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The Adventures/Misadventures of Kirby – Marsha’s Cat

Updated on May 14, 2016
A poem, about me...aw, gee?
A poem, about me...aw, gee? | Source

The Adventures/Misadventures of Kirby

© by Shyron Shenko 1-7-2016

Christmas 2015 and I, Kirby

Can be seen sniffing and sipping, you know what I mean?

The drinks all went down so easy

And now I’m feeling real queasy

If it is where I can, I will drink it,

even if it tastes like mud

Guess Marsha didn’t know

When she adopted me

Drinking is in my blood

It was the day after Christmas it had been a long night

I was wound-up real tight and ready for flight

Aiming for the fan with all of my might

I hit Marsha and my feline female friend

That's when I knew I didn’t aim right


My drinking days have been Cat-nipped in the bud

Now I am restricted to water or milk with my spud

Next time I get high, I will not try to fly

I will just give Marsha a purr with a sigh

Happy New Year

From Kirby, Marsha and Shyron

NOTE: Thank you Marsha for the wonderful pictures and your permission to use them.

© 2016 Shyron E Shenko

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      Bill Holland 15 months ago from Olympia, WA

      How very cute! I was smiling, then laughing, throughout. Thanks for the light moment on this dreary Thursday.

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      Taopi 15 months ago

      This was charming!

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      Devika Primić 15 months ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Lovely photos! Hope you doing fine? I enjoyed this unique hub was interesting and outspoken.

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      Shauna L Bowling 15 months ago from Central Florida

      What a cute story! I'm sure Kirby didn't think so as he wandered through life in his drunken stupor. I guess even cats learn their lessons the hard way.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 15 months ago from Southern Illinois

      Ha Ha Kirby's been cat nipping. What a hoot! Cute as a bug under the rug..

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Bill, thank you so much for the comment, I am so glad you enjoyed, Kirby is so comical it may become a series, and when Marsha was telling us (her friends) that he was sick the day after Christmas and what he did when he was sick, the words and pictures just matched.

      Blessings and Hugs my friend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Taopi, thank you so much for the comment.

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Devika, thank you for the comment, I am so glad you enjoyed the poem.

      Blessings my friend

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Shauna, thank you for the comment. I am glad you enjoyed the satire of Kirby, he was sick after Christmas, but I don't think he had been nipping except maybe catnip. The poem just sort-of came to me with the pictures.

      Blessings and Hugs my friend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Rube! I thank you for the comment, so glad you thought it cute. I am thinking there may be more adventures of Kirby.

      Blessings and Hugs my friend.

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      FlourishAnyway 15 months ago from USA

      How cute! She's gonna have fun with this pesky one!

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Thank you Flourish for the comment. I would not be surprised if Marsha teaches Kirby to talk. LOL

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      Maria Jordan 15 months ago from Jeffersonville PA

      What a purrfectly sweet 'tail', dear Shyron.

      The pictures of Kirby are precious!

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Maria, my beautiful friend, thank you for the purrfect comment. The pictures of Kirby are from my friend Marsha.

      Blessings and give yourself a hug from me.

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      Susan Haze 15 months ago from Sunny Florida

      I love it. Thanks so much for the laugh.

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      Larry Rankin 15 months ago from Oklahoma

      Such a fun tale!

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 15 months ago

      Aww how cute. I really enjoyed this so much.

      I wonder how they were able to get the cat to pose like that?

      Wonderful! Sweet and just adorable. Shared & tweety bird-but don't let the cat know. hugs!

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Hello KoffeeKlatch Gals, thank you so much for your visit and comment.

      You are welcome, I am happy that this made you laugh.

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Sis Jo, I am so happy that you enjoyed this adventure of Kirby's, who knows what he will get into next.

      He poses in all kinds of ways, Marsha says he is like a rag doll when he cat nips, I mean naps. Lol.

      Thank you dear sis for the comment.

      Blessings and (((((Hugs)))))

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Larry, thank you for the comment. I really appreciate you.

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      Patricia Scott 15 months ago from sunny Florida

      Hi Shyron...This is too cute...I am a kitty lover extraordinaire so this was fun and delightful read....

      Angels are on the way to you....and Happy New Year...ps

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Patricia, thank you for the comments and compliments, I am glad you enjoyed this.

      Thank you for the Angels they are winging their way back to you with blessings and hugs.

      Happy New Year to you also.

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      C E Clark 15 months ago from North Texas

      Very cute! Enjoyed the read on this chilly day. Sharing.

      Hope all went well this morning and that all is well in your world. Take care, dear friend.

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      Peggy Woods 15 months ago from Houston, Texas

      What cute photos and your poem seemed to match perfectly. Still smiling! Happy New Year!

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Peggy, thank you for the comment glad you thought this cute and making you smile.

      Blessings and Hugs

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      Shyron E Shenko 15 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comment, and for sharing.

      Hope all is well with you, take care.

      Blessings and hugs

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      Linda Crampton 14 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I love the funny poem and the cute photos. The pictures are very appropriate! This is a very creative hub.

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      Peg Cole 14 months ago from Dallas, Texas

      Loved this poem and the photos of Marsha's cat. Poor little thing drinking stuff that she shouldn't. Tipsy Cat!

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      Shyron E Shenko 14 months ago from Texas

      AliciaC, thank you so much for the compliment and comment. I do appreciate you.

      Blessings and hugs

      Shyron

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      Shyron E Shenko 14 months ago from Texas

      Peg, thank you for the comment, I am so glad you liked my poem and Marsha's pictures. Kirby is so funny, he gets into all kinds of mischief, he even sends e-mail I have write about that and he is still a kitten.

      Blessings and hugs my friend

      Shyron

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      C E Clark 14 months ago from North Texas

      A great poem for cat lovers! And of course I am a cat person, and I miss not being able to have a cat. Came back to share this again.

      Hope all is well at your house! Take care . . .

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      Nell Rose 14 months ago from England

      Hi, that was so cute! lol! made me smile after a hard day!

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      Shyron E Shenko 14 months ago from Texas

      Nell, thank you for the comment, I am so glad I could make you smile after a hard day.

      Blessings and hugs my friend

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      Shyron E Shenko 13 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comment, compliment and for sharing this.

      It would be cruel for me to have a pet(s) because they would be home alone most of the time and pets need companionship even more than people.

      Hope all is well with you.

      Blessings and hugs my dear friend.

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      Audrey Howitt 13 months ago from California

      Aww--this made me smile today! Loved it!

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      Shyron E Shenko 13 months ago from Texas

      Audrey, thank you for the comment and compliment, glad you loved it.

      Blessings and hugs my friend

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      Audrey Hunt 9 months ago from Nashville Tn.

      Kirby is just to cute for words! I want to hold Kirby in my arms and sing a song. I love your poem. And these photos are fantastic. Give my love to Kirby and to yourself. Thanks Shyron.

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      Shyron E Shenko 9 months ago from Texas

      Thank you Audrey (vocalcoach) for the comment. I love Kirby also, he belongs to my dear sweet friend Marsha. Kirby now has a brother named Mannix and I have been trying to find time to write a poem for him.

      Blessings and hugs dear friend.

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      C E Clark 8 months ago from North Texas

      Came by to share this cute poem about Kirby again, and of course his cool photos too.

      Don't you love these cooler temperatures? What gives? This is August when we usually have 100+ temps. Not complaining, no, no, no. Love it, but it is very strange. Hope you and John are well. Blessings dear friend, for all that you do. Take care . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 8 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the compliment, and comments.

      Yes the weather suites me just fine, I thought of you when I opened the door and it was cooler outside than inside. Today was a hell day anyway. Hubby forgot which button locks the door in the car and which one unlocks it, and he was waiting for me to go in the store and I got out of the car and the store was closed and when I tried to get back in the car the door it was locked, I used my remote to unlock it and he locked it back at least five times, so glad it was not hot outside. Tomorrow I will probably not be on here he has an appointment tomorrow morning and we both have appointments tomorrow afternoon.

      Blessings and hugs dear friend.

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      Lorelei Cohen 7 months ago from Canada

      Kirby is adorably sweet. Our feline friends are so very wonderfully heart warming. Just seeing a furry image makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

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      Shyron E Shenko 7 months ago from Texas

      Lorelei, thank you for the comments, I appreciate you so very much.

      Yes our furry little friends make me feel that way too.

      Blessings and hugs

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      T S Sky 4 months ago from Saint Louis, MO.

      Clever write love it

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 months ago from Texas

      Raine, thank you for the comment, I am so glad you liked my story.

      Blessings always

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      C E Clark 12 days ago from North Texas

      A cute, fun poem and pictures! Great for sharing with children or grandchildren for some quality time.

      Blessings dear friend. Take care . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 36 hours ago from Texas

      Thank you Au fait, for the comments, yes this is a good one for the kids.

      Blessings and hugs always my dear friend

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