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Cover, sheet music, 1893 Written by Harry S. Miller Published 1893 Language English "The Cat Came Back" is a comic song written by Harry S. Miller in 1893. "The Cat Came Back" has since entered the folk tradition and been recorded under variations of the title—"But The Cat Came Back", "And The Cat Came Back", etc. It is also a popular children's song.
The song is humorous in nature, telling a silly tale about "old Mister Johnson" who had a "yaller cat" that he did not want, and when he tried to get rid of the cat, the cat kept coming back.