About Simon's Cat Who is Simon Tofield?
Simon is an English animator who has a great interest in British wildlife, painting, the great outdoors and of course cats.
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Does Simon have a cat in real life?
He has three cats - Hugh, Maisie and Jess. **UPDATE!** He now has 4 cats! Hi Teddy!


Why does it take so long to make each Simon's Cat film?
Simon draws all of the Simon's Cat films himself. This can require up to 25 drawings per second of animation.

Hard at work

What software is used to make the Simon's Cat films?
Adobe Flash. Simon draws on an A4-size Wacom Intuos 3 pen and tablet.

Cats can draw too

When will the Simon's Cat shop open again?
We're not sure. We'll try re-open again as soon as possible.

Who are you calling a mug?

Who is 'Shrooty'?
He’s the talented sound designer who works on the films with Simon. If you're interested in hearing more of Shrooty's work you can visit his website by clicking here.

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Do Simon's real life cats provide the character sounds for the films?
Actually Simon makes all the character sounds in the films himself, including the meows!


Who is 'Tandem'?
TANDEM is an Oscar-winning, UK-based animation company. They represent a roster of award-winning directors including Simon Tofield. If you're interested you can visit TANDEM's website by clicking here.

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