30+ Cute Cat Photos to Melt Your Heart

Cute Cat Photos Photo Challenge Winners

30+ Cute Cat Photos to Melt Your Heart

After having a week of adorable dog photos we decided to do a photo challenge for our feline friends!  You will love these cute and cuddly cats and see why we couldn't resist sharing them with you.  To everyone who participated this week, thank you so much and congratulations to all the photographers who are featured.  If you are looking for some great tips for taking beautiful photos of your own pet, check out our great Pet Photography Tutorial.

Stay tuned for our next photo challenge.  We will announce it in our Pretty Presets Community

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We have listed our two winners and thirty honorable mentions below.  Thank you so much for joining us and please come back soon for another fun photo challenge.  We can't wait to share it with you!

If one of your images was featured, please be sure to grab a Photo Challenge Favorite Badge at the bottom of this post, showcasing that you were featured on our website (great for marketing to your clients).

Mandy and Kelly please email us at support@prettypresets.com and let us know if you'd like your $75 gift card to Pretty Presets or Pretty Actions

Thank you for sharing your talent with us and making this cat photo challenge so much fun! 

Winning Image from the Cat Photo Challenge

Boy holding a cat and hugging it

"Just a boy and his cat!" 

Photographer: Mandy Javens

Edited with: Pretty Presets All in One Clean Edit. Inverted Radial Filter - Burn, Fix yellow cast brush, Slider adjustments.

Sweet old cat walking

"Meet Noel. She will be 23 next month. As in 23 years old! She has been a part of my life since I was a senior in high school.  She went with me to college.  She was there on the day my husband and I brought each of our children home from the hospital.  She has been my first "baby" for more than two decades.  And she is slowing down.  Her fur is matted.  She has arthritis.  She sleeps most of the day (as most cats do, I guess!).  But when I look at her, I still see that tiny kitten my then-boyfriend (now husband) and I adopted on New Year's Eve more than 22 years ago."

Photographer: Kelly Lombardi

Edited with: Pretty Presets All in One Clean Edit turned into black and white, with clarity and sharpening increased

Cute Cat Photos We Fell in Love with AND You Can be Inspired By!

Here are some more cute cat photos we absolutely loved from the PRETTY community!  Enjoy these 30+ photos as inspiration for your next cat or pet photo session.

All of the beautiful cat photos featured on this page were edited in Lightroom using Pretty Presets for Lightroom and/or Pretty Actions for Photoshop.

Kitten sitting in a green cup

Captured by the talented Samantha Webb 

Cat sitting on a pink chair

Captured by the talented Dani Smith

Cute cat rubbing against owners face

Captured by the talented Pernille Hansen

Kitten in window

Captured by the talented Liz Huyett

Cat curled up in a ball sleeping

Captured by the talented Devin Browning


Cat hiding in the grass

Captured by the talented Susan Hogan

Girl holding two kittens

Captured by the talented Heather Dearborn

Cats with green eyes looking at photographer

Captured by the talented Tracy Mulholland-Miller

Cat sleeping with stuffed animals

Captured by the talented Kimberly Mahle

Kitten out in the yard

Captured by the talented Ashleigh Gray

Black cat sniffing plant

Captured by the talented Brittany Writesel

Cat looking into window at reflection

Captured by the talented Samantha Webb

Cute kitten looking ahead

Captured by the talented Kendra Lara

Cat retracting claw

Captured by the talented Mieke Vaughn-Arnold

Cute Kitten

Captured by the talented Karla Ramos

Girl petting her cat

Captured by the talented Cami Cobern

White and grey cat looking ahead

Captured by the talented Angel Ray

Cat climbing up window

Captured by the talented Stephanie DeCarolis

Black and white photo of cat in the field

Captured by the talented Emily Brache

Cat spread out on the floor

Captured by the talented Megan Sidener

Orange cat looking at photographer

Captured by the talented Angela Wilbanks

Cat looking at photographer

Captured by the talented Keely Kopp

Kitten with pink floral piece on head

Captured by talented Nicole Richardson

Woman tapping on window next to cat

Captured by the talented Jessica Mari

Cat stretching under table

Captured by the talented Katie EL 

Cat sitting on bed

Captured by the talented Dani Smith

Girl kissing top of cats head

Captured by the talented Tamma Ramma

Cute kitten looking ahead with pink background

Captured by the talented Emily Brache


Captured by the talented Lori Norton

Featured Images Receive a PRETTY Badge

Pretty Photo Challenge Favorites

Pretty Photo Challenge Badge

If you were featured today, please feel free to grab a teal or pink badge (your choice!) for your blog or website.  This is always a great way to showcase your talents to current and prospective clients.

To claim your Photo Challenge Winner Badge just follow the 3 steps below or you can just copy and paste the code below into your website or blog post.

1. Right-click on the badge above to copy or select "Save As" to save to your computer.  If you're on a Mac, you can also click and drag it to your desktop. 
2. Then, upload it to your blog or website. 
3. Finally, link it directly back to this blog post with the following URL: https://www.lightroompresets.com/blogs/pretty-presets-blog/cute-cat-photos-to-melt-your-heart

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Thank you all for joining us this week!  Be sure to come join our Pretty Presets Facebook Community.  We'd love to have you join us for our next photo challenge coming soon!

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