The original starred Hayley Mills, Dean Jones, Dorothy Provine, Roddy McDowall, Neville Brand, Frank Gorshin, Elsa Lanchester, William Demarest, Ed Wynn and Richard Deacon, an All Star cast!
For some reason the remake in 1997 was not as well received, but in my opinion, much funnier. It starred Christine Ricci, Doug E Doug, Dean Jones, but had an anti-emo, pro-popularity message that is unfortunate.
(2) The non-offensive way to express anger at a cat.
Dude 2: "That Darn Cat."
Dude 1: (leaves)
(2) "That darn cat! Well, at least now I don't have to get a vasectomy.