Kitbull is a 2D, experimental Pixar animated short film from the new SparkShorts division of the studio. It was directed by Rosana Sullivan and produced by Kathryn Hendrickson. It will have a limited release alongside The Little Mermaid at the El Capitan Theater from January 18 - 24, 2019. It will premier on Disney's new direct-to-consumer streaming service Disney+ in late 2019.
A cat lives in a junkyard in San Francisco, next to a house. The cat is fed by passersby and is able sleep in a cardboard box. One day, a dog moves in to the house next to the junkyard; the dog is heavily neglected and is left outside every night except for when used for illegal dogfighting. The cat is initially very hostile to the dog, but then grows to understand the dog's situation. At the end, the cat and dog escape and are adopted.
- Kitbull is the first 2D animated film by the SparkShorts division