This holiday weekend, children and their families can get cozy and click on to PBS KIDS to check out a new animated holiday special inspired by a Christmas classic.
Premiering and live streaming Friday, November 29 as a Family Night event on PBS KIDS 24/7, Nature Cat: A Nature Carol is a fresh update on the evergreen Charles Dickens tale. In the one-hour special, Nature Cat is visited by the spirits of Nature Past (Daisy), Present (Squeeks) and Future (Hall) on Christmas Eve.
The popular PBS KIDS animated series centers on house cat Fred, a dreamer of the great outdoors. Once his family leaves for the day, Fred becomes Nature Cat and with the help of his animal friends, he embarks on action-packed adventures that allow him to explore the natural world.
The series and new special features the voices of comic actors, including Saturday Night Live alums Taran Killam (Nature Cat), Kate McKinnon (Squeeks), Bobby Moynihan (Hal) and Kenan Thompson (Ronald). Kate Micucci rounds out the cast as Daisy.