It’s not hard to fall in love with kittens. They’re cute, cuddly, and have big eyes. Kids love adorable things just as much as adults do. Is it any wonder why children love kittens so much? Whether or not your child is ready for a real pet, kitten coloring pages can help them get as close to the real thing as possible.
Welcome to our collection of free KITTEN coloring pages. Click the Kitten pictures or illustrations you like and you’ll be taken to the PDF download and/or print page. Every Kitten coloring page is a printable PDF and/or can be downloaded.
An illustration of cute kitten holding a heart while sitting on the bed.
An illustration a cute kitten wearing a caterpillar costume while sitting on top of an apple.
An illustration of a kitten holding a brush and a palette inside the house.
An illustration of a curious kitten starting at its reflection on a pond.
An illustration of a fluffy kitten riding an inverted umbrella and floating on a pond with a frog.
An illustration of a cute kitten trying to sniff a vase of flowers.
An illustration of a happy kitten surrounded by falling autumn leaves.
An illustration of three cute kittens sitting inside a big mug.
An illustration of two kittens one riding on a big fish and another biting a rose.
An illustration of a pretty kitten looking at a bowl of a beautiful gold fish.
An illustration of two tabby kittens climbing and sitting on a branch of an apple tree.
An illustration of a cute kitten playing with a toy mouse inside the house.
An illustration of a furry cat standing beside the mushrooms on a sunny day.
A cute kitten trying on a beautiful hat with a ribbon.
An illustration of a furry kitten stepping on the keys of a piano creating music.
An illustration of a cute chubby kitten wearing a big ribbon while playing with a ball.
An illustration of a cat sitting peacefully in the grass around the flowers.
An illustration of a at wearing a ribbon standing in the rain.
An illustration of a cute furry kitten sitting inside a hat wearing a Christmas reindeer headband.
An illustration of a kitten stretching beside the strawberries and flowers.
An illustration of a cute kitten looking hungrily at a gold fish.
Kitten Coloring Pages
Kittens have a lot going for them, and a kitten coloring page can show all of those cute cat traits in a fun way. Again, kittens are as cute as can be, with their innocent faces, soft fur, and playful spark. The right coloring pages can bring that spark to life for your child. All the while, your child can unleash their creativity.
In fact, kitten coloring pages leave lots of room for variety. In nature, kittens come in different sizes, colors, and personality types. Although not every child wants to color a cat purple, even children who want to stick with natural colors will have a lot to choose from in a kitten picture. Kittens, just like adult cats, can be black, white, tabby, and more. Some kittens have multiple colors. With some playful kitten clipart, a kid can break out their entire collection of colored pencils.
Of course, for children who do want to add more colors into the mix, they can absolutely do that while coloring pictures of a little kitten. You probably won’t find a purple cat with yellow stripes and a mustache out in nature. But if that’s what your kid wants to color, then there’s nothing stopping them. They’re only limited by their imagination, and as you already know, a child’s imagination has very few limits to begin with.
Coloring Page Variations: Every Kind of Printable Cat
Kitten coloring pages lend themselves to variety. If your child wants to color kittens, they’ll never run out of options. Just like in real life, kittens do a lot of activities in coloring pages. Sleeping kittens are adorable. So are kittens with balls of yarn, bowls of water, and other objects. You could print a picture of a single kitten, or you could choose a printout with multiple kittens.
You can find a variety of illustration styles, too. You could have a realistic-looking drawing, or you could choose a picture of a cartoon cat. There’s always plenty of variety, which is great when you’re looking for screen-free entertainment.
Coloring Pages and Pretend Pets
Not every household can take on a pet. And for households that can handle a pet, a kitten may or may not be the right fit. Maybe a family member has a cat allergy, or maybe your family is better suited for a dog or mouse.
Kittens need very specific care. A single kitten can get lonely without a playmate. Plus, they need outlets for their energy, proper nutrition, and of course, litter box training. All of those things can be great for kitten-ready households. But if you don’t have one of those households? Then there’s no reason why your child shouldn’t enjoy the cuteness through coloring pages. They’ll get all of the wide-eyed playfulness and none of the litter cleanup.
And if you do have kittens or might have some in the future? Great! With young children, coloring pages can provide a great introduction to pet ownership. As your child colors, you can bring up the topic of real kittens. You might use this time to explain why your child should be gentle with their new pets. Your child can also use this time to ask any questions they might have about keeping a pet.