The Prayer of The Cat*

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Lord,
I am the cat.
It is not, exactly, that I have something to ask of You!
No –
I ask nothing of anyone –
but,
if You have by some chance, in some celestial barn,
a little white mouse,
or a saucer of milk,
I know someone who would relish them.
Wouldn’t You like someday
to put a curse on the whole race of dogs?
If so I should say.
AMEN

Carmen Bernos de Casztold
Translated from the French by Rumer Godden
From Prayers from the Ark and the Creatures’ Choir
Penguin Books ISBN 0140586776

Initially found on Cat-Opedia , a very amusing blog for cat-lovers!

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