Introduced 1984 by Jumbo in Europe, Playline in the U.S. and Kawada in Japan. Sold as custom-branded versions for banks and breweries in the mid-1980s and 1990s by Identity Games. ababa Toys released two versions in the U.S. in 2006: Cat and Mouse, and Itchy & Scratchy. Identity Games relaunched Cat and Mouse and Itchy & Scratchy at the 2005 Nuremberg Toy Fair. Gakken is successfully marketing Cat and Mouse in Japan beginning in 2006. Identity Games relaunched Kat and Muis as a promotional product in 2014.