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Neko Atsume: Wallpaper Guide

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Neko Atsume: Wallpaper Guide

Neko Atsume: Wallpaper Guide

What is Neko Atsume?

Neko Atsume is a kitty collecting mobile game in which the player puts down food in their garden to attract lots of different cats. When a specific cat visits your garden enough times, it will leave you a present called a memento. Each one is unique for each cat! The aim of the game is to collect all kitties in your cat book and to collect all mementos from each cat.

How Do I Access the Wallpapers?

You can access the wallpaper by navigating to the shop section, via the in-game menu.

All of the wallpapers cost the same, each one is twenty gold fish. Gold fish can be earned via the cats that visit your garden, they will leave fish after visiting. The player must 'unlock' each wallpaper by achieving specific requirements.

You can download the wallpaper at any time after purchasing it, it will be stored on the player's device under the image file "Neko Atsume".

Wallpaper Number 1: Pumpkin

The first wallpaper, featuring Pumpkin

The first wallpaper, featuring Pumpkin

How to Unlock

There are two requirements to unlocking this wallpaper, they should be relatively easy to achieve with regular gameplay since Snowball is the first cat that you meet, though it may take a while to reach 100 visits if you don't play often:

  1. Have Snowball the cat visit your yard 100 times
  2. Unlock the cat Pumpkin in your cat book

Wallpaper Number 2: Featuring Multiple Cats

The second wallpaper features multiple kitties

The second wallpaper features multiple kitties

How to Unlock

To unlock this wallpaper you must have lots of different cats visit your yard 40 times each. As long as you have plenty of goodies and check the game multiple times per day, you should unlock this relatively quickly. The cats that need to visit are:

  • Snowball
  • Gabriel
  • Sunny
  • Pickles
  • Fred
  • Ginger

Wallpaper Number 3: Snowball

The third wallpaper, featuring Snowball

The third wallpaper, featuring Snowball

How to Unlock

This is one of the easiest wallpapers to unlock, as there is only one requirement. However, cats do not have a set amount of times to visit before dropping a memento. Since it is completely random, it could take a while of regular gameplay:

  • Obtain Snowball's memento (the flowered collar)

Wallpaper Number 4: Sassy Fran

The fourth wallpaper, featuring Sassy Fran

The fourth wallpaper, featuring Sassy Fran

How to Unlock

This is another wallpaper that only needs one requirement to unlock, however, this is slightly more difficult as it involves a rare cat. To have a rare cat visit your yard frequently, you need to have their favourite goodies out for them. Mementos drop randomly so it may take a short time or a long time before you get it:

  • Obtain Sassy Fran's memento (the coffee cup)

Wallpaper Number 5: Featuring Multiple Cats

Wallpaper number five, featuring four different cats

Wallpaper number five, featuring four different cats

How to Unlock

The requirements to unlock this wallpaper are quite complex as they were set before future updates, meaning that some cats are exceptions to the rule. These cats will be listed. Mementos drop randomly so there is no way to predict how quickly you will be able to obtain them:

  1. Obtain all but four of the regular cats' mementos, i.e. none of the rare cats' mementos count. (This rule excludes Gozer, Willie, Pasty, Chip, Melange and Macchiato).
  2. Have all regular cats visit your garden ten times each. None of the rare cats count towards this. (This rules also excludes Gozer, Willie, Pasty, Chip, Melange and Macchiato).

Wallpaper Number 6: Spud

Wallpaper number six, featuring Spud

Wallpaper number six, featuring Spud

How to Unlock

This is another wallpaper that has two requirements to unlock. Since mementos drop randomly, there is no way to determine how quickly you will be able to obtain them. To ensure that certain cats visit your yard, make sure you have their favourite goodies on display:

  1. Obtain Socks' memento (the Small Mittens)
  2. Have Ginger, Spud, Marshmallow and Spooky visit your yard 40 times each

Wallpaper Number 7: A Photo Negative

The seventh wallpaper, featuring a photo negative of a kitty

The seventh wallpaper, featuring a photo negative of a kitty

How to Unlock

There is only one requirement to unlock this wallpaper, but it may take a significant amount of time to reach, through semi-regular gameplay. To ensure that these cats visit your yard, make sure to have their favourite goodies on display:

  • Have Socks, Pepper, Gabriel, and Smokey visit your yard 50 times each.

Wallpaper Number 8: Frosty

The eighth wallpaper, featuring Frosty

The eighth wallpaper, featuring Frosty

How to Unlock

There is only one requirement to unlock this wallpaper, however, it can take a long time to achieve, because Frosty is a rare cat and has a very low power level, so is often kicked off toys. Mementos drop randomly so there is no way to know how quickly you will obtain it:

  • Obtain Frosty's memento (the Thaw-Proof Snowman)

Wallpaper Number 9: Ms Fortune

The ninth wallpaper, featuring Ms Fortune

The ninth wallpaper, featuring Ms Fortune

How to Unlock

This wallpaper only has one requirement to unlock, and can be done quite easily with regular gameplay. Mementos drop randomly, so there is no way to determine how quickly you will be able to obtain it:

  • Obtain Ms Fortune's memento (the Oval Coin)

Wallpaper Number 10: Peaches

The tenth wallpaper, featuring Peaches

The tenth wallpaper, featuring Peaches

How to Unlock

This wallpaper has 2 requirements to unlock, it may be slightly difficult and take a reasonable amount of time to achieve. Peaches has the lowest power level in the game. To get the most visits from Peaches, as quickly as possible, it is recommended to fill your yard with Peaches' favourite toys. It might take a while to save up enough fish to buy the full 21 pages of goodies, the only way to maximise this is to check back in the game often and to fill up the bowls as soon as they are empty to ensure that cats are always leaving you fish.

  1. Buy 21 full pages of goodies, using fish, in the game's shop
  2. Have Peaches visit your yard 15 times

Wallpaper Number 11: Ginger

The eleventh wallpaper, featuring Ginger

The eleventh wallpaper, featuring Ginger

How to Unlock

This wallpaper has two requirements to unlock. It might take a while to save up enough fish to buy the full 21 pages of goodies, the only way to maximize this is to check back in the game often and to fill up the bowls as soon as they are empty to ensure that cats are always leaving you fish.

  1. Buy 21 pages of goodies
  2. Have Ginger visit you yard 15 times

Wallpaper Number 12: Patches

The twelfth wallpaper, featuring Patches

The twelfth wallpaper, featuring Patches

How to Unlock

This wallpaper has 2 requirements to unlock it. It might take a while to save up enough fish to buy the full 21 pages of goodies, the only way to maximize this is to check back in the game often and to fill up the bowls as soon as they are empty to ensure that cats are always leaving you fish.

  1. Buy 21 pages of goodies
  2. Have Patches visit your yard 15 times

Wallpaper Number 13: Two Cats Peeping Out

The thirteenth wallpaper, featuring two cats that are peeping out at you

The thirteenth wallpaper, featuring two cats that are peeping out at you

How to Unlock

This wallpaper only has one requirement to unlock, but it might take a while to achieve. It is recommended to fill your card with these cats' favourite goodies, in order to get them to visit as often as possible.

  • Have Marshmallow, Smokey, Sunny, Lexy and Fred visit your yard 50 times each

Wallpaper Number 15: Two Cats Sitting

The fourteenth wallpaper, featuring two sitting kittens

The fourteenth wallpaper, featuring two sitting kittens

How to Unlock

This wallpaper has two requirements to unlock. The first of these requirements can take a long time of semi-regular gameplay to achieve. It is recommended to fill your card with these cats' favourite goodies, in order to get them to visit as often as possible. To get the gold fish needed for the second requirement, it is recommended to visit the game regularly and fill up the food bowls whenever they run out, to ensure that cats are constantly leaving fish.

  1. Have Sunny and Callie visit your yard 100 times each
  2. Buy the Goldfish Bowl. (Worth 10 gold fish)

Wallpaper Number 16: Kitten in a Pot

The sixteenth wallpaper, featuring a kitten peeking out of the top of a pot

The sixteenth wallpaper, featuring a kitten peeking out of the top of a pot

How to Unlock

This wallpaper has two requirements to unlock it. To be able to save up enough to be able to buy all the items required, it is recommended to visit the game regularly and fill up the food bowls whenever they run out, to ensure that cats are constantly leaving fish. To achieve the second requirement, it is recommended to have the cats' favourite goodies on display so that they will visit regularly.