Cute and Easy Origami Cat – Origami Animal Tutorial for Beginners – Paper Cat – DIY

This video will show you how to make an easy origami paper cat. It is composed of two parts. The head and the body.

In this tutorial for beginners, I used:

  • 2x origami paper (1 for the head, 1 for the body)
  • Paper size: 15cm x 15cm (6″ x 6″)
  • pen

I got the origami paper from Craft Haven on Watch the full tutorial below:

This origami cat tutorial is super easy and simple, fun to make, and is best shared with friends. I hope you’ll learn from it!

Or you can follow the written origami tutorial instruction below:

Part 1: Cat Head 
Step 1: Use 1 origami paper, color side down.
Step 2: Fold the paper diagonally, mark the center point. Unfold.
Step 3: Fold the top down where the tip meets the center point. Then fold it over the center crease.
Step 4: Take one side of the model and fold towards the center. Repeat on the other side.
Step 5: Fold the right and left flaps upward as shown below to form the cat ears.
Step 6: Fold the top tip downwards.
Step 7: Turn the model over.
Step 8: Fold the bottom tip upwards as shown below.
Step 9: Fold down the nose tip.
Step 10: Draw some eyes and whiskers.

Part 2: Cat Body
Step 1: Use the same size of origami paper for the cat body. Fold it in half diagonally. Unfold.
Step 2: Fold both sides towards the center crease.
Step 3: Fold the paper in half following the center crease. Crease well.
Step 4: Position paper this way for the cat tail.
Step 5: Make a fold following the invisible line as shown below. Crease well.
Step 6: Make a new fold as indicated below. Crease well.
Step 7: Unfold the last two folds. Following the visible creases, take the right tail part over to the left and squash it down.
Step 8: Fold the tail upwards following the invisible line as shown below.
Step 9: Fold the tail in half.
Step 10: Add the cat’s head to the body. Position to your liking!


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Carmi S.

Carmi is a stay-at-home mom, retired agriculturist and mother to two beautiful girls. An origami lover and craft enthusiast. When she's not folding, she tends her beautiful garden. She also loves to cook!