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The Hypo-Chondri-Cat (1950)

Those crazy mice Hubie & Bertie are at it again with Claude. This time the mice see that Claude is seriously ill, so they give him an operation.

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Herbie and Bertie have a good time at the expense of Claude the Cat who suffering from a phobia that makes him think he is always sick. Convincing Claude that all of his maladies can be cured, they eventually get rid of him, and take over his home and supply of cheese. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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According to the storyboard (included as a bonus feature on the "Looney Tunes" DVD set), this cartoon originally was to have had one more scene at the end. As Clyde the cat floats via balloon to "Cat Heaven," the mice are shown inside the house, in front of the fireplace, roasting cheese clumps (shaped like marshmallows) on toothpicks. Clyde is seen through the window, blissfully drifting skyward. See more »

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Featured in Behind the Tunes: Blanc Expressions (2003) See more »

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A Little on the Lonely Side
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Written by Richard Robertson, Frank Weldon and James Cavanaugh
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poor cat
24 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A Hypochondriac Cat is endlessly tomented by two cruel mice. Thes mice are real assholes as they take advantage of the cats worrying and fears and for what? Just for a little bit of cheese. TThey're completely in the wrong here as they break into the house and whatnot. And by the way to a previous reviewer the cat doesn't think he has Pneumonia, just that he might catch a cold and then get it. If all this suggests that I disliked the cartoon, then I'm sorry that I gave the wrong impression as I did like it. This cartoon is on Disk 3 of the "Looney Tunes Golden Collection Volume 1"

My Grade: B-


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