How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor (1977)

Kiev Science Film
Starring:
 Margarita Korabelnikova
Directed by: Alla Gracheva

Cat Out of the Bag Alert!  This review contains some spoilers for this film!

Synopsis: A cat and a dog (both voiced by Margarita Korabelnikova) realize their floor is dirty and work together to clean it and themselves.

Cartoon Cat: In this Russian short a cat and a dog notice the floor of their home is so dirty that the dog is actually tracking the dirt outside.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - cat and dog notice dirty pawprints from inside house

They decide the floor must be cleaned but the broom they have is in bad shape.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - cat and dog try to use broom to clean floor

The cat realizes he can use the dog’s fur to clean the floor and soaps him up.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - cat and dog playing with soap bubbles

The cat then mops the floor with the dog.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - cat mops up the floor with dog

The dog, in turn, dries the floor with the cat.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - dog dries floor with cat

The cat and dog then realize that they are now dirty.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - cat and dog realize they are now dirty

They wash each other like clothes in a washtub.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - cat washes dog in washtub

Then they hang themselves out to dry.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - cat and dog hang themselves out to dry

Finally they fall asleep in a laundry basket.

How the Cat and the Dog Washed the Floor - cat and dog fall asleep in laundry basket

Final Mewsings: Someone should get these poor animals a Roomba!


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