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Song Parodies -> "The Mouse the Cat Lies Upon"

Original Song Title:

"The House of the Rising Sun"

Original Performer:

The Animals

Parody Song Title:

"The Mouse the Cat Lies Upon"

Parody Written by:

Michael Pacholek

The Lyrics

Unfortunately, this is all too often a true story. If only he caught a real mouse every now and then.
(instrumental opening)

There is a mouse my computer needs.
But my cat lies upon.
And that's been the ruin of many parodies.
Won't move, and so, I'm done.

My mother bought computer.
A ThinkPad, it is called.
My father can't move cursor along.
On mouse, the cat is sprawled.

Now, the only thing computers need
is a keyboard and a mouse.
But there's cat hair stuck between all the keys.
And so, I sit, and grouse!

(instrumental break)

Oh, mousers, tell your children,
"Don't bring home a kitten, son!"
They'll spend their lives on your computer desk.
The mouse, the cat lies upon.

Well, I got one thumb on the spacebar
the other thumb under fur.
I'm going nuts at this cat who leans.
He'll sit and scratch and purr.

Well, there is a mouse my computer needs.
But my cat lies upon.
And that's been the ruin of many parodies.
Won't move, and so, I'm done.

(instrumental close)

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Voting Results

Pacing: 4.3
How Funny: 2.8
Overall Rating: 2.8

Total Votes: 16

Voting Breakdown

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    Pacing How Funny Overall Rating
 1   1
 2   1
 3   1
 4   2
 5   11

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alvin - June 10, 2007 - Report this comment
a sad tale of cats don't lie on my mouse but i can relate to the fur in the keyboard thing
Susanna Viljanen - June 11, 2007 - Report this comment
A purrrr-fect expression of the domestic feline catching a rodent she really shouldn't. If you run UNIX, turn biff on.
Ann Hammond - June 11, 2007 - Report this comment
he he
Peregrin - June 22, 2008 - Report this comment
I found this by clicking on the 'random' button. Not convinced regarding the voting - it certainly doesn't reflect the quality of the parody. Anyone who has a cat near a computer can relate to this one.
Atinna - July 14, 2008 - Report this comment
I can relate to this one. My cat moves the computer mouse when he lay next to it and types on the keyboard unintentionally. Once my sister is IM-ing her friend and she left her computer (with our cat laying down next to the keyboard) unattended minutes later, her friends wrote "what was that" and my sister realize that our cat type some random letters and press enter

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