With the help of a smooth-talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines try to make it back home after a jealous butler kidnaps them and leaves them stranded in the country.
'O'Malley's voice, as supplied by Phil Harris, could be poured on waffles. His inamorata, Duchess, is furnished with a Hungarian purr that could only have issued from the vocal cords of Eva Gabor. They and the rest of the players sing a number of numbers – all of them delightful, and one of them ('Ev'rybody Wants To Be a Cat') absolutely true. The animals' exuberance is so infectious and their "acting" so true to human life that by the fadeout The Aristocats does, indeed, give the audience paws for reflection.' – Time Magazine
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