Print This Poem
I Taught My Cat to Clean My RoomRate this poem
From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups
I taught my cat to clean my room,
to use a bucket, brush and broom,
to dust my clock and picture frames,
and pick up all my toys and games.
He puts my pants and shirts away,
and makes my bed, and I would say
it seems to me it’s only fair
he puts away my underwear.
In fact, I think he’s got it made.
I’m not as happy with our trade.
He may pick up my shoes and socks,
but I clean out his litter box.
Copyright © 2009. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 2
Watch the Video for this Poem
Click on the video below to see and hear this poem.
From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups
Use This Poem
Would you like to use this poem in your classroom? Would you like permission to reprint, record, recite or broadcast this poem, or set it to music? Please click on one of the following links for permissions and reprint rights information: