Poor little mice. All they want is to takeover the world, but as cats will, Mr. Mittens stands in their way.
If you note, there’s a recurring trend of characters grabbing Mr. Mittens by the scruff of his neck. This is probably why cats don’t hold more prominent positions in our society. They’re just helpless.
AMANDA: There's more than one way to skin a cat!
MITTENS: Which is all I wanted to demonstrate for them. I just needed a volunteer!