AM
Nigel Parsons 04 Jul 09 - 09:12 AM
Terry McDonald 04 Jul 09 - 09:25 AM
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Tug the Cox 05 Jul 09 - 07:53 AM
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Subject: Cat and rat
From: Xicon
Date: 03 Jul 09 - 07:15 PM

Does anyone know of a song about a cat and rat? Not just one that mentions the animals part way through.


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Subject: RE: Cat and rat
From: Jack Campin
Date: 03 Jul 09 - 07:29 PM

There are versions of "Froggy went a courtin" which feature Uncle Rat and have "Kitty alone" in the refrain - see this:

http://ingeb.org/songs/afroghew.html

The one by Swift may be what you want, but I can't find it on the web right now.


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Subject: RE: Cat and rat
From: Leadfingers
Date: 03 Jul 09 - 08:43 PM

The Drunken Rat ? Rats drinks spilled whisky and decides to take on Moggy is the story line IF my brain is working !


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: Joe Offer
Date: 04 Jul 09 - 12:21 AM

Many versions of Dunderbeck mention cats and rats. So does Shel Silverstein's The Unicorn.

-Joe-


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: katlaughing
Date: 04 Jul 09 - 12:41 AM

Leadfingers, that's one of my favs!

The Intoxicated Rat aka The Mouse on the Barroom Floor, if memory serves. It is also in the Digital Tradition.


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: Jon Bartlett
Date: 04 Jul 09 - 01:07 AM

This one mebbe?

Saw a muse chase a cat
FIE MAN FIE
Saw a mouse chase a cat
WHO'S THE FOOL NOW?
Saw a mouse chase a cat
And a cheese to eat the rat
THOU HAST WELL DRUNKEN, MAN
WHO'S THE FOOL NOW?

title: Martin Said to His Man

Jon Bartlett


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: semi-submersible
Date: 04 Jul 09 - 03:19 AM

Typo (missing "o" in "mouse") in first line above from Martin Said to His Man/Who's the Fool Now.

I wonder if any cat-and-mouse songs were composed for any of the Tom and Jerry specials or movies?


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 04 Jul 09 - 09:12 AM

Fury said to a mouse,
    That he met in the
            house, 'Let us
               both go to law:
                I will prosecute
             you.-- Come, I'll
             take no denial;
          We must have
         a trial: For
       really this
    morning I've
   nothing to do.'
       Said the mouse
             to the cur,
               'Such a trial,
                  dear Sir, With
                      no jury or
                   judge, would
                   be wasting
               our breath.'
            'I'll be
       judge, I'll
    be jury,'
   Said cunning
old Fury:
    'I'll try
      the whole
       cause, and
            condemn
                you
                  to
                   death.'

        -- Lewis Carroll
"It's a very long tail, certainly" said Alice. "But why do you call it sad?"


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: Terry McDonald
Date: 04 Jul 09 - 09:25 AM

Cyril Tawney's 'Stanley's a Rat'?


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: Louie Roy
Date: 04 Jul 09 - 10:37 AM

Never heard a song about cats and rats but on my cat farm they intervene


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: Tug the Cox
Date: 05 Jul 09 - 07:53 AM

Three little mice sat down to spin,
Pussy passed by and she peeped in.
What are you at, my fine little men?
Making coats for gentlemen.
Shall I come in and cut off yours threads? Oh, no, Miss Pussy,
You'd bite off our heads!"


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Subject: RE: know of a song about a Cat and rat?
From: Tug the Cox
Date: 05 Jul 09 - 07:56 AM

"The Cat, the Rat and Lovell our dog/Rule all England under the Hog." The cat was William Catesby; the dog was Francis, Viscount Lovell; and the hog was Richard III, who used a wild boar as his heraldic device.[2] The poem was interpolated into Laurence Olivier's film Richard III, a screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's play.
The Rat was Sir William Ratcliffe.


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