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"Thomas O'Malley Cat" is a song featured in Disney's The Aristocats. It is sung by Thomas O'Malley (Phil Harris).

Plot

Edgar sedates the cats by putting an entire bottle of sleeping pills in their milk and then heads out into the countryside to dispose of them. In the morning, Duchess wakes up and hears someone singing and meets Thomas, and this song introduces him. Afterward, he offers to guide her and her kittens to Paris.

Lyrics

Thomas O'Malley
I like cheech-a-cheech-chee-roni
Like they make at home
Or a healthy fish with a big backbone

I'm Abraham DeLacey
Giuseppe Casey
Thomas O'Malley
O'Malley the alley cat!

I've got that wanderlust
Gotta walk the scene
Gotta kick up highway dust
Feel the grass that's green

Gotta strut them city streets
Showin' off my éclat, yeah
Tellin' my friends of the social elite
Or some cute cat I happen to meet

That I'm Abraham DeLacey
Giuseppe Casey
Thomas O'Malley
O'Malley the alley cat!

Duchess: Why, monsieur, your name seems to cover all of Europe!
O'Malley: Well of course. I'm the only cat of my kind.

I'm king of the highway
Prince of the boulevard
Duke of the avant-garde
The world is my backyard

So if you're goin' my way
That's the road you wanna seek
Calcutta to Rome or
Home Sweet Home in Paris...
Magnifique, you all!

Toulouse: Oh, boy! An alley cat!
Marie: Shh! Listen.

O'Malley
I only got myself
And this big old world
But I sip that cup of life
With my fingers curled

I don't worry what road to take
I don't have to think of that
Whatever I take is the road I make
It's the road of life make no mistake, for me

Yeah, Abraham DeLacey
Giuseppe Casey
Thomas O'Malley
O'Malley the alley cat

That's right
And I'm very proud of that
Yeah!

v - e - d
The Aristocats logo
Media
The AristocatsVideoBooksThe Aristocats: The Animated Series
Disney Parks
It's a Small World

Entertainment: Fantasy FestivalOne Man's Dream
Restaurant: Center Street Coffeehouse
Parade: Disney Friends Springtime ProcessionalHappiness is Here ParadeMickey's Storybook ExpressMickey's WaterWorks
Firework: Mickey's Mix MagicWonderful World of Animation

Characters
DuchessThomas O'MalleyToulouseMarieBerliozRoquefortFrou-FrouEdgarMadame Adelaide BonfamilleGeorges HautecourtThe MilkmanNapoleon and LafayetteAbigail and Amelia GabbleUncle WaldoScat CatAlley CatsElvira (deleted)
Locations
Paris, FranceBonfamille's ResidenceFarmAlley cats' apartment
Songs
The AristocatsScales and ArpeggiosThomas O'Malley CatEverybody Wants to Be a Cat
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