20 Minimalist Cat Tattoos for the Subtle Cat-Lover

Xavier in Tattoo Ideas

Forget Hello Kitty, here's some better tattoo ideas than the damned cat.

via Rebel Circus
via Rebel Circus

Kidding aside, when you love tattoos almost as much as you like cats, getting a cat tattoo isn't something you say no to. But not everyone are willing to commit to large and elaborate tattoos dedicated to their little lovelies their whole lives. But here are some minimalist cat tattoo ideas that you won't actually mind getting.

Cute cat tattoo
Cute cat tattoo
by soltattoo
by soltattoo

Or perhaps a teeny-tiny portrait like this one.

Tattooed by Ashley Lyn Clinton on her sister Alyse.
Tattooed by Ashley Lyn Clinton on her sister Alyse.

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Maybe not the best location, but if it won't cost you a job or anything, by all means go for it.

by Susanne Konig
by Susanne Konig

Perhaps you can take cue from this one and get a small cat tattoo filler for your sleeve, instead. That is, if you're heavily tatted already.

by Jimmy Memento
by Jimmy Memento

An adorable reference to The Aristocats.

by Craigy Lee
by Craigy Lee
by Charlotte Chadeau
by Charlotte Chadeau
by lazerliz
by lazerliz

Maybe you can do a Cara Delevingne and get a finger tattoo featuring your own beloved feline.

Geometric cat tattoo
Geometric cat tattoo

I don't know, but there's something about geometric tattoos that almost automatically categorises themselves into ‘minimalist’. Perhaps, it's the clean and often precise linework.

Artist unknown.
Artist unknown.

Not the most minimalist out there, but we love the animé-style in here!

by Diana L Pirez
by Diana L Pirez

Nothing wrong with a dash of colour!

Artist unknown.
Artist unknown.
Artist unknown.
Artist unknown.
via sherbertkitten on Tumblr
via sherbertkitten on Tumblr
Artist unknown.
Artist unknown.
Artist unknown.
Artist unknown.

The tattoos above are  temporary tattoos, but they sure are good enough for small tattoos!

via avocados-and-magic on Tumblr
via avocados-and-magic on Tumblr

Not the best cover up there is, but hey, this one is done in the most adorable way possible so we'll have to let it pass.

Artist unknown.
Artist unknown.

This has to be the most adorable thing you'll ever come across with today.

Dotwork cat tattoo
Dotwork cat tattoo
by Katarzyna Krutak
by Katarzyna Krutak

Many of those who come to me for ‘minimalist’ tattoos have either abstract or semi-realistic in mind. That's why this particular tattoo struck to me as something that would work on minimalist tattoos. They're not too elaborate nor too boring. They have just the right tastefulness and subtlety in them.

Xavier

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When she's not writing for Tattoodo, Xavier likes experimenting with art and organizing local music shows. We're kidding, she's probably asleep. Follow her on Instagram @claudia_strife

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