Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Meow Like A Pirate Day

Cap'n "Mousiedeath" Marley here:  We be sailin the refurbished 'Cat Tree' sloop this season, headin fer fair winds after the hurriwinds be spent.  We be 'spectin a lot of ships leavin the ports now.

We trade in Nip.  Meaning ya "trade" us yer Nip and we wont shave yer scurvy heads.  We got electric razors an we dont be shy 'bout using them!  An ye'll give us yer mousies too iffen ya dont want yer ears bit!  An mebbe shave yer tails too...

I gaze forward seekin fer a flag on the horizon.  First Mate Ayla cats the Poop Deck  (an she better not up there, cuz me precious cabin is directly below).  Crewmate  Iza is scouring the belowdecks, cuz she tried a mutiny ta other day.  Iffen we be not so short of paws, she'd been leashed ta the mast overnight, I be settled fer spritzin her several times an makin her keep her paws wet in soapy water fer a day.
We be figured a trick ta lure the Nip-Mercantcats close.  We hoist the distress flag and have our sails a-painted like they bein ripped an all from storm an set a bit flappy.  THAT gets the lubbers close.  So when they be close an all concerned-like, Ayla tightens the sails and we be on them like a shark smellin Stinkey Goodness in their wake!

The looks on their faces is t'nough make yer sides split as we toss our fancy iron claws ta be catchin their gun'els and pull them close as wrestlin krakens!  We hit their decks as puffed up as Meowlaween cats and they all fall on their sides...

So be warned iffen ya see us comin. 

Our shipsong:   (To the tune of 'Sixteen Tons' by Tennessee Ernie Ford)

If ya see us coming, better sail away.
If ya dont, yer gonna have a very bad day.
Our left claws are sharp, and the right ones are sharper,
If ya dare ta fight, you'll end up damper.

We got a big full sink aboard our ship.
We'll make ya throw yerself into it!
You'll stay there all day til ya bark like a dog,
And ya wont get kibbles nor no Nip-grog!

An when we let ya out, we'll set ya free 
On a island with mousies bigger than thee.
If ya scuppers get off, it will stay in yer head
Ta think of the crew of the 'Cat-tree' with dread!


  1. Ye be a scurvy bunch 'o pirate cats!
    Good nip hunting to ye too!
    Happy Meow like a Pirate day!
    Arrr, Georgia,Julie and JJ

  2. Ahoy, yer a fine lookin' crew with plenty of treasure to meow about xo

  3. MOL and BOL what delightful pirates you be. But even you dangerous rogues wouldn't want to mess with goslings. Scylla tried once when she was a kitten with her littermate Chimera and the Gander chased them all the way from the pond to the house and up a tree. Geese are vicious.

    Crazy Gander even went after Mommy once

  4. Ye be pirate day purrfect!

  5. Arrrr! What fine pirates ye be!

  6. I will give you all the nip you want and some silvervine too, just please don't shave my head :)
    Great post and song. Happy Meow Like a Pirate Day!

  7. Ye are THE meanest buncha scurvy pirates with a great plan I must meow, that I have ever seen!!!

  8. Sorry, but you three look adorable in your pirate hats! Happy Meow Like a Pirate Day!

  9. Shiver me timbers! ye be fine pirates

    The Florida Furkids

  10. Love your Pirate Song and you are looking great mateys!

  11. Happy Meow Like A Pirate Day to all of you wonderful kitties. Permission to come aboard and go treasure hunting for you for some nip. We will sail the open seas and everybody will be warned about Captain "Mousiedeath" Marley. We love that name. Thanks for the share. Have a fun day.
    World of Animals

  12. You all are great pirates ! Pawsome song ! Happy Meow Like a Pirate Day ! Purrs

  13. Oh, such fierce, dedicated pirates. Happy sailing.

  14. Dearie dearie dearie - those are truly horrible punishments that you've dreamed up!

    Michigan's Upper Peninsula on a borrowed device

  15. Arrr, the stories be true! Ye be the fiercest band o' pirates on the high seas.

  16. Ahoy there!
    You guys make some great pirates.
    Have a super Wednesday...

    Noodle and crew

  17. Happy Meow Like a Pirate Day!

  18. Hmmmm. I thought that song was by Cap'n Stu Peg-leg???

    How *DARE* you abuse my Iza Lambie like this??? Bring topside immediately! And no walking the plank either.


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