This Black Kitty-Cat Clock is powered by a single AA battery rather than the 2 “C” batteries that the original Kit-Cat requires. It is a smaller version of the original that was invented in 1932, during the height of The Great Depression, the Kit-Cat® Klock was first invented in Oregon by designer Earl Arnault (1904-1971). With its’ signature wagging tail, rolling eyes, and contagious smile; Kit-Cat inspired joy during one of America’s roughest patches. Still made by the California Clock Company in California, USA. Kitty Cat is a great way to bring a smile and uplift the atmosphere of any room or apartment.