I Love Little Pussy

DESCRIPTION: "I love little pussy, Her coat is so warm, And if I don't hurt her She'll do me no harm. o I'll not pull her tail, Nor drive her away, But pussy and I Very gently will play."
AUTHOR: sometimes attributed to Jane Taylor, according to the Opies
EARLIEST DATE: 1830 ("The Child's Song Book," according to the Opies)
KEYWORDS: animal nonballad
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Opie-Oxford2 427, "I Love Little Pussy" (1 text)
Baring-Gould-MotherGoose #812, p. 302, "(I like little pussy)"
Dolby, p. 102, "I Love Little Pussy" (1 text)

Roud #12824
File: OO2427

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