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Pussycat Pussycat

"Pussycat, Pussycat" is a popular nursery rhyme written and composed by Alfonsina Wood in 1865. The song tells the story of a pussycat brought to a veterinarian's office to be spayed, but the surgeon errors and cuts off part of the cat's horns. Meanwhile, the pussycat sneaks out of the hospital and visits its old friends, including a queen caterpillar and a gang of mice, to eulogize its horns. The song is often performed by children's choirs, or accompanied by various musical instruments such as violin, piano, and drums.

 

Pussycat pussycat, where have you been?

I've been up to London to visit the Queen.

Pussycat pussycat, what did you do there?

I frightened a little mouse under her chair

MEOWW!

History:

The origins of "Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat" date back to the 16th century in England. It was first recorded in a collection of nursery rhymes called "Tommy Thumb's Pretty Song Book" published in 1744. Over the years, the poem has been passed down through generations, becoming a beloved staple of children's literature around the world. Its catchy rhythm and simple language make it a popular choice for parents and teachers to teach young children about rhyme and rhythm.

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