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Orangey, a red tabby cat, was a talented animal actor owned and trained by the well-known cinematic animal handler Frank Inn. Orangey (credited under various names), had a prolific career in film and television in the 1950s and early 1960s and was the only cat to win two Patsy Awards (Picture Animal Top Star of the Year, an animal actor's version of an Oscar) - the first for the title role in Rhubarb (1951), a story about a cat who inherits a fortune, and the second for his portrayal of "Cat", Audrey Hepburn's "poor slob without a name" in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). Other appearances included a regular role as "Minerva" on the television series Our Miss Brooks (1952-1958).

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