During the Battle of Klendathu, Kitten was maimed and killed by a Warrior Bug during the general retreat on Klendathu, much to Rico's horror. Kitten was ripped in half by a Warrior Bug, which then flung his upper torso towards Rico knocking him off his feet but he quickly recovered and continue firing his rifle at the Warrior Bug killing it.
- The running scene of Kitten in the beginning of the boot camp is a reference to Al Jenkins from the novel.
- During the Scene where he, Rico and Ace are being drilled before Dizzy joins the training platoon, Smith is seen holding back a laugh before Sergent Zim. This may be a Reference to Stanley Kubrick's 1987 feature length war flim Full Metal Jacket.
- He is played by Matthew Erik Levin, who is best known for this role and who also plays one of the film crew in the 2008 comedy flim, Tropic Thunder.
- Starship Troopers (1997 film)