How to Tame a Cat in Minecraft

In Minecraft, you can raise a cat and keep it as a pet. Keeping a cat under your control is possible if you love cats. You can stay in the house and play with the cat by taming the cat. Taming a cat in Minecraft is quite simple, but it doesn’t have to spell for you like most other tasks. Cats in the older version of Minecraft had mobs that you created by taming an ocelot. However, in the new version of the game, the cat is an independent mob distinct from the ocelot.

Taming cats is quite tricky because cats run away very fast as soon as they see the players, don’t worry too much. In this article, you will get to know where to find stray and wild cats in Minecraft and how you can tame them. This article will also find out how you can use cats after taming them.

Why Should You Tame a Cat?

The reasons that compel you to tame a cat as a pet are as follows.

When the player goes to sleep in the middle of the night, and the cat you have tamed does not sit, it will sleep on the player. By doing this, there is a 70% chance of the cat leaving any one thing in the morning like Phantom Membrane, Raw Chicken, Feather, Rotten Flesh, String, Rabbit Hide, Rabbit’s Foot, etc. This reason makes cats different from all other animals in Minecraft.

The second reason is that cats chase the phantoms and creepers. Creepers are one of the most powerful mobs in Minecraft. Your cat will protect you from creepers if you have one.

How to Tame a Cat in Minecraft

In Minecraft, there are multiple types of cats such as Jellie, black, white, ragdoll, Persian, calico, British shorthair, siamese, tuxedo, red tabby, and tabby. You have to follow several steps to tame a cat in Minecraft.

Step 1: Discover the Cat in Minecraft

Cats are very easy to find as stray cats spawn in villages with at least four beds and one villager. In a village with every four beds, a cat spawns an average of 10 babies, so you have a variety of cats of different colors to choose from. You will also find black cats in the swamps around the witch hunts.

Step 2: Find a Fish for Cat

After the cat’s search is over, you have to find food for cats, which is fish. You have to collect some raw salmon or raw cod from any river or lake of water.

Step 3: Approach the Cat

Now slowly go to the stray cat and equip the cat with raw fish. You have to use raw fish on suspicious kittens. While feeding the cat, you will see gray smoke above the cat’s head. You don’t have to stop feeding the cat because of the smoke. You have to feed the cat with raw fish until the heart is visible above its head. As soon as the heart is seen on the cat’s head, it seems that now the cat is tamed, and you have entirely made the cat your own.

Wrapping Up

Many mobs of Minecraft are scattered in its world. The mobs give an identity to the dangerous world of Minecraft. Of these, the cat can cause trouble for the players. Taming a cat is considered the most tricky task in Minecraft. We have removed your problem in this article and explained how to tame a cat in Minecraft.

Once you tame the cat, you also know that the cat constantly follows you. When the cat owner sleeps, the cat may leave one of the presents in the night. If players accidentally lose track, a cat can teleport back to you within 12 blocks of range. Tamed cats walk around you until they are ordered to sit. After reading this article, we hope you will make an animal your friend in your game by taming a cat.

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Prateek Jangid

A passionate Linux user for personal and professional reasons, always exploring what is new in the world of Linux and sharing with my readers.