Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (or simply Sagwa) is an educational Chinese(Asian) and Canadian-American animated television series based on a 1994 novel by Amy Tan which aired on PBS Kids, produced by Canadian animation studio CinéGroupe and Sesame Street creator Sesame Workshop. In the series, which is set c. 1840, during the Qing Dynasty, Sagwa has fun in her day-to-day life while learning and teaching valuable life lessons. The show is notable for its setting and messages about family obligations and loyalty. It was also a huge ratings success for PBS Kids. The series was developed and produced for television by executive producers George Daugherty and Michel Lemire, and producers David Ka Lik Wong and Leon G. Arcand.
It aired for one season and 40 episodes, premiering on September 3, 2001 replacing Wishbone and was quietly cancelled in 2001, but aired as reruns on some PBS affiliates until 2005.