Jungle Cat (1960)

Jungle Cat poster

Walt Disney Productions
Narrated by:
 Winston Hibler
Directed by: James Algar

Synopsis: A Disney True Life Adventures documentary about the lives of spotted jaguars and other animals in the Brazilian rain forest.

Kitty Cameo: The film starts with talk of man’s relationship with cats. A Siamese cat is seen in a back yard setting.

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat sitting in yard

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat walking on rocks

The cat is shown prowling, hunting some doves, and the narrator explains how the cat has never fully given up its wilderness ways.

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat stalking in grass

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat stalking in bushes

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat face in bushes close

The cat springs at the birds but misses. As the narrator explains how the house cat can fall back on man’s hospitality, the Siamese approaches a bowl of milk and starts to drink.

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat stalking doves

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat looking up

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat drinking milk from bowl

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat licking lips

The cat is then seen walking along a wall before the scene dissolves into a similar walk by a tiger.

Jungle Cat - Siamese cat walking along brick wall

Final Mewsings: Kitties are our own little jungle cats.


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