|Dragon Quest Monster|
Art by Akira Toriyama
|Romanized Japanese||Mori no ban'nin|
|First Appearance||Dragon Quest VII|
The Shabby cat is a monster that appears exclusively Dragon Quest VII.
At first Shabby cats look like scary massive fearsome felines with claws ready to rip and tear at foes, but on close inspection they're revealed to be large, blue colored men wearing body suits curiously made from cat pelts, with moss green fur and yellow underbellies. Their horrific human-like face leer out from inside the killer cat's mouth, with a massive maw lined with scarily sharp fangs. They stand on two legs and use their spread claws to shred through their prey. No one knows if they use this dark disguise to trick adventurers into getting too close, or to sneak up and pounce on unsuspecting prey. To further surprise foes, they spit out a massive sandstorm at all opponents, dazzling them with dust and leaving them unable to effectively deal damage.