Pete is a villainous, anthropomorphic cat that first appeared alongside Mickey Mouse in the black-and-white animated short Steamboat Willie. He has gone on to play antagonist roles in numerous other Disney productions. Despite his conniving ways, however, his plans are generally short-sighted and easily thwarted. He has appeared in numerous Disney-themed games over the years, beginning with the Capcom NES title Mickey Mousecapade. More recently, Pete has made recurring appearances in the Kingdom Hearts series as a lieutenant to the evil sorceress Maleficent.