Cat Food (1951)

British Pathé

Synopsis: Newsreel footage shows cats taste testing cat food at a factory in Slough, Bucks.

Reality Cats: Ten cats are seen eating from arranged bowls on the floor while a man and a woman in smocks observe them.

Cat Food - man in white smock setting out bowls of food for cats

Cat Food - numerous cats eating from bowls

Cat Food - man and woman in white smock observing cats eating from bowls

In the final shots two white kittens (who were also included in the tasting) are spotlighted with the narrator saying, “What? Still think we’re nothing but ornaments? You two-legged creatures make us feel boooored!”

Cat Food - two white kittens

Final Mewsings: Cats are always happy to be taste testers!

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