(is it a cat or a car? make your guess. It may need to be edited.)
Cat or car?
I got the motor running,
As I stroke the sleek smooth coat.
Purr, purr, purr
Cruelty results to hissing
We wash it with water and it moves away.
Hiss, hiss, hiss
Sitting here with it calms the harshest thoughts,
But don’t swim with it.