But your analogy isn't really accurate, because a cat eating a bird is doing so out of hunger and necessity, while pokemon attacking other pokemon in a battle do not have a real need to do so. They're doing so because their trainedr makes them do it, so in an indirect way all pokemon games are about trainers attacking pokemon. Even to catch a pokemon, you need to attack it first.
I was only joking again, don't take it so seriously pls.
Mhm true, but, explicitly kicking a Pokemon yourself doesn't really make it any better, does it? At least with how it is now, it's less obvious.