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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy... See full summary »

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A woman is kidnapped. While in captivity, she manages to send a message out with a wandering cat. The cat's owner calls the FBI. The FBI tries to follow the cat. Jealous boyfriends and nosy neighbours also get in the act. Written by Rob Brown <robbrown@tibalt.supernet.ab.ca>

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They'll crack this case by a whisker. See more »

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Comedy | Thriller

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2 December 1965 (USA)  »

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The FBI's number, to Supervisor Newton's office, was and still is 626-0025. See more »

Goofs

After D.C. jumps out of the window after being paw printed, Zeke Kelso applies the paper to his forehead. For one, the print on his forehead is crooked, but when you see it on the paper its perfectly straight. Also there was a second paw print right beside copied one, which should have left some kind of a mark on the paper. See more »

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Patti Randall: [accent] This is Daphne Hofstedder speaking, of Hofstedder's Jewelry Store, 1833 West Mapleton Avenue.
Zeke Kelso: Yes, Miss Hofstedder, how may I help you?
Patti Randall: [accent] I heard you were looking for information, concerning a certain watch.
Zeke Kelso: Yes, we are.
Patti Randall: [accent] Well, a couple of weeks ago, a woman came into the shop, to buy a band, for her watch. Uh, what was the name? Oh, Miss Margaret Miller.
Zeke Kelso: Margaret Miller? Will you describe this band you sold to Miss Miller?
Patti Randall: [accent] Seventeen jewels, rather rectangular ...
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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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Not bad for a Disney comedy
26 February 1999 | by (Denver, CO) – See all my reviews

This is probably about as good as the Disney comedies of the 50's and 60's get. I think one reason it works is that it doesn't exist in that goody-two-shoes world where many Disney films of the past took place. The crooks in this film are nasty guys, they steal, kidnap, and nearly beat and kill their female hostage. Not that that's a good thing, but it's certainly uncharacteristic for a Disney film. The script is also well written, the dialogue is, for the most part, believable. It does get a little too long toward the end though.


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