Benjamin, at first a mysterious and somewhat enigmatic character, is revealed to be Cat’s (the protagonist’s) father toward the conclusion of Stray Cat Crossing. He states that he prefers to be called Benjamin as he feels it forms a closer bond between he and Cat, saying that anyone can be a father, but he will be her Benjamin. Benjamin always loved Cat, and showered her with gifts – her favorite of these being a scarf, which catalyses the events of Stray Cat Crossing (Cat needs to retrieve the scarf back from "little Cat"). As such, Benjamin is undoubtedly one of the most important characters.
Benjamin is a tall, pale man, addressed in a black suit with long coat-tails. He wears a Korean Hahoetal mask (possibly covering scars) that is dark orange/brown in colour. The mask depicts a smiling, wrinkled face. Behind it can be seen the edges of his pale, off-white face.
In the game, Benjamin cannot talk. When he tries, he can only express a plethora of exclamation points, however he can telepathically communicate with Cat. He is said to have been a very loving and caring father, but now seems slightly distant.
- Benjamin and the Save-Point Boy are the only characters who seem aware they are figments of Cat's subconscious, and subsequently acknowledge the figures they represent
- Benjamin symbolises Cat's father, who is also named Benjamin