Mouse-Placed Kitten Title Card
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Mouse-Placed Kitten
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Series: Merrie Melodies
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Production No.: 1488
Reel No.: 2862
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Directed by Robert McKimson
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Story Tedd Pierce
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Animation Tom Ray
George Grandpré
Ted Bonnicksen
Warren Batchelder
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Layouts Robert Gribbroek
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Backgrounds William Butler
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Film Editor Treg Brown
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Voice Characterizations Mel Blanc
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Music Milt Franklyn
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MPAA No.: 18701
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Preceded by "Baton Bunny"
Followed by "China Jones"
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Mouse-Placed Kitten is a 1959 Merrie Melodies one-shot cartoon directed by Robert McKimson.


A kitten is dropped in a sack out of a car and rolls down a hill, to arrive at the door of Clyde and Matilda Mouse. Matilda thinks the kitten is heaven-sent and wants to keep him, and Clyde reluctantly agrees. But the kitten doesn't eat cheese and needs human companionship, and within weeks of their adopting the kitten, Clyde convinces Matilda that the kitten belongs with people. They leave the kitten on a lady's doorstep. A year later, on their "son's" birthday, Clyde and Matilda decide to visit him at his new home, and though the fully-grown cat remembers his adoptive rodent parents, his mistress doesn't like the presence of two mice in her home.



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