• Short Summary

    Models Celia Hammond and Sue Gunn have turned cat catchers - they find wild cats on building sites.

  • Description

    London.

    Various shots of cats strolling around building sites and in a yard filled with cars. Narrator states that there are thousands of semi-wild cats on derelict building sites in London. This is a problem for the RSPCA as the cats spread diseases.

    Fashion models Celia Hammond and Sue Gunn have turned cat-catchers. Nice shots of the girls catching some of the stray cats. They clamber around a building site looking for pussies. Various shots of one of the girls setting a cat trap - kippers are the bait. Sue Gunn finds some cats in a car. The girls pick up two cats and kiss them. They then place them in a basket.

    Narrator explains that the girls sometimes keep the cats, Celia has 15 in her London flat and will soon move to a house in the country with more space.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    477.08
    Media URN:
    4561
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:18:00 / 01:36:58:00
    Canister:
    CP 740

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