DIC imported Japan's Hello Kitty to the US in 1987. However, unlike other Japanese series that had been imported by Saban for Nickelodeon, and later, Fox, the franchise just didn't take off here in the States.
Hello Kitty's Furry Time Theatre led off CBS' Saturday morning block in 1987, but was cancelled after 1 season. Another Hello Kitty series was picked up six years later, but, yep, that was also a 1 year wonder. There's been a few more series since then, confined mostly to Japan, but available via YouTube.
Here's "Kitty & The Beast":
No rating. Never saw the show.