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Picky Kitty Board Game Rules Explained With Pictures

Picky Kitty Board Game Rules Explained With Pictures

Looking for a specific Picky Kitty rule? | Setup | Playing the Game | Picking Up Vegetables | Winning the Game | FAQ | Components |


The objective of Picky Kitty is to be the first player to get rid of all of your vegetables.


  • Insert the tail into the back of the cat. Keep pushing until you hear a click sound.
  • Attach the plate to the kitty’s arms by inserting the pins on the plate into the holes in the cat’s hands.
  • Place the cat in the center of the table where everyone can reach it.
  • Push the kitty’s head forward until it clicks into place.
  • Evenly split the vegetables between all of the players.
  • The player who most recently ate vegetables starts the game.

How to Play Picky Kitty

To begin each of your turns you will spin the spinner. What you spin on the spinner determines what you will do on your turn.

Spinning a one

If you spin a one, you will take one of your vegetables and place it on the plate.

Spinning a two

Should you spin a two, you will take two of your vegetables and place them on the plate.

When placing vegetables onto the plate you should be careful. The plate is sensitive and you don’t want to trigger it when placing your vegetables on it.

Placing a vegetable on the tray in Picky Kitty
After spinning a one on the spinner, the player placed one of their vegetables on the tray.
Spinning a present

When you spin a present, choose one of your vegetables. Choose another player to give the vegetable to.

After you have taken your turn, play passes to the player on your left.

Picking Up Vegetables

You are forced to pick up vegetables in two different scenarios.

If any vegetables fall off the plate while you are placing your vegetables, you will add any that fall off to your pile.

Dropping a vegetable
While trying to place a vegetable on the tray, one of the vegetables fell off. The current player picks up the fallen vegetable and adds it to their pile.

Otherwise the kitty will occasionally flip up the plate knocking off all of the vegetables. In this scenario you will pick up two of the tossed vegetables and add them to your pile. Any additional thrown vegetables are returned to the box.

Flipping up the tray
Picky Kitty has flipped up the tray knocking off all of the vegetables. The player who placed the last vegetable takes two of the vegetables and adds them to their pile. The remaining vegetables are set aside and won’t be used for the rest of the game.

Whenever the plate is flipped up, you will reset it by pushing forward on the kitty’s head.

Winning the Game

The first player to get rid of their last vegetable wins the game.

Picky Kitty FAQ

If you have any questions about how to play the game, leave a comment below on this post. I will try to answer any questions asked as best and as quickly as possible.

Components for Picky Kitty


  • Kitty
  • Plate
  • 20 Vegetables
    • 4 Tomatoes
    • 4 Carrots
    • 3 Broccolis
    • 3 Lettuce
    • 3 Corns
    • 3 Garlic
  • Spinner
  • Instructions

Year: 2021 | Publisher: Goliath Games

Genres: Children’s

Ages: 4+ | Number of Players: 2-4 | Length of Game: 5-10 minutes

Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck: High

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