The Cat Came Back shriek! And the meat tasted foul for almost a
(Harry Miller) week.
Old Mr. Johnson, he had troubles all his own, He [chorus]
had an old yeller tomcat who wouldn't leave his
home. He tried and he tried to give that cat Now the atom bomb fell today. The H-bomb fell in
away, He gave it to a man who was going far away. the very same way. England went, France went,
then the good ol' U. S. A. Even (fill in) was
[chorus]: blown away.
But the cat came back the very next
day, The cat came back, they thought [chorus]
he was a goner, But the cat came back,
he just wouldn't stay away, away,
away, away, No, no, no, no. No, no,
Well the man around the corner hated that cat
with all his might, He loaded up his shotgun
with nails and dynamite. He waited and he waited
for that cat to come around, Ninety-seven pieces
of that man were all they found.
Well they gave a kid a quarter to let that cat
drown. He rowed him out to the river, there was
water all around. He tied a rope around his
neck, it must have weighed a pound. Now they're
draggin' that old river for the little boy that
They gave it to the butcher to kill today. He
put it through the meat grinder and ground away.
The cat disappeared with a blood-curdling