Whose Legs Are Longer?

When you consider the tabby’s big paws,
know that machismo is guiding its “laws”.
Chasing rabbits is a habit that’s due
to instinctive urge, nay need, to pursue —
run for the sun, those sinewy lean legs,
race to be won; by whom [?] the cosmos begs.
The rabbit extends, so does its hopping,
hot-foot across the lawn, long legs loping.
And the short-haired brown tabby cat sat down,
disappointed that the rabbit left town…

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