Film critic Anne Bilson has written, and published as a free e-book, My Day by Jones: A Cat’s-Eye View of Alien. It does precisely what she promises.
Here´s the opening passage:
Y-a-w-n. Was just having a pleasant dream about eviscerating a small family of fieldmice when the can-opener tipped me off her chest by sitting up. Impossible to go back to sleep with the can-openers all aflutter like this. S-t-r-e-t-c-h. They seem to think we’re home. I could tell them we’re not, but I’ll leave them to work that out for themselves. No sense of direction, these people. But hey, since I’m awake, might as well take advantage of the situation to tuck into some moggynosh. I eat at the big table, like everyone else. I have my own bowl with JONES painted on the side so the can-openers won’t steal my food.
So, there´s two main things going on here. There´s the creation of an alternative point of view, ostensibly feline but actually rather anthropomorphised. Then there´s a series of “recognition beats” in which you put together where in the Alien narrative you are from the clues on offer.
Ultimately, it´s not a million miles away from Dreamworks´ Puss in Boots movie, just dressed in a completely different genre. I had a lot of fun with both but Jones is certainly leaner.