Minnie gives Figaro a bath and ties a ribbon around his neck. Figaro feels like a sissy, and when he mixes it up with some alley cats, they mock him, and the leader attacks. But Figaro is ... See full summary »

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Minnie gives Figaro a bath and ties a ribbon around his neck. Figaro feels like a sissy, and when he mixes it up with some alley cats, they mock him, and the leader attacks. But Figaro is so afraid that his shaking topples a series of trash cans onto the aggressor. The rest of the cats didn't see this happen, and think Figaro defeated their leader. Of course, now he's all dirty, and he needs another bath... Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Figaro and Cleo
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Not dithpicable
28 September 2013 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

In this Minnie Mouse short it's is time for Figaro the cat to take a bath, and he doesn't much like being lathered in soapy water and groomed by his owner. She even ties a pink bow around his neck and sends him outside where he is quickly bullied and intimidated by some strays who don't take kindly to Minnie's humiliation tactics.

By chance he manages to thwart the most dangerous cat in the pack and win their respect, but not before getting dirty again and being threatened with another bath by his evil owner.

One of only eight shorts starring Figaro after his initial appearance in 1940's Pinocchio. He's a good character, a sort of Disney version of Sylvester or Tom. The short has nice, colorful animation and doesn't outstay its welcome.


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