Cat Tales are Tales told by cats or about cats. Did you think I said Cat Tails? How about a list of famous cats in literature. A list of over 60 books about cats.
Cat Tales – Famous Cats in Literature
Two words that Sound the same but are different in meaning are Homonyms, just like tail and tale. A tail is what’s on an animal and a tale is a story. So this blog post is about cats in literature (books about cats).
Check out this list of over 60 books!
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National Pets in Film Day – A day to honor all the pets that have been in film or the movies. #NationalPetsInFilmDay #PetsInFilmDay
National Pets in Film Day
This day is held annually on the 19th of June since 2011. So this is a newer holiday.
This day also corresponds with Garfield the Cat Day.
Check out this list of Cat Cartoons
Check out this list of cats in films (movies)
Garfield the Cat Day – That fun loving, lasagna eating cartoon cat, Garfield has his own day. #GarfieldTheCatDay #Garfield
Garfield the Cat Day
Garfield the Cat day is held annually on the 19th of June. Garfield the cat was created by a cartoonist, Jim Davis. He first appeared in cartoon strip on the 19th day of June in 1978. Garfield is a ginger cat. This famous comic character has been syndicated to roughly 2,580 newspapers and journals. Not only that, but Garfield holds a Guinness World Record for being the most widely syndicated comic in 2013.
The first Garfield the Cat Day was held in 1998, which is on the 20th anniversary of the comic strips birthday. A Boca Raton City Council Member, Wanda Thayer, proclaimed that day as Garfield the Cat Day during a surprise birthday party that was held at the International Museum of Cartoon Art in Boca Raton, FL.
Check out this strip of Garfield over the years
Oh yea, the Garfield Comic website won’t let you enter the site if you are a dog!
30+ Famous Cats in Movies – This is a list of 30+ cats from real movies.
This list is in no particular order either.
30+ Famous Cats in Movies
- Jake (Cat From Outer Space)
- Catwoman (Batman and Catwoman)
- Milo (Milo & Otis)
- Sassy (Homeward Bound)
- Jones (Alien Movies)
- Church (Pet Cemetery)
- ? (Cats & Dogs)
- Thackery Binx (Hocus Pocus)
- Salem (Sabrina the Teenaged Witch)
- Tabby Cat? (Worst Witch)
- Darn Cat or DC (That Darn Cat)
- Shadow (Homeward Bound)
- Sassy (Homeward Bound II)
- Winston “Church” Churchill (Pet Cemetery)
- The Cheshire Cat (Alice in Wonderland)
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70+ Famous Cat Cartoons – Here is a list of 70+ Famous Cartoon Cats. This list is in no particular order either.
70+ Famous Cat Cartoons
- Heathcliff (Heathcliff )
- Garfield (Garfield)
- Arlene (Garfield)
- Azrael (Smurfs)
- Nermal (Garfield)
- Lune (The Cat Returns)
- Duchess (Aristocats)
- Scat Cat (The Aristocats)
- Thomas O’Malley (The Aristocats)
- Shun Guon (The Aristocats)
- Toulouse (The Aristocats)
- Marie (The Aristocats)
- Figaro (The Aristocats)
- Sgt. Tibbs (The Aristocats)
- Tom Cat (Tom & Jerry)
- Felix the Cat (Felix the Cat)
- Lake Bell as Chloe (Secret Life of Pets)
- Pink Panther (Pink Panther)
- Fluffy (Rugrats)
- Lilly (All Dogs Go to Heaven)
- Tom (All Dogs Go to Heaven)
- Stimpy (Ren and Stimpy)
- The Kitten (Simon’s Cat)
- Gnocchi (Curious George)
- Snowbell (Stuart Little)
- Scratchy (Simpsons)
- Katz (Courage the Cowardly Dog)
- Top Cat
- Stella (Over the Hedge)
- Krazy Kat
- Source Rufus (The Rescuers)
- Proud Heart Cat (Care Bears)
- Mirage (Aladdin TV Series)
- Bill the Cat (Bloom Country)
- Lucifer (Cinderella)
- Tiger (An American Tale)
- Pepe Le Pue (Loney Tunes)
- Phenolope Pussycat (Loney Tunes)
- Pussyfoot (Loney Tunes)
- Chester Cat (Alice Wonderland)
- Furrball (Tiny Tunes)
- Sylvester the Cat (Loney Tunes)
- Mr. Jinx (Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks)
- Fritz the Cat
- Puss ‘N Boots (Shrek)
- Cranky Cat (Animaniacs)
- Rita (Animaniacs)
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