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Lament for Fluorescent Cats
by Con Chapman

South Korean scientists have produced cats that glow in the dark. 


You may think all's copacetic
As the pet scene you survey
I have news that's quite pathetic--
Glowing cats are on their way.

Cats are currently quite sneaky
When they leap on sleepers' chests.
Phosphorescence'd make them freaky
Sometimes change ain't for the best.

Imagine seeing in the dark gloom
Creeping cats that glow at night.
Keep one handy in the bathroom--
No more fumbling for the light!

Cats are haughty balls of fun,
It's their world we're livin' in--
If I see a fiery cloned one
You can call my next of kin.