And Stephen King.
Not to mention Edgar Allan Poe.
Plus various movies.
What for? Giving cats a bad name in films, that's what.
Bond villain, the sinister Dr Ernst Stavro Blofeld, seeks world domination. The evil genius sits at his desk spreading fear as the camera cuts to a close-up of him stroking his white blue-eyed Turkish Angora cat.
As for Stephen King... Have you seen Pet Sematary? Here a family cat is run over and killed. He is buried in the town's pet "sematary" but returns as a terrifying ZOMBIE.
Edgar Allan Poe wrote The Black Cat, made into a movie of the same name in 1981. The eponymous cat's mind is controlled by his professor owner and starts killing people who have wronged him.
In Cats and Dogs a white Persian called Mr. Tinkles plans to conquer the world by making all humans allergic to dogs. In a sequel, Cats And Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore (2010), a hairless cat, a nasty piece of work, pretends to be a puppy in her role as an undercover spy for the cats.
A cat called Azrael in The Smurfs is another feline villain. She accompanies a dastardly wizard in his attempts to destroy the Smurfs. (Sounds like a good idea to me, but what do I know?)
Alley cat Mittens in the film Bolt bullies the local pigeons out of their food and shows Bolt how to pretend to be cute to get attention from stupid humans.
Garfield is a selfish layabout, Si and Am in the Lady and the Tramp are trouble-makers, Lucifer in Cinderella is mean and Grumpy Cat in, Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, is, well, just grumpy. Very, very grumpy.
I think I'll make my own film, Cats Are Lovely Fluffy Benevolent Angels with George Clooney and Meryl Streep.
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