The foremost Native cartoonist, his column in a Santa Fe newspaper is called “Without Reservations” His humor is sometimes wry, sometimes edgy, always hilarious. A man of many talents, he is also a filmmaker and stand-up comic, as well as a man whose heritage is very precious to him.00
Prominent Native actor Wes Studi has said, of Ric: “Cat’s cartoons serve to remind us there is always a different point of view…. Without Reservations is always thought-provoking whether it makes you laugh, smirk, or just enjoy the diversity of thought to be found in Indian Country.”
Ricardo Cate’s original cartoon paintings are a decorative delight, as well as serious commentaries on contemporary life, from a Native point of view.