According to the Cool for Cats Songfacts, the song title is a reference to the UK TV series Cool For Cats, which ran from 1956 to 1961.
Released in March 1979, the song was the second single from Squeeze's Cool for Cats album. It featured a comparatively rare lead vocal performance from Squeeze lyricist Chris Difford, one of only two occasions he sang lead on a Squeeze single A-side (the other was 1989's "Love…
The Indians send signals
From the rocks above the pass
The cowboys take positions
In the bushes and the grass