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Feed the Kitty (1952)

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A bulldog, charmed by a kitten, tries to keep her hidden from his human guardian.

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Marc Anthony's Mistress (voice) (uncredited)
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Marc Anthony / Pussyfoot (voice) (uncredited)
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Storyline

In the first of their four Warner Bros. cartoons, fierce bulldog Marc Anthony is won over by cute kitten Pussyfoot, but must scurry frantically to keep the cat from the sight of his mistress, who has forbidden him to bring anything into the house. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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2 February 1952 (USA)  »

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A Kitten for a Friend  »

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The sequence of reactions by 'Marc Anthony', when he thinks the kitten is being made into cookies, is duplicated, shot-by-shot, in Monsters, Inc. (2001), when Sully thinks Boo is in the garbage compactor. See more »

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After baking the cookies, the lady gives Marc Anthony a cat shaped cookie but none of the shapes she made before baking the cookies were cat shaped. See more »

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Followed by Kiss Me Cat (1953) See more »

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Sleep, Baby, Sleep
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Music by Jimmie Rodgers
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11 June 2005 | by (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Absolutely, one of the finest cartoons of all time. Your life would not be complete without watching Feed the Kitty. This short combines all the finest elements that make a Looney Tunes cartoon great. Comedy, drama, action. And the best part, you're drawn in not just by how adorable the kitty is, but also including the Oscar worthy performance of Marc Anthony and the great lengths he goes through to keep his friend out of harm's way.

Dangerous Marc Anthony meets a kitten and is smitten by its charms.

This cartoon is perfect. I look at the IMDb website and there is no link to the 'Awards & Nominations' section and I shake my head in grief. Warner Bros. has always had its icons in Bugs and Daffy but it was the little cartoons such as One Froggy Evening and Feed the Kitty that made Looney Tunes the rightful great it is today. I feel deep down that this short should get some recognition today, and it is an absolute must watch, for anyone, for all ages. It never gets old with each viewing.


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