Do you want to get your own pet cat in Minecraft but don’t know how Not a problem. Although ocelots have long been part of the Minecraft Java Edition, it wasn’t until stray cats were added into the block world. The release of the Village and Pillage update included stray cats that can be tamed and then becoming your pet.
Check out the guide below to learn how to tame a cat in Minecraft.
First things first, where do you even find the stray cats in Minecraft? There are two known locations where stray cats that can be tamed spawns in the world.
At the swamp hut, you won’t find just any cat but a black cat at that. If this is the pet of your choice, a black cat will usually spawn inside a swamp hut by a witch. In the Minecraft Bedrock Edition, black cats also spawn during the Full Moon.
As long as there are at least 4 beds and 1 villager in a village, cats will spawn there. There is still a possibility of finding black cats in a village but most of the time it will probably be the other types of cats, such as the British Shorthair, Calico, Persian, Ragdoll, White, Siamese, Tuxedo, Tabby, Siamese, Red, or Jellie.
Now that you know where to find stray cats, it’s time to prep so you’ll know how to tame a cat in Minecraft. First, you will need to stock up on a lot of salmon or cod. Make sure that the fish you carry are raw.
You are now ready to tame a stray cat in Minecraft. What you need to understand is, stray cats will run away from players. Even if you are on invisibility mode. What you need to do is to hold on to the raw cod or raw salmon so that the cat will approach you.
Start feeding the cat until hearts appear above it. You have to keep feeding the stray cat until the hearts above its head disappear. Once this happens, a collar will go around its neck, voila! You now have your very own pet—a tame cat.
How to tame a cat in Minecraft is a pretty straightforward deal. Just make sure that you have the right Minecraft update or version. Having laptops that can run Minecraft without lag can really help with taming a cat too. Remember that cats are flighty mobs, they’ll run away with just the slightest turn of the head of your player or if you stop holding onto a cod or salmon. Make sure that you are consistently holding on to the fish so the stray cat will come to you and start to feed.