King.com offers a variety of free and pay games, including several pet games. Tournaments are played at no cost or up to $2 for Cup Tournaments.
Although the games are primarily single player, you are competing with another player for the highest score. At the end of the game, the final scores for the game are displayed side-by-side. If you are playing for free you win jewels. The more jewels you have the more fun accessories (sunglasses, hats, hair, make-up, etc.) you can purchase for your avatar.
In Pet Rescue you are a rookie firefighter charged with rescuing animals (dogs, cats, and birds) from a burning building. In addition to saving animals, you are also trying to put out the fire so it doesn’t spread. Your ultimate goal is to get the animals to the ground and this is accomplished by clicking on groups of same-color crates.
The more same-color groups you combine, the more points you get. Scoring: 2 crates = 40 points; 4 crates = 160, and so on. The formula is number of crates x number of crates x 10.
Every time you click on a group of 7 or more crates you get a fire extinguisher. When you use the extinguisher to put out a fire you get 250 bonus points.
Put out the individual fires as soon as you can. If you don’t, they will spread and quickly get out of control.
For every 10 floors you clear you get a helicopter to save animals. Try not to use the helicopters because the animals are afraid of flying, and as a result you get fewer points for their rescue. You also get 500 bonus points for any unused helicopters at the end of the round.
Work from the bottom whenever possible and watch the new crates as they emerge. Allow same-color crates to build up from the bottom, but as soon the color changes, click on the block.
Be aware of how the crates will fall when you click on them. If you work it correctly, you can create large groups by default.
Each round is timed, but there is no time bonus for finishing early. When you finish your round, take some time to make sure that there no remaining moves (crates to combine into groups).
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