Saturday, 29 September 2012


Hey pals, we just come on here to give out the answers to our KITTY QUIZ.  Hope you all had a go.  Don't worry if you did not get dem all right.  If you did a bit of research on Google that is fine, nobody could know dem all immediately. Well, we don't fink so !!  Anyway, below is de answers.....

1   What was the name of the piece of music in the Tom & Jerry cartoon “Cat Concerto”.

A:   Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Franz Liszt. The film was released in 1946, produced by Fred Quimby and directed by Joseph Hanna and William Barbera. In 1946 it won the Academy Award for Best Short Subject Cartoon.

2   In “Sabrina The Teenage Witch” what was the name of Aunts Hilda & Zelda’s magical talking cat ?

A:   Salem

3   Sylvester the Cat made his very first appearance in a film back in the 1940s, what was it called ?

A:   “Life With Feathers” an 8 minute long film, made in 1945.  Voiced by Mel Blanc, of course. 

4   Puss Cat Willum (although nowadays it would be Puss Cat !) appeared in a popular children's tea time TV show in the 1960s, what was it called and for an extra point what is the name of the lady appearing with Willum in this photo ?

A:   Well this actually started as “Small Time” during the late 1950s-60s then turned into “The Five O’Clock Club”. This ran until the late 1960s. The lady in the photo is Muriel Young, one of the most well known of all presenters and producers of children’s TV programmes of the 1950s-60s and 70s. She became head of children’s TV at Granada.  

5   In the film "Garfield : A Tail of Two Kitties" what was the name of the castle where Prince lived ?  Prince was of course Garfield's double.

A:   Carlyle Castle

6   At the beginning of every Bagpuss episode Emily the little girl, would recite a poem "Bagpuss, dear Bagpuss, Old Fat Furry Catpuss, Wake up and look at this thing that I bring....."  What are the next two lines ?

A:   Wake up, be bright, be golden and light
Bagpuss, oh hear what I sing

7   In another famous American cartoon series, there starred Jinksy the Cat, but what was the names of the two mice that starred with him ?

A:   Pixie & Dixie, the cat was often referred to as MrJinks. His famous line was “I hate those meeces to  pieces”

8   In "Shrek 2" Puss in Boots made his first appearance. What did he do to distract the guards when Shrek and Donkey entered the castle to rescue Fiona ?

A:   He removes his hat, looks at the guards cutely, then attacks them when they all go “awwww”

9   In "The Aristocats"  who was Scatman Crothers ? He was usually referred to by his friends by a slightly shorter name.

A:   Scat Cat – actually voiced by actor and musician Scatman Crothers. Scat Cat was the leader of the jazz band. 

10   "Top Cat" series first came over to the UK in the 1960s, but what was it called in the UK ?

A:   “Boss Cat”  During the 1960s there was a brand of cat food on sale in UK called “Top Cat”. The BBC did not want to be seen advertising a product so changed the name, bit silly really as “Top Cat” is consistently being referred to within the programme. Now, the TV series and film is always referred to as “Top Cat” in the UK