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A kitten is adopted by a maternal eagle, who teaches the young cat to fly- by using his tail as a spinning propeller. Upon reaching the age to venture into the world on his own, the flying cat uses his extraordinary ability to save an attractive girl cat from a bulldog. These two cats mate and beget a family of flying felines, all of whom fly south with their father each winter and return north in the spring to rejoin their mother. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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"What the heck's that cat doing up there?"
27 September 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Adorable story, told through flashback, about a kitten raised by an eagle who grows up with the ability to fly. One day while flying around he spots a female cat being chased by a bulldog and rescues her. The two fall in love and, well, just watch and see. It's charming in every way. Not the funniest Looney Tunes short but it is smart and endearing. One of the many classics from the great Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese. The animation is excellent with well-drawn characters, backgrounds, and action. The colors are bright and lush. Milt Franklyn's evocative, lively score is among his best work. It's a real gem for fans of Chuck Jones; a heartwarmer if there ever was one.


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