You play as a human girl with wings, and the last of your kind, and you must collect all the cats on the cat planet. While the controls are somewhat bizarre, in that any key will allow you to take flight, holding 'up' will increase your altitude, and holding 'down' will decrease it. While you can die, there are no game overs. However, you can't save, so the game must be beaten in one go!
this planet contains cats of:
- all lowercase letters: The title and the cats' speech follow this. However, the strange kitties in super cat planet prefer to use proper capitalization, which also applies to the 'boss' crow near the end of said game, and the Dark Angel at the end of the Bonus Dungeon.
- Bladder of Steel: There's no save system, so it must be completed in one go. The fansequel averts this by incorporating a save system.
- Darker and Edgier: Literally becomes this after you open the gate by pressing both the switches. On super cat planet, this also applies to the Bonus Dungeon and a secret area in the canyon that's... best left unmentioned.
- Deliberately Monochrome: The cat village and underground jungle use this aesthetic. super cat planet, aside from a few colors here and there, is mostly monochrome, with the exception of the ending area, the the secret p-switch dungeon, and the warp hub.
- Department of Redundancy Department: Five cats lined up in a row will greet you when you enter the factory segment.
- Excited Show Title!: Inverted. Instead of the title, the excitement is shown everywhere else. The fansequel's strange kitties, however, are calmer.
- Eternal Engine: The factory level. To quote a cat from the game, "what does this factory make? nobody knows!"
- Flip-Screen Scrolling: The game shows one screen at a time. Moving to the edge scrolls to the next screen.
- Gotta Catch 'Em All: You are tasked to find all the cats. The game keeps count.
- Graphics-Induced Super-Deformed
- Jungle Japes
- Lethal Lava Land
- No Name Given: The angel does not bear a name.
- No Plot? No Problem!: Find all the cats. Why? Why not, it's Cat Planet!
- One-Hit Point Wonder: The angel has only one hit point. If she touches anything hazardous, she dies.
- Our Angels Are Different
- Respawn Point: You respawn at the beginning of the same room you died in. However, super cat planet provides more straightforward checkpoints, so make sure to touch one of you can.
- Ridiculously Cute Critter: The cats are round, friendly, and adorable.
- Shout-Out: Some solid blocks look like the ! blocks from Super Mario World. There are also expies of firebars and podoboos.
- Spike Balls of Doom: There are static ones that are mostly found in the jungle, and the ones in the factory that move around. They can be found in other places as well. super cat planet adds an additional red/blue toggle system to the spike balls and floating saws, as well as flowers that shoot pollen.
- Spikes of Doom: These appear in the final area with the crows, as well as the fansequel's very tough bonus dungeon.
- Unreadably Fast Text: The credits zip by pretty quickly.
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