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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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Alles für die Katz  »

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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 »

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[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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References Life with Feathers (1945) 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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Kit for Cat is a nearly excellent Sylvester-Elmer Fudd cartoon
8 January 2008 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

In this one, Sylvester and a cute little kitten are searching for food in an alley when it starts getting cold. After the big cat kicks out the kitten for invading his territory, he knocks on a house door in an attempt to get in. It's Elmer Fudd at the door! He lets Sylvester in and tells him he can stay as long as he wants. Another knock comes on at that point. It's the cute little kitten! Now Elmer has to make up his mind since he can't keep both. Sylvester gets jealous when Mr. Fudd seems to be really taken with the kitten. So smitten that anything that the big cat tries to frame him with backfires in spades! The rest of the cartoon builds into a crescendo of calamities mostly caused by Sylvester that you have to see to believe. On that note, I highly recommend Kit for Cat. Directed by Friz Freling.


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