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Kit for Cat (1948)

Elmer Fudd takes in two cats during a cold night, but can only keep one. Both cats want to be chosen, so the battle is on.

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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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6 November 1948 (USA)  »

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Trivia

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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Canadian Capers
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Written by Gus Chandler, Henry Cohen and Bert White
Performed by the player piano
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19 April 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Kit for Cat (1948)

**** (out of 4)

An orphan kitten and Sylvester the Cat are brought in by Elmer Fudd on a cold night. He can't keep both of them but says he'll make up his mind in the morning. This gives the cats enough time to try and make the other one look bad. Here's another favorite of mine as we get non-stop laughs from start to finish as well as some great characters. I've always been impressed with what they did with Elmer here and that's making him a rather angry character. I find it downright hysterical when he has his sleep interrupted and runs downstairs ready to fight. The orphan kitten is also very cute and adds a few laughs. Sylvester is the poor guy here as he's constantly trying to do something good but failing miserably.


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