The love of cats may seem like a relatively recent invention of the Internet, but the fact is that felines have been loved all throughout history — including on the big screen.
There’s certainly no shortage of iconic movie felines, ranging from domesticated house cats to kings of the jungle, but we thought we’d take it upon ourselves to try and suss out a top ten list anyway.
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Imprinting “cats rule and dogs drool” on us for all time, Sally Field’s adorable Sassy was the unsung hero of the Homeward Bound crew. The Himalayan cat was able to overcome the (unfair) stereotypes placed upon her by Chance the Bulldog and prove to be a valuable, if feisty and demanding, asset in the trio’s journey back to their family.