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Rat-a-tat Cat
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Rat-a-tat Cat

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Product Awards:  
Mensa Best Mind Game Award
Best Mind Game, 1996

Ages Play Time Players
6+ 20 minutes 2-6

Designer(s): Monty Stambler, Ann Stambler

Manufacturer(s): Gamewright

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Product Description

Rats are high, cats are low... low-down and cool, that is! Put on your poker face, then draw, swap, and sneak a peek to get rid of rats and make way for the cats. The player with the lowest score wins.

Rat-a-Tat Cat is a fun card game that requires quick counting skills and keen timing. It teaches math concepts, like greater than and less than. As they learn the strategy for the game, kids will also begin to develop an intuitive sense of probability.

Product Awards

Mensa Best Mind Game Award
Best Mind Game, 1996

Product Information

  • Designer(s): Monty Stambler, Ann Stambler

  • Manufacturer(s): Gamewright

  • Artist(s): Roni Shepherd

  • Year: 1997

  • Players: 2 - 6

  • Time: 20 minutes

  • Ages: 6 and up

  • Weight: 175 grams

  • All-Time Sales Rank: #8

  • Language Requirements: Game components are language-independent. Manufacturer's rules are printed in multiple languages (including English). This is a domestic item.


  • 54 cards
  • rules (English, Spanish)
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Product Reviews


Average Rating: 4.8 in 17 reviews

by Kai
Loved by generations of players
December 16, 2011

I was given this game for christmas when i was about 8 an instantly loved it. when my younger sister (5 years younger) started learning math she started to play with me and was instantly hooked. i babysat families in my neighbourhood for over a decade and have brought it along with me as. some kids even got disappointed if i forgot it. now i work with young children with special needs and i still use it as a wonderful fun tool to help kids learn basic math skills. its a game that has never disappointed and has served me greatly for years. i recommend it to everyone. kids dont even realise theyre learning.

by Sally
Fun for all
June 22, 2008

We recently took a trip to the beach with extended family. My almost 5 and 7 year old nieces brought this game along with many others. Most of the other games were never opened as 4 generations were addicted to Rat-a-tat Cat! Easy enough for the young ones and challenging enough for the adults, this is one of our all time favorites. I'm going to buy one for my math pull out groups at school. They will love it and not even know that it is reinforcing math skills.

by A Gamer
This game is a hit!
December 30, 2007

Easy to learn and very fun to play, this game is a winner in our household. We have played this game many times every day since receiving it and are recommending it to all of our friends young and old. Our whole family plays and our ages range from 5 - 70!

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