72 Cat Tattoos - Meanings, Photos, Designs for men and women


Today we are talking about a symbol which there really is something to tell about. After all, the meaning of a cat tattoo can in fact be different based on which side to look at this animal.

The image of a cat is a pretty colorful tattoo with numerous meanings and ancient legends. You will find out where it is better to put a picture in the article, and a selection of original photos and sketches will help you to decide with a choice.

First of all, the cat is a hunter, so without luck, caution, cunning, intelligence and the ability to adapt in different situations, it is impossible to come out victor and prey (mouse). The legends and symbols were born in ancient states and different epochs and were contradictory to each other.

  • Fertility, joy, power. It is believed that the wild Livonian cats domesticated by themselves. They hunted near the granaries of the inhabitants of Ancient Egypt, thereby saving the people from the invasion of rodents and starvation. The Egyptians saw in this the sign of the gods, made the animal sacred. Only priests or a chosen noble could wear a cat tattoos. Basta was portrayed with the face of the animal, the goddess of a home, joy, fun, female beauty. It was believed that the god of the sun Ra also assumed the form of a cat and descended to earth, he was depicted as conquering evil forces in the form of a snake. The tattoo of an Egyptian cat is depicted seated, with a proudly raised muzzle and swirling tail. Such tattoo looks great at the side of the ankle, on the scapula, neck, abdomen. Gives the girls a mystery and grace, power, pride and arrogance. Some believe that the Sphinx attracts wealth and protects from the invasion of trouble, as from mice. The Assyrian soldiers learned about the sacred animal of the Egyptians, began to tie them to the shields to win the battles.
  • Cat tattoo is the guardian and the keeper of filth. The sailors tattooed the image of an animal in a cap and with a striped on the forearm collar two centuries ago. It represented a safe voyage and was a powerful amulet, because rats on ships are a common phenomenon. Asians launched pets into Buddhist temples so that they would protect the holy things from evil spirits. In the Dauphine province the kitten was swaddled, decorated with ribbons and flowers, and left in the shade before the harvest. If a person was injured by a sickle, he was sent under the guard of the animal. It was believed that there is a human soul in the cat in Japan. They were brought to the temple and placed on the altar after death so that the path to nirvana was easy. Tattoo of a sleeping cat personifies peace and tranquility, this image decorates the temples and now. However, sometimes an animal is credited with supernatural forces along with vampirism.
  • Protection of the home, love and the symbol of femininity. The cat personified with the moon, grace, maiden attraction in ancient times. The Siamese cat was deified in Thailand, and launched into the bedchamber a large, well-fed cat with a long mustache on the wedding night, so that the family lived in prosperity and happiness. The Norwegians portrayed the goddess Freyja in a chariot drawn by graceful animals. She patronized all devotees in love. The goddess of motherhood Sasht was portrayed as a cat and associated with family well-being in India. However, now animals are considered carriers of negative karma, a mediator between worlds, ready to defile human food and thoughts.
  • The meaning of a black cat tattoo is not related to European and Russian beliefs about devil’s servants or witches’ helpers. They identify freedom, independence, mystery, rapid recovery. Europeans exterminated cats until the epidemic of plague began, which was quickly spread by rodents In the Middle Ages. The people were apprehensive about the white cat in France. There was a belief in Russia: if a black animal goes to the patient, he will soon die. However, people in Britain believed: if a dark cat sneezes near the bride, then she is lucky in marriage.
  • Cheshire cat tattoo means judiciousness, positive attitude to life, confidence in overcoming troubles. A fairy-tale animal is depicted in monochrome, floral and black-and-gray varieties. Such body picture is suitable for both men and girls, it looks great on the shoulder or shoulder blade, can be applied to the forearm. Picture on the whole back more focuses on the cheerfulness of the owner. Reclining animal on a tree branch or in a hat looks beautiful. A wide smile with small teeth must be.
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The cat, because of the flexibility of the body, graceful and proud walk embodies female beauty and character. The tattoo of the cat’s silhouette on the scapula, abdomen, wrist and leg looks Beautiful and aesthetical. Smooth lines emphasize the tenderness and flexibility of the owner, give the image magnetism. Girls are well suited with pictures in colorful or black colors, with transitions and shadows, when each coat of wool is drawn. The image on the wrist or neck, especially the muzzle and all sorts of patterns of cats is attractive and mysterious. A pretty little animal on the wrist will emphasize femininity and beauty.

The girls put the image of a domestic predator on intimate zones often especially the playful plot of a cat-mouse, as if hinting to the chosen ones about the strong character and craftiness. A small cat tattoo on the abdomen or around the chest also looks sexy. It’s easy to emphasize the harmony and beautiful line of legs with the help of a graceful animal, if you apply it on the side of the shin. Symmetrical muzzles on the soles of the feet look interesting.

Girls often choose the image of the pet in motion, with a curved back, showing that despite the fragility and tenderness, the owner can overcome obstacles. The cat prepared for the jump and visible traces of its paws — a sign of protection. The girl will be able to defend herself and come out the heroine from a difficult situation. The picture of a small kitten lying on the back with bent legs is perfect for romantic and gentle natures.

The tattoo of the cat’s paws on the neck, behind the ear, on the arm and legs looks very impressive, especially the track of the traces on the shoulder. They symbolize good luck in business and personal life. However, it is undesirable to select a too small image, because it can merge into one point at a distance.

The red-breasted cats are becoming popular among the girls and men. They look lazy, domestic and affectionate, personify family comfort and unpretentiousness. The characters from cartoons look interesting, giving the owner a playful image.


You can find a fighting cat with scars on the man’s shoulders often. They prefer the image of an aggressive predator in general, but there are also tomcats with a gallant appearance and a bow tie around the necks. Neat paws are the prerogative of girls; men choose fingerprints with traces of blood or claws. Any intimidating image of a fluffy animal on his shoulder often symbolizes the challenge to society, that the owner has his own rules in life. Men with a good sense of humor and positive choose the tattoo of a Cheshire cat in colorful or dark shades. It became fashionable to make the picture of your pet in America.
It is believed that the character of the animal is transferred to the owner. You should be careful with the cat tattoo in a hat or cylinder and with paws. It is common among thieves’ groups. If the criminal cooperated with law enforcement agencies, he was forced to make the tattoo in form of the bow or butterfly. The image of an animal with keys is a sign of a thief-burglar. It’s better to choose a colorful, interesting image if you really like these pictures, so that there are no unpleasant questions.

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