1989 - That icky grey cat named Church in "Pet Sematary" sure causes a lot of trouble when he is brought back to life.
1997 - Who can forget Dr. Evil's hairless feline Mr. Bigglesworth in the "Austin Powers" series. Remember to heed Dr. Evil's warning: "...When Dr. Evil gets angry, Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset. And when Mr. Bigglesworth gets upset... people DIE!"
2000 - Ben Stiller makes a major faux pas when he loses his girlfriend's parents' beloved Himalayan cat, Mr. Jinx, in "Meet the Parents."