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A Prickly Problem/A Shedtime Story (#213) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Oh no! Norman the Squirrel and the rest of the woodland creatures are scared. There was a porcupine sighting in the woods, so they're all hiding in Hal's doghouse to stay safe. Stay safe? What's so scary about porcupines? Well, according to Norman the Squirrel, the quills on porcupines' back are like sharp needles and porcupines can even shoot them at you from far away. So scary! But Daisy isn't convinced. It's time for a little scientific investigation to debunk this nature myth! / What in the woods is wrong with Hal today? He is so itchy, and begins to scratch all over, which causes some of his fur to fall off. This alarms Nature Cat who thinks that Hal has the Fury Flu and he will lose all his hair! When Daisy and Squeeks are the next to get itchy, and some of their hair falls out, Nature Cat thinks that the Fury Flu is contagious and runs off. He doesn't want to lose all his hair too!

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 1:30am

Star Gazers/A Jump to Remember (#113) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Star Gazers = Nature Cat, Daisy, Squeeks and Hal are so excited for tonight! They are going star gazing and are hoping to see some shooting stars! They are all ready, they have their blankets and pillows and hot cocoa and a star map of the sky! There's only one thing they didn't count on - Nature Cat falling asleep! A Jump To Remember - Nature Cat has been trying to get into the Animal Book of World Records forever, and it looks like he is down to his last chance as he tries to be the champion animal snow ski jumper. But there is just one slight problem: there is no snow on the ground on this winter's day! He can't snow ski jump without snow! When all seems lost, and Nature Cat's dream seems dashed, the gang has an idea - is it possible to actually create their own snow? Tally ho!

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 7:30am

Spring Hunter 3000/The Case of the Missing Moon (#127) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Spring Hunter 3000 - Spring has sprung! And it's now time for Daisy's favorite online game: Spring Hunter 3000! The goal of the game is to try and find as many signs of spring as possible: birds, flowers, you name it. The more you find, the more points you get. And whoever gets the most points is deemed the Queen or King of spring! Oh yeah! Oh yeah! The Case of the Missing Moon - Hal is so so so sad! When he went to howl at the moon, like he does every night, the moon was? gone! But that's impossible! How does a moon just disappear? There has to be a logical explanation, right? Can Nature Cat and his pals find the missing moon? Or will Hal's nightly howls come to an end for good?

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 13, 2019 -- 5:30pm
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 1:30am
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 16, 2019 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 16, 2019 -- 10:30pm Remind me

Enter The Dragonfly/Water Woes (#206) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Enter the Dragonfly - Nature Cat and his pals are assembled in Ye Olde Kingdom of the Backyard to play. The Knights of Nature! Huzzah! When Ronald sees their shiny Knights of Nature helmets, he's entranced and wants one of his own. But not so fast, Ronald! Nature Cat explains that in order to wear a helmet, Ronald must become a Knight of Nature by going on a quest, and his quest is to find a dragonfly! Huzzah! Water Woes - Whaaaat?! Daisy's whole garden isn't looking so good. The plants are all droopy and way smaller than last year. Daisy explains that the reason is because they are in a drought, which means it hasn't rained in a while. And since it hasn't rained, her rain barrel, which she uses to water her plants, is totally empty. Even other woodland creatures are thirsty and looking for water because of the drought. Man oh man! Nature Cat and the gang have to do something to help, but they can't make it rain! What they can do is learn to conserve water! Hooray!

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Are You My Egg?/Sos (Save Our Salad) (#215H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Nature Cat and his pals find a cute, little baby lizard in their yard. The lizard, named Leeza, needs help because she is confused and lost, looking for the rest of her brothers and sister. Nature Cat and his friends will help this little cutie, but all Leeza knows is that she came from a dark, warm, cozy place where she had food. And after awhile it started to feel a little tight inside there and she had to break out of it. Sounds like she hatched from an egg! It's time for Nature Cat and his pals to help this little lizard find her nest. Onward and egg-ward! / When beetles threaten the health of Nature Cat's garden, he enlists the help of his pals to rid his growing vegetable plants of those pesky, leaf-eating bugs and save his salad! But getting rid of the beetles proves to be hard as his spider and ladybug friends aren't up for the task. And Ronald's only idea is using his very own bug spray "Ronald's Bugging Out!" which would be bad because it would get rid of all the bugs! When there doesn't seem to be any way to help his garden, an unlikely super hero arrives to save the day.

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 14, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 29, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Happy Halentine's Day/The Groundhog Way (#114H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Happy Halentine's Day - Tah-dee! It's Valentine's Day, Hal's most favorite holiday of all! And to celebrate, every year Hal shows his love by handing out cards, flowers and candy to all of his Valentines, ending with a super special delivery of love to his mommy! But there's a slight problem this year, Hal forgot to buy the gifts! Oh no, Valentine's Day is ruined! Never fear! Nature Cat has an idea - they can reuse items found in nature and quickly make their very own Nature Valentines! Phew! The Groundhog Way - It's Groundhog Day! Today the Groundhog should tell our pals if Spring will come early or if Winter will stay around longer. But the Groundhog has a different plan for this year, do nothing! He is not going to come out of his burrow to make a weather prediction! Oh no! Why? Because in the last ten years he's been right only five times. He can't stand the pressure and thinks it's time for someone else to do his job. Without the Groundhog, how will anyone know if spring will come early this year? It's up to Nature Cat to save the day, to fill in for the Groundhog and make his very own weather prediction! Wait, how is he going to do that?!

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 17, 2019 -- 7:00am Remind me

Return to Mighty Mountain/Welcome to the Vernal Pond (#138) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Return To Mighty Mountain - There is no giving up for Nature Cat and his pals. After failing to reach the peak of the Mighty Mountains, they are going to try to hike all the way up again! But this time, they have a surprise: help from an unlikely, yet extremely experienced, mountain climber to guide them - Granny Bunny! Welcome to the Vernal Pond - While playing in the woods, Nature Cat and his pals come across Fern, a spotted salamander who just so happens to be pregnant, and ready to have her babies! But she needs help getting to the safest spot in the woods to have her babies, the vernal pond. Nature Cat knows these woods like the back of his hand, and he has never heard of or seen the vernal pond. Fern cannot wait to show them why!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 15, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 16, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Garden Impossible/Agents of the Great Outdoors (#207) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

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. Petunia has gotten herself into a quite a pickle. The Urban Gardening Club is coming to consider her for club membership in a month. Only trouble is, she doesn't have a garden, and she doesn't know how to grow one in the city. If she can't become a member of the Urban Gardening Club, she doesn't know what she'll do. Not to worry! No garden is impossible for Daisy and her pals! Time to build a city garden! Tally ho! Agents of the Great Outdoors - The Agents of the Great Outdoors are on a super-secret spy mission! Shhh! They're going undercover to find out if the noises animals make are their own way of talking to each other, and whoever finds the answer will get the Golden Badge of Honor. Ooooh! It's so golden and so badge-y and all at the same time. The Agents of the Great Outdoors are on the case! Time to find out if animals communicate! Onward and Yonward!

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Appily Ever After/Sound Off (#126) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Appily Ever After - It's Fall! Apple picking season! But Hal wants to know - how did the apples get up in the trees? An apple fairy? A magic spell? The internet? And how long does it take? Long time? Short time? No time? So many questions! That reminds Nature Cat of his all-time favorite nature story, which will help answer all of Hal's apple questions. It's time to tell Nature Cat's version of Johnny Appleseed! Sound Off - Man-oh-man! What's that noise?! Daisy keeps hearing the most annoying beeping sound and it's coming from across the lake. The terrible sound is even upsetting the lake fish and if it doesn't stop soon, the fish could be in big trouble! Can Nature Cat and his pals find where the rogue sound is coming from and stop the boisterous blaring beeps? Onward and soundward!

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 18, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Kingdom of Rotting Log/Can You Dig It? (#115) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Kingdom of Rotting Log - Sound the royal horns! Baa-baaa-baaaa! Today, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Hal and Daisy want to build their royal castle in the woods, for a day of royal play! But the build doesn't go so smoothly because there is a rotting log in the way of where they want to put their castle. In trying to remove the log, our gang finds out how important rotting logs are. Can You Dig It? - Today, Nature Cat and his pals look to answer question number 73 on Nature Cat's Nature Curiosity List: if they keep digging a hole deeper and deeper, where will they end up? With the help of Daisy's homemade Earthbreaker One machine and their imaginations, our gang goes onward and downward, through the earth, and winds up somewhere very surprising.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

There's Gold in Them Thar Hills/Nature Cat and Mr. Hide (#106) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

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! To make her feel better, Nature Cat ventures back to the stream to do all he can to try and find another piece of gold for Squeeks. Nature Cat and Mr. Hide - Nature Cat hopes to finally beat Ronald at the Neighborhood Hide 'N' Seek Championship - Cat Edition. His chances for victory improve when his pals introduce him to what a lot of animals use in the wild: camouflage. Can Nature Cat master camouflage and stay hidden in plain sight to capture the crown? Not if Ronald has his say!

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 19, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 23, 2019 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 23, 2019 -- 10:30pm Remind me

Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art (#203) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Lights Out For Sea Turtles! - Nature Cat and his pals are camping out on the beach! Sweet! While they're looking for seashells they run into Squeeks sea turtle friend, Celia, who just laid more than one hundred eggs. Squeeks wants to see the baby sea turtles up close and watch them run to the ocean. She hears the cuteness factor is off the charts! Celia's eggs won't hatch for a while, but she says there are lots of other nests on the beach and some of the eggs are bound to hatch tonight. Best. Beach. Campout. EVER! Time to find a sea turtle nest! Nature Art - Today is the day of Hal's Aunt Riva's Nature Art Festival and Aunt Riva has a surprise. She's inviting Hal, Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy to be part of her Nature Art show. Hooray! Aunt Riva encourages everyone to let their creative juices flow and create their own nature art. The pressure quickly gets to Nature Cat and he's worried he'll never be inspired to make any nature, but Nature Cat just needs to take Aunt Riva's advice. He needs to relax and soak up nature. That should lead to inspiration! Onward and artward!

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Flamingo-A-Go-Go/What A Tangled Web (#136) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Flamingo-a-go-go - While playing a game of nature I-spy, Squeeks spies something... pink?! Pink? What in nature is pink? Upon a closer look, the gang finds the source of the pink color, Lola, a flamingo who lost her flock while they were on their way to a new home. Lola doesn't remember where their new home was going to be! It's up to Nature Cat and his pals to find Lola's new home, while learning a little bit about flamingos along the way. What a Tangled Web - Oh no, Nature Cat is really sad today! It seems that someone has been taking all his cat toys, most recently Mr. Silly Sock! How can they find out who the cat toy thief is? Daisy gets an idea to catch the thief, inspired by Wanda the spider who has a web in Daisy's garden.

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  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 20, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Mighty Mountain Climbers/Bug Eating Plants! (#130H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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. They get all the supplies they need, and head out, led by Nature Cat. But they soon find out that hiking up a mountain is hard, and poses many problems no matter how prepared you are. Will they make it all the way to the peak?! Bug Eating Plants! - A super excited Squeeks shows her brand-new, homemade comic "Bug Eating Plants of The Swamp!" to her pals. As Squeeks begins to read the story, we see this action packed adventure played out, as tiny Nature Cat, Hal, Daisy and Squeeks must make their way through the swamp while trying to stay away from the Bug Eating Plants, which proves difficult for Tiny Hal!

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Ants Revolution/Tide Pool Tough (#108) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Ants Revolution - A surprise picnic for Squeeks turns into a cheesecake chase scene, as ants steal Squeeks' surprise dessert! Nature Cat and his pals try to get the dessert back for Squeeks, but watch as the ants bring the cheesecake down into their ant hill! Oh no! Tide Pool Tough - A day at the beach is not so fun for Nature Cat as he watches his pals having tons of fun surfing in the ocean. Nature Cat would love to join them but he is scared of the water! Possible help for Nature Cat comes from an unlikely source - the tide pool creatures who try to get him to feel more comfortable in the water. Can Nature Cat become tide pool tough, and then join his friends surfing?

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 24, 2019 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sun, Nov 24, 2019 -- 10:30pm Remind me

Bunyan Trouble/Foggy Feat (#209) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Nature Cat And His Friends Go For A Walk And All Sudden Hal Slips At The Bottom Of That Slippery Sand Slide/Hal Go Snorkeling To Underwater Animals.

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Ocean Commotion - Part 2 (#140) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

A day for celebrating Hal and his favorite chew toy Mr. Chewinsky's three-year anniversary as dog and toy has gone from joyous fun to total sadness as Nature Cat has made a terrible mistake! Nature Cat accidentally dropped Mr. Chewinsky down the storm drain, and now he is floating on the storm water, working his way through the drain system to the river and out to the ocean! Oh no! As the gang goes to find and save Mr. Chewinsky, they learn how all waterways are connected, and also meet up with a new special friend named Nature Dog, who helps them navigate the oceans. Will they find Mr. Chewinsky? Will Hal be able to celebrate his anniversary!? And who is Nature Dog?!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 22, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 23, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

The Queen of the Night/Space Rocks (#131H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Queen of the Night - Sweet jumping gerbils! Tonight is the one night a year that the Queen of the Night cactus blooms but the flower only lasts for a few hours! Daisy has always wanted to go to the desert to see it. But to find the flower in the great big desert - and in time - Nature Cat and the gang are sure going to need some help from new friends. Space Rocks - Nature Cat and his pals are on a top-secret, extremely important mission to find a real space rock for Squeeks' rock collection. Finding a real space rock is not the easiest thing in the world to do, in fact it's very hard, but that doesn't deter Nature Cat and the gang from looking all over the four corners of their neighborhood!

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Tally Ho! A Rainbow/Travelin' Seeds (#110) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Tally Ho! A Rainbow - After a rainstorm (Nature Cat is sure glad it's over!) Daisy wants to capture a picture of a rainbow for her Granny Bunny who just loves rainbows! But finding a rainbow is easier said than done, as the four friends trek all over in search of it! Travelin' Seeds - When Daisy finds a beautiful flower in her garden that she didn't plant, it's up to Nature Cat and his pals to find out where the flower came from. Their investigation leads them through the park and into the woods where the clues show them that seeds can actually travel far distances and grow where they land.

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  • PBS Kids: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Rights Or Wrong/Amazing Animals (#210) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Say it isn't so! Cousin Marvin and the marsh are in trouble - again! Something is stopping the water upstream and now marsh has no steady source of water and it dried up. Nooo! Without the stream water, animals have to move on in search of food. Nature Cat and his pals investigate and find... Ronald?! It seems that Ronald has built a huge water slide that is blocking the stream and he refuses to move it! It's up to Nature Cat and his pals to convince Ronald to do the right thing and save the marsh! / Granny Bunny has a wintery surprise for Daisy and her pals. All they need to do is meet her at the top of the really big hill in Sunset Park but getting there is not so easy! They have freezing cold temperatures to deal with, deep snow to get over and icy mountainsides to climb. When all seems lost, and our gang feels like they cannot go on because of the elements, they get inspiration and ideas from a few unlikely animals!

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Stream and Shout/Hal's Day Off (#109) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Stream and Shout - Nature Cat goes to his Nature Curiosity List for inspiration, and finds number 73: "Where do streams begin?" This seemingly simple question leads the gang on an action-packed adventure, as they follow the stream uphill, exploring new environments and meeting all sorts of friendly critters. When they finally find out where the stream begins they are whoa-ho-ho amazed! Hal's Day Off - After a silly mishap leaves Hal alone in the big city (well, he does have his chew-toy Mr. Chewinsky with him), it's up to Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy to make their way to the city and find Hal! Tally ho! Even though Hal is having so much fun sightseeing, he will need to get home somehow. When Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy can't locate Hal, they turn to animals that they never even knew lived in the city for help!

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  • PBS Kids: Tue, Nov 26, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Daisy's Wildflower Round-Up/A Party for Squeeks! (#214H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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! Wildflowers grow without anyone planting them. How wild is that? Time to round up three of the wildest wild flowers this side of the Mississippi. Actually, both sides! Yee-haw! / Poor Squeeks, has the winter blues! She feels like it's been winter forever and she's sick of it. She also misses her other friends who have been gone all winter, especially her pal Edna the eagle. Nature Cat has an idea to cheer up his mouse pal! What if they throw Squeeks an End-Of-The-Winter party to celebrate this time of year, and to remind her of all the things she loves about nature? That should cheer her up, right? Time to plan a party for Squeeks!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • PBS Kids: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 30, 2019 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 30, 2019 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 9, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Lets Talk Turkey Vulture/Prescription: Nature (#205H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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. Nature Cat looks up to see big bald birds swooping over their heads. What are those things? And what do they want? Ahhhh! The scary birds come down to introduce themselves as Tammy and Tobias. The gang learns that they're turkey vultures, and despite their intimidating appearance, they come in peace, man! Prescription: Nature - Hal has been inside his doghouse all week trying to build a Squeak-a-saurus Rex, a model Tyrannosaurs Rex built completely out of squeak toys. It's gonna be fabuladocious! But every time he's about to be finished, the model breaks apart, making Hal very frustrated and tired. He'll never get his Squeak-a-saurus Rex finished!! Dr. Daisy has the remedy. A dose of nature should do the trick! It's time for Hal to take a break and go outside!

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Where Have All the Butterflies Gone?!/For the Birdies! (#107) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

Where Have All the Butterflies Gone?! Oh no! A long-awaited play date with Daisy's butterfly friends is at risk because there are no flowers around for the butterflies to feed on. When all seems lost, Nature Cat steps up to save the day. He and his pals decide to build a new butterfly garden before the butterflies have to fly off. For the Birdies! - With winter approaching, and the neighborhood birds' food sources dwindling, Nature Cat, Squeeks, Hal and Daisy set out to build bird feeders, to give the birds a much needed food boost for the winter months. But building the feeders and setting out the food is much easier said than done!

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  • PBS Kids: Thu, Nov 28, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Croak and Swagger/Puddle Pool Party (#132H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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! At the pond, amid the bullfrog croaks, the gang hears another sound: someone crying! Nature Cat finds the cries coming from Warren the Bullfrog, who is very sad because he doesn't know how to croak. What kind of bullfrog is he? It's up to Nature Cat and his pals to help Warren get his croak back! Puddle Pool Party - Squeeks is so excited because today she has invited her pals to a puddle in the woods for a Puddle Pool Party! Arriving in the woods with their bathing suits on and pool toys at the ready, the gang finds a big problem, the puddle is gone! Squeeks is heartbroken, she really had her mind set on a puddle pool party. Where did the puddle go?

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Man-Oh-Mangrove/Northern Lights Sights (#212) Duration: 28:55 STEREO TVY

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. Kathy needs to get back home, but she's not sure where she lives. Not to worry, Nature Cat and his pals have helped many an animal get back to their homes, and they will help Kathy. It should be a piece of cake. Does Kathy have any idea where she lives? Kathy says her home is among the trees. Trees?! How can a lobster live in a tree? Whaaaat? / Get ready and buckle up, Nature Adventurers! It's time for Number 479 on Nature Cat's Nature Curiosity List! "Does the Aurora Borealis really turn the winter night sky amazing colors?" Aurora Borealis, also called the Northern Lights, is supposed to be one of the most amazing sights in all of nature. The Northern Lights look like colorful, beautiful rays of light that sweep upwards from the horizon like willowing curtains in the winter night sky. Colors in the sky? Mind blown! But finding the Northern Lights proves harder than they think. Where are you, you most elusive Northern Lights?!

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  • PBS Kids: Fri, Nov 29, 2019 -- 5:30pm Remind me
  • PBS Kids: Sat, Nov 30, 2019 -- 1:30am Remind me

Wild Batts!/No Bird Left Behind! (#218H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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. Enter Nature Cat and his pals who come to the rescue, helping Chris and Martin Batt by building them their brand new home! Onward and keep-on-nature-adventuring-ward! / A Baltimore Oriole named Brooks hurts his wing and cannot fly south for the winter. This is not good because in the winter, Brooks' food source of bugs and berries are very scarce. He needs to get south! Enter Nature Cat and his pals, who are up for the challenge of helping Brooks migrate south, but how are they going to fly him there? Oh Houston, we have a problem!

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 5, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Nature Cat's Nature Stories/Pattern Problema (#220H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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. And who would've guessed that according to Nature Cat, wind comes from the elephants in the west who use their huge trunks to blow cool air across the land! Funny! Squeeks and Hal get into the silly storytelling spirit with their tale of how the firefly got its light - it's because the sun gave them light on their tails so they can have parties at night and see what they are doing. Really wacky! Now it's Daisy's turn to tell a silly story, but she is having a little trouble coming up with an idea! / It's a race against the clock for Hal! He was doing a little dog house redecorating to surprise his mommy when she comes over later in the day, but there is something wrong with Hal's wall decorations. It looks like a few wallpaper patterns put here and there, and not very pleasing to the eye. Hal needs to finish before his mommy gets there, but he doesn't know what to do to make his doghouse look beautiful! Nature Cat gets an idea -- how about getting out into nature to get inspired by nature's beauty?

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 10, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

The Deal with Eels/Skip It! (#217H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

It could quite possibly be Nature Cat's worst nightmare! Squeeks tells her friends a spooky story of a creature that looks like a snake and swims in the river, and nobody knows where it comes from or where it goes. Nature Cat is just glad this is a story and not real, but Squeeks says it is real and shows a picture of the swimming snake. Excited, Squeeks wants to go and look for this creature, and when Daisy and Hal want to join her, Nature Cat knows that his worst nightmare has just come true! / When challenged by Ronald to compete against him for the Neighborhood Rock-Skipping Championship of the World, Nature Cat confidently accepts. How hard can it be to be a good rock skipper? But in preparing for the competition, Nature Cat finds that not only does he have to know how to skip a rock, but some rocks are better than others at being skipped. Looks like Nature Cat is between a rock and a hard place!

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Woodpecker Picks A Place/Here Comes The Sun (#118H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Woodpecker Picks a Place - Nature Cat's band practice keeps getting interrupted by a loud knocking on Hal's doghouse. Upon investigating, the gang finds a woodpecker pecking away at Hal's roof! In trying to stop the woodpecker to save Hal's roof, and allow them to get back to band practice, the gang finds out more about woodpeckers and what exactly this one is looking for. Here Comes the Sun - Tally ho! Today Nature Cat leads his pals on an amazing adventure, to go see the Golden Sunstone! All is going well on the trek over until Nature Cat accidentally breaks the compass! Uh oh, now how are they going to tell which direction to go in? As Nature Cat panics, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal find other ways to determine which direction to go and save the day!

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 13, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

The Glow Games/Have A Grape Day (#133H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Glow Games - Here we go again, Ronald! Tonight Ronald challenges Nature Cat and his friends to compete in the Glow Games! The first team to find three bioluminescent creatures wins the game as well as the Golden Glow Trophy! Nature Cat and his pals are ready to compete; they are not scared of Ronald! But they have one question first, what is bioluminescence? Have a Grape Day - Man-oh-man-oh-man! It's Grape Day! Hooray! Led by Squeeks, the gang is on their way to the grape patch because today the grapes will finally be ripe and ready to eat! Squeeks cannot wait for grape tacos, grape fricassee, grape suzette, grape flambe! But all their excitement comes screeching to a halt when the gang sees the sight before them: the whole grape patch has been overtaken by weeds, everywhere! How could this have happened? Ronald!?!?!

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 17, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Soil Turmoil/Wisteria Hysteria (#219H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Look out world, Steve the Vole is not a happy camper! And he has every right to be upset because his burrow is gone. It was the perfect place to live. The dirt was soft enough to dig though and firm enough to hold his tunnels, but now it's just a giant hole in the ground! Who would take all that dirt, and why? Steve just wants his home back - is that so much for a little vole to ask for? Not to worry! Nature Cat, dirt retriever extraordinaire, is on the case. Onward and dirtward! / Oh no! Daisy needs some big-time help today. She was on her way to bring jumbo carrot muffins (made with true love) to Granny Bunny, but when she came to the tunnel of wisteria vines she usually goes through to get to Granny's house, someone started throwing things at her so she got scared and turned around. That's just not right! Who would do that? Hal hears that Big Bad Wolf was in that area, and since he is so big and bad, he's probably the one throwing things. The Big Bad Wolf? Gulp! The gang investigates only to find that the culprit exploding wisteria seedpod?

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  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Snow Way to Keep Warm/So You Think You Know Nature (#216H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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. Chewinsky outside yesterday. And now, since there is so much snow, he can't find Mr. Chewinsky anywhere! Nature Cat recommends waiting until the snow melts in a few months, when it will be easy to find the dog toy, but Hal can't do that! He cannot just let Mr. Chewinsky be outside under snow all winter! Hal needs him and Mr. Chewinsky needs Hal! Squeeks has an idea. Using her tunneling expertise, she leads the gang under the snow on a search for Mr. Chewinsky. / While playing in their backyard, Nature Cat and his pals become sudden and unexpected contestants on the "on the go" game show "So You Think You Know Nature!" Led by host Twig Stickman, Nature Cat and his friends travel, by the magic of TV game shows, to various exotic locations all around the world to prove that they know nature. How hard can that be for a nature-loving cat? It seems very hard!

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  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 20, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

The Legend of Gold Gardens/Winter Dance Party (#123H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Legend of Gold Gardens - Nature Cat and the gang uncover a map to The Gardens of Gold! Some say it's just a neighborhood legend, others say, it's "Sparkly gold as far as eyes can see, endless riches for you and me." There's only one way to find out the truth! Time for an adventure! But the adventure won't be easy, the way to The Gardens of Gold looks physically challenging there are a lot of tough obstacles. Will the gang make it to the treasure? Or will the Wall of Tall stand in their way? Tally ho! Winter Dance Party - Today is the Winter Solstice! It's the shortest day of the year! Daisy's family always celebrates the return of longer days with the Winter Solstice Dance Party, but there's one slight problem. Daisy forgot to get ready for the party and there's so much to do and so little time to do it! Will Daisy get the party ready for the Bunny Family to celebrate the Winter Solstice?!

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  • KQED 9: Thu, Dec 26, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Ice Is Nice/Bird's Eye View (#124H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Ice is Nice - A fun-filled day of ice-skating takes a turn when Nature Cat's beloved hot cocoa Hug Mug mysteriously breaks. But wait Ronald's favorite Bug Mug breaks too. Who would want to break not one but TWO mugs? Hal thinks there is a mug breaker around! Will the gang track down the Mug Breaker? Or will Ronald and Nature Cat never be able to enjoy hot cocoa on a cold day again? Bird's Eye View - Hal wakes from the greatest dream ever, he was a real live birdie, flying through the sky, diving into treetops, perching on branches! It was bird-errific! Hal would do anything to be a bird for just one day and Nature Cat will do anything to make his buddy's dream come true, but making Hal a bird won't be as easy as it seems!

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 30, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me

Flight of the Firefly/Thunderstruck (#134H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

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. Hal names the firefly George and promises to watch it and hug it and then set it free which he does, but for some reason George doesn't want to fly away and hangs around Hal. George seems to have something on his mind. Since no one can communicate with a firefly, they call in Houston. With the help of his firefly communicator, they find out that George is lost and needs help finding the Firefly Fiesta! Thunderstruck - It's Nature Scrapbook Day today! Nature Cat and his pals are out in nature, taking photos, drawing pictures and collecting various aspects of nature to put in their nature scrapbook. Suddenly, a thunderstorm causes the gang to seek shelter in Hal's doghouse. As Nature Cat and his friends learn thunderstorms are nothing to be scared of, they also are able to see the beauty of thunderstorms, which become the last entry in their scrapbook.

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  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 31, 2019 -- 7:30am Remind me
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