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"I'm so obsessed, even your face is starting to look triceratops like..."
— Punchy, Animal Crossing: Wild World
"I'm so cold, you could make ice cream in my belly!"
— Punchy in a sick state, Animal Crossing: Wild World
ビンタ Binta
"There's always more fish in the sea!"
Gender Male
Personality Lazy
Species Cat
Birthday April 11th
Star sign Aries
Initial phrase mrmphi
Initial clothes GC Shirt
(Dōbutsu no Mori +),
Cherry Shirt
Gray Tartan (WW, CF)
Skill Staying awake
Goal Cartoonist
Coffee Kilimanjaro,
No milk,
No Sugar
Style Basic
Favorite song K.K. Love Song
Appearances Dōbutsu no Mori +,
Animal Crossing,
Dōbutsu no Mori e+,
Animal Crossing: Wild World,
Animal Crossing: City Folk,
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
"Turn the other cheek."
— Picture quote, Animal Crossing: Wild World

Punchy (ビンタ, Binta) is a lazy cat villager in the Animal Crossing series, appearing in all games to date, except for Animal Forest. His name may come from the word "punchy," which means being groggy or dazed from a series of punches. His Japanese name, 'Binta', means "a slap in the face". His picture quote from Animal Crossing: Wild World also relates to his easygoing demeanor. Punchy was featured on the cover of Animal Crossing, in the upper right window with Mitzi, another cat villager.



Punchy is a black and white cat with sleepy, yellow, purple-lidded eyes. His legs are black with white paws, as if he were wearing mittens. He has a set of whiskers on his cheeks, as well as a cat-like smile indicating his friendly, easygoing personality. Punchy has three initial shirts, The GC Shirt (Dōbutsu no Mori +), the Cherry Shirt (Animal Crossing and Animal Forest e+), and the Gray Tartan Shirt (WW and CF).


Below is a brief description of the lazy personality.

Animal Crossing

Punchy appears on the top-right window, with Mitzi

As a lazy villager, Punchy will be easygoing and easy to befriend. Like all lazy villagers, he shares a love of food and relaxing. He will enjoy partaking in the usual hobbies, such as fishing or bug catching, to relax or for food. He will usually get along well with other villagers, but may offend or confuse jock villagers because of their conflicting lifestyles. He will ask the player for fossils to add as decoration in his house.



Punchy's house in Animal Crossing.

In all games, Punchy's house has a laid-back theme. In Animal Crossing, he has a Gold Stereo, Mama Bear, Speed Bag and various items of the Blue Series. He has the Blue Carpet and Mod Wall. He will replace all of his normal furniture with fish, insects, and fossils if you give him enough, so don't enable him.

In City Folk, Punchy no longer has the Gold Stereo but still retains his Blue Series theme, although with less Blue items present and replaced with fruit items. The wallpaper and flooring are the same as they were in the previous games. K.K. Love Song plays in Punchy's house.


E-Reader Card InfoEdit


Name: Punchy
Type: Male Cat
Sign: Aries
Clothes: Cherry Shirt
Pet Phrase: mrmpht
Profile: What do you call a cat who goes hog-wild without warning? Punchy! Be wary whenever he's around. You never know when he might turn claws on you or surprise you with a cat punch!
Scan: Blue Table
Code: Tumbleweed

Forest / Crossing Male: Bob | Kabuki | Pierre (AFe+) | Punchy | Stinky | Tom | Kid Cat (AFe+) | Moe (AFe+) |
Female: Ankha (original islander) | Felicity (AFe+) | Kiki | Kitty | Lolly (AFe+) | Meow (AFe+) | Merry (AFe+) | Mitzi | Monique | Olivia | Purrl | Rosie | Tabby | Tangy
Wild World Male: Bob | Kabuki | Kid Cat | Moe | Punchy
Female: Kiki | Mitzi | Monique | Olivia | Purrl | Rosie | Tabby | Tangy
City Folk Male: Bob | Kabuki | Kid Cat | Moe | Punchy | Stinky | Tom
Female: Ankha | Felicity | Kiki | Kitty | Lolly | Merry | Mitzi | Monique | Olivia | Purrl | Rosie | Tabby | Tangy
New Leaf Male: Bob | Kabuki | Kid Cat | Moe | Punchy | Rudy | Stinky | Tom
Female: Ankha | Felicity | Katt | Kiki | Kitty | Lolly | Merry | Mitzi | Monique | Olivia | Purrl | Rosie | Tabby | Tangy
Special Characters Male: Rover
Female: Blanca | Kaitlin | Katie