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A game of suspense, strategy, and anticipation. Get rid of the high cards (rats) and go for the low cards (cats). Sneak a peek, draw two, or swap cards for an added twist. Low score wins the game. (A poker face helps!)


7 in stock

SKU: GRG204-RATC Category:


The Rat-a-Tat Cat game is a thrilling blend of suspense, strategy, and anticipation, making it an engaging choice for ages 6 and up. The objective is to discard high cards (rats) and aim for low cards (cats). The game introduces elements like peeking, drawing two, and swapping cards, adding exciting twists to the game play. With a poker face as an asset, players strive to achieve the lowest score to emerge victorious.

This intriguing card game has garnered acclaim, earning the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Best Toy Award and the prestigious National Competition Winner – Mensa Select title. Its recognition speaks to the game’s ability to combine fun with skillful play, making it suitable for a broad audience.

Beyond the sheer enjoyment, Rat-a-Tat Cat is a numbers card game that fosters strategic thinking, memory skills, and a touch of luck. Players aim to create a hand with the lowest possible numerical sum, encouraging them to apply basic mathematical concepts in a playful context. The game serves as a valuable educational tool, promoting the development of timing, card memory, and even an intuitive understanding of probability.

However, it’s important to note the small parts warning, as the game contains components that may pose a choking hazard for children under 3 years old. Rat-a-Tat Cat is more than just a game; it’s a well-rounded experience that combines learning, strategy, and fun, making it an excellent choice for family game nights and educational playtime.

Game Highlights

Received Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Best Toy Award and received National Competition Winner – Mensa Select.

A fun numbers card game for ages 6 and up.  Win the game by having your cards add up to the lowest number!  It’s a game of strategy, memory and a little luck.

Rat-a-Tat-Cat Game is a Fun Numbers Card Game with Cats (and a few rats)

As children play Rat-a-tat Cat, they develop a sense of timing and an understanding of basic, but essential, mathematical concepts. They learn ways to remember their cards and strategies to figure out what cards other players might have. They also begin to develop an intuitive sense of probability. Rat-a-tat Cat requires skill, strategy, and awareness, challenging both young children and adults.

CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Additional information

Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 9.5 × 6.5 × 5.5 in

6 years+