What is it with irksome faux felines in Japanese RPGs?
Persona 5's mandatory mascot has an almost unhealthy obsession with ruining your day, constantly telling you to go to bed after only the slightest bit of exertion as though it's your mother. Done a crossword? Best get those jimjams on. Made a cup of coffee? You must be knackered, let me tuck you in.
Yes, it's a means of regulating progression, but it's a constant ball-ache to be told what to do by a f**king cat. There's definitely something untoward going on whenever the protagonist is dictatorially forced to doze off under Chairman Meow's instruction. Given the idiot cat's indecent obsession with the Phantom Thieves' female members, it's probably best not to speculate.