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Kitten in Mittens
Airdate Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Season 8
Episode 4
Previous Catch That Shape Train
Next Dora's Great Roller Skate Adventure

Kittens in Mittens is the 4th episode of Dora the Explorer from season 8.

Characters present


Dora reads a story called "Three Little Kittens" to Lucky, and then she and Lucky jump into the book to help the kittens find their lost mittens.


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  1. Meow Bridge (1st pair of Mittens)
  2. Bell Garden (2nd pair of Mittens)
  3. Sleeping Dragon's Cave (3rd pair of Mittens)



  • Benny, Tico, Isa, Swiper, and Boots do not appear in this episode, but Boots only appears in the picture, Boots also had his Dora and Friends look. However, Lucky the orange cat is taking Boots' place as a new assistant.
  • This is the 162nd episode of the show.
  • This is the first episode Dora is at home by herself. However, she has a pet kitten with her and his name is Lucky.
    • However, there is a game on the Nick Jr. website called "Dora's Say it Two Ways Bingo" where she is also home alone.
  • The Nickelodeon Logo is low-pitched at the end of this episode.
  • Dora doesn't sing the Travel Song in this episode without Boots since he's absent.
  • Dora is so far the only one in this episode without all her friends.
  • Boots is however seen in Dora's room with both of them on the picture hanging on her wall over her bed, but is absent from the entire episode.
  • This episode premiered exactly 12 years after Swing Into Action! and Wish on a Star were released on VHS, 7 years after Baby Jaguar's Roar premiered (in current airings), and 4 years after Dora Saves the Three Little Pigs premiered.
  • This is one of the few episodes where Dora returned to where she started after reaching the final destination on the map.
  • Dora is wearing her Season 1-6 outfit on the picture.
  • On September 29, 2020, when this show was pulled from the Nick Jr. Channel's lineup, this were the last two episodes to be broadcast.
    • It aired at 2:30pm eastern time after Dora Rocks! at 2:00pm, which means that those are the last two to air on Nick Jr.

Dora the Explorer Season 8
Dora and Perrito to the Rescue! | Puppies Galore | Catch That Shape Train | Kittens in Mittens | Dora's Great Roller Skate Adventure | Verde's Birthday Party | Dora & Sparky's Riding Adventure | Dora's Rainforest Talent Show | Dora & Diego in the Time of Dinosaurs | Dora's Ice Skating Spectacular | Riding the Roller Coaster Rocks | Dora In Wonderland | Dora's Museum Sleepover Adventure | Dora's Super Soccer Showdown | Dora Saves Fairytale Land | Dora's Night Light Adventure | Dora's Fairy Godmother Rescue | Dora's Animalito Adventure | Dora and the Very Sleepy Bear | Let's Go to Music School