RunCat 4+

Cat living in the menubar

Takuto Nakamura

    • 4.6 • 90 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



The cat takes up residence in your Mac's menu bar, and he just keeps running!

The cat will run at a speed that depends on the CPU usage on your Mac.
You can see how much the current CPU usage is by looking at the running of the cat.
How about looking at a cat while waiting for a video to be exported or a program to be built?

• You can purchase various Runners at the Runners Store.

[Special color runners] 6 types
Golden Cat, Metal Cluster Cat, Flash Cat,
Maneki Neko, Sushi, Uhooi

[Animal type runners] 28 types
Cheetah, Dog, Puppy, Rabbit, Frog,
Bird, Penguin, Dolphin, Dragon, Owl,
Dinosaur, Jack Russell Terrier, Hedgehog,
Horse, Penguin 2, Hamster Wheel, Octopus,
Chameleon, Chicken, Mouse, Pig, Fox,
Whale, Otter, Squirrel, Butterfly,
Greyhound, Welsh Corgi

[Inanimate type runners] 15 types
Cogwheel, Bonfire, Drop, Rocket, Pendulum,
Newton's Cradle, Sine wave, pulse, Hot Coffee,
Steam Locomotive, Tapioca Drink, Frypan,
Factory, Engine, Earth

[Seasonal runners] 7 types
Reindeer & Sleigh, Snowman (Christmas)
Wind Chime, Sparkler (Summer in Japan)
Jack-o'-Lantern, Ghost (Halloween)
Mochi (Japanese New Year)

• It is also possible to always display the system information on the menu bar.
The developer has not tested it on all types of Macs.
• You can check CPU usage, Memory performance, Battery state, Disk capacity, and Network connection.
• You can register self-made runners (In-App Purchase).
• Developer may end support for older macOS without notice.

What’s New

Version 9.7

New Runner (In-App Purchase)
- Added Uhooi as a special color runner.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

mousepad04 ,

Back to being a great app

Previous version was sweet — lots of animations to pick from and they looked great in the menu bar. Version 3.0 comes with only 3 animations and on my iMac running High Sierra with 2 monitors it’s just a white box on a black menu bar. Worthless. Hopefully the developer will address the issue. If you have a previous version, I suggest you don’t update.

UPDATE: I wrote the above review on 1/24 and the developer quicky fixed the issue. And a running human was added. Loving this app again.

Mizasquare ,

Adorable app

I have never used any of system monitoring app for everyday use. on occation they were useful for a troubleshooting, but for a daily basis? nah. it felt so pointless.
the in-app purchase buisiness model were also neat. it is totally harmless and I would willingly spend extra bucks.

NikoOme ,

I love this app, BUT battery notification is needed

Imagine sending out super cute cat-related battery state notifications.
All the other apps of this kind have low/high battery notification, so I hope the developer can find the time and energy to do this. I would definitely consider paying once the functionality side of the app becomes on par with its competitiors.
I already have istat but ould love to keeo this app just for the cats alone...LOVE!

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The developer, Takuto Nakamura, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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