The Shell Game/Heron Food Blues
nature cat

The Shell Game - Nature Cat and his pals are ready to play Ronald in their five-player volleyball championship match of the world! They've been practicing all week and are so ready! There's only one problem: their fifth player, Herbert the Hermit Crab, is having a little shell trouble. His shell doesn't fit anymore and he can't play volleyball without one. Can Nature Cat and the gang find the perfect shell to protect Herbert's little crabby belly in time for the game? Or will they be forced to forfeit, making Ronald the champion? Heron Food Blues - It's the annual Net-A-Fish-And-Toss-It-Back-A-Thon over at the pond! But something's not right - Nature Cat and his pals have netted exactly...no fish. Last year there were so many fish they couldn't net 'em fast enough. Where did all the fish go? The answer comes from an unlikely source - Flo the Heron, who lives at the pond and hasn't had a good fish dinner in days. Nature Cat will do whatever it takes to find some fish for Flo. Onward and fishward!

Episode Duration: 28 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 129

About 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."


Future Broadcast times for "Nature Cat": (show all)

Tue, Jul 16 4:30 P.M. Know Your Snow/The Nature-tastic Four and the Humongous Hurricane     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jul 17 12:30 A.M. Know Your Snow/The Nature-tastic Four and the Humongous Hurricane     NH Kids (11.5)
Wed, Jul 17 12:30 P.M. Freezin' in the Summer Season/Total Eclipse of the Sun     NHPBS (11.1)
Wed, Jul 17 4:30 P.M. Hal The Duck/The Crow-Lympics     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jul 18 12:30 A.M. Hal The Duck/The Crow-Lympics     NH Kids (11.5)
Thu, Jul 18 12:30 P.M. Niagara Falls/Nature Plant     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Jul 18 4:30 P.M. Bunny Baby Babysitter / King of the Backyard Bouncy Castles     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jul 19 12:30 A.M. Bunny Baby Babysitter / King of the Backyard Bouncy Castles     NH Kids (11.5)
Fri, Jul 19 12:30 P.M. The Petrified Wood Mystery/Nature Buddy Clubhouse     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Jul 20 4:30 P.M. What A Pearl/Wild Bee Motel     NH Kids (11.5)
Sun, Jul 21 12:30 A.M. What A Pearl/Wild Bee Motel     NH Kids (11.5)
Sun, Jul 21 4:30 P.M. Hal The Duck/The Crow-Lympics     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jul 22 12:30 A.M. Hal The Duck/The Crow-Lympics     NH Kids (11.5)
Mon, Jul 22 12:30 P.M. The Moss Queen/Leaf Moving Machine Mayhem     NHPBS (11.1)
Mon, Jul 22 4:30 P.M. Freezin' in the Summer Season/Total Eclipse of the Sun     NH Kids (11.5)
Tue, Jul 23 12:30 A.M. Freezin' in the Summer Season/Total Eclipse of the Sun     NH Kids (11.5)


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