How to Control a Cat In Minecraft

4 min read
21 September 2022

Building homes, farms and dungeons with Minecraft is a blast - but what's a dream world without your beloved feline companion? You can train a stray kitten if you're looking for a pet to play with, or wait for you at home after a hard day of mining for diamonds.

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Taming cats in Minecraft is quite simple, but as with other tasks in the game, it isn't written out for you to follow.

This guide will show you how to manage cats in Minecraft. It will also tell you where to find stray cats, and what to do with them once they are adopted.

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Where can I find cats?

There aren't any animal adoption centers in Minecraft so you'll have to hunt for a stray cat to take home in the wild. Luckily, cats are relatively easy to find. Stray cats breed in villages with at least one villager and four bedrooms. For every four beds in a village, cats will spawn (up to 10), so you'll likely have a variety of colors to choose from in a typical village.

Black cats can also be found in swamps around witch houses.

The Bedrock Edition is the most well-known version and features black cats that are more likely spawn during full moons.

How to control a cat

Step 1: To control a cat, first collect some raw cod or salmon from a nearby lake or river.

Step 2: Equip the fish and slowly approach the cat. The raw fish can be used to reassure the cat that is skeptical.

Step 3: Continue to feed the cat more raw fish until hearts appear above its head, indicating it's being controlled. It may need to be fed several times before it starts to become a fan of you. So stock up on fish before attempting this.

Step 4: Once the cat has had enough food, the hearts will disappear. The cat will be given a collar. Now you have a cat as a pet.

Cat behavior

After you've successfully trained a cat to follow you wherever you go and it will follow you everywhere. If you get lost in the midst of your cat, don't worry - they can teleport to a player who moves 12 blocks away. Cats who are trained to do so will not sit still unless they are told to. They will explore the surrounding area unless they are told to. 360 degrees all the way around If you want an indoor cat to stay with you, for instance you can instruct it to sit.

When in a house cats can climb onto furniture on their own. They are often sitting on the top of beds, chests and furnaces. Like real-life cats, cats in Minecraft can sometimes cause trouble and render chests, furnaces and other items. inaccessible until you remove them. If they get into something you don't want them to play with, you can either push them away or lure them away with raw fish, or remove blocks underneath them to move them.

When a person is asleep at night, there's a chance the cat that is tamed will sleep near them. When they awake at night, there's a good chance that the cat's owner will have something to give you - they can collect string or raw chicken feet, a rabbit's foot and many other things.

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