Nature Cat

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."

Sat, Jul 24 9:00 A.M. Playground-Palooza/Small But Big     NHPBS

Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better.

Sat, Jul 24 1:30 P.M. Houstons Outdoor Adventure/Hotel Hal     NHPBS KIDS

Houston's Outdoor Adventure Houston's cousin Nigel is coming to visit next week all the way from England.

Sun, Jul 25 8:30 A.M. Playground-Palooza/Small But Big     NHPBS

Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better.

Sun, Jul 25 1:30 P.M. Woodpecker Picks A Place/Here Comes The Sun     NHPBS KIDS

Woodpecker Picks a Place - Nature Cat's band practice keeps getting interrupted by a loud knocking on Hal's doghouse.

Mon, Jul 26 11:30 A.M. Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors     NHPBS KIDS

Garden Impossible - It's a beautiful spring day when Daisy gets an urgent video chat from her best gardening pal, Petunia, who has moved to the city.

Mon, Jul 26 12:00 P.M. Rights Or Wrong/Amazing Animals     NHPBS KIDS

Say it isn't so!

Mon, Jul 26 3:00 P.M. Freezin' in the Summer Season/Total Eclipse of the Sun     NHPBS

Get ready, gang, it's time for Nature Cat's annual Summer Fest - summer fun, the whole day long.

Tue, Jul 27 11:30 A.M. Muck Amok/Follow Those Footprints     NHPBS KIDS

Muck Amok - Squeeks' cousin Marvin needs big-time help, right away!

Tue, Jul 27 12:00 P.M. Breezy Rider/Swamp Thing     NHPBS KIDS

Breezy Rider - Nature Cat and his pals are enjoying a windy day by flying kites in the park.

Tue, Jul 27 3:00 P.M. Ice Is Nice/Bird's Eye View     NHPBS

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

Wed, Jul 28 11:30 A.M. There's Gold in Them Thar Hills/Nature Cat and Mr. Hide     NHPBS KIDS

There's Gold in Them Thar Hills - Squeeks accidentally finds a small nugget of gold in the park stream, but then she inadvertently loses it!

Wed, Jul 28 12:00 P.M. Cave Conundrum/Daisy's Colossal Fossil     NHPBS KIDS

Cave Conundrum - While playing catch, Hal's beloved flying disc Harold is accidentally flung into a cave.

Wed, Jul 28 3:00 P.M. Rights Or Wrong/Amazing Animals     NHPBS

Say it isn't so!

Thu, Jul 29 11:30 A.M. Bunyan Trouble/Foggy Feat     NHPBS KIDS

Thu, Jul 29 12:00 P.M. The Treasure of Bad Dog Bart/Pet Sounds     NHPBS KIDS

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

Thu, Jul 29 3:00 P.M. Backyard Bigfoot/Imperfect Produce     NHPBS

Squeeks is hosting a Backyard Campout Party!

Fri, Jul 30 11:30 A.M. Heartthrob Hamster/Astronuts     NHPBS KIDS

Heartthrob Hamster - Nature Cat's family is pet-sitting their neighbor's super cute hamster, Sir Galahad.

Fri, Jul 30 12:00 P.M. The Big Bath Brouhaha/Fossil Hunt     NHPBS KIDS

Fri, Jul 30 3:00 P.M. Bunyan Trouble/Foggy Feat     NHPBS

Sat, Jul 31 9:00 A.M. Rights Or Wrong/Amazing Animals     NHPBS

Say it isn't so!

Sat, Jul 31 1:30 P.M. Breezy Rider/Swamp Thing     NHPBS KIDS

Breezy Rider - Nature Cat and his pals are enjoying a windy day by flying kites in the park.

Sun, Aug 1 8:30 A.M. Rights Or Wrong/Amazing Animals     NHPBS

Say it isn't so!

Sun, Aug 1 1:30 P.M. Cave Conundrum/Daisy's Colossal Fossil     NHPBS KIDS

Cave Conundrum - While playing catch, Hal's beloved flying disc Harold is accidentally flung into a cave.

Mon, Aug 2 11:30 A.M. Man-Oh-Mangrove/Northern Lights Sights     NHPBS KIDS

How did Kathy, a little lost spiny lobster, wind up in Nature Cat's backyard? It had something to do with getting stuck inside a fisherman's boot, but now there is a big problem.

Mon, Aug 2 12:00 P.M. Are You My Egg?/Sos (Save Our Salad)     NHPBS KIDS

Nature Cat and his pals find a cute, little baby lizard in their yard.

Mon, Aug 2 3:00 P.M. Amber Rocks/The Big Stink     NHPBS

Tue, Aug 3 11:30 A.M. The Deal with Eels/Skip It!     NHPBS KIDS

It could quite possibly be Nature Cat's worst nightmare!

Tue, Aug 3 12:00 P.M. Soil Turmoil/Wisteria Hysteria     NHPBS KIDS

Look out world, Steve the Vole is not a happy camper!

Tue, Aug 3 3:00 P.M. Stop That Squirrel/Onward and Pondward     NHPBS

Stop That Squirrel - Oh yeah!

Wed, Aug 4 11:30 A.M. The Glow Games/Have A Grape Day     NHPBS KIDS

The Glow Games - Here we go again, Ronald!

Wed, Aug 4 12:00 P.M. The Shellersons/Only The Shadow Knows     NHPBS KIDS

The Shellersons - On a trip to Barrel Cactus National Park to enjoy nature in all its glorious splendor, Nature Cat and his pals encounter Shelby, a very sad desert tortoise.

Wed, Aug 4 3:00 P.M. Moth Frolic-Fest/Dune Patrol     NHPBS

Moth Frolic-Fest - Hal can't believe it!

Thu, Aug 5 11:30 A.M. Ocean Commotion - Part 1     NHPBS KIDS

A day for celebrating Hal and his favorite chew toy Mr.

Thu, Aug 5 12:00 P.M. Plants Got The Moves/Magnet Mania     NHPBS KIDS

Plants Got the Moves - Daisy has being getting ready for months for the Animal Science Fair, which is later on in the woods.

Thu, Aug 5 3:00 P.M. Lets Talk Turkey Vulture/Prescription: Nature     NHPBS

Let's Talk Turkey Vulture - It's a crisp autumn day and Nature Cat and his pals are raking leaves in their backyard when a large creepy shadow suddenly covers them.

Fri, Aug 6 11:30 A.M. A Prickly Problem/A Shedtime Story     NHPBS KIDS

Oh no!

Fri, Aug 6 12:00 P.M. Backyard Bigfoot/Imperfect Produce     NHPBS KIDS

Squeeks is hosting a Backyard Campout Party!

Fri, Aug 6 3:00 P.M. Animal Rescue Crew/Nature of Dreams     NHPBS

When Nature Cat and his pals spend the day playing Wild Animal Rescue, they come across a little baby fox with a cut on its front paw.

Sat, Aug 7 9:00 A.M. Moth Frolic-Fest/Dune Patrol     NHPBS

Moth Frolic-Fest - Hal can't believe it!

Sat, Aug 7 1:30 P.M. Are You My Egg?/Sos (Save Our Salad)     NHPBS KIDS

Nature Cat and his pals find a cute, little baby lizard in their yard.

Sun, Aug 8 8:30 A.M. Moth Frolic-Fest/Dune Patrol     NHPBS

Moth Frolic-Fest - Hal can't believe it!

Sun, Aug 8 1:30 P.M. The Shellersons/Only The Shadow Knows     NHPBS KIDS

The Shellersons - On a trip to Barrel Cactus National Park to enjoy nature in all its glorious splendor, Nature Cat and his pals encounter Shelby, a very sad desert tortoise.

Mon, Aug 9 11:30 A.M. Daisy's Wildflower Round-Up/A Party for Squeeks!     NHPBS KIDS

Wild Daisy Knickknack, Nature Cat Kid, Sundown Squeeks and their authentic western horse-poke, Hal, are on a Wild West adventure searching for something really wild - wildflowers!

Mon, Aug 9 12:00 P.M. Snow Way to Keep Warm/So You Think You Know Nature     NHPBS KIDS

A fun day playing in the newly fallen snow takes a turn for Hal when he remembers that he left his favorite dog toy Mr.

Mon, Aug 9 3:00 P.M. Magical Mushroom Mystery Tour/A Midsummer Day's Dream     NHPBS

Tue, Aug 10 11:30 A.M. Wild Batts!/No Bird Left Behind!     NHPBS KIDS

In this fun PBS crossover episode Chris and Martin Kratt show up on Nature Cat as Chris and Martin Batt, two wild bat brothers whose tree home is destroyed, forcing them to find a new shelter.

Tue, Aug 10 12:00 P.M. Nature Cat's Nature Stories/Pattern Problema     NHPBS KIDS

It's Nature Stories day today and as his friends gather around, Nature Cat tells his made-up silly story of where the wind comes from.

Tue, Aug 10 3:00 P.M. Appily Ever After/Sound Off     NHPBS

Appily Ever After - It's Fall!

Wed, Aug 11 11:30 A.M. Flight of the Firefly/Thunderstruck     NHPBS KIDS

The Flight of The Firefly - While looking for fireflies in the backyard, Hal catches one so the gang can look closely at it and watch it glow.

Wed, Aug 11 12:00 P.M. Ocean Commotion - Part 2     NHPBS KIDS

A day for celebrating Hal and his favorite chew toy Mr.

Wed, Aug 11 3:00 P.M. Stop and Hear The Cicadas/Cold-Blooded     NHPBS

Stop And Hear The Cicadas - Today is the day of the Nature Quiz game show and Daisy has been studying non-stop!

Thu, Aug 12 11:30 A.M. Return to Mighty Mountain/Welcome to the Vernal Pond     NHPBS KIDS

Return To Mighty Mountain - There is no giving up for Nature Cat and his pals.

Thu, Aug 12 12:00 P.M. Flamingo-A-Go-Go/What A Tangled Web     NHPBS KIDS

Flamingo-a-go-go - While playing a game of nature I-spy, Squeeks spies something.

Thu, Aug 12 3:00 P.M. Enter The Dragonfly/Water Woes     NHPBS

Enter the Dragonfly - Nature Cat and his pals are assembled in Ye Olde Kingdom of the Backyard to play.

Fri, Aug 13 11:30 A.M. Croak and Swagger/Puddle Pool Party     NHPBS KIDS

Croak and Swagger - Nature Cat leads his friends to the pond for a day of listening to one of the most amazing spring sounds: the bullfrog croak!

Fri, Aug 13 12:00 P.M. The Queen of the Night/Space Rocks     NHPBS KIDS

The Queen of the Night - Sweet jumping gerbils!

Fri, Aug 13 3:00 P.M. The Queen of the Night/Space Rocks     NHPBS

The Queen of the Night - Sweet jumping gerbils!

Sat, Aug 14 9:00 A.M. Stop and Hear The Cicadas/Cold-Blooded     NHPBS

Stop And Hear The Cicadas - Today is the day of the Nature Quiz game show and Daisy has been studying non-stop!

Sat, Aug 14 1:30 P.M. Nature Cat's Nature Stories/Pattern Problema     NHPBS KIDS

It's Nature Stories day today and as his friends gather around, Nature Cat tells his made-up silly story of where the wind comes from.

Sun, Aug 15 8:30 A.M. Stop and Hear The Cicadas/Cold-Blooded     NHPBS

Stop And Hear The Cicadas - Today is the day of the Nature Quiz game show and Daisy has been studying non-stop!

Sun, Aug 15 1:30 P.M. Return to Mighty Mountain/Welcome to the Vernal Pond     NHPBS KIDS

Return To Mighty Mountain - There is no giving up for Nature Cat and his pals.

Mon, Aug 16 11:30 A.M. Great Salt Lake/The Praying Mantis Hunters     NHPBS KIDS

Mon, Aug 16 12:00 P.M. Slime Time/Rock Stars     NHPBS KIDS

Slime Time - Nature Cat can't wait to play with his favorite yarn ball!

Mon, Aug 16 3:00 P.M. Spring Hunter 3000/The Case of the Missing Moon     NHPBS

Spring Hunter 3000 - Spring has sprung!

Tue, Aug 17 11:30 A.M. Secrets of the Old Prairie/A Sticky Sweet Tree Treat     NHPBS KIDS

Tue, Aug 17 12:00 P.M. Gimme Shelter/Goin' Batty     NHPBS KIDS

Gimme Shelter - The gang cannot wait to get to Lookout Point, the premiere spot to watch sunsets!

Tue, Aug 17 3:00 P.M. Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art     NHPBS

Lights Out For Sea Turtles!

Wed, Aug 18 11:30 A.M. Onward and Songward/Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?     NHPBS KIDS

Wed, Aug 18 12:00 P.M. The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party     NHPBS KIDS

The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold!

Wed, Aug 18 3:00 P.M. Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors     NHPBS

Garden Impossible - It's a beautiful spring day when Daisy gets an urgent video chat from her best gardening pal, Petunia, who has moved to the city.

Thu, Aug 19 11:30 A.M. Freezin' in the Summer Season/Total Eclipse of the Sun     NHPBS KIDS

Get ready, gang, it's time for Nature Cat's annual Summer Fest - summer fun, the whole day long.

Thu, Aug 19 12:00 P.M. Ice Is Nice/Bird's Eye View     NHPBS KIDS

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

Thu, Aug 19 3:00 P.M. The Big Bath Brouhaha/Fossil Hunt     NHPBS

Fri, Aug 20 11:30 A.M. Animal Rescue Crew/Nature of Dreams     NHPBS KIDS

When Nature Cat and his pals spend the day playing Wild Animal Rescue, they come across a little baby fox with a cut on its front paw.

Fri, Aug 20 12:00 P.M. Stop That Squirrel/Onward and Pondward     NHPBS KIDS

Stop That Squirrel - Oh yeah!

Fri, Aug 20 3:00 P.M. Croak and Swagger/Puddle Pool Party     NHPBS

Croak and Swagger - Nature Cat leads his friends to the pond for a day of listening to one of the most amazing spring sounds: the bullfrog croak!

Sat, Aug 21 9:00 A.M. Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors     NHPBS

Garden Impossible - It's a beautiful spring day when Daisy gets an urgent video chat from her best gardening pal, Petunia, who has moved to the city.

Sat, Aug 21 1:30 P.M. Gimme Shelter/Goin' Batty     NHPBS KIDS

Gimme Shelter - The gang cannot wait to get to Lookout Point, the premiere spot to watch sunsets!

Sun, Aug 22 8:30 A.M. Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors     NHPBS

Garden Impossible - It's a beautiful spring day when Daisy gets an urgent video chat from her best gardening pal, Petunia, who has moved to the city.

Sun, Aug 22 1:30 P.M. The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party     NHPBS KIDS

The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold!

Mon, Aug 23 11:30 A.M. Appily Ever After/Sound Off     NHPBS KIDS

Appily Ever After - It's Fall!

Mon, Aug 23 12:00 P.M. Amber Rocks/The Big Stink     NHPBS KIDS

Mon, Aug 23 3:00 P.M. Runaway Pumpkin/Lady Bug Tough     NHPBS

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

Tue, Aug 24 11:30 A.M. Spring Hunter 3000/The Case of the Missing Moon     NHPBS KIDS

Spring Hunter 3000 - Spring has sprung!

Tue, Aug 24 12:00 P.M. Under Pressure/Rainy Day     NHPBS KIDS

Tue, Aug 24 3:00 P.M. Houstons Outdoor Adventure/Hotel Hal     NHPBS

Houston's Outdoor Adventure Houston's cousin Nigel is coming to visit next week all the way from England.

Wed, Aug 25 11:30 A.M. Magical Mushroom Mystery Tour/A Midsummer Day's Dream     NHPBS KIDS

Wed, Aug 25 12:00 P.M. The Grand Mystery of the Grand Canyon/Strongest Show on Earth     NHPBS KIDS

Wed, Aug 25 3:00 P.M. The Glow Games/Have A Grape Day     NHPBS

The Glow Games - Here we go again, Ronald!

Thu, Aug 26 11:30 A.M. The Shell Game/Heron Food Blues     NHPBS KIDS

The Shell Game - Nature Cat and his pals are ready to play Ronald in their five-player volleyball championship match of the world!

Thu, Aug 26 12:00 P.M. Niagara Falls/Nature Plant     NHPBS KIDS

Thu, Aug 26 3:00 P.M. Flight of the Firefly/Thunderstruck     NHPBS

The Flight of The Firefly - While looking for fireflies in the backyard, Hal catches one so the gang can look closely at it and watch it glow.

Fri, Aug 27 11:30 A.M. Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants!     NHPBS KIDS

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

Fri, Aug 27 12:00 P.M. Tally Ho, A Volcano/No Rest for the Squeeky     NHPBS KIDS

Fri, Aug 27 3:00 P.M. Plants Got The Moves/Magnet Mania     NHPBS

Plants Got the Moves - Daisy has being getting ready for months for the Animal Science Fair, which is later on in the woods.

Sat, Aug 28 9:00 A.M. The Glow Games/Have A Grape Day     NHPBS

The Glow Games - Here we go again, Ronald!

Sat, Aug 28 1:30 P.M. The Grand Mystery of the Grand Canyon/Strongest Show on Earth     NHPBS KIDS

Sun, Aug 29 8:30 A.M. The Glow Games/Have A Grape Day     NHPBS

The Glow Games - Here we go again, Ronald!

Sun, Aug 29 1:30 P.M. Niagara Falls/Nature Plant     NHPBS KIDS

Mon, Aug 30 11:30 A.M. Hooray, It's Arbor Day/Goodnight, Gracie     NHPBS KIDS

Hooray, It's Arbor Day - While celebrating Arbor Day and their love for trees in the forest, a heavy wind blows Squeeks' favorite climbing tree halfway over.

Mon, Aug 30 12:00 P.M. Star Gazers/A Jump to Remember     NHPBS KIDS

Star Gazers = Nature Cat, Daisy, Squeeks and Hal are so excited for tonight!

Mon, Aug 30 3:00 P.M. The Shell Game/Heron Food Blues     NHPBS

The Shell Game - Nature Cat and his pals are ready to play Ronald in their five-player volleyball championship match of the world!

Tue, Aug 31 11:30 A.M. Kingdom of Rotting Log/Can You Dig It?     NHPBS KIDS

Kingdom of Rotting Log - Sound the royal horns!

Tue, Aug 31 12:00 P.M. Ze Worm Whisperer/Love You, Michael Bluejay     NHPBS KIDS

Tue, Aug 31 3:00 P.M. Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants!     NHPBS

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

Wed, Sep 1 11:30 A.M. Woodpecker Picks A Place/Here Comes The Sun     NHPBS KIDS

Woodpecker Picks a Place - Nature Cat's band practice keeps getting interrupted by a loud knocking on Hal's doghouse.

Wed, Sep 1 12:00 P.M. Moth Frolic-Fest/Dune Patrol     NHPBS KIDS

Moth Frolic-Fest - Hal can't believe it!

Wed, Sep 1 3:00 P.M. The Shellersons/Only The Shadow Knows     NHPBS

The Shellersons - On a trip to Barrel Cactus National Park to enjoy nature in all its glorious splendor, Nature Cat and his pals encounter Shelby, a very sad desert tortoise.

Thu, Sep 2 11:30 A.M. Earth Day Today/Earth Day Every Day     NHPBS KIDS

Earth Day Today - It's Earth Day today!

Thu, Sep 2 12:00 P.M. Stop and Hear The Cicadas/Cold-Blooded     NHPBS KIDS

Stop And Hear The Cicadas - Today is the day of the Nature Quiz game show and Daisy has been studying non-stop!

Thu, Sep 2 3:00 P.M. Wild Batts!/No Bird Left Behind!     NHPBS

In this fun PBS crossover episode Chris and Martin Kratt show up on Nature Cat as Chris and Martin Batt, two wild bat brothers whose tree home is destroyed, forcing them to find a new shelter.

Fri, Sep 3 11:30 A.M. Mud Love/Call It A Night     NHPBS KIDS

Mud Love - To bring Hal's dream of Mud Appreciation Day to fruition, all his pals must lend a muddy hand, collecting different kinds of mud and setting up for the super fun and super messy celebration.

Fri, Sep 3 12:00 P.M. Playground-Palooza/Small But Big     NHPBS KIDS

Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better.

Fri, Sep 3 3:00 P.M. Flamingo-A-Go-Go/What A Tangled Web     NHPBS

Flamingo-a-go-go - While playing a game of nature I-spy, Squeeks spies something.

Sat, Sep 4 9:00 A.M. The Shellersons/Only The Shadow Knows     NHPBS

The Shellersons - On a trip to Barrel Cactus National Park to enjoy nature in all its glorious splendor, Nature Cat and his pals encounter Shelby, a very sad desert tortoise.

Sat, Sep 4 1:30 P.M. Ze Worm Whisperer/Love You, Michael Bluejay     NHPBS KIDS

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