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Winter. Pluto is sniffing around outside when he hears a noise. It's coming from a bag floating on an ice floe in a creek. Pluto rescues it, then loses interest when it turns out to be a kitten. But the kitten follows him home, and Mickey takes a liking to it, to Pluto's disgust. Pluto's devil and angel sides give him conflicting advice. Pluto puts the cat up to mischief, but Bianca the goldfish fingers Pluto as the real culprit, getting him thrown outside. The kitten falls into a well, and the angel beats up the devil, convincing Pluto to save the kitten. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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3 October 1941 (USA)  »

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Der herzlose Retter  »

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This Oscar-winning short was dedicated to a non-profit organization known as the "Tailwagger Foundation". See more »

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Pluto's Angel: Kindness to animals, my friend, will be rewarded in the end.
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On the opening title card: "This picture is dedicated to the Tailwagger Foundation in recognition of its work in lending a paw to man's animal friends." See more »

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Referenced in Mickey Mouse Works: Episode #1.5 (1999) See more »

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A touching Disney cartoon featuring Pluto.
7 December 2015 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a touching cartoon featuring Pluto, where he finds his attention from Mickey turned away to care for a newly found kitten left in a bag floating on ice. Pluto wasn't too pleased to see the kitten and his inner angel and devil sides battle it out to offer him the best advice in dealing with the situation.

It's a classic little tale of good vs. evil and conscience vs. mischief as we see Pluto wondering what he should do with the kitten, whose adoring personality and kindhearted innocence will tug at your heartstrings. Pluto learning to be on the good side and save the kitten from danger is the highlight of the story and serves as a good moral about helping others. Great cartoon!

Grade A


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