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The Encyclopedia of Walt Disney's Animated Characters: From Mickey Mouse to Hercules by
John Grant

Walt Disney Character Description of Lucifer from "Cinderella" (1950)

The character of the cat Lucifer was largely inspired by Ward Kimball, who used his own cat as a model. The Newsweek review of Cinderella singled out Lucifer as one of the movie's highligts, describing him as a "fat and utterably smug house cat whom Disney has dreamed up as a wonderful villain to set against the resident's mice". In a long and facinating 1978 article, however, Thomas A. Nelson sees Lucifer rather differently:...
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