This song is essentially an ode to Syd Barrett's cat, Sam. However, it was speculated that it might refer to another man in some kind of relationship with Jenny Spires, who was Barrett's girlfriend at the time.
Suggestion credit: Michael - Oxford, England
This was revived by the Electro-duo MGMT when they performed it on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon as part of a week long Pink Floyd tribute. Their performance took place on September 28, 2011.