Catscratch is an American animated television series created by Doug TenNapel (the creator of The Neverhood games company, Earthworm Jim) airing on Nickelodeon in 2005 and on Nicktoons Network in late 2007 . It was also shown on Nickelodeon UK in 2006. It is a light-hearted adaptation of TenNapel's graphic novel, Gear, which is also the name of the cats' monster truck. The series features music composed by longtime TenNapel collaborator, Terry Scott Taylor. Catscratch's first DVD appearance was on Nick Picks which came out February 7, 2006 (though the DVD contained only "Bringin' Down the Mouse"). Catscratch aired as a sneak peek on Nick on CBS in 2004.