Sagwa, The Chinese Siamese Cat

Sick Day/The Name Game

Season 1, Episode 36 of 40

Sick Day - Dongwa and Sagwa are excited to have a day off when all of a sudden Baba tells them that they have to take care of Sheegwa, who' s sick in bed. They soon realize they can take turns watching Sheegwa so they can play outside like they originally planned. Meanwhile, the Magistrate tells a nervous Cook he has to prepare dinner for 20 unexpected cousins. Sheegwa, slightly miffed, has Dongwa start a story during his first watch. The story gives Sheegwa an opportunity to exact some creative revenge on her older siblings. When Dongwa switches out with Sagwa, who had been playing with Fu-Fu, he soon realizes how fascinating the story had become and returns with Fu-Fu for the conclusion. The Magistrate's family and Reader help Cook finish up his meal, showing that sometimes everybody has to pitch in. The Name Game - After being teased by the Alley Cats over the strange meanings of their names, the kittens ask Nai-Nai to explain where their names came from. Nai Nai happily spins the tale of the day Mama and Baba first met in a melon patch and how they later decided to name their children, Winter Melon (Dongwa), Melon Head (Sagwa), and Watermelon (Sheegwa). The tale helps the kittens to realize how special and meaningful their names really are.

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