Sunday Music: Your Cat Believes In You (Even When You Don’t)

If your cat was a therapist or even just a good friend, it would give you this advice:

And listen, about those bitter songs you sing

They’re not helping anything

They won’t make you strong

Your cat would then go on to pitch throwing a small get-together with friends and family, offering…

And I’ll cater

With all the birds that I can kill

Let their tiny feathers fill, disappointment

Lie down and lick the sorrow from your skin

Scratch the terror and begin

To believe you’re strong

Because if your cat doesn’t believe in you, who does?

All you ever want to do is drink and watch TV

Frankly that thing doesn’t really interest me

I swear I’m gonna bite you hard

And taste your tinny blood

If you don’t stop the self-defeating lies

You’ve been repeating since the day you brought me home

I know you’re strong

I saw PUP cover this song live. I’m happy to know The Weakerthans not only had their influence but might find a new generation of fans. Subtle brilliance:

Bonus Deep Cut:

Where I originally discovered The Weakerthans…

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