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Fin n' Catty (1943)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  23 October 1943 (USA)
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"As everyone knows," the narrator begins, "goldfish must have water... and cats hate water." And so it goes.

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"As everyone knows," the narrator begins, "goldfish must have water... and cats hate water." And so it goes.

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Included as a bonus on the Warner DVD of Old Acquaintance (1943). See more »

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The cold water spigot in the shower is to the left of the hot water spigot; this position would be reversed in a real shower. See more »

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Featured in Pee-wee's Playhouse: Playhouse Day (1990) See more »

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Sobre las olas (Over the Waves)
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Music by Juventino Rosas
Played when the cat is swimming
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Cats may hate water, goldfish may hate cats, but I love this toon.
11 February 2004 | by (Bristol, CT) – See all my reviews

One of Chuck Jones' smaller efforts pits a hungry cat against a hat-wearing goldfish. The only deterrent is that the fish is in water, and according to the disembodied voice, "cats hate water". While that isn't necessarily true, the concept worked for this cat. Even if his claw gets wet, the cat rushes to the paper towels. You wonder why the fish taunts him, even stepping out of his safety zone, but without that there wouldn't be much of a story. Nevertheless, this happens to be an extremely funny sight gag show, especially when Jones used his trademark facial expressions, and spelling with underwater bubbles, in the scene when the cat discovers he is immersed completely in water.

A minor flaw is where the cat plugs up the dripping faucet with his paw. He still would have gotten wet from that I think.


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