|Anime||Episode 01: Monotone/Colorful|
The Cat is a character appearing in the Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso series.
A thin short haired black cat with bright blue eyes. It has long white whiskers, and black slitted pupils. The Cat has a pair of large, pointy ears.
The Cat is often showed to be friendly and playful. The Cat has no further development other than that it appears often, even having dialogue with Kousei at times. The Cat often appears when Kaori Miyazono is either present or mentioned.
The Cat first appeared being chased by Kaori in the street up to the park. This cat symbolizes Kousei Arima's mother, but later on he as faced this fear.
"Where are you?"
- The Cat strongly resembles a cat that Kousei Arima previously owned when he was younger, named Chelsea. It is never stated whether the two are related at all.
- In Episode 20 of the Anime, it is said that The Cat is male, which should clarify whether or not The Cat was Chelsea or not for most viewers.
- The cat appeared in the first opening of the series on top of the piano keys.