A selection of RSPCA approved poems and rhymes about animals and animal welfare related themes.

The Tiger

The Tiger by William Blake - Photo of a tiger

The Tiger, by William Blake. Tiger, tiger, burning bright, In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

There’s a possum in my roof! Poem

There's a possum in my roof! Poem - Illustration of a possum and a lizard dancing together

Each night when I’m about to sleep, I can hear a possum begin to sneak!
First I hear a shuffle… and then I hear a snuffle… and then I hear a great big scuttle!

Pet Love Poem

Pet Love Poem - Photo of a dog

No matter how much we love our pets, we can never love them as much as they love us. But we can try…