In 1951, LIFE photographer Allan Grant visited the home of an orange tabby who will remain nameless.
It's not clear why exactly, but a corn cob contraption was set up on the dining room table.
The cob was skewered while salt, pepper, and butter waited nearby.
Who could this be for?
[Cookie Monster Noises]
Then some guys with movie cameras showed up and made it weird.
Straight-off-the-table style was also demonstrated.
Proud, proud, proud, proud, PROUD.
All photographs by Allan Grant, via the LIFE photo archive.
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