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Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat 

Sagwa (a kitten), her siblings, and her parents are owned by a Chinese official called "The Foolish Magistrate" (since he tends to make laws and proclamations rather grandiosely and ... See full summary »
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...  Tai Tai 34 episodes, 2001-2002
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Sagwa (a kitten), her siblings, and her parents are owned by a Chinese official called "The Foolish Magistrate" (since he tends to make laws and proclamations rather grandiosely and illogically) in 19th Century China. She and her parents are "scribe" cats, who transcribe the magistrate's words to paper in beautiful calligraphy. The series begins by showing how Sagwa came to the magistrates favor by negating one of his foolish laws at the same time ink-staining her face to appear as a Siamese cat. She has many adventures with her siblings, her friend Fufu (a bat), and the local village cats who don't live as luxuriously as her and her family. Written by Tony B

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A colorful series in the historical setting of turn-of-the-century China

As a cat-lover, I love this show. It's so cute with beautiful colors in the backgrounds, interesting characters, and great short stories that teach valuable lessons in the historical setting of turn-of-the-century China. I do love shows and movies that are set in Asia (China, Japan and India too), like "The Last Samurai" starring Tom Cruise and set in Japan. And I also love Chinese films like "Hero" (or "Ying xiong").

My favorite characters from the show are Sagwa herself, her best friend Fu-Fu the funny bat and lastly Sagwa's little sister Sheegwa she's SO cute! As for characters I hate, I hate Tai-Tai for being a social-climber and the way she has her husband wrapped around her finger; I hate hen-peckers. So anyway, that is all I have to say about this cartoon series is that I really love it.


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