Never set the cat on fire, you only will annoy it
The flames will make the beast perspire; it surely won’t enjoy it
“Never Set the Cat on Fire” by Frank Hayes, a classic filk that goes in a much different direction than you’d expect it to.
Lyrics with chords available here.
Everymouse knows, everymouse knows
Let the bravest mice bell him so everymouse knows.
“Belling the Cat,” by Talis Kimberley
There are a surprising number of songs by filkers about cats and/or mice. This one’s a metaphor.
“Kraken/Kitten” by Leslie Fish and Don Simpson, sung by Leslie Fish
Presumably the first half was written separately, but this is still one of the only songs I know that manages to parody itself