Do you remember these famous cats?
There were so many cats to choose from for this blog! Cats feature everywhere in stories, in cartoons and on television. Do you remember these cats?
Also known as TC is a fictional cat who lived in a New York alley in the 1961 series of the same name. He and his gang tried many get rich quick schemes an scams and harebrained stunts. The gang were: Benny the Ball, Choo Choo, Brain, Fancy-Fancy and Spook. Officer Dibble a police office is always around to break up the shenanigans.
A famous fictional cat created in the comic strip by Jim Davis. He was notoriously lazy, fat and an orange persian / tabby cat. He loved lasagne and sleeping and hated Mondays and exercise.
Larry – Chief Mouser, 10 Downing Street
Larry is a brown and white tabby cat, and was the first cat to be officially given the title of Chief Mouser at 10 Downing Street in 2011, although there has been a cat employed in this role since the 1500’s. He has served under David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson.
Custard is the cat from the TV programme Roobarb and Custard. The first episode aired in October 1974. Custard was a pink cat and Roobarb was a green dog. The setting was a suburban garden and there were many bizarre adventures. There were 30 episodes made.
Mr Jinx is a Himalayan cat from the film “Meet the Parents”. Mr Jinx is the prize pet of the father of the girlfriend of the character played by Ben Stiller. The beloved pet gets Ben Stiller’s character in many cringey situations, is well trained – and famously knows how to use the toilet and flush it!
Cat Woman is a fictional character created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane, and she appeared in American Comic books. She is commonly associated with Batman. Her first appearance was in spring 1940. Cat Woman has been played by Anne Hathaway, Michelle Pfeiffer and Julie Newmar, to name a few.
Tigger is a fictional tiger from Winnie the Pooh, created by A.A. Milne. He was originally introduced in the 1928 story collection The House at Pooh Corner. Tigger is based on one of Christopher Robin’s stuffed toy animals.