How to Draw a Cat for Kids

Here your kid can learn how to draw a cat easily, and the fun way.

Cats are one of the most popular animals to draw. But even for grownups drawing a cat can be sometimes really difficult. This is a very simple and practical way to learn how to draw a cat.

Give your kid a pencil or marker, some paper, and coloring supplies and he/she will learn to draw a cat in no time.

Cat Drawing Instructions in 7 Steps

How to draw a cat

Follow this easy steps...

How to draw a cat - Step 1

Draw a more or less oval shape for the head. Pay attention at the position of the future head. Imagine that the gray square is your sheet of paper.

How to draw a cat - Step 1

How to draw a cat - Step 2

Draw three triangles shown in green color respectively for the ears and the nose. Instead of triangles, you can draw oval or even round shapes.

How to draw a cat - Step 2

How to draw a cat - Step 3

Very good. Let's finish the face now. Draw everything that you see in green color. These will be the eyes, mouth, and lines inside the ears of your finished masterpiece.

How to draw a cat - Step 3

How to draw a cat - Step 4

Did you ever see a cat without whiskers? Me neither. So, here we have whiskers and the body. The number of whiskers can vary, but I suggest to draw not more than four of them.

How to draw a cat - Step 4

How to draw a cat - Step 5

Now draw the paws...And the drawing is almost finished...

How to draw a cat - Step 5

How to draw a cat - Step 6

Still missing the claws, belly, and tail. And that`s it. You just learned how to draw a cat.

How to draw a cat - Step 6

How to draw a cat - Step 7

Now... time to color. It`s up to you what colors will you choose. Here is just our example.

How to draw a cat - Step 7

Don`t limit your imagination. You can color the cat into black, black and white, tabby, tortoiseshell, brown or even pink or blue.


Drawing a cat can become very easy to do. While there are many possibilities, this tutorial will show you how to draw a cat in cartoon style and realistic style. From here, you should feel able to continue your cat drawing abilities, helped by observing any cats around you.

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