Cat Whisperer

wearer of itchy mohair turtlenecks
tofu cooker, stir-fryer
enthusiastic woodpusher
biter of the exposed arm or hand
contrite apologist of toothmarks
knitter of scarves
& an interminable crocheted quilt

reader of books and Facebook
nuzzler, hummer
cat whisperer
confessor of obvious secrets
practiced auto-conversationalist
mourner of other people’s lost pets
bike rider and cycling evangelist
maker of exquisite duck-faces

Cat Whisperer was originally published in Eureka Street (May 2013)


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