Animal Crossing Cat Cosplay Items Will Encourage Your Cat to Pee in Your Shoes

Animal Crossing Cat Cosplay Items Will Encourage Your Cat to Pee in Your Shoes

Dress up your kitty in Animal Crossing: Mew Horizons apparel and die a warrior's death.

Thousands of years ago, a North African wild cat approached a store of grain somewhere near Egypt. "I'll hang out here and get close to humans," it said. "It's warm, safe, and there are plenty of rodents to catch. What could go wrong?"

It's 2020 A.D. and you can go online to buy Animal Crossing-themed costumes for your cats. The selection includes Tom Nook hoods ("Yes, yes!") and dapper kitty-sized shirts with an Animal Crossing print. View the full selection at Rolescosplay.com. Needless to say, it's all unofficial, so there's a chance it might get pulled. Let's hope not. Right this second, cats are walking around naked. It's a disgrace, it needs to change, and cat cosplay is a vital step in covering our cats' shame.

"My ancestors ate your ancestors for brunch." | Source: Rolecosplay.com

Anyone who's ever owned a single cat knows cats despise being dressed up (even if it's for their own good) and would prefer being dunked in ice water. We still put shirts and little bow ties on them, though. It's an impulse; we can't help ourselves. Is it because cats are perfect predators, so a survival instinct drives us to dampen their pride and confidence by dressing them up? I think it makes sense.

"I'LL SWALLOW YOUR SOUL. SWALLOW YOUR SOUL. SWALLOW YOUR SOUL." | Source: Rolecosplay.com

This inspired clothing line doesn't come as a surprise, as Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a monster hit for the Nintendo Switch. People can't get enough of watering flowers, catching sea bass, and cursing Flick and/or CJ for never visiting their town so they can sell their stores of insects and fish for big bells. If you've got the Animal Crossing itch yourself and your cat hasn't torn you to pieces for making it wear a Tom Nook hood, we have a hefty selection of guides that help you live your best digital life.

Header image source: Rolecosplay.com

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. See our terms & conditions.

Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

In other news

Stardew Valley Just Got Beaches, Fish Tanks, Swimming Ducks, and a Whole Lot More

Nearly five years on, Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone just pushed what he says is Stardew's "biggest update yet."

Vin Diesel Doesn't Just Appear in Ark 2, He's Also Its Executive Producer

Living life one development milestone at a time.

The Last of Us Part 2 Takes Home Top Prize at The Game Awards: Here Are All the Winners

Hades, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and Among Us did get some well-earned love too.

Airplane Mode, a Purposefully Dull Air Travel Simulator, Gets In-Game Podcast About Itself

Pretend to be in a plane while listening to a podcast on recreating the experience you're pretending to haveā€¦

You may also like

Press Start to Continue

A look back on what we tried to accomplish at USgamer, and the work still to be done.

Mat's Farewell | The Truth Has Not Vanished Into Darkness

This isn't the real ending, is it? Can't be.

Eric's Farewell | Off to Find a New Challenger

It's time for us to move on, but we'll carry USG with us wherever we go.