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A Tail of Two Cats (#87)
A Tail of Two Cats
Members only? Yes
Release date 26 September 2005 (Update)
Quest series Dragonkin
Official difficulty Intermediate
Developer Jonathan S
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Start point Quest Talk to Unferth in his house in Burthorpe
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description Missing: small black cat, answers to the name of Bob.

Last seen on the 19th of Bennath. Please contact Unferth in Burthorpe.

Length Long (25-35 minute wait for farm patch to grow)
Requirements Completion of Icthlarin's Little Helper
Items required


Enemies to defeat None


Starting the questEdit


  • Speak to Hild in the building north-east of Unferth's house.
  • Locate Bob the cat using the catspeak amulet (a full list of locations can be found on the full guide page) and talk to him by doing the following:
    • The fastest way to find Bob, is go to the western Varrock anvil and world-hop until you find him or you can use the steps below to find him legitimately.
    • Right click on the 'Locate' option on the amulet in your equipped items.
    • Click on the whiskers until the arrow and the eyes glow white.
    • Follow the arrow until you find Bob.

Strong LineageEdit

  • Talk to Gertrude in her house in Varrock. (Chat 1)
  • Speak to Reldo in the Varrock library. (Chat 1)
  • Find and speak to Bob the cat again.

Memories and Bob's ListEdit

  • Go to Sophanem and speak to the Sphinx (Chat 1-2)
  • Return to Unferth's house in Burthorpe and do the following:
    • Weed the patch and plant potato seeds in it and wait until they are grown. Your cat will notify you when they are done (The patch will take 25-35 minutes to grow).
    • Make the bed.
    • Use the logs on fireplace. Then light fireplace.
    • Use the chocolate cake and bucket of milk on the table.
    • Use your shears on Unferth to cut his hair.
  • Talk to Unferth again once all the chores are done.

Down with the "Sickness"Edit

  • Travel to Varrock and speak with the Apothecary(Chat 3)
  • Go to Unferth, unequip any weapons and equip the doctors hat or nurse hat and desert robes (top and bottom) and speak to him.
  • Locate Bob the cat again and talk to him.
  • After the cutscene, talk to Unferth again.
  • Quest complete!


A Tail of Two Cats reward scroll
  • 2 Quest points
  • 2,500 experience in 2 skills of your choice over 30, or 5000 experience in one skill.
  • A Doctor or nurse's hat (you can switch by destroying your hat and requesting a new one from the Apothecary)
  • A Mouse toy (functions as a fun weapon at the Duel Arena)

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