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And the hole
In the screen is barely big enough for you
And not near enough for me to go

And the whole damn complicated
Situation could've been
Avoided if I'd only shut the window

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And I may be leavin' myself open
To a murder or a heart attack
But I'm leavin' the back door open
'Til you come back, 'til you come back

And I may be movin' myself closer
To a real untimely end
But I'm leavin' the back door open
'Til you come home again, 'til you come home again

And I told
The neighbors, I put pictures up
And handed out some flyers at the show

And the whole town speculating
Situation could've been
Avoided if I'd only shut the window

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    UnregisteredAug 9, 2012 at 8:54 pm
    Who other than rhett miller writes a song about a cat? (no, i don't count elton john. All he does is plunk on a piano. )
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    redlock55Jul 3, 2008 at 6:47 pm
    This is obviously about his missing cat. Agree?

    Wow...I have to write at least 50 letters for this post to go up. Okay, this is a song - nay an allegory - about a man and his feline. He leaves a window opening in which has a hole in the screen. The feline flees and the man searches.

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