Sung by: Dorothy Stewart
Recorded in Banner, AR 8/27/63

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Once there was a little kitty,
White as the snow.
In a barn he used to frolic,
Long time ago.

In the barn a little mousie
Ran to and fro,
For he heard the little kitty,
Long time ago.

Two black eyes had little kitty,
Black as the crow,
And he spied the little mousie,
Long time ago.

Nine pearl teeth had little kitty,
All in a row,
And they bit the little mousie,
Long time ago.

When the teeth bit little mousie,
Mousie cried out, “Oh!”
But she slipped away from kitty,
Long time ago.

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