List of cat video games

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This is an incomplete list of video games which strongly feature cats, other felines and anthropomorphic feline characters. This includes games where a player character is a feline, or where a feline is the primary antagonist, as well as games which feature felines as the primary enemy variant. Video games which have a cat theme not directly related to individual characters are also included.

Game or series Year Platform(s) Character(s) and details
Alley Cat 1983 Atari 8-bit, MS-DOS Players must guide the titular cat to a female cat which resides in an apartment, avoiding obstacles and completing mini-games on the way.[1]
Asameshimae Nyanko 1994 Super Famicom This game was only released in Japan.
Catastrophe mobile runner game 2013 iOS, Android Players run and jump a real world cat through a cartoon world. The cat shoots rats with grenades strapped to their back.[2]
Blinx: The Time Sweeper 2002 Xbox 3D platform game in which players control the titular anthropomorphic orange cat. Blinx is the janitor of the Time Factory, the place where time is created and repaired, he is tasked with defeating monsters which are attempting to control the flow of time.[3]
Blinx 2: Masters of Time and Space 2004 Xbox In this sequel Blinx and his time-sweeping cat colleagues are set against a gang of pigs who wish to manipulate time for their own purposes. Players can also control the pigs and use their unique time manipulation abilities.[4]
Bloody Roar series 1997–2003 Arcade, GameCube, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Xbox Uriko the Half Beast, a zoanthrope from this fighting game series, can morph into a cat
Breath of fire series 1993–2008 Misc. Katt, Rei, Cray, and Lin.
Bubsy series 1993–1996 Atari Jaguar, Mega Drive, PlayStation, SNES, Windows A series of four platform games starring an athropomorphic bobcat.[5]
Catlateral Damage 2013-present Windows, Mac, Linux A first-person cat simulator where the player controls a domestic house cat that knocks his/her owner's possessions onto the floor.
Claw 1997 Windows Platform game starring Captain Claw, an anthropomorphic cat pirate, who must defeat the Cocker Spaniard Armada.[6]
Darkstalkers 1994–1997 Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation, PSP, Sega Saturn Felicia, catgirl character from the series.
EverQuest series 1999–present Mac OS X, Windows The Vah Shir, feline humanoids, are one of the player races.
Felix the Cat 1992 Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy
Final Fantasy VII 1997 PlayStation, PSN, Windows Cait Sith is based on Cait Sidhe from Celtic mythology. Red XIII.
Final Fantasy XI 2002–present PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 360 The Mithra.
Flicky 1984-1991 Arcade, Cloud, FM-7, MSX, PC-8001 Sharp X1 SG-1000, Sega Genesis Player controls a bird trying to save her babies from houses cats.
Fur Fighters 2000 Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Windows Third-person shooter, the player can control one of six animal characters, one of which is Juliette the cat. Each character has different abilities, all of which must be used to locate the kidnapped children on each of the game's levels.[7]
Garfield (video game) 2004-05 PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows
Garfield and His Nine Lives 2006 Game Boy Advance
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (video game) 2006 Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows
A Week of Garfield 1989 Family Computer
Garfield: Big Fat Hairy Deal 1987 Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Garfield: Caught in the Act 1995-96 Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Game Gear, IBM PC
Garfield Gets Real (video game) 2008-09 Wii, Nintendo DS
Garfield Labyrinth 1993 Game Boy The European version is based on the Garfield comic strip. In the United States the game is based on The Real Ghostbusters while the Japanese version is based on Mickey Mouse.[8]
Garfield's Nightmare 2007 Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance
Garfield: The Search for Pooky 2004-05 Game Boy Advance
Garfield: Winter's Tail 1989 Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
The Garfield Show: Threat of the Space Lasagna 2010-11 Wii, Microsoft Windows
Klonoa series 1997–2008 Game Boy Advance, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Wii, WonderSwan
Kyatto Ninden Teyandee 1991 Family Computer
Legend of Kay 2005 Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2
Mappy 1983 Arcade, Famicom, MSX, NEC PC-6001, NEC PC-8801, Sharp X1, Virtual Console Mappy the police mouse must bounce on trampolines to access different floors within 16 houses in this platform game. The objective is to recover 10 pieces of stolen loot from each house, which have been stolen by Goro the cat and the Meowky gang.[9]
Mega Man V 1994 Game Boy Tango.
Mouse Trap 1981 Arcade, Atari 2600, ColecoVision, Intellivision A maze game and clone of Pac-Man in which players guide a mouse through mazes in order to eat cheese. The mazes are patrolled by cats which will kill the player's mouse on contact, unless the mouse first eats a bone and turns into a cat-biting dog.[10]
Nyan Cat Adventure 2011 Xbox Live Indie Games Nyan Cat flies, jumps, gravitates and toasters his way to adventure in the year 20XX. Produced by 21st Street Games, not to be confused with Techno Kitten Adventure.
Petz series 1995–present Pet cats are the subject of several games in the Petz series.
Phantasy Star 1987 Game Boy Advance, Master System, Mega Drive, PlayStation 2, Sega Saturn, Virtual Console Myau the Musk Cat is a party member.
Red Earth 1996 Arcade
Rockin' Kats 1991 NES Platform game in which players control a cat named Willy and must rescue Jill, his girlfriend, from the crime boss Mugsy.[11]
Shadow Hearts: From The New World 2005 PlayStation 2 Mao.
Socks the Cat Rocks the Hill Cancelled SNES, Mega Drive This game was never released.
Sonic Adventure 1999 Dreamcast Big the Cat is introduced into the Sonic series and features as a playable character with his own levels and fishing minigame.
Sonic & Garfield Pack 1999 Microsoft Windows
Sonic Rush 2005 Nintendo DS Blaze the Cat joins Sonic the Hedgehog as a playable character.
Stay Tooned! 1996 Windows Pixel, Chisel and Fiddle.
SWAT Kats 1995 SNES The Titular characters named T-Bone and Razor.
Tail Concerto 1999 PlayStation
Techno Kitten Adventure 2011 Android, iOS, Xbox Live Indie Games, Windows Phone Side-scrolling video game where players control a kitten by adjusting its height in order to avoid crashing into the floor, ceiling or obstacles.[12]
Tiny Toon Adventures 1991-2002 Furrball.
Tom and Jerry 1991-present
Wizball 1987 Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, ZX Spectrum An action game. A wizard's homeworld is drained of color, so he takes control of the titular Wizball in order to defeat enemies and collect droplets of color.[13] The wizard's magical cat, Nifta, controls a smaller craft called the Catelite. This craft collects the droplets as they fall.[13][14]

See also[edit]


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  2. ^ HappyHappyFunFun. "Website - Catastrophe Mobile Game". allgame. Retrieved 2013-07-02. 
  3. ^ Marriott, Scott. "Overview - Blinx: The Time Sweeper". allgame. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  4. ^ Deci, T.J. "Overview - Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space". allgame. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  5. ^ Huey, Christian. "Review - Bubsy 3D". allgame. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  6. ^ House, Michael. "Overview - Claw". allgame. Retrieved 2011-07-27. 
  7. ^ Melville, Bryan. "Overview - Fur Fighters". allgame. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
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  9. ^ Weiss, Brett. "Review - Mappy". allgame. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  10. ^ Weiss, Brett. "Overview - Mouse Trap". allgame. Retrieved 2011-07-29. 
  11. ^ Miller, Skyler. "Review - Rockin' Kats". allgame. Retrieved 2012-01-01. 
  12. ^ Nelson, Jared (2011-07-15). "'Techno Kitten Adventure' - Now with 100% More Nyan Cat". Touch Arcade. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  13. ^ a b Roberts, Nick; Stone, Ben; Dunn, Mike (October 1987). "Reviews - Wizball". Crash (Newsfield Publications Ltd) (45): 22, 23. 
  14. ^ Houghton, Gordon, Ian; Glancey, Paul (November 1988). "ZZap!64 Def Guide to Shoot 'em Ups". Zzap!64 (Newsfield Publications Ltd) (43): 105–108.