Kids series 44 Cats won the Golden Award at the 12th Xiamen International Animation Festival.
The series is an Italian preschool animated television format created by Iginio Straffi. Coproduced with Antoniano di Bologna in collaboration with Rai Ragazzi, the series is produced and distributed by the Rainbow studio (co-owned by Viacom). Viacom's Nickelodeon channels broadcast 44 Cats worldwide, while RAI's YoYo network airs the series in Italy. The series follows the adventures of four kittens who make up a musical group called the Buffycats.
The series was inspired by a song from the 1968 Zecchino d'Oro competition called "Quarantaquattro gatti"