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The Sims 3: Pets

Not to be confused with Cat lover.
Trait Cat Person.png

Cat person is a trait featured in The Sims 3: Pets. It conflicts with Animal Lover, Dog Person, and Equestrian. In The Sims 3 Pets for console, it also conflicts with Fur Allergy.

Sims with the Cat Person trait are happiest when they are surrounded by multitudes of felines.


  • Cat people build relationships with cats much faster than other Sims.
  • Training in traits with cats is much quicker for Cat Persons.
  • The Sim prefers to socialize with cats over Sims and will also gain more fun and social from it.
  • A death of a cat will affect the Sim in a more profound way.

Player notes[]

  • Sims with the Cat Person trait may get a negative moodlet from seeing a cat's ghost.
  • Sims with Cat Person trait will get a stronger "Mourning" moodlet from the death of a cat in the household, -60 in comparison to the usual -40 that the death of a pet gives.
  • When interacting with cats, the Sim gains a positive 10+ moodlet called 'Cat Playtime'.
  • When a Sim has the cat person trait, the first Lifetime wish is "The Cat Herder".

Examples of pre-made Cat people[]

Hetty Lionheart, Esme Curley, Maggie Gray.

See also: Category:Cat people