Tom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created in , by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. It centers on a rivalry between its two title. Find out more about Tom and Jerry! Visit the official Boomerang Tom and Jerry microsite and find out about the best games and videos. Tom is a cat who is forever on the tail of his cheeky little housemate, Jerry the mouse. No tricks, traps or cast-iron frying pans will stop him in his chase for a tasty. Vogel had approved of Deitch and his team's work, but MGM decided not to renew their contract after Vogel's game star abo. The first feature-length film based on the series, Tom and Jerry: The first love interest is Toots who appears in Puss n' Tootsprosv.ru calls him "Tommy" in The Mouse Comes to Dinner. This section does not cite any sources. Although cats typically chase mice to consume them, it is quite rare for Tom to actually try to consume Jerry.