CotD: The first non-Disney cartoon to win an Academy Award was MGM’s “The Milky Way” ~The Milky Way (1940) — Theatrical Animated Film
Three kittens, denied milk as punishment for misbehaving, sail up into the Milky Way in a hot air balloon. Once in the Milky Way, they find it a land of natural milk springs and gushers. The kittens proceed to happily gorge themselves on milk. However, it turns out to be just a dream.