This was written when a friend of mine mentioned she was fostering kittens and wasn't sure she was going to be their forever home so she was just calling them "Kitten Grey and Kitten Brown" for now, and I was like "Yeah, I give it two days..."
I woke up the next morning thinking "Button Brown would be a good name for a cat..."
Mittens Grey and Button Brown
Lyrics and melody by Cat Faber 2019
I know a couple kittens, Mittens Gray and Button Brown.
They only ask a pittance as they scamper up and down
And though they tore the curtain and they tracked a little dirt in
I am really very certain they are kittens of renown
I caught them at the window just admiring the view
Preparing to abandon almost everything they knew
Though the heat was scorchin’ they were off to seek their fortune
I had to screen the porch in to discourage derring do
Mittens scared the plumber once by nuzzling his ear
Button knocked a bottle down and fed the keyboard beer
And since they’d like to ramble through forest field and bramble
We really have to scramble to keep everyone right here