Cat tattoos are gaining popularity in the contemporary tattoo art and although associated with feminine designs, guys also show interest in this tattoos.
The majestic feline is a symbol with multiple meanings. Depending on the culture and mythology, the cat may symbolize darkness, evil, demons, thieves and cunning, sloth, hypocrisy, as well as independence, freedom, intuition, and cleverness.
For the black cats, symbolism is even darker. In some cultures, it is believed that demons made their abode especially in black cats, their color being of hell and death. The black cats were assigned with special, unclean powers used by witches in their magical rituals; the myth that black cats bring bad luck or are bad signs exist even today among superstitious.
But leaving aside these significations, we must recognize that cats are among the cutest, gentle, sweet, curious and funny animals, being the perfect pets. So why not show your love for this cute creature by permanently inking its portrait on your body?
If the cat has a powerful meaning for you and you want to find inspiration for your own cat tattoo, browse and enjoy our selection of 40 cute cat tattoo designs below.