Her soft belly, furred, disguised the quiver
A tremble, sensed not seen, fluttered within her,
Four tiny movements pawed inside
Our smokey grey feline bride.
Blissful she purred them a reassurance
She stretched and paused, content and full
Patiently poised to proclaim the arrival.
“Insight: our lovely lady-like Burmese cat, surprised us with an unexpected bundle. We kept one and 18 years later he is still soldiering on.