43 Purrfect Instagram Captions for Your Cat Photos

Your cat pic is on point (Mr. Whiskers is a pawsome model), but writing cat Instagram captions is a furmidable challenge. Until now!

It’s meowty hard to find the right cat Instagram captions

Whether napping in a sunbeam or sitting at your dining table like they’re people, cats are photogenic: This is a fact. You don’t need advanced photography skills to get a great photo of your fluffiest pal. They handle the cuteness; you just point and click (and click, and click!). Maybe cats take so well to being photographed because it seems natural to them to have adoring fans? But when it comes to sharing your cat pics, the hardest part isn’t just picking the sweetest photo—it’s coming up with the right cat Instagram caption. Of course, some of the work can be done with funny cat names, but other times you need a pawfect pithy sentence to really capture your cat’s vibe. If you’re short on ideas, you could always steal one from your own selfie captions, or even alter some funny dog Instagram captions to fit your kitty. Or, you could just bookmark this page of cat Instagram captions, and never have to waste a #caturday thinking about what to write again!

Instagram post of two cats on a couch with the caption "putting the fur in furniture."rd.com, Getty Images

Funny cat captions

  • I was normal four cats ago
  • Every now and then I like to paws and relax for five or so hours
  • Days without cat paw in water glass: zero
  • Putting the fur in furniture
  • I cat even right now
  • Whisker while you work
  • Don’t worry, be tabby
  • Note to self: Buy separate Christmas tree for cat
  • Did you know that cats used to be worshiped in Egypt? They built purramids and everything!
  • Hooked on a feline
  • Zero fluffs given
  • Days without item broken from being pushed off counter: zero
  • A furmidable opponent

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Cat Instagram captions for your kitten

  • Not kitten around
  • Happy purrthday!
  • I have a great cat-itude, everyone says so
  • Climb every meowntain
  • Smitten kitten
  • I’m going to grow up to be loud and weird. Yes, I do take after my parents.
  • Kittens are angels with whiskers
  • They told me to go to school because I need to be litterate.

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Cute cat captions

  • I’m feline fine today, how are you?
  • Downton Tabby
  • Living in a furry tail, nappily ever after
  • Cat hair, don’t care
  • Excuse me, I’m an aristocat
  • Totally catterbrained today!
  • Every day is Caturday
  • Sorry I’m late, my cat was sitting on me
  • You had me at meow
  • My cat was right about you

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Cat Instagram captions from your cat’s point of view

  • For one shining mewment, I thought the can was tuna. It was tomato paste.
  • Do you think the curtains would hold my weight?
  • Honestly, Brenda, this is a cat-astrophe
  • I don’t always run around, but when I do it’s at 3 a.m.
  • Dry food? Are you fur real?
  • I heard he drives a Furrari. Must be a real fat cat.
  • Pawdon me? Is that a treat?
  • Yeah, yeah, I’m hissterical. Feed me.
  • Just checking: Do you need the bathroom? Any urgent appointments? Oh, well I’ll sit on you later, then, when you’ve got more things to do.
  • I’m not furmal, I’ll wash myself anywhere
  • What are you eating, and how can I help?
  • I’m grumpy because I only got 15 hours of sleep today

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Chloë Nannestad
Chloë Nannestad is a lifestyle writer covering crafts, holidays, beauty and amazing products for RD.com. When she's not scouring the internet or reading product reviews, she's planning her next backpacking trip and thinking about getting a dog.