Catch the Kitty (1975)

Sesame Street
Directed by:
 John and Faith Hubley

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

Synopsis: A segment from the classic Sesame Street series finds a little girl trying to coax a kitten out from underneath a chair.

Cartoon Cat: The little gray kitten is thinking about a bowl of milk when the little girl approaches, wanting to cuddle.

Catch the Kitty - gray kitten

Catch the Kitty - gray kitten thinking about bowl of milk

Catch the Kitty - little girl thinking about cuddling gray kitten

The kitten ducks beneath a chair and won’t come out when the girl calls.

Catch the Kitty - little girl looking for gray kitten under chair

Catch the Kitty - little girl looking for gray kitten under chair

The girl tries using a ball of yarn to lure the kitten out but it doesn’t work.

Catch the Kitty - gray kitten under chair looking at ball of yarn

The girl then tries placing a bowl of milk nearby. The kitten comes out to drink and the girl sneaks closer.

Catch the Kitty - little girl moving closer to gray kitten drinking milk

The kitten is then very upset when the girl plucks him from her milk. The kitten pictures the girl as being a witch.

Catch the Kitty - little girl hugging angry gray kitten who pictures girl as witch

The girl realizes the kitten is unhappy and sets the kitten back down to drink.

Catch the Kitty - sad little girl watches gray kitten drink milk

When the kitten is finished, she allows the girl to pick her up and both are happy.

Catch the Kitty - gray kitten rubbing against little girl's legs

Catch the Kitty - little girl hugging gray kitten

Final Mewsings: Sesame Street definitely teaches valuable lessons!


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