This version of war pits a cat against a pug. There are 52 cards (1/2 with a cat, 1/2 with a pug). Players take turns turning over their cards. The player with the highest card takes all turned up cards. Games finishes when one player wins all cards. Suggested for ages 6+. Directions on the back of the package. Previously owned but in good condition. We checked, all 52 cards are present.