Cat and Bottle (1952)

British Pathé

Synopsis: Newsreel footage shows a cat drinking milk from a bottle at a boarding house in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex England.

Reality Cat: The tuxedo cat who is still on the bottle at 14 months old is Tim, who is shown sitting in a woman’s lap on his back drinking milk from the baby-style bottle.

Cat and Bottle newsreel Tim

The milk is even warmed up for Tim before being served.  It is explained that Tim has been drinking from a bottle ever since he was weaned.

Cat and Bottle newsreel Tim close

Final Mewsings: A cat drinking from a bottle really hasn’t been weaned, has he?

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