Cat games are super popular among gamers because they’re just so cute and lovable!
Cats are a huge part of pop culture and have been in tons of movies, books, and games. And lucky for us, game developers have created a whole bunch of cat-themed games, with lots of them being available on the Nintendo Switch!
I mean, who doesn’t love adorable little kitties with big eyes and fluffy tails? The Nintendo Switch is the purr-fect platform for cat games because it lets you play at home or on the go. And the Joy-Con controllers make it even more fun to play with!
So get ready to snuggle up with your favorite feline friends and explore a whole new world of cat-tastic games on the Nintendo Switch!
When you’re not obsessing over kittens showing off their toe beans on TikTok you’ll have hours of adorable fun playing my favorite cat games.
As a cat mom myself, I spend a lot of my spare time just petting animals in-game. There’s nothing quite like listening to purrs to make you feel all warm and fuzzy.
Here is my list of the 9 Best Cat Games you won’t want to put down!
9 Cat Games on Nintendo Switch
Calico is a relaxing, stress-free community sim where you and your magical female neighbors help restock your cat cafe.
Fill it will tasty food, stylish furniture, and cute pets!
You’ll fulfill the needs of the town folk while being followed by your animal posse – carry a polar bear on your head, ride cats and so much more!
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2. Super Mario 3D WORLD + BOWSER’S FURY
Super Mario 3D World returns for a second go-around after first launching on the Wii U, now with an extra pawsome adventure.
The co-op gameplay is fun to play will family members as you catfight your way around the levels.
I loved the Snapshot Mode!
You can pause to get the perfect picture to capture those wholesome moments.
3. Kittens and Yarn
Kittens and Yarn is a casual puzzle game with sweet stylized artwork.
With 40 levels to progress through at your own pace, you’ll want a nice hot cup of tea and a biscuit to keep you company. Forget about your problems for a time while you listen to the delightful soundtrack and swap hexagonal tiles around.
It’s the sort of game that you can pick up and put down over the course of a day.
Simple enough for every player, but the later puzzles will test you a bit more.
Stray is an award-winning third-person exploration set in a dystopian cyber city available on Steam!
The gameplay in Stray is more focused on defense rather than combat, making it perfect for cozy gamers who want to unwind and relax.
Don’t worry, though – just because the focus isn’t on fighting doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of fun to be had! You’ll still have a blast defending against all kinds of challenges and obstacles.
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You help your cat protagonist get out of dicey situations, solve puzzles, and use objects laying around to protect yourself. Armed with your new friend and companion B-12 ( no, not the vitamin), you must find your way home.
5. Cat Cafe Manager
Befriend the local cat population and delight your customers in Cat Cafe Manager as you rebuild your decaying cafe into a cozy escape.
Set in the village of Caterwaul Way there are secrets to be uncovered and stray cats to adopt. Decorate your cafe while listening to the soothing sounds of mews, and ambient noises of an everyday cafe.
Hire staff, train them and dish-up custom orders.
6. The Good Life
Good Life is a mystery adventure RPG full of quirks and a rich story.
Naomi Hayward, a journalist, is struggling with debt. In a desperate attempt to earn more money, she’s taken on an unusual request from The Morning Bell newspaper.
Finding herself in Rainy Woods, a quaint English village far from her New York home, Naomi unearths a secret – at night the towns folk turn into cats and dogs!
Fans of the popular Christmas movie The Holiday will love the setting of The Good Life.
7. The Sims™ 4: Cats and Dogs
With The Sims™ 4 Cats & Dogs expansion, you can create a whole bunch of furry friends to add to your Sims’ homes and change their lives forever.
Care for and interact with both cats and dogs!
These adorable pets will become lifelong companions to your Sims, providing love, comfort, and plenty of fun. And as a veterinarian, you’ll get to care for neighborhood pets and treat a variety of animal ailments.
Running your own clinic in a beautiful coastal world adds to the excitement, with so much for your Sims and their pets to explore and discover together.
8. Animal Shelter
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find a cat her forever home?
Now you can save your four-legged friends with Animal Shelter!
Your main goal is to take care of the animals by petting them, giving them treats, and playing with toys. By doing so, you’ll build a great bond of trust.
As you get to know the animals, you’ll learn more about their personalities and needs, which will help you find them the best possible homes. Open up your own animal shelter today and start giving these cute cats and dogs the loving homes they deserve!
9. Little Kitty, Big City
Can you help guide this Little Kitty back home?
My heart just melted watching the trailer for this upcoming indie adventure from Double Dagger Studio.
Set to release later this year on Nintendo Switch, Steam and Xbox you’ll be able to play as a naught kitty who steals fish and makes friends with a dog.
Wishlist now on STEAM!