The Costly Cat is a comic story written by Vic Lockman and drawn by Tony Strobl. It features Scrooge McDuck, Daisy Duck, Emily Quackfaster, James Wadly and Ali Swan.


Trying to get rid of a stray cat who has been stubbornly following him around, Scrooge McDuck decides to send it to the Emperor of Alistan, Ali Swan, knowing the Alistanian customs will call for Swan to gift him some other (and, presumably, valuable) animal in return. Unfortunately, Swan has plans of his own…

Behind the scenesEdit

This story was first printed in 1964 in Uncle Scrooge #53. It was then reprinted in Uncle Scrooge #157 and in the australian Giant #342 and #566.

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