Catanooga Cats Auto Cat concept Art (Hanna-Barbera, 1969). Here is a rare piece of Hanna-Barbera history. The Catanooga Cats Show premiered in 1969. This is concept artwork from the segment called “Motor Mouse and Auto Cat.” This 6″ image of Auto Cat was used in the original pitch for the show to the networks. Produced in mixed media and graphite on trimmed paper.