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Coffee Break: Brian loves cats

The Oake & Riley crew owns an astounding amount of cats.
The Oake & Riley crew owns an astounding amount of cats.Staff

by Anna Reed

May 12, 2017

It's Brian's birthday tomorrow and that means he gets to choose today's Coffee Break theme. So naturally - we're doing cats!

(The Oake & Riley crew owns no less than 6 cats between the three of us, so you can hardly blame him.)

For today's Coffee Break, what songs about cats do you want to hear?

See if you can avoid these songs that we've played for cat Coffee Breaks before:

The Weakerthans "Plea from a Cat Named Virtute"
The Beatles "Leave My Kitten Alone"
Psapp "Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat"
Tom Jones "What's New Pussycat"
Elton John "Honky Cat"
Squeeze "Cool for Cats"
Queen "You're My Best Friend"
The Cure "The Love Cats"
Yeah Yeah Yeahs "Gold Lion"
Stray Cats "Stray Cat Strut"
The Tokens "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played:

Iron and Wine - Lion's Mane
Nada Surf - Meow Meow Lullabye
Digable Planets - Jimmi Diggin' Cats
David Bowie and Giorgio Morodor - Cat People (Putting Out Fire)
Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther Theme
Pink Floyd - Lucifer Sam
Pony Up - The Truth About Cats and Dogs (Is That They Die)
Ratatat - Wildcat