Cat Tattoos that will make you purr with joy!
20. Black Cat Animal Spirit
Traditional Native American tattoo art with a black cat wearing regal headdress instead of human cheif. This work features fine, clean lines and excellent coloring. In Native American culture green feathers denote healing, health, nature, plant and animal spirits, harmony, unity and success. The black cat represents magic and mysticism, and can bring good luck to the wearer. This is a very positive, well inked tattoo that will bring fortune and success and forever honor the Native American spirit.
19. Crazed Cat with Razor Claws
This feline is in a frenzy with claws drawn, wheels turning and rotating death blade spinning on the end of robotic tail. Clean line work nicely defines this tattoo, but it’s the carefully placed highlighting throughout that really makes this piece pop out of skin. This less than fluffy cat is a crazed bio-mechanical bot designed for some serious carnage rolling is way over blood splatter, from previous victims of razor sharp chaos. Overall it’s a well designed piece fitting perfectly on chest, and will continue to inspire and represent the inner crazy streak in the wearer, and look like a comic book scene on flesh canvas, in battle and for life.
18. Cute Cat and Butterfly Tattoo
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This is a delicate, dainty tattoo characterized by watercolors bleeding purple and blues into each other, and defining the shape of the cat without very many lines inked in. The cute kitten here is gazing into the beating wings of a butterfly, enthralled by it’s new playful friend. There is more variety and boldness of color in the cat compared to the butterfly, injecting life into the feline, perhaps honoring the life of a treasured companion. And the amber eyes of the cat shine brightly, nicely highlighted for a reflective glow, capturing the spirit of this curious animal. Butterflies are symbolic of transformation and change, and there is a sadness in the kitten’s eyes, possibly hinting at the cat’s passing, and if so this is a beautiful way to honor fallen loved one in a pure, almost angelic, form. Brilliant.
17. Flesh and Bone Cat Inscribe
From flesh to bone this tattoo shows off love for cats skin deep and on a spiritual level. Skeletons and bones are powerful symbols of mortality and death and black cats too are considered a symbol of death, but are also representative of luck. Perhaps then this ink plays homage to a lost cat, or maybe sees the wearer embracing death as an integral part of life. The fine detail in this tattoo is superb with intricate lines and shadowing in all the right places, making this a very cool piece, and it’s nicely placed on smooth skin to avoid break-up over time. A special tattoo honoring the cat, a special animal, in life and in death.
16. Floral Cat
A beautiful black cat tattoo adorned with roses and leaves interwoven and strikingly standing out against dark black injected fur backdrop. Roses are symbolic of love, passion, balance, devotion and intrigue, and bring joy to people in cultures across the world, and pink roses in particular represent first love, healing and innocence. Perhaps then, this tattoo honors a first pet, and the joy and innocence found in animal companions. Cats are also known for their healing powers so the pink roses could signify this too. This is a truly pretty design inked with precision and the mix of dark and bold, bright colors make it pop out of the thigh in all of its terrific beauty and grace. Lovely work and a gorgeous tattoo.
15. Cat in the Moon
This is a very stylized tattoo with cat presented in silhouette form, perched upon crescent moon which is decorated with Celtic knot, also referred to as the mystic or endless knot, without a beginning or end reminding us of the endless nature of our spirit. Out of the moon grows a branch of blooming flowers symbolic of new life and rebirth. The cat itself could be representative of the night, stalking prey by moonlight and breathing in all the scents of the nocturnal hours. This is a very well executed tattoo with perfect lining and wonderful flowing curves and spiral accents on the ends of branches. A pretty piece which emphasizes the nocturnal spirit and represents stealthy cat in his element.
14. Day of the Dead Cat
A traditional pet portrait turned Day of the Dead artistry. This long haired feline beauty has been masked in sugar skull make-up and framed by traditional Dia de los meurtos red roses making it stand out in festive style to celebrate the Mexican holiday which honors departed ancestors and deceased loved ones, who are believed to return to this earthly realm to join the festivities. Lining, shading and highlighting are all top notch in this brand, and the sugar skull aesthetic normally reserved for human cranium decoration looks at odds with the cat form underneath, really making this work stand out in a refreshing take on traditional iconography.
13. Janus Cat
Gorgeous, unusual and rare feline form on display here in this triple eye catching tattoo. A two headed cat, referred to as a Janus cat, is a rare genetic mutation named for the Roman God, Janus who is portrayed with two faces. This tattoo is in perfect proportion, the central eye joining the cat heads nice and evenly. Lining and shading is impeccable showing off all the striped tones of the black and white feline, but it is the bold, lava colored eyes that really set the work off, grabbing one’s attention in a fiery blaze of orange-yellow ink. A very unique cat tattoo capturing the rare and wonderful spirit of one of nature’s twisted creations.
12. Hypnotic Cat
Another unusual cat tattoo with absolutely mesmerizing eyes done simply with circulating lines which encompass the face drawing you in and putting you in an instant hypnotized state. The ears on this feline give it an almost bat like appearance, possibly a nod to cats as nocturnal creatures, and there is a streak of drooping black ink that seems to melt off the cat and run down the arm adding an extra dimension of weird to the piece. Heavy color saturation and clean, even line work make the tattoo rise up off the skin, and the various tones of pink, purple and blue compliment each other nicely and bounce off the yellow eyes making them stand out for all to fall under their spell.
11. All Seeing Cat
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A very interesting cat tattoo featuring a four eyed feline, under crescent moon, which is difficult to focus on because the double set of eyes makes it a confusing vision. Line work on this piece is clean and successful, and while the shading could be a little smoother and have more depth to it, overall this is a cool tattoo, unnatural in nature and quite creepy to behold. An unusual cat design that is symbolic of a cats mystical nature, nocturnal sensibilities and streak of crazy that make them truly quite special creatures.
10. Steam-Punk Cat Tattoo
This is a really cool, exquisite steam-punk cat tattoo with beautiful shading particularly on the face of the feline which features striking black stripes that fade to grey, and then bold white highlighting in glamorous three dimensional panorama. The detail in this art is amazing from the intricate work on the gears and clock parts down to the reflective monocle resting over the cats left eye. With steam punk and cat aesthetic perfectly blended, this is a fine tattoo to be treasured eternally, worn with pride, it immortalizes a beautiful cat on the ultimate canvas.
9. Beckoning Cat
This bright tattoo features a maneki-neko, meaning beckoning cat, which is a traditional Japanese figurine talisman believed to bring good luck to the owner. This one is beautifully lined and colored in, and surrounded by a frame of pink cherry blossoms it really captures the iconic spirit these cats represent in Japanese culture. This bright white cat figurine with blue shadowing is a cute, bubbly tattoo with glistening, reflective eyes welcoming people as a lucky greeting and bringing good fortune to the wearer.
8. The Cheshire Cat
Done in the now classic Tim Burton style, this Cheshire cat tattoo is cool and elusive showing up by day in just the form of eyes and mouth, and by night under UV light the cat’s stripes appear neon blue, a really magical effect that sets this Alice inspired art apart from the crowd. This tattoo embodies the Cheshire cat’s disappearing and reappearing act beautifully well and in true Wonderland style. Awesome.
7. Shadow Cat
This mysterious kitty made up of geometric shapes is shaded and colored beautifully giving it multiple dimensions in overlapping layers that make the cat appear to be emerging from the shadows. A black cat is laden with superstition, considered sacred throughout ancient culture and believed to bring either good luck or bad, depending on where in the world you hail from. Either way, black cats are shrouded in mystery and supernatural power making them influential and iconic pets and companions. This tattooed cat is inked with perfection and seems to materialize out of the skin in magical style. A really nice slice of nine lives etched into flesh canvas bringing fortune to the wearer and honoring a black feline friend in gorgeous fashion.
6. Cute Buddha Cat
This cute kitten’s over sized, glassy eyes will melt the heart and stir up the zen within. Positioned in a Buddha style pose atop lotus flower, this exquisitely shaded cat represents inner peace in a fun, stylized way with beautiful coloring in the baby blues and pinks of the crown and base. The pink Lotus serves to symbolize the history and legend of the Buddha himself, and in the Hindu belief system a Lotus of this color is awarded only to the gods and goddesses who have achieved the highest standing. Overall, a very sweet tattoo with connotations of a higher power, well inked, and a permanent brand that will invoke love and peace wherever the wearer travels.
5. Wild Cat at Heart
An amazing back of the hand feline tattoo that captures the wild and ferocious spirit of the cat in it’s natural element. Beautiful lining and shading really define this piece and highlighting on the whiskers and around the nose is insane. There is a hidden skull worked into this tattoo which wonderfully fades off into the skin on the arm, perhaps honoring this cat in death as well as life. This is one awesome inscribe, instantly catching attention, and though, as always with hand tattoos, the ink will break up over time, for now this is an outstanding work of art forever honoring the beastly, wild side of the domestic cat, on flesh canvas.
4. A Cat’s Universe
Gazing out from a Nebula of stars and planets, this cat is beautifully intertwined with the galaxy, watching over the wearer’s Earthly world. Brilliant, bright coloring work is an instant eye draw, and the way the black of space fades into realistic cat fur tones is stunning. In ancient Chinese mythology cats were revered creatures given, by the Gods, the responsibility of being the keepers of the world, and this cat tattoo maybe an honorary piece celebrating the life of a loved feline companion whose soul now resides among the stars, and symbolizes the cat as an other worldly icon, it’s spirit always watching over the wearer’s universe. Gorgeous work and an astounding tattoo.
3. The Dragon Cat
A strange and unique tattoo, bold and well placed covering the entire back, this art presents a humanoid-cat mix, complete with antenna, elements of the tiger and even dragon wings, making this an unusual but very cool cat brand. The tiger is symbolic of powerful energy, protection, royalty and unpredictability, and tigers are considered to be solar animals linking them with the sun an fire. It’s fitting then to have dragon wings framing the face, representative of power, dragons being the ultimate symbols of cosmic energy bringing continued success, high achievements, and prosperity to the wearer of this fine ink. Perhaps the human like features on the face of this beautiful beast is symbolic of the person transforming and taking on the spirits of both tiger and dragon. Whatever the case this is a stunning back piece worthy of skin canvas, standing out in bright colors and ready to take flight.
2. Egyptian Cat Rib Tattoo
This Egyptian style protection charm, black cat tattoo is truly beautiful, spread across ribs and wrapping around to the wearer’s back, it is daring and bold and curls around female form in gorgeous fashion. In ancient Egypt cats were considered sacred and were well respected animals, so much so they were protected under the law and anyone who killed a cat, whether accidental or not, was sentenced to death. Cats with wings are symbolic of spiritual enlightenment, or a link with the spiritual world and in Egyptian mythology they are most commonly associated with Bastet, a goddess depicted as a cat headed woman, personifying playfulness, cunning and grace, as well as the fierce power of a lioness. This is a well executed tattoo with fine shading work and lovely highlighting throughout, overall a very sexy, stylish and creative piece bringing good luck and protection in a strong, fluid, Egyptian design.
1. Delicate, Sexy Cat Tattoo
A very delicate, subtle and sultry tattoo that appears to emerge from the skin in a spectacular, very graceful style. The light shading on this piece is beautiful and compliments the skin well, also giving the feline of honor a very realistic look. Perfect placement and lovely, dainty ink injection make this cat tattoo really shine on sexy flesh canvas. But the true eye draw here are the amazing, glowing eyes of the cat, fiercely looking out at the world, taking in the universe from a seemingly higher, all knowing perspective that stretches across all nine lives. A visually stunning tattoo that captures the essence of cat, and holds special feline friend forever at the wearer’s side.
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