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Easy Cat Drawing

This is an easy drawing to get started with if you want to learn how to draw a cat.


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayon or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker
  • Easy Cat Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
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A simple cat drawing can be drawn with some basic shapes. Hold your paper vertically and follow the steps carefully to draw this cat successfully.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw an Oval Shape

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    Draw an oval. This will represent the head of the cat.

  2. Draw Ears

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    Erase part of oval and add triangular shaped ears.

  3. Add a Body & Tail

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    Draw the left side of the cat’s body as shown.

  4. Draw Legs & Feet

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    Now draw the legs down to the ground.

  5. Draw Cat Face Features

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    Draw the cat’s eyes, mouth, whiskers and collar.

  6. Color!

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    Darken the lines and add color to complete the cat.

Easy Cat Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for an Easy Cat Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get get creative!

3 Interesting Facts About Cats

  • When a pet cat of an ancient Egyptian passed away the cat owners would shave off their eyebrows as a sign of mourning.
  • Cats are faster than people. Cats can run up to 30 miles per hour while the fastest recorded human running speed has been only 27.5 miles per hour.
  • Cats sleep a lot. On average the typical cat sleeps more than 14 hours per day. As a result cats spend more than half of their lives asleep!

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