"The plot focuses on the common Gothic horror theme of a family and an inheritance. The family here is the Venable family, and the story starts properly when a rich old woman is murdered by her relatives because they're after her inheritance. The only witness to the crime was the lady's pet cat, and while normally anyone committing murder in this way would get away with it scot-free, this particular cat takes exception to the murder of its owner and sets about exacting its own revenge."
which sounds like a typical Perry Mason episode, which explains svengoolie's "Purry Mason" spoof:
I thought Purry Mason looked like a road kill version of Mr. Roger's Henrietta Pussy Cat:
Conversely, other people thought Purry Mason looked like Bill from "Bloom County" cartoon:
The cat in the "Purry Mason" skit looked like he belonged in Bloom County. #svengoolie #ack!
— Nicole Cushing (@NicoleCushing) June 8, 2014
or, wacka, wacka, something the cat dragged in!:
"Jury Foreman: 'We find the defendant innocent. We also find that Purry Mason looks like something the cat dragged in!' "
@TxAv8r @CNN @OBAMA_GAMES @cspanwj This cat is offended at being compared to Obama pic.twitter.com/5ucRwJmxaB
— Bossy Adagio (@adagioforstring) June 20, 2014