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By Sarah Wenk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

A chaotic show about obnoxious cats.

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age 6+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 4+

It didn't last long for a reason...

While I do sort of like the show, it does have issues and that is probably why it only lasted about 20 episodes or so. Mr. Blik was rude and obnoxious, Waffle was kinda annoying and randomly saying "splee!!!" all the time, and Gordon had an unhealthy romantic obsession with an 8 year old girl named "human Kimberly". The show usually revolves around Mr. Blik doing selfish things and having to be bailed out of what ever weird thing happens by his cat brothers only to learn the same lessons over and over again. And for some reason the cats don't have noses and Waffle resembles a dog at times more than a cat because of his ear laying flat and behaving similar to a "lovable stupid dog". Waffle also likes newts for some strange reason. The show is completely random at times and while I like it, I find it disappointing and sometimes creepy especially with Gordon whom sounds like a grown man with a Scottish accent being infatuated with an 8 year old child. It's kinda sweet if you don't think about for too long or then you start to realise how creepy it is. It is a very hyperactive show and none of the characters are truly likable save for Kimberly who is technically a side character whom only serves as a weird unhealthy obsession for Gordon and a companion for the other cats. The good thing about this show is that it is probably better suited for the 9 and up crowd who won't try to copy the bad stuff that characters like Mr. Blik do. Plus the characters, while unlikable, are still amusing. They are designed so that you will love to hate them. Therefore it is better for older children but it's fine with supervision for younger kids.
age 11+

I would watch this if I had nothing to do.

This show is not terrible,but it is not the best show ever.It is better than Nick News,but if I had a choice between SpongeBob or this show,I would ay SpongeBob.The jokes are funny but the animation is hideous.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (13 ):

Catscratch is a generic cartoon show that involves oddly drawn characters who don't really look like anything, very loud voices, very bright colors, and many instances of people and creatures and things being bashed, broken, and bonked. The show is a by-the-book program, but that doesn't mean it's not sometimes funny or even touching. Many kids will get a kick out of it, although you may not be as tolerant. There's nothing terribly wrong with it, but nothing terribly right, either.

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