This article is about the Purple cat miniquest. For the pet, see Purple cat.
"Purple cat"
Purple cat
Release date 28 October 2008 (Update)
Members No
Quest series None
Developer(s) Ingrid J
Age Fifth Age
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The Purple Cat miniquest is unlocked after the completion of the Swept Away quest, and was released during the 2008 Hallowe'en event.

Completing this miniquest is a requirement for the master quest cape.


Start pointQuest map icon Wendy, west of the Draynor Village lodestone.
Member requirementF2P icon Free to play
Official difficultyNone
Official lengthShort
RequirementsSkill requirements are not boostable unless marked with a [B] for boostable. Gertrude's Cat, Swept Away
Items requiredItems from the tool belt are not listed unless they do not work or are not automatically added.
  • Cat (if you want to dye your cat)
Enemies to defeat
  • None

WARNING: If you bring a hellcat of any kind to be dyed, it will be reverted to a normal cat.


Betty's Magic Emporium basement map

The map of Betty's basement.

Starting off

  • Start by talking to Wendy, just west of the Draynor Village lodestone.
  • Ask Wendy about purple cats. She will tell you to bring her a cat and some magic unguent. She says you can get it from Lottie, Wendy's best friend, who is working with Betty in Port Sarim. Lottie is in Betty's Magic Emporium basement.
  • Talk to Lottie. She will tell you the unguent is in the same chest from the Swept Away quest, but Betty has strengthened security (last time you did it, she became paranoid) and you must move all 6 animals at least once this time.
  • Lottie will give you the magic slate again to view your progress during the miniquest.

The puzzle (Take two)

  • This is essentially a smaller puzzle box, see the Treasure Trail Puzzle box guide, and can be solved using the same methods. By solving one of the vertical columns the rest is no different than the first puzzle.
Original positions
Bat (Swept Away)
(aka blackbird)
(aka Lizard)
Spider (Swept Away)
Rat (Swept Away)

Puzzle solution

Holding pens

The initial positions of the creatures. This is how it looks like if you are south.

Blackbird to empty holding pen
Reptile to Blackbird pen
Rat to Rat pen
Snail to Reptile pen
Spider to Spider pen
Bat to Snail pen
Reptile to Bat pen
Spider to Blackbird pen
Snail to Spider pen
Rat to Reptile pen
Spider to Rat pen
Reptile to Blackbird pen
Bat to Bat pen
Snail to Snail pen
Reptile to Spider pen
Spider to Blackbird pen
Rat to Rat pen
Reptile to Reptile pen
Spider to Spider pen
Blackbird to Blackbird pen

Finishing up

  • Once the puzzle has been solved, open the chest to obtain a vial of Magic unguent.
  • Take this back to Wendy, along with a cat, to dye your cat purple. If you don't want to turn a cat purple, just bring the unguent without the cat. Wendy will take the unguent, and you will receive the rewards.

Congratulations, miniquest complete!


Pet cat (purple) pet

  • Talk to Wendy after this to turn your cat purple any time and as many times as you want!



See also

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