a pet shop after dark
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
languages: english / 日本語 / español / français / italiano /한국어 / português / русский / türkçe / 简体中文
Water the plants, feed the pets, and DON'T turn off the lights.
a pet shop after dark is a horror point-and-click adventure game where you've taken on an odd job at a little pet shop. The owner tells you the job is easy - all you have to do is water the plants, feed the pets, and stay the night.
There's just one thing - do NOT, under any circumstances, turn off the lights.
- A mysterious pet shop to explore
- Invisible pets to feed
- Strange plants to water
- Point-and-click and puzzle elements
- Crashes are intentional.
- Headphones are recommended.
- Mac players: Please make sure to follow the instructions on the download screen.
- Soundtrack - Bandcamp
- Issues/questions - Support form
- More info - Website
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Genre||Adventure, Interactive Fiction, Puzzle|
|Made with||Ren'Py, FL Studio, Clip Studio Paint|
|Tags||Creepy, Cute, Dark, Exploration, Horror, Point & Click, Psychological Horror, Spooky|
|Average session||A few hours|
|Languages||English, Spanish; Latin America, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Turkish, Chinese (Simplified)|
|Links||Steam, Soundtrack, Homepage, Twitter, Patreon|
In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $9.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:
apetshopafterdark-1.02-linux.tar.bz2 58 MB
a-pet-shop-after-dark-osx.zip 52 MB
a-pet-shop-after-dark-win.zip 70 MB
- french/spanish/italian added + halloween sale!Oct 27, 2022
- hint function added + soundtrack now on spotifySep 18, 2022
- a pet shop after dark, out now...Aug 30, 2022
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Hi! What program do you use to make your games? I've been wanting to make a game but I can't find a good one.
- Thank you!
depends on the game but this one is made with ren'py which i highly recommend - open source & free visual novel engine with a lot of online resources/tutorials/&c.
alright! ty, i think i already have the normal ren'py downloaded. also what resources do you use? again ty
Hello! You chose a great color palette to make this game, It looks beautiful! I work with ENG - PT BR translations, if you're interested you can read more about it here.
Hi, wanted to let you know that someone has reposted your game as their own. https://nathasa.itch.io/
thank you for letting me know!
I did play the Game Jam version of this game a while back, but playing the full version just now took me about 2 hours, a few hints, and a bit of weird logic. I love this game a whole lot and highly recommend it to anyone that's got a bit of time to kill and enjoys a spooky atmosphere!
Acá dejo una corta review de A Pet Shop After Dark
really enjoying it so far - love the soundtrack and the cute-spooky aesthetic
Wait, the free version was a DEMO? That was awesome, I will definitely be picking this up when I get the money to!
DON'T TURN OFF THE LIGHTS!The game was super fun! The art and music really complimented each other and even though I got very confused at them, the puzzles you crafted were pretty well made!
I did not expect the game to use the file system like that, but it was a really cool and well done way of making the puzzles and the game itself.
The story was pretty interesting as there was more to find out and the more one found out, there was still more mystery, which was great and made it very repayable and fun, great job on the game and good luck for future projects!
Highly recommended if you want to play a point-and-click adventure game with unconventional mechanics and a spooky atmosphere. Here's my own playthrough for anyone interested:
I played the original version as well, so I can safely say that the full version essentially has more content that extends the length of the game. The difficulty was also ramped up, which gave me a hard time! Though, I noticed that there was hint system added in a later update which might make it easier for others.
There's also more to the game than what I did in my first playthrough. I won't spoil it here, but you can find it in my other video on my Youtube channel if you're really curious. However, it's all I was able to find, so I have no idea if there's still anything else to discover!
I finally checked it out today and really enjoyed it, but I couldn't figure out how to solve the bit towards the end with the goldfish. I looked at the hints but I could only think of one other object that glows, and moving that to the fish, and moving the fish to that, didn't seem to do anything.
I'd look up a walkthrough if I could but all the ones I could find were either from an older version that doesn't seem to be the same at that part, or the walkthrough is only for a small section I already cleared.
I'm stuck on the third ring. Can anyone tell me how to find the door below the window?
Nevermind, I found it. *facepalm*
Yup getting out is a total different story... Good luck!
Fortunately, I found a walkthrough for that part. Now if I could just figure out how to find the heart.
I wish I could help but I want to restart the game to stream it and haven't found out how... So the last I did was the chest :(
Hey there, I bought the steam version and wanted to restart the game halfway through. How can I do that?
its very funny
Yay! I'm so happy it's out, I remember loving the free version and I'm excited to play it again and see what's new^^
i haven't even played the game yet but the soundtrack is fantastic!
thanks! it's by sdhizumi who did an amazing job 🎶
hi! how long is the game?
it depends on how good you are at puzzles but on average it seems to be taking people about 3 hours! (judging from my testers & people's steam review times)
Awesome, thank you! Will be picking up my copy once I have the money, the demo was fantastic!