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Sylvester and his friend, which is an orange cat, are being chased by a bulldog named Wellington. The chase comes to a stop when the dog is visited by his mistress, who forces him to deliver a package to Uncle Louie, telling him, "And don't let go of it or else!" The cats take advantage of this and decide to torment him.
First, they smash an egg right in Wellington's face, then hit him with a garbage can, tie him up to a train, then run over him, throw him in the river and lastly flatter him with a steamroller. When Wellington delivers the package, he finds out that it contains dinner for two cats.
- (1993) LaserDisc - The Golden Age of Looney Tunes Volume 4, Side 4: Cartoon All-Stars (aap print)
- (2017) Streaming - Boomerang App (1995 USA Turner print)
On Cartoon Network, Boomerang (TV only; the gag is retained on the streaming service), and The WB, the scene of Wellington harassing the cats by banging trash can lids against the can they're in and Wellington's mistress yelling at him to come to her was shortened to remove a trash can lid landing on Wellington's head and Wellington briefly impersonating a Chinese peasant. Coincidentally, the scene of Wellington falling backward into a cigar store Indian statue and the statue stuffing cigars in his mouth was left in on all three channels, despite all three channels having a history of editing Native American stereotypes and scenes of characters smoking tobacco products.
- When the short was reissued as a blue ribbon, the title was changed to Dog Gone Cats.
- This one of the only two shorts featuring Sylvester to be directed by Arthur Davis. The other is "Catch as Cats Can". Coincidentally, they were both released in 1947.
- Sylvester in this short is portrayed differently. In this short, he has an unnamed yellow feline partner, is more of a trickster, and doesn't talk (contrast with "Catch as Cats Can", where Sylvester can talk, but has a dopier voice with no lisp).
- This short is one of the only two to be animated by Basil Davidovich.
- Wellington would eventually reappear in "Odor of the Day", which was the only Pepé Le Pew short to be directed by Arthur Davis (and also had an established Looney Tunes character with a different personality under Arthur Davis' direction).
- The short was in Cinecolor and re-released as a Blue Ribbon in 1955-56 season. While the original opening rings and title is said to still exist, the ending doesn't survive, as it was filmed in Cinecolor.