Woody fails to go South for the winter, leaving him vulnerable to a starving cat. But the cat is just as vulnerable to a starving Woody.

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Woody's friends warn him that the groundhog has predicted a blizzard. Unconcerned, Woody decides not to go South with his pals. Soon enough, the blizzard sweeps in and destroys the loony woodpecker's stash of food. Facing starvation, a glimmer of hope arrives in the form of a cat. The cat is also starving and it turns into a match of brawn and wits to see who eats who. Written by Brett Johnson

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24 November 1941 (USA)  »

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Female Bird: The weatherman's right. We'd better go South right away.
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A Battle Of Would-Be Cannibals!
6 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Who do you think would be labeled "Weather Forecaster Extraordinary?" How about "Prof. Weatherby Groundhog!" Oh, man, cartoon writers sure loved corny puns back in the "old days." Usually, though, I think they are fun to read and hear.

With a bulletin that cold weather is approaching, all the birds zip up their houses and leave in a hurry. Who's skeptical about the weather warning? Woody, of course. He's like one of these dumb people who get hurricane warnings but stay home....and then disaster hits.

The birds warn him: you're going to freeze and have no food. Woody just laughs at them, but not for long. The temperature drops from about 80 to 130 degrees below zero! (Hey, even the cartoon makes fun of that nonsense.)

Things get worse in a hurry as our obnoxious friend gets quickly humbled and winds up fighting it out with a cat - each wanting to cannibalize the other! Yeah, the humor becomes dark.

On a lighter note, the village in this story is absolutely beautiful. This is colorful and very nice artwork.


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