Sea of Thieves Cat Concept Art

Captain Bones celebrates many holidays and apparently #AnswerYourCatsQuestionsDay is one of them. In celebration Captain Bones tweeted this brand new piece of concept art showcasing a cat:

Could this cat be a companion for the player? Maybe the cat is just a living environment set piece that lives in the tavern or wanders around the island. Let us know what you think and what other animals you would like to see below!