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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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Follow that cat... in WALT DISNEY'S funniest yet! See more »

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Comedy | Thriller

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Trivia

At the drive-in theatre, ticket-taker Burton was ordered to chase DC away by the drive-in manager. Burton's chase of DC ended when he fell in a Volkswagen with an open top which held two manachins, one dressed as a male and the other one dressed as a female. See more »

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As clearly evidenced by the numerous scenes in which D.C. makes a rear-view retreat from the camera..."it" (D. C. them diabolically clever felines) keeps changing sexes. See more »

Quotes

Ingrid Randall: Say!
Patti Randall: Shush!
Ingrid Randall: What do you mean shush? This is my room!
Zeke Kelso: Patti! I'm gonna have to ask you to quiet down, and that goes for you too!
[first meeting of Zeke Kelso & Ingrid Randall]
Zeke Kelso: Why, hello there.
Ingrid Randall: Who are you! How do you get off telling me to be quiet in my own room!
[Zeke Kelso then pulled out his FBI badge, to show to show it to Ingrid Marshall]
Ingrid Randall: What's this thing supposed to be, I don't know anything about that stuff.
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Crazy Credits

The dog that chased D. C., during the Opening Credits, after its neck is trapped between fence boards that angry dog barks three times, once for each word of the movie title. After each bark, a word appears, of [THAT DARN CAT!] all in capital letters. See more »

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Featured in S.V.P. Disney: Episode #1.3 (1966) See more »

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That Darn Cat!
Sung by Bobby Darin
Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
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A Hoot!
18 October 2003 | by (Freeport, Maine) – See all my reviews

I hadn't seen this movie in 30 years when my kids decided to rent it the other night! The cast is classic, from The Riddler(Batman), to Roddy McDowell, to Uncle Charlie(My Three Sons). And of course, Dean Jones and Haley Mills. It's one of those timeless, goofy Disney comedy classics that stands in a kitsch class of it's own! Ya gotta see it again!

YMMV if you're a tweener at this point (too mature for it's cornball silliness, and too young to be nostalgic!)


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