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Kitty Love: An Homage to Cats

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Famous Dutch cat narrates cat videos; for cat lovers only.

Movie NR 2021 60 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Naked pic of women

Their is a naked picture of a women on the wall about 35-45 minutes into the movie, cat are on a bench look at the wall. My kids love cats and overall really liked the show. They need to take the naked picture of the women out of the show or change the rating

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Too much sex
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Is It Any Good?

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Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

If one cat video per year is more than enough, Kitty Love: An Homage to Cats won't be for you. Only small kids and the most patient cat lovers will sit through this full hour of cats interacting with water, dogs, farm animals, birds, yarn, boxes, baskets, and a variety of other things and wildlife presented here. Even cat lovers may find the narration by "the most famous cat in the Netherlands," a bit too cute. The trainer who rescued Abatutu from possible euthanasia on a Dutch farm is also interesting enough to have provided around three minutes of absorbing insights into how animals are used in the entertainment industry, leaving only another 57 minutes for filler. It feels offensive to other struggling filmmakers around the world to contemplate the fact that one penny was spent on making this. On the other hand, it probably won't hurt anyone to have this playing on TV while everyone in the house is otherwise going about his or her busy day. Apart from that, Kitty Love most eloquently demonstrates that if you've seen one cat video, you've seen them all.

Movie Details

  • On DVD or streaming: June 5, 2021
  • Director: Mark Verkerk
  • Studio: Netflix
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Run time: 60 minutes
  • MPAA rating: NR
  • Last updated: February 17, 2023

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