It’s no secret that cats are one of the most popular animals to keep as pets the world over, so it’s not surprising that cat tattoos are a popular choice. Some people get cat tattoos simply because they love cats. Other people a connection to the mysterious mythology and history of cats in popular culture, and see getting cat tattoos as a succinct way to symbolize their inner personalities on their skin. Still others want to memorialize a beloved current or former pet, and so get specific cat tattoos designed to resemble an actual cat who meant a lot to them. >From furry kittens to ferocious tigers, cat tattoos are in high demand. Go to virtually any tattoo parlor and you are likely to find at least one or two, if not more, cat tattoos in every designer’s portfolio.
Cat tattoos are also a very versatile choice for a tattoo. Cat tattoos can be simple and bold or detailed and intricate. Cat tattoos can feature lively vibrant colours or classic black. Cat tattoos can be as large as a full sized black puma across someone’s entire back or as tiny a quarter sized ball of fluff strategically placed on someone’s ankle or hip.
Cat tattoos represent many things to many people. Cats are lithe, graceful and mysterious. Cats are also playful, loyal and affectionate. Cats can be intimidating and ferocious, as in the case of cougars and panthers or as sweet and cuddly as a baby kitten. There are as many different styles of cat tattoos as there are people in the world who want to have a cat tattooed on their body.
A visit to any tattoo studio can offer a lot of portfolio inspiration looking at other peoples’ cat tattoos, but most tattoo artists can take a photograph or drawing of your favorite cat and put it into tattoo form. What your reason is for being interested in cat tattoos, there is a special cat tattoo out there just waiting for you to discover!