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Song Parodies -> "Can't Shoo A Dead Cat"

Original Song Title:

"Don't Do Me Like That"

Original Performer:

Tom Petty

Parody Song Title:

"Can't Shoo A Dead Cat"

Parody Written by:

Alvin Rhodes

The Lyrics

i was lookin' at this pet of mine
ain't done nothin' since half past nine
told him that he had to go
and i nudged him gently with my toe
then i said, "this kitty's got no pep"
he ain't gonna move himself
maybe he's been paralyzed
worse than that...he's died

can't shoo a dead cat
can't shoo a dead cat
he's been so slugglish lately
can't shoo a dead cat

can't shoo a dead cat
can't shoo a dead cat
he's been so slugglish lately
can't shoo a dead cat

rigid kitty cannot flee
maybe he needs burying
i'm disturbed that my cat has died
sittin' down, i start to cry
and you know, you gotta watch your pets
or they're gonna get hurt, you bet
someone needs to steer you wise
keep your pets inside

can't shoo a dead cat
can't shoo a dead cat
he's been so slugglish lately
can't shoo a dead cat

can't shoo a dead cat
can't shoo a dead cat
he ain't been feedin', lately
can't shoo a dead cat

i let my cat go outside
when they are strayin', they just don't last that long
there'll be no healin'...i found him today...wasted kitty

rigid kitty can't run free
usually, he runs from me
bits of fur scattered low and high
guess he tried to fight
and you know, some critter got my pet
and he couldn't defend himself
now my kitty's drawin' flies
i'm torn up inside

can't shoo a dead cat
can't shoo a dead cat
he's been so slugglish lately
scat ! ... scat ! ...scat ! ...scat !

can't shoo a dead cat
can't shoo a dead cat
it just ain't no use , baby
can't shoo a dead cat

can't shoo a dead cat
can't shoo a dead cat
he's been so slugglish lately
can't shoo a dead cat

can't shoo a dead cat
can't shoo a dead cat
kitty ! ...kitty !...kitty !
oh no no


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Johnny D - April 08, 2005 - Report this comment
(see this parody on AmiRight's "New Entries" page for April 7th)

For some reason this parody reminds me of Monty Python ... is the cat a Norwegian Blue? 5's
alvin rhodes - April 08, 2005 - Report this comment
thanks johnny....hee hee hee...one of my favorite MP sketches
Leo Jay - April 08, 2005 - Report this comment
That's hilarious! Great stuff, Alvin!
Rick Cormier - April 08, 2005 - Report this comment
There's entirely too much silliness going on here! The title caught me, Alvin. Very funny! 555
Dee Range - April 09, 2005 - Report this comment
Great title and hilarious, alvin. Please do the sequel...'Can't SHOE a dead cat' :-) 555
alvin rhodes - April 09, 2005 - Report this comment
thanks leo rick and dee....and for the record, no cats were harmed during the writing of this parody
Paul Robinson - October 04, 2006 - Report this comment
Noticed you did one to this OS...Nice job, alvin--pretty damned funny 5's ~ ~ ~

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