Nature Cat

Nature Cat

PBS KIDS new series NATURE CAT follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. In each episode, once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, "backyard explorer extraordinaire." Nature Cat can't wait to get outside for a day of backyard nature excursions and bravery, but there's one problem: He's still a house cat with no instincts for nature. Like many of today's kids, Nature Cat is eager and enthusiastic about outside activities, but is at times intimidated by them. With the help of his animal friends, Nature Cat embarks on action-packed adventures that include exciting missions full of nature investigation, "aha" discovery moments and humor, all while inspiring children to go outside and "play the show." NATURE CAT is voiced by an all-star line-up of comedic actors, including Saturday Night Live stars Taran Killam (Nature Cat), Kate McKinnon (Squeeks), Bobby Moynihan (Hal) and Kenan Thompson (Ronald); and Kate Micucci (Scrubs, The Big Bang Theory) as Daisy.

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Heartthrob Hamster/Astronuts

Nature Cat's family is pet-sitting their neighbor's hamster, Sir Galahad, who gets loose and runs.

Mon, May 1 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Tue, May 2 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Mon, Jun 5 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 5 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 30 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 30 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Muck Amok/Follow Those Footprints

Nature Cat and his pals are called into action to figure out how to stop a marsh from flooding.

Thu, Apr 27 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Fri, Apr 28 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Tue, May 2 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Wed, May 3 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Mon, Jun 5 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 30 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Breezy Rider/Swamp Thing

A strong gust of wind blows Squeeks' kite up into the sky with Squeeks still holding onto it!

Fri, Apr 28 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Sat, Apr 29 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Wed, May 3 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Thu, May 4 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Tue, Jun 6 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 6 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

The Treasure of Bad Dog Bart/Pet Sounds

While digging a hole to bury his bone, Hal uncovers Bad Dog Bart's treasure map.

Thu, May 4 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Fri, May 5 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Tue, Jun 6 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Cave Conundrum/Daisy's Colossal Fossil

Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal must venture into a cave to find Hal's beloved flying disc.

Thu, Apr 27 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 7 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 7 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

There's Gold in Them Thar Hills/Nature Cat and Mr. Hide

Nature Cat ventures to into a stream to do all he can to try and find a piece of gold for Squeeks.

Thu, Apr 27 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, Apr 27 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, Apr 28 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 7 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Where Have All the Butterflies Gone?!/For the Birdies!

Nature Cat and his pals decide to build a butterfly garden before the butterflies have to fly off.

Fri, Apr 28 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Apr 28 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Sat, Apr 29 at 9:00 am on WTTW HD

Sun, Apr 30 at 8:30 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 1 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 8 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 8 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Ants Revolution/Tide Pool Tough

A surprise picnic for Squeeks turns into a cheesecake chase scene, as ants steal the dessert!

Mon, May 1 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 1 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, May 2 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 8 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Stream and Shout/Hal's Day Off

The gang follow a stream uphill, explore new environments and meet all sorts of friendly critters.

Tue, May 2 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, May 2 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, May 3 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 9 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 9 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Tally Ho! A Rainbow/Travelin' Seeds

After a rainstorm Daisy wants to capture a picture of a rainbow for her Granny Bunny.

Wed, May 3 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, May 3 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, May 4 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 9 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Hooray, It's Arbor Day/Goodnight, Gracie

While celebrating Arbor Day, a heavy wind blows Squeeks' favorite climbing tree halfway over.

Thu, May 4 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, May 4 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, May 5 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Sun, May 7 at 8:30 am on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 12 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 12 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Ze Worm Whisperer/Love You, Michael Bluejay

Fri, May 5 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, May 5 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Sat, May 6 at 9:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 8 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 12 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Star Gazers/A Jump to Remember

Nature Cat falling asleep when he and his friends go star gazing to see some shooting stars.

Mon, May 8 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 8 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 13 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 13 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Happy Halentine's Day/The Groundhog Way

Hal forgot to buy the gifts for his favorite holiday! Does this mean Valentine's Day is ruined?

Tue, May 9 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, May 9 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, May 10 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Kingdom of Rotting Log/Can You Dig It?

Nature Cat and his friends want to build their royal castle in the woods for a day of royal play!

Wed, May 10 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, May 10 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 13 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mud Love/Call It A Night

To bring Hal's dream of Mud Appreciation Day to fruition, all his pals must lend a muddy hand.

Thu, May 11 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, May 11 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, May 12 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 14 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 14 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Woodpecker Picks A Place/Here Comes The Sun

Nature Cat and the gang find a woodpecker pecking away at Hal's roof!

Fri, May 12 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, May 12 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Sat, May 13 at 9:00 am on WTTW HD

Sun, May 14 at 8:30 am on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 14 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

The Great Grasshopper Race/Fall for Hal

Hal has been training his grasshopper buddy Dustin Hopman to compete in the Great Grasshopper Race.

Mon, May 15 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 15 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, May 16 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 15 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 15 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Playground-Palooza/Small But Big

Nature Cat and his friends have trouble reading the directions to the Small But Big Art Fair.

Tue, May 16 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, May 16 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, May 17 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 15 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Slime Time/Rock Stars

The gang sets out to find the culprit that took Nature Cat's favorite yarn ball.

Wed, May 17 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, May 17 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, May 18 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 16 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 16 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Gimme Shelter/Goin' Batty

The gang must find shelter before a dastardly downpour on their way to Lookout Point.

Thu, May 18 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, May 18 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, May 19 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Sun, May 21 at 8:30 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 16 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party

Nature Cat and the gang find a map to The Gardens of Gold. Some say it's just a neighborhood legend!

Fri, May 19 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, May 19 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Sat, May 20 at 9:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 22 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 20 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 20 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Ice Is Nice/Bird's Eye View

A fun-filled day of ice-skating takes a turn when Nature Cat's beloved hot cocoa Hug Mug breaks.

Mon, May 22 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 22 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, May 23 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 20 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Stop That Squirrel/Onward and Pondward

A grey squirrel named Cruiser breaks into Nature Cat's bird feeder and takes all the birdseed.

Thu, May 25 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, May 25 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Fri, May 26 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 22 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 22 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Appily Ever After/Sound Off

It's Fall! Apple picking season! Nature Cat's tells his version of Johnny Appleseed.

Fri, May 26 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, May 26 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Sat, May 27 at 9:00 am on WTTW HD

Sun, May 28 at 8:30 am on WTTW HD

Mon, May 29 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 22 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Spring Hunter 3000/The Case of the Missing Moon

Daisy plays a game called Spring Hunter 3000! Nature Cat and his pals search for the missing moon.

Tue, May 23 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, May 23 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, May 24 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 26 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 26 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Runaway Pumpkin/Lady Bug Tough

Daisy has grown the biggest, most beautiful pumpkin and wants to get it to the Halloween Party.

Wed, May 24 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, May 24 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, May 25 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

The Shell Game/Heron Food Blues

Nature Cat and his pals are ready to play Ronald in a volleyball championship match.

Mon, May 29 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, May 30 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 29 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 29 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants!

On a dare from Ronald, Nature Cat and his pals try to climb up to The Mighty Mountain Peak.

Tue, May 30 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, May 30 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, May 31 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 29 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Flight of the Firefly/Thunderstruck

It's Nature Scrapbook Day today! Nature Cat gets caught in a thunderstorm while out in nature.

Wed, May 31 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, May 31 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 1 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 27 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Plants Got The Moves/Magnet Mania

Daisy must find another science project to exhibit at the Animal Science Fair after hers is ruined.

Sat, Apr 29 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Sun, Apr 30 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Thu, Jun 1 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Thu, Jun 1 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 28 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Return to Mighty Mountain/Welcome to the Vernal Pond

Nature Cat and his pals try to reach the peak of the Mighty Mountains with help from Granny Bunny.

Thu, Apr 27 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Sun, Apr 30 at 5:00 pm on WTTW Kids 24/7

Mon, May 1 at 1:00 am on WTTW Kids 24/7

Fri, Jun 2 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Fri, Jun 2 at 1:00 pm on WTTW HD

Mon, Jun 26 at 3:00 pm on WTTW HD

Ocean Commotion - Part 1

The gang navigate the oceans in search of Hal's chew toy that Nature Cat dropped down a storm drain!

Tue, Jun 27 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Tue, Jun 27 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

Ocean Commotion - Part 2

The gang navigate the oceans in search of Hal's chew toy that Nature Cat dropped down a storm drain!

Wed, Jun 28 at 8:00 am on WTTW HD

Wed, Jun 28 at 3:30 pm on WTTW HD

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