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    Paul 
The channel's narrator.
  • Appearance Is in the Eye of the Beholder: When he shows up in other players' gameplay, his Newmaker has a red pyramid for a head.
  • Colour-Coded for Your Convenience: Like Care, Paul is represented by yellow text.
  • Disappeared Dad: He's mentioned his mother twice but he says nothing about his father.
  • Identical Stranger: He is revealed to have the exact same facial features as the in-game character Care. He is also the same age (day and date) as a girl whom he states went missing (who is represented by Care).
    • He reacts uncomfortably to the (at first censored) red vase in his Child Library room, an object which was previously involved in an incident where Marvin was emotionally abusive toward Care.
  • Put on a Bus: Has been absent since Petscop 15 and we don't know what happened to him.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: What clues the audience into something being off is that he appears to be swearing a lot more in the 11th than he did in the videos before that. Weirdly, this is just after it is found out that he "passed ownership of the channel" to an enigmatic "us". We get the vibe that he's not continuing the vids of his own choosing.
  • Vague Age: One might guess from his voice that he is perhaps in his late teens or early twenties. As Carrie Mark, whom Paul shares an exact birthday with, was born on November 12, 1992, that would make Paul 24 years old when the first video was uploaded.
  • The Voice: We only hear his voice in much of his playthroughs but he never appears onscreen.
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    "The Proprietors" 
The current owners of the Petscop YouTube channel, who took control of it from Paul.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: Can be seen as the antagonists of the real world storyline, alongside Marvin in the game.
  • Unknown Character: Even more so than the other unknown characters, as besides their taking over the channel, the audience doesn't know anything about them or their motives. Even their name listed above is just a Fan Nickname; we have no idea what they call themselves, or what Paul calls them.

    Rainer 
The mysterious creator of Petscop.
  • Ambiguously Evil: At best, he could be seen as Creepy Good if we assume that he created Petscop, a frightening and incomprehensible game, in order to expose and/or punish Marvin for his crimes. At the same time, other individuals have become ensnared by the game, all of whom are innocents as far as we know.
  • Colour-Coded for Your Convenience: All white-on-black text boxes are messages from him.
  • Noodle Incident: Something happened between him and Marvin. The event, we can assume, was not nice.
  • Unknown Character: His exact relation to the family is unclear, other than that he is trusted by Anna. Paul also once saw him at a birthday party.
  • Vague Age: Described as older than the older kids at the aforementioned birthday party.

    Jill 
A woman in the real world who Paul makes reference to sometimes. Later revealed to be Care's aunt.
  • Unknown Character: Her relation to Paul is not known. He calls her by name, so she probably isn't his mother.

    Thomas 
A man who is said to be Care's uncle.

    Daniel 
Care's cousin.
  • Ambiguous Situation: Petscop 19 makes reference to "Daniel's game", suggesting that he is a creator of Petscop, possibly Rainer himself. The latter theory is inconclusive, as Paul has seen Rainer in real life and does not indicate that anyone knows him by any other name.
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Game Characters

Players

    Newmaker/Guardian 
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Paul's player character. Actually the shared avatar of all Petscop players.
  • Armless Biped: Like Marvin and Quitter, he lacks arms. This is lampshaded when it's mentioned the he doesn't know how to open doors because of this.
  • Cartoon Creature: It's hard to say what he is or meant to be.
  • I Have Many Names: Newmaker, Naul (the popular fan nickname), and Guardian.
  • No Name Given:"Newmaker" is implied to be a title of some kind, as Rainer signed one of his notes in-game with "Rainer, Newmaker"

    Marvin 
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A mysterious figure who first appears in Petscop 6.
  • Abusive Parents: A few videos (Petscop 5 and 11 more specifically) imply that he's this, especially when he kidnaps Care. Petscop 11 also implies he's a Domestic Abuser and 20 revealed that he was emotionally abusive to his daughter Care.
  • Big-Bad Ensemble: Alongside the "Proprietors" in the real world.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Text relating to him is green.
  • Crazy Homeless Person: According to Rainer, he was kicked out of the house by Anna and now lives in the school, which Rainer describes as a "dirty building," and he's single-mindedly obsessed with Care because of her resemblance to his dead friend.
  • Dark Is Evil: When we first see him, he's in silhouette.
  • The Ghost: First mentioned in Petscop 5.
  • Noodle Incident: Two.
    • There was something that happened between him and Rainer that led to the creation of the game. Whatever it was, from what we can guess, wasn't nice.
    • He's implied to have had a hand in the "Windmill Incident of '77", where his Wife's sister disappeared along with a windmill. We don't quite know what happened but the event is interpreted to be a crime.
  • Room Full of Crazy: Petscop 20 states he stenciled all over the walls in a room and after he was kicked out of the house, Anna had to paint the entire room black to cover it up.
  • Sadist Teacher: His presence being associated with a school implies this.
  • Sinister Silhouettes: First showed up as this, where he was known as the "shadow monster man".
  • You No Take Candle: In later videos, he "talks" something like this.

    Tiara/Belle 
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A mysterious girl whom we learn about in Petscop 5, 12, and 15.
  • Blank White Eyes: Her eyes aren't colored in.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Text related to her is purple.
  • The Ghost: Verging on The Voice, she gets a brief mention when Paul sees the notes in Quitter's Room and asks Tool one of the questions, getting the answer, "I'm not Tiara".
  • Out of Focus: Though she seems to be somewhat important to the story (being one of three people who are currently playing Petscop) her character hasn't gotten much explanation or elaboration, in spite of being one of the first mentioned characters in the game.
  • Noodle Incident: Given that Rainer says she's not family in Petscop 12, one would have to ask exactly how she got to be involved with the other characters.
  • The Smart Girl: Tool memorably describes her as "Petscop kid, very smart." In the internal recordings of her playthrough, she figures out the puzzles of Even Care very quickly.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: We get a clue that she's a girl because of the exaggerated eyelashes.

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Pets

    Care/Carrie Mark 
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A girl that we meet in the Newmaker Plane.
  • Abusive Parents: Petscop 11 has her being kidnapped by her father Marvin.
    • Petscop 20 states he emotionally abused Care via shaving off her eyebrows and using a distorted reflection in a vase to convince her she was an ugly monster.
  • Break the Cutie: When we first see her, she's in NLM status, where we see her crying into her hands.
  • Cheerful Child: She loves to dance.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Text relating to her is written in yellow.
  • Deliberately Monochrome: Her room in the Child Library has no color.
  • Distinguishing Mark: Her lack of eyebrows. Epsiode 20 suggests Marvin shaved them off to make her look ugly.
  • Floral Motifs: Daisies, given their showing up in her room and the fact that Paul finds her after plucking a daisy's petals. Petscop 20 implies its because Marvin abused her emotionally by using her reflection in a vase to convince her she was an hideous freak.
  • Reincarnation: May be the reincarnation of her late aunt Lina. That, or Marvin and/or Rainer are completely insane.
  • Suddenly Voiced: Her voice clips from Petscop 17 are the first time we hear a real person speak who isn't Paul.

    Toneth 
A bird pet that's a friend of Randice.
  • Mercy Kill: His description mentions this.
  • Noodle Incident: We get more details than the usual as, from what we can guess, he got hurt in a car accident.
  • Those Two Guys: We see him and Randice together in a picture, where it's mentioned that they're friends.

    Randice 
A pet that's a flower.
  • The Faceless: Because he's a flower
  • The Mentally Disturbed: His bio stating that "he does need water, but not as much as he thinks," evokes the image of an eating disorder.
  • Reality Ensues: Flowers wilt if you deprive them of water.
  • Those Two Guys: Paul catches Randice and Wavey. However, earlier in the game, Paul learns the Toneth and Randice are friends and they're seen in a picture together.

    Amber 
A large ball pet.

    Roneth 
A bird-plant hybrid pet.
  • Chekhov's Gun: His looking both ways in the first video.
  • Noodle Incident: According to Petscop 13, the reason he looks both ways is because he saw his older half-brother Toneth getting hurt in what's implied to be a car accident.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: Roneth looks truly odd, being a bird's head mounted atop a barbed, purple stem or vine, which seems to be erupting from a bean.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: His description mentions he doesn't get into trouble because he learns from his older half-sibling (Toneth) and his mistakes so as to not make them himself.
    He doesn't get into trouble. You won't have to watch him all the time. He's good.

    Pen 
A pet that wants to be a mathematician.
  • Cartoon Creature: While the other pets we have a clue of, it's hard to describe what Pen is.
  • Irony: It's mentioned in her description that she's completely deaf (and wouldn't know what sound is), yet she's found/caught in a room that uses music.

    Wavey 
A rain cloud pet.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Randice's bio states Wavey "knows how to trick Randice," most likely regarding his over-consuption of water.
  • Meaningful Name: Wavey does have a wavy look.
  • The Mentally Disturbed: He is afraid of everything and believes that he is never the same person for more than a few seconds, suggesting that he suffers from some kind of delusional condition.
  • Those Two Guys: Caught along with Randice.

    Hudson 
A pet who has yet to appear in the game proper, only seen as sprites in the "Extra Stuff..." menu.
  • Dummied Out: As far as the Petscop lore goes, he's this, as he doesn't make an appearance in the game.

Others

    Tool 
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An odd object that Paul encounters in the Newmaker Plane.

    Michael Hammond 

A child we don't see in-game besides his gravestone.


  • Break the Cutie: In Petscop 11, Rainer implies that, like Care, Micheal had the "A, B, and NLM" stages like Care does but was too far gone in the last stage to be helped. However, we don't know if he was referring to Micheal Hammond specifically or not.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Anything relating to him is a pink. However, the eyebrow-less version of his room is yellow (a color normally associated with Care).
  • Creepy Changing Painting: His gravestone seems to be acting like this, as it's eyebrows or nose disappears at random intervals.
    • However, this may be a result of the PlayStation's rendering.
  • Death of a Child: We only see his tombstone and the inscription mentioning that he was about seven when he died.
  • Noodle Incident: We never find out exactly how he died, however, the yellow version of his room and his apparent connection with Toneth implies that cars had something to do with it.
  • Odd Name Out: For a while, he was the only character in the whole series with a known full name. Until we learned Care's real name.
  • Unknown Character: Well, he's dead, so there isn't too much to know. However, we get some details from both versions of his room, in which case, the tweezers imply that he might have had his eyebrows plucked and he wore glasses (in the Eyebrows version).

    "Wife"/Anna 
A woman that's first mentioned in Petscop 3 and Care's mother.

    "Windmill Girl"/Lina Leskowitz 
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A mysterious figure we see in the Windmill during Petscop 9.
  • Death of a Child: She was around 9 years old at the time of her death.
  • Deliberately Monochrome: Like Care's room, her room has no color, however, her room is brighter.
  • Distinguishing Mark: Like Care, she lacks eyebrows. However, unlike Care (or, rather, Carrie Mark), her lack of eyebrows isn't really explained.
  • Gory Discretion Shot: If we interpret the scene of Paul plunging a Tool towards her to be a murder.
  • Noodle Incident: Exactly what happened to her? We don't know besides that Marvin had a hand in it and that she was never seen again after that.
    • Petscop 17 heavily implies she was run over by a car while nobody was paying attention to her, but we still have no information beyond this, let alone who did it.
  • Posthumous Character: She died in 1977.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: If we take it that she's Care's aunt and Care's resemblance to her is why Marvin seems to gravitate towards her.
  • Unknown Character: We only see her in Petscop 9 but we do know is that something happened to her and, from what's said, she is the Wife's sister.
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