CotD: Classic Merry Melodies and Academy Award Nominee to boot– Hubie & Bertie in 1944’s “Mouse Wreckers” ~
Mouse Wreckers (1949) — Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series
Hobo mice Hubie and Bertie are about to enter a nice new home. The only problem is that the house already is inhabited by Claude Cat, a champion mouser. They use various techniques to drive Claude crazy.
They lower Bertie by fishing line down the chimney; he swats the cat and is then pulled back up fast. They pump Claude full of air, sending him zooming around the room (causing the feline to swear off catnip). They lower a vicious bulldog to pummel him (the cat checks his own tongue and takes a teaspoon of medicine). And then…