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3.6
142 Ratings

The Cat Came Back

Directed by Cordell Barker
Canada, 1988
Animation, Short, Comedy

Synopsis

This hilarious Oscar®-nominated animation is based on the century-old folk song of the same name. Old Mr. Johnson makes increasingly manic attempts to rid himself of a little yellow cat that just won’t stay away…

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The Cat Came Back Directed by Cordell Barker

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1989 | Nominee: Best Short Film, Animated

Genie Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Animated Short Film

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