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Cat tattoos come in many varied styles and designs as can be seen in the examples of body art that are shown on this page. There are colored, black tribal style, black and grey realistic and (of course) cartoon cats.
Many people say that dogs are more loyal pets than cats, but most of those people are dog owners that have never had the pleasure of coming home to a lovable, purring furball. They probably have not had the pleasure of getting and wearing a cat tattoo design.
Domestic Cats Characteristics
Some breeds of domestic cat, like the Ragdoll, for example, develop the same kinds of bonds with their owners that dogs do. Dog-like characteristics of cats include waiting by the door for their owners to come home, learning tricks, following their humans around their homes creating a loving and caring image.
Cats and cat tattoos are extremely easy to take care of, and do not require the same amount of attention that other pets do. As long as your feline friend has food, water, and something designed to play with, it will be happy. Letting it in and out of the house and constantly interacting with a cat are unnecessary aspects of being an owner, making this the pet of choice for someone on the go.
Good with children, these animals survive well alone or in small groups, and can be used for companionship or as hunters. Cats adapt quickly to new situations, and can survive in almost any climate, making it easy to transport them to new locations or homes. This is why most people love them so much, which often leads to some getting cat skin art tattooed somewhere on their body.
Cats can be a source of entertainment for their owners through their playful attitudes and behaviors. As cats are designed for hunting they enjoy climbing and heights, many of them will jump and latch onto screen doors, door frames, and shelves, hanging for short periods of time by their claws. They are inquisitive and will explore their surroundings; crawling into paper and plastic bags, behind furniture, and even underneath blankets and carpets if permitted.
If multiple cats live in the same home, them chasing each other up and down hallways and stairs can sound as loud as grown men running after each other, but it is much cuter to see as is a cat tattoo. It takes a lot to anger a cat, and their playful nature often wins out over irritation, and ends with a happy owner and an even happier cat. With most cats, there is nothing that a few treats or a spoonful of tuna won't fix.
Symbolism and the Cat
More than anything, cats are used as powerful symbols by many different people and cultures. Any time you see a cat tattoo, illustration or other kind of body art, you can bet that it represents or stands for something. By learning the different meanings behind at images, you can figure out whether it is right for you. Tattoos are a lot more fun and a lot more interesting when some sort of meaning is behind them, so it definitely pays to do a little research about the symbolism that is associated with cat designs.