Although you do get to see him walk later on, this cat spends the majority of his onscreen time being lovingly held by Graham (Peter Friedman).
Hedy (Jennifer Jason Leigh) leaves this wildlife show on TV to keep Allie (Bridget Fonda) entertained while she goes out. Lions, yay!
Not dead, only sleeping. Catman (yes, that really is his name) rests next to his unconscious human in the bathtub.