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* PetDressUp: One of the ads has Morris having to deal with this treatment when a girl has him dressed up like an infant.

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* CatsAreLazy:: Morris is one of the {{Trope Codifier}}s for the lazy, sarcastic orange tom. He likes lazing around and eating [=9Lives=].


The titular cat (voiced by Creator/JohnErwin in North America, Creator/JohnnyMorris and Creator/RichardBriers in the UK) is an orange tabby that described as the "world's most finicky cat". He's a snarky cat who won't eat anything but his favorite cat food: [=9Lives=].

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The titular cat (voiced by Creator/JohnErwin John Erwin in North America, Creator/JohnnyMorris Johnny Morris and Creator/RichardBriers in the UK) is an orange tabby that described as the "world's most finicky cat". He's a snarky cat who won't eat anything but his favorite cat food: [=9Lives=].


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* CatsAreSnarkers: A signature of the campaign is Morris's snarky one-liners against his surroundings.
* CatsAreSuperior: Morris thinks he's better than his peers.


''Morris the Cat'' refers to a long-running advertising campaign by [=9Lives=] cat food.

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''Morris the Cat'' refers to a long-running advertising campaign by [=9Lives=] cat food.
food that began in 1968.



Morris has been played by three different cats, all rescued from shelters.

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On top of being an advertisement icon, Morris is associated with being a spokesperson for cat ownership and adopting pets from rescues. There have been three cat-care books "written" by Morris, he's adopted a kitten named Li'l Mo, and there is a campaign known as the "Morris' Million Cat Rescue". Morris has been played by three different cats, all rescued from shelters.

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''Morris the Cat'' refers to a long-running advertising campaign by [=9Lives=] cat food.

The titular cat (voiced by Creator/JohnErwin in North America, Creator/JohnnyMorris and Creator/RichardBriers in the UK) is an orange tabby that described as the "world's most finicky cat". He's a snarky cat who won't eat anything but his favorite cat food: [=9Lives=].

Morris has been played by three different cats, all rescued from shelters.

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!!This campaign provides examples of:

* CatStereotype: He's one of the {{Trope Codifier}}s for the snarky, short-haired orange tomcat.
* PickyEater: Morris won't eat anything but [=9Lives=].
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Morris loves [=9Lives=] cat food

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