Tom and Jerry were a series of comedy shorts by MGM which were released in the from 1940 until 1996. In 1992 a game was released for the SNES based on the cartoon shorts. The SNES Version was supposed to get a sequel which was not released.
Why It was canceled.
The game was scrapped because of the over saturation of games based on cartoons in the video game market.
The game was permanently shelved. However, 2 images of the game exist on the internet.