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Kit for Cat (1948)

Approved  |   |  Family, Animation, Short  |  6 November 1948 (USA)
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Elmer Fudd takes in Sylvester Cat and an orange kitten during a cold winter night. He'd like to adopt them both but can only keep one. He decides to go to bed and make up his mind in the ... See full summary »

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Sylvester / Kitten / Melvin / Landlord (voice)
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Elmer Fudd takes in Sylvester Cat and an orange kitten during a cold winter night. He'd like to adopt them both but can only keep one. He decides to go to bed and make up his mind in the morning. Sylvester and the kitten both want to be the one who is adopted. So, each tries to "frame" the other for misdeeds in hopes of swaying Elmer's decision in their favor. The noise escalates to the point that all three- Sylvester, the kitten, and Elmer too- are evicted and must scrounge for food in trash cans. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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In the beginning, when Sylvester throws the kitten in a trashcan, a bottle of Pratt's Cocktail Sherry. This is a reference to Hawley Pratt, who did the layouts for this cartoon. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Elmer Fudd: I've made up my mind who's leaving these premises!
[a banging on the door is heard, and the landlord appears]
Landlord: Oh, no, you haven't! I've made up *my* mind! Here!
[hands eviction notice to Elmer]
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Referenced in Le Quiet Squad (1967) See more »

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They're Either Too Young or Too Old
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Music by Arthur Schwartz
Hummed by Sylvester while sifting through garbage cans
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29 November 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

A homeless Sylvester bullies a small orange cat and kicks him out of his garbage can territory. But the night grows colder and Sylvester knocks on the door of a random house for sanctuary. Elmer Fudd answers and takes him in. But seconds later the orange kitty is back and Elmer takes him in too. He'd like to keep them both but can only keep one. After attempts at out-cutting each other fail the cats finally decide to frame each other as noise pets as Elmer tries to sleep.

It's fun to watch Sylvester's plans back fire on him and desperately trying to stop the kitty's evil ways. I love Sylvester. Who goes in the end? Well you'll have to watch it to find out.


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