Saturday, December 15, 2012

the relic (1997)

The standard horror film appearance for a cat. Dark building with police investigating using torches, and out jumps a cat to scare everyone.

Monday, December 10, 2012

incubus (1982)

Paper boy lands the morning newspaper on the porch, and on top of a disgruntled cat!

Saturday, December 8, 2012

antropophagus (1980)

A couple hear some mysterious noises in the night, so obviously go to explore what they are. They then get a fright when a kitten decides to choose this moment to start learning the piano!

Sunday, December 2, 2012

alice in wonderland (1915)

Alice wanders around her idylic farm home, stopping only to stroke some animals, including at one point a cat in a tree, before falling asleep and undertaking a wondrous journey whilst dreaming.

Monday, November 26, 2012

halloween II (1981)

Michael Myers continues his murderous stalking of Laurie Strode, whilst the police search for him. Inevitably one policeman is startled by a cat in a dumpster. well that's what cats where made for, to jump out when you don't expect them to in horror films.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

black hooker (1974)

As this melodrama opens we see a farm cat prowl through the undergrowth.

the paleface (1948)

Peter Potter (Bob Hope) is a dentist in the old west, fooled into believing he's a dead shot killer. One night whilst on the prowl, he's frightened by an alley cat. Then whilst hiding in the morgue, the cat hides with him, getting bitten on the tail for his troubles!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

willow (1988)

A dwarf has to protect a baby from an evil queen. He's helped by some Brownies, even smaller folk that dwarves. At one point one of the Brownies is covered with fairy love dust, and falls for the first thing he sees, a tabby cat. The cat is more reluctant, and soon sees the little guy off.

mr moto's last warning (1939)

Mr Moto, international policeman and undercover operative wanders the world solving crime, with pet cat in tow.

Monday, November 19, 2012

the house of fear (1945)

Holmes & Watson investigate a number of deaths and Watson takes a pot shot at a cat in the dark at one point. Fortunately he's a bad shot, but the cat doesn't hang around to remonstrate, and Watson does appologise.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

playbirds (1978)

An undercover policewoman arrives at a photo-shoot, where her only instructions from the photographer is to 'forget about the cat'. Don't worry, the cat promptly does a disappearing act.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

slumber party massacre (1982)

A standard stalk and slash gorefest, includes the odd scare, including Muffin the cat jumping out at her owner.

Two girls lounge around with their pet cat never far away.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

the naked prey (1966)

A safari manager is first captured then freed, but only for as long as he can outpace a number of tribesmen intent on killing him. His struggle is intercut with typical travelogue footage of the struggles of African wildlife, including lions and startlingly a leopard fighting a baboon.

black sabbath (1963)

A spinsters house, run down and stalked by numerous cats, is the setting for one of three horrors that make up Black Sabbath. In this tale, a woman is called to a house to dress the corpse of a medium, and whilst doing so steals a ring. She is subsequently plagued by a fly and visions of the corpse, accompanied by a cat.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

the postman always rings twice (1981)

Re-make about a steamy affair and the participants drift into murder. Lightened up when Jessica Lang pauses long enough to feed her pet cat. Unfortunately it doesn't end well for the cat, as it decides to tamper with a fuse box, with predictable results.

the naked gun 2½: the smell of fear (1991)

Jane (Pricilla Presley) owns many pets, including Muffy the cat, who pops in for a cameo, and a snack during one scene.

locusts (1974)

A gruff farmer confides in his farm cat, that 'everything is going to be alright', when his son returns home from the war in disgrace. But as this is a disaster movie you know that this is just wishful thinking.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

silent night, deadly night (1984)

Teenager hears her at at the door and lets him in for the night. Unfortunately the cat also brings an axe welding maniac! The cat is later seen meowing plaintively, probably as he now doesn't have anyone to get him his tuna!

spider baby (1968)

An unfortunate cat is caught, cooked and eaten, in this bizarre horror.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

sherlock holmes and the pearl of death (1944)

Someone breaks into a house, disturbing the pet cat, who in turn disturbs the owner, who swears blind "I let that cat out". Fortunately for the cat it scoots off; unfortunately for the man he runs into the burglar with fatal consequences.

enter the dragon (1973)

A crime boss looks to recruit a man to his gang, but wants to check how ruthless he is. He does so by placing his pet cat on a guillotine. The man saves the cat, although being a cat it manages to protest before running off.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

i married a witch (1942)

Man's pet cat begs to be let into the house, and promptly scoots into the arms of a witch for a cuddle when he does so.

Monday, September 24, 2012

the bells of st. mary's (1945)

A stray cat steals the show and causes a disturbance when it plays with a priests hat as he tries to make a speech.

the adventures of milo and otis (1986)

Two friends, a dog and a cat, are separated and both set out on hazardous journeys to be re-united.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

theatre of death (1967)

Seraphina makes a number of appearances throughout the film. From stalking through her owners home, to being taught by Christopher Lee to taunt his pet parrot. "You're a perfect lady aren't you Seraphina."

angus, thongs and perfect snogging (2008)

Teen angst coming of age comedy drama featuring Angus a very grumpy smokey persian, that steals all the scenes he's in. From his first appearance in the fridge eating all he can get his paws on, to wearing a bonnet and sucking a child's dummy, and chasing dogs in the park. The part is so demanding Angus was actually played by two cats, Benny and Jimmy.
A young tabby cat owned by the dishy new boy in town, that the heroine fancies.

legend of the werewolf (1975)

A Parisian zoo exhibits a couple of bored and disheveled lions.

monster from green hell (1958)

A safari journeying through the African bush is warned about a poisoned waterhole when they see a dead lion.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

the torture garden (1967)

A greedy man strikes a bargain with a cat that guards some treasure. In return for the wealth, the man has to supply the feline with some freshly killed human brains to snack on.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

lift to the scaffold (1958)

A black cat saunters nonchalantly past an office window, the only witness to the crime of murder. Does he care, of course not! He's better things to occupy his mind.

the saint in new york (1939)

What better place to meet in a Zoo, but at the Tiger cage, and watch the epitome of pent up emotion, pacing impatiently.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

vengeance of the zombies (1973)

An Indian guru completes his exotic look by placing an Ocelot on his table as a living ornament.

Monday, August 6, 2012

svengali (1931)

Svengali spends his days conning people of their hard earned money and beguiling women, but he seems to have a soft spot for cats, pausing to feed and stroke one, and showing it more compassion and warmth than to any human being.

bug (1975)

A farm cat starts chowing on some new bugs that have arrived suddenly following an earthquake. Unfortunately they have a great defense, they can create fire, and shortly after he starts snacking we have one crispy tabby!

Saturday, July 21, 2012

101 dalmations (1996)

Farm cat that takes an interest in watching as others help save some kidnapped puppies.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

little shop of horrors (1986)

The chorus line introduce us to the story, and a alley cat look on nervously.

Sunday, July 1, 2012

the reptile (1966)

Dr Franklyn's servant offers a stolen kitten to the Dr's daughter, but Katy is saved when the Dr. sees her with the animal and he snatches it away from her.
Later Harry Spalding, the cat's owner, breaks into the Franklin household, and finds Katy locked in a cage, but unable to open it he has to leave her.
And at the finale we find the Dr using the kitten and a rabbit, as bait, whilst he tries to dispatch the titular creature, but succeeds only in starting a fire. Fortunately for Katy, Valerie Spalding, is on hand to save her from the flames.

prehistoric women (1950)

An Amazonian like tribe of women prey on men, and keep some black panthers as pets. Unknown.
Whilst on the hunt for some men, they come across a tiger and watch as the men are taken unawares but it.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

the adventures of tin tin (2011)

Pet cat that is the butt of a number of assaults. Firstly chased by Tin Tin's dog Snowy. Then later tripped over by either Thomson or Thompson.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

king of kong island (1968)

A group of hunters, including a woman, are on safari and come across a lion and a leopard cub playing together. 'Oh how cute', says the woman, who then proceeds to try and shoot a cheetah, which they all call a leopard!

my son the vampire (1952)

Pet cat is scared when it sees a robot, and bolts out of the window. 'Tiger stop playing with that mouse.'

Sunday, May 13, 2012

lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring (2001)

Cat at the Prancing Pony pub, that watches intently the intrigues that are going on.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

spirit of the beehive (1973)

Young girl decides it would be interesting to try and strangle the pet cat. A quick and easy way to find out cats have claws and can bite.

arachnophobia (1990)

Mortuary cat who spies the morticians unguarded sandwich, but thinks better of hanging around when it sees a giant amazonian spider exit one of the coffins.
Later a woman's pet cat very nearly becomes victim to a deadly spider bite, but it's owner sends it out for the night just in time. Unfortunately this leaves the spider with only one victim left...
One of the few horrors where the cat doesn't come to a sad demise.

noose (1948)

Fashion journalist who turns crime reporter, sits at home relaxing, listening to the radio, whilst holding a cat, as she waits for the inevitable knock on the door from some thugs.