Mickey’s Pal Pluto (film) Mickey Mouse cartoon; released on February 18, 1933. Directed by Burt Gillett. When Mickey and Minnie find some kittens, Pluto is jealous, torn between his angel good and bad consciences. When the cats fall into a well, Pluto and his angel-self rescue them. It was remade as Lend a Paw (1941), which won an Academy Award.