May I Please Have Your Paw In Marriage? (Updated)

May I Please Have Your Paw In Marriage? (Limerick)
By Madeleine Begun Kane

Is your schnauzer in love with your collie?
Jolly England can help you, by golly:
Canine weddings—dog marriage
I’d never disparage.
But prenups? Now that would be folly.

Fine Feathers, a farm in the Staffordshire Moorlands, is offering pet “weddings” for people who want their dog, cat, or farm animal to marry its mate. I found this gem of an oddball story in the weird news feeds, which are regularly updated on my offbeat news page.

(You can find more of my dog and animal related poems and humor here and my marriage humour here.)

NOTE ABOUT THE UPDATE:  I decided I didn’t like the last line of my limerick and have replaced it with a new one.  (The old one was “But please don’t let ferns marry holly.”)

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7 Responses to “May I Please Have Your Paw In Marriage? (Updated)”

  1. […] Something tells me that James Dobson and his Focus on the Family most definitely wouldn’t approve of this.Technorati Tags: James Dobson, Focus On The Family, Marriage Protection Share and Enjoy:These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages. […]

  2. kailani says:

    I’m not sure I want my felines to “marry”. LOL!

    Thank you for submitting this to the Carnival of Family Life. Your post will be included in the July 30th edition at An Island Life.

  3. madkane says:

    Thanks kailani! :)

  4. […] FUNNIES Our resident humorist, Mad Kane, shares another one of her cute limericks. I’m sure all you dog lovers would appreciate this one – May I Please Have Your Paw In Marriage? […]

  5. Wedding Paws says:

    […] Madeleine Begun Kane presents May I Please Have Your Paw In Marriage? posted at Mad Kane Humor Blog. I don’t know how many cats dream of their wedding day, but some cats owners are not only dreaming, but actually they can organize a very nice wedding for their kitties. I’m sincerely happy that my kitty cannot read right now […]

  6. Sholomanarchy says:

    I like the original ending better.

  7. Max says:

    My pooch is self-educated;
    feline marriage, he says, is antiquated.
    Even with humans it has its flaws;
    some say it’s gone to the dogs!