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Clearfield Progress Newspaper Archives Oct 31 1970, Page 3

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Progress, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1970, Clearfield, PennsylvaniaThe cat who stars on to he s a huckster named Morris even dog lovers dig him by Sheldon mix Ordinary cats ordinarily Lead Ordinary when they live through the full nine. But there s a Plain Orange Tiger cat named Morris who s an extraordinary partly be cause of partly be cause he s not really As Ordinary As he looks. His Luck turned up five years ago while he and numerous other unwanted cats around Chicago s West pm suburbs were reluctant residents in a humane society s tick eted for death in the Gas chamber. Animal handler Bob of suburban just happened to need an Orange cat As a Model for a Magazine illustration. He called the nearby Pound to learn whether there was any sue animal among the unwanted. Told there he drove Over and claimed an underweight tomcat with a scar Over his right Eye. Cats Are too Independent to go along with anyone who wants them to do but some Are willing to act As models. Martwick discovered this cat to be extremely workable. About three years the former orphan won the role of featured performer in a continuing series of cat food commercials on television. Now he s the Star of to commercials that Cost Between and each to and the valued trademark in a multimillion Dollar advertising Campaign to sell a Brand of cat food. Like any other screen Morris has his own Canvas chair on set with his name printed on it and unlike other performers whose to appear ances Are restricted to Morris gets a great Deal of fan mail. Ivi Orris s role in the commercials Calls for him be a Grump. As he often cat who does t act finicky loses control of his but he s really a lovable and off the set he s not Grumpy at All. He s very affectionate. Martwick estimates Morris s age to be eight or nine. The cat is big for his age 18 and Strong. His most impressive feature is his which is full and Force Ful. He likes to use it in giving and getting affection if you re sitting at on Page feline Star of to poses while studio cameras Are adjusted Ball photo Santa card division dept. 203b Allenta. A 30302 p q. Box j Detroit. Ite. I8232 . Box 23a pm box5333 Garden City. 11530 to so Sod Tex. 75222 sox i is if a. S3165 Box 275 enclosed is my o color negative q slide 13 color print additional for new q Black White negative o Black White print add i for new Black White ql5for99c d 30 for _ Colore a 1o for d 2o for name address City i i am ordering free Sample Only arid enclosing 25p Tor postage and handling. La am ordering photo Christmas cards now and enclosing a Check or Money order which includes 35f for shipping. Newspaper

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