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post #1 of 27
Thread Starter 
To help people pick out names and for a bit of fun lets see who can think of some famous cats that have appeared in tv, movie, music, literature or art.

I'll go first:

Crookshanks and Mrs Norris in Harry Potter

Jupiter in Robin Jarvis's 'The Dark Portal' and 'The Alchemists Cat'

Snowball II from the Simpsons.
post #2 of 27
Don't forget this guy.

post #3 of 27
Garfield of course

All of TS Eliot's Practical Cats but especially McCavity

Kipling's 'The Cat who Walked by Himself'

The cat detective in the Felidae series

The white cat in Dr No

The CHeshire cat in Alice in Wonderland

The cat in Britten's 'A Child's guide to the Orchestra'

Beatrix Potter's Tom Kitten who was nearly made into dumplings by the rat.

That's a few of my favourites - there are loads in art too.
post #4 of 27
Thread Starter 
Dr Claw's evil cat MAD cat in 'Inspector Gadget'

Azrael in the smurfs

Figaro from Pinocchio
post #5 of 27
Originally Posted by jennyranson
Garfield of course

All of TS Eliot's Practical Cats but especially McCavity
Macavity's my favorite, too!!

Also from the Simpsons, Abby the Olympic Tabby


The Siamese cats from Lady & the Tramp

The Aristocats

Bill the Cat

Cat from Breakfast at Tiffany's

General Sterling Price from True Grit

Smelly Cat from Friends

Felix the Cat

Henrietta Pussycat from Mr. Rogers

Salem from Sabrina the Teenaged Witch

Hello, Kitty
post #6 of 27
Thread Starter 
How could i forget smelly cat?! lol
post #7 of 27
Thread Starter 
Originally Posted by globalspot28
Don't forget this guy.

I don't recognise him

wheres he from?
post #8 of 27
No way I can forget Sassy from Homeward Bound.

I can't think of anyone else at the moment, lol
post #9 of 27
Originally Posted by maverick_kitten
I don't recognise him

wheres he from?
Really? Here you go:

Morris the Cat (voiced by John Irwin), is the advertising mascot for 9Lives brand cat food, appearing on its packaging and in many of its television commercials. A large orange tabby tom, he is "the world's most finicky cat," and prefers only 9Lives brand, making this preference clear by means of humorously sardonic voice-over comments when offered other brands. Every can of 9Lives features Morris' "signature".

Morris has appeared in other media over the years. He starred in the movie Shamus with Burt Reynolds and Dyan Cannon in 1973. He also appears as a "spokescat" promoting responsible pet ownership, pet health and pet adoptions through animal shelters. To this end, he has "authored" three books: The Morris Approach, The Morris Method, and The Morris Prescription.

Over the years several cats have portrayed Morris on television. The original Morris was discovered in a Chicago animal shelter in 1968 by professional animal handler Bob Martwick. The current Morris lives in Los Angeles with his handler, Rose Ordile.
post #10 of 27
Thread Starter 
thats so nice that a shelter cat became a big media star.

we dont get 9lives cat food here, I think our equivilant is Arthur, a big white cat that could eat catfood out of the tin.
post #11 of 27
Thomasina, from Disney's "The Nine Lives of Thomasina"
post #12 of 27
Thread Starter 
I LOVED Thomasina! Wasnt there a book too?

Gobilino the witches cat
post #13 of 27

How about these guys? The mug on the right belongs to Top Cat..a cartoon character from the's his theme song...

Top Cat

Top Cat
The most effec-tu-al Top Cat
Who's intellectual close friends get to call him T. C.
Providing it's with dignity
Top Cat
The indisputable leader of the gang
He's the boss
He's the VIP
He's a championship
He's the most tip top - Top Cat

Yes he's the chief
He's the king, but above everything
He's the most tip top - Top Cat!
post #14 of 27
post #15 of 27
Felix the cat

Si and Am the siamese cats from Lady and the Tramp



Brobdingnagian Cat - Gulliver's Travels

General Sterling Price - True Grit

Spot - Star Trek TNG

Puss in Boots

Schrödinger's Cat


~ He's amazing, he's remarkable
He is fearless, unbelievable
He is superdooper and extraordinary
He's the kind of guy that keeps you feeling merry

Felix the cat
The wonderful, wonderful cat
Whenever he gets in a fix
He reaches into his bag of tricks

Felix the cat
The wonderful, wonderful cat
You'll laugh so much your sides will ache
Your heart will go pit-a-pat
Watching Felix the wonderful cat
post #16 of 27
Pyewacket - Bell, Book & Candle!!!
post #17 of 27
Mr. Bigglesworth!!

post #18 of 27
From the Art of Politics....Socks!

He is a looker...oh yeah, Socks is too!

post #19 of 27
Thread Starter 
ohhh we had a famous cat at 10 downing street too. think his name was Humphrey.
post #20 of 27
Well, we must be globally fair here's suave looking HUMPHREY!

He looks like Franz's long lost cousin!
post #21 of 27
Cheshiere cat (spelling) from alice and wonderland.

Koko and Yum Yum from the cat who....... series by lillian Jackson Braun

Umm lemme think and I will add more later if I can think of them....
post #22 of 27
Originally Posted by Mom of Franz
From the Art of Politics....Socks!

He is a looker...oh yeah, Socks is too!

I love socks! My personal opinion of course, but a president that has a cat cant be all bad....
post #23 of 27
Dinah -Alice's kitten in Through The Looking Glass (Alice in Wonderland)
post #24 of 27
MTM kitten
It is the corporate symbol of the television production company, Mary Tyler Moore Enterprises.
post #25 of 27
Originally Posted by Luvmysphynx
Mr. Bigglesworth!!

Took the words right out of my mouth Technically, though, the sphynx was MINI Mr. Bigglesworth Mr. Bigglesworth was the white persian (sorry, I'm a movie hound). They're both the best movie kitty villians!
post #26 of 27
the 20th century fox lion that roars at the beginning of movies

Tony the Tiger, he's Grrrrrrrreat!

Popular American folk artist warren kimbel's "fat cats" (google it, they are so cute, just do warren kimble cats though or else you just get the black one)

Chococat from hello kitty (I love him!)

Catbert from dilbert

for all those 80's children, custard, strawberry shortcakes beautiful pink cat!
post #27 of 27
Tinkles, The Ninjas and Russian from the movie Cats & Dogs
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