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Okay everybody, I'm gonna tell you about some birthday parties I've been to
And when I get to the "Happy Birthday" part, well,
I want you to say "Happy Birthday" the same way the animals said it at the party
Here we go!

A cat had a birthday and all the cats came
To eat cat cake and play a cat game
To open cat presents and when they were through
They said "Happy Birthday" the way cats do

And they said, "Meow, meow, meow"
Everybody do it now, "Meow, meow, meow"
Really nothing to it, "Meow, meow, meow"
Well image that, you've just said "Happy Birthday" in cat
That's what you did!

A duck had a birthday and all the ducks came
To eat duck cake and play a duck game
To open duck presents and when they were through
They said "Happy Birthday" the way that ducks do

And they said, "Quack, quack, quack"
Everybody do it now, "Quack, quack, quack"
Really nothing to it, "Quack, quack, quack"
Well the ducks are in luck, you've just said "Happy Birthday" in duck

Now when a rooster wants to say "Happy Birthday" to you
He says, "Cock-a-doodle, cock-a-doodle-do"
Now listen real close and I'll tell you more
"Happy Birthday" to a lion is a great big "ROAR", nice

A cow had a birthday and all the cows came
To eat cow cake and play a cow game
To open cow presents and when they were through
They said "Happy Birthday" the way cows do

And they said, "Moo, moo, moo"
Everybody do it now, "Moo, moo, moo"
Really nothing to it, "Moo, moo, moo"
Well you just learned how to say "Happy Birthday" in cow

Where's the cats? (meow, meow, meow)
Let's hear the ducks! (quack, quack, quack)
Do it rooster! (cock-a-doodle-do)
What's up lion? (ROAR)
Word cows! (moo, moo, moo)

You were really great, I'm proud of ya, "Happy Birthday"!



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