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67 Unique And Cute Cat Tattoos That Will Make You “Aww”

However unpredictable cats are, we just can’t stop loving them. These cute cat tattoos are the best way to show your love for your feline pal.

Cats, the pets that we humans never own. They can be fur-midably cuddly. But they can also punch you in the face if you rub them the wrong way. However unpredictable they are, we just can’t stop loving these mighty fluffy creatures. 

That’s why cat tattoos are evergreen – they are the ultimate tribute we can give to our feline friends. So we are rounding up a list of cat tattoos from small to bold, from minimalist to intricate. If you are a cat lover, you can’t miss these awesome cute cat tattoos.

Disclaimer: This tattoo collection is for inspiration only. Please do not copy the artwork. If you love these tattoos, follow artists and show them some support.

Cat tattoos to put a smile on your face

Table of content

  • Minimalist cat tattoos
  • Stunning realistic cat tattoos
  • Cat outline tattoos
  • Creative cat tattoos

Minimalist tattoos for cat lovers

Simple is the new black. While everyone seems to have a big, eye-catching ink somewhere on the body, a thoughtful, minimalist cat tattoo stands out. So here is a list of adorable minimalist cat tattoos to show your love for cats.

A stunning odd-eyed cat tattoo on the shoulder

A cute cat face tattoo on the shoulder by @tattooist_doy - Minimalist tattoos for cat lovers

@tattooist_doy

A cute kitten tattoo with an initial

A letter Y with an adorable kitty by @mini_tattooer - Minimalist tattoos for cat lovers

@mini_tattooer

What a cute way to combine the name of the wearer and his beloved little feline friend.

A little cat snout finger tattoo

A little cat snout finger tattoo by @_tattooforaweek_- Minimalist tattoos for cat lovers

@tattooforaweek

Finger tattoos tend to age poorly. But with a dainty and adorable design like this one, who cares?

I found home

I found home - A super cute cat tattoo by @cagridurmaz

@cagridurmaz

A small black cat ankle tattoo

A small black cat tattoo by @tattoo_artist_olive- Minimalist tattoos for cat lovers

@tattoo_artist_olive

The cat gold digger

B*tch better have my money cat edition by @buoythefishlover- Minimalist tattoos for cat lovers

@buoythefishlover

The illusion

A unique blackcat minimalist tattoo by @ilya_brezinski

@ilya_brezinski

A watercolor tattoo for music-loving cat owners

The Cat-lody watercolor tattoo by @mini_tattooer- Minimalist tattoos for cat lovers

@mini_tattooer

The Purr-fessor

How to read a book by a cat by @buoythefishlover- Minimalist tattoos for cat lovers

@buoythefishlover

Stunning realistic cat tattoos

Realistic tattoos, or realism tattoos, are designed to look as vivid as a photograph. They capture tiny details and require immense work and techniques from a tattooist. 

Stunning realistic cat tattoos are not common. And we manage to find the ones that are well-executed and even creative. Get ready for the cuteness attack.

A cute watercolor cat tattoo

A cute watercolor cat tattoo by @soltattoo - Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@soltattoo

There’s nothing more soothing than seeing cats rolling on their back. When they show you their belly – the vulnerable part of their little body, it means they like you and trust you. And they are probably waiting for a gentle massage.

It’s Christmas

Christmas cat tattoo by @ink_yjee

@ink_yjee

A paw tattoo on the shoulder blade

Sometimes less is more. While it’s great to tattoo a cat, the paws, the tail can also be as meaningful.

A paw tattoo on the shoulder blade by @tattooist_banul- Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@tattooist_banul

Kitty gang

Kitty gang by @edit_paints

@edit_paints

A vivid and intricate cat tattoo

A realistic cat tattoo by @mini_tattooer

@mini_tattooer

A sleeping cat tattoo with a loving quote

A sleeping cat tattoo on the wrist by @tattooist_banul - Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@tattooist_banul

A fluffy kitten on the wrist

A realistic cute cat tattoo by @mini_tattooer- Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@mini_tattooer

A cosmic sensation

The marble-like eyes just take my breath away.

A stunning forearm tattoo by @johnosoriofineart- Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@johnosoriofineart

A Purr-fect cat snout on the arm

Realistic tattoos aren’t always colorful. With proper shadings and details, a blackwork tattoo can also be lively as the colored ones. And this cute cat snout is the perfect example.

A Purrfect cat snout on the arm by @larslunsing

@larslunsing

An Aww-some snuggling cat tattoo

An adorable realistic cat tattoo by @ray_samuraitattoo- Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@ray_samuraitattoo

Mr Cat and his big house

Mr Cat and his big house by @soltattoo

@soltattoo

The cat bunny watercolor tattoo

The cat bunny watercolor tattoo by @mini_tattooer- Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@mini_tattooer

Yes, they bite

The biting cat by @pettattoo.salmon- Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@pettattoo.salmon

A playful cat-terfly

The butterfly cat tattoo by @nandostudios- Stunning realistic cat tattoos

@nandostudios

The Cat-pricorn arm tattoo

The Capricorn cat tattoo by @odb_blackwork

@odb_blackwork

If you are a Capricorn, this intricate cat tattoo will be a proud statement of a Caps and a cat owner.

Cat outline tattoos

A small but cute cat tattoo

A cute little cat outline tattoo by @little.tattoos

@little.tattoos

A funny little collarbone cat tattoo

A simple cat outline tattoo by @playground_tat2

@playground_tat2

A head-tilting cat outline tattoo

A simple cat outline tattoo by @spokodziara

@spokodziara

Creative tattoos for cat lovers

The cat mermaid

A cat mermaid arm tattoo by @eduardomtattoo - Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@eduardomtattoo

Cat-dashian

Cat-dashian sleeve tattoo by @newtattoo_akiwong

@newtattoo_akiwong

Cat and his pet

Fun cat and his pet tattoo by @eslstudent

@eslstudent

Do we own cats, or do cats own us? With the cat standing on the girl’s shoulder, this fun arm tattoo will make us rethink their relationship.

The cat demon

Cat demon tattoo by @kirbeeys

@kirbeeys

The fish catcher

The fish catcher cute cat tattoo by @buoythefishlover

@buoythefishlover

Best friends

Best friends - Super cute cat tattoo by @alchemistsvalley

@alchemistsvalley

Cat sushi

A creative cat sushi tattoo by @pt78tattoo

@pt78tattoo

Foodie and a cat person? This cute sushi tattoo might fit your taste.

Read also: 43 Cute food tattoos that will make you drool

The peeking cat

The peeking cat by @mr.toczek  -unique cat tattoo ideas

@mr.toczek

Cat or tiger?

Cat or tiger creative cat tattoo by @pt78tattoo

@pt78tattoo

Puss in hoodie

Black cat in hoodie tattoo by @roglestattoo

@roglestattoo

The surfing cat sleeve tattoo

The surfing cat by @terreverte_tattoo- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@terreverte_tattoo

This cat tattoo is full of Hawaiian vibes, and will bring the vacation to the skin.

A big unicorn cat sleeve tattoo

A cute unicorn cat tattoo on the sleeve by @pemynism- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@pemynism

Every cat is a one-of-a-kind. If you feel the same with your kitty, this unicorn tattoo may speak with you.

An intimidating witchy cat

Intimidating witchy cat tattoo by @marymad_tattoo

@marymad_tattoo

An adorable abs tattoo for cat lovers

An adorable abs tattoo for cat lovers by @tattoo.tyt- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@tattoo.tyt

That’s the spirit

A little cat ghost tattoo by @Bjampfreack- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@Bjampfreack

The photographer

The photographer- a creative cat tattoo by @suflanda

@suflanda

An uncommon tattoo design

A unique cat tattoo on the arm by @_winkt

@shame_________

A family tattoo for cat lovers

A family tattoo by @suflanda for cat lovers

@suflanda

A cute bubble bath cat tattoo for girls

Bubble bath cat thigh tattoo by @oooooatmeal- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@oooooatmeal

Flamingo and the cat

Cat on a flamingo by @terreverte_tattoo- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@terreverte_tattoo

Cat on the crescent moon tattoo

Cat on the crescent moon tattoo by @isitamarramamiau- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@isitamarramamiau

Is he leaving earth intentionally or is he kidnapped?

Leaving the earth cat tattoo by @ccmillertattoos- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@ccmillertattoos

Cat With A Pearl Earring

Cat With A Pearl Earring by @general.katya- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@general.katya

An artistic tattoo with a funny twist. For cat lovers, this version of the classic painting might be better than the original.

Matching inner forearm tattoos for cat lovers

Matching inner forearm tattoos for cat lovers by @soltattoo- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@soltattoo

The protector of Sailor Moon

Sailor Moon with her cat by @saili_ink

@saili_ink

The cat that doesn’t quit

Skating cat tattoo by @tattooistyuan- Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@tattooistyuan

Read also: 56 Meaningful Quote Tattoos To Inspire Lifetime Positivity

Moon phase and the cat

The moon phase cat tattoo by @terreverte_tattoo - Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@terreverte_tattoo

“It’s not my fault that I’m moody. It’s the moon!”

The Cat-stronaut tattoo

The Cat-stronaut tattoo by @slimjonesink - Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@slimjonesink

A whimsical cosmic cat

The cosmic cat tattoo by @entala_tattoo  - Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@entala_tattoo

Cat-jesty realistic forearm tattoo

The majesty cat tattoo by @kozo_tattoo - Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@kozo_tattoo

The cat tarot that brings good luck

The Moon. cat tarot card tattoo by @vickylou_tattoo82

@vickylou_tattoo82

The powerful witch cat that is not to mess with

The witch cat by @naaat.j

@naaat.j

Cats are witches’ best friends. This witchy tattoo will be a warning that the wearer is not to mess with.

The Yin-Yang cuddly cats

Yin-Yang cat tattoo by @badlystuffedanimal - Unique and cute tattoos for cat lovers

@badlystuffedanimal

Which cat tattoo is your favorite?

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