I just revamped this article, but one thing I wasn't sure about that I included anyway is that tripe rations carried in your inventory make pets stay closer to the player. That seems to be the general consensus at RGRN and my own experience as well (certainly seems to make more of difference than tin whistles, which supposedly make a pet follow you for a bit - I can't notice a difference at all). Maybe someone skilled at sourcediving can verify (or correct) it. Floatingeye 02:38, 19 March 2008 (UTC)
- That is true (for carnivorous pets, as this article states). A comment at dogmove.c, line 423 says, "if you have dog food it'll follow you more closely". DOGFOOD means treat. --Kernigh 02:58, 19 March 2008 (UTC)
Can Cavemen eat it ?
The Tripe Ration is often associated with Cannibalism. This would imply that it is save for Cavemen to it. I tried it several as a Caveman, and I got the "Yak ! Dog food !" message (as opposed to the Orc who enjoys it), but never got nausea. Was this just coincidence, or can Cavemen really eat it without problems ? However, it is usually a better idea to tame a stray-pet than eat it yourself, but it should be written in the article. --188.8.131.52 10:59, 28 March 2013 (UTC)