These diagrams will show you how to make an easy origami cat. If this is your first time folding something we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide first to learn all the basic folds and techniques.
Step 1) Fold and unfold the paper in half both ways.
Step 2) Fold the top and bottom corners to the centre.
Step 3) Fold the paper to the centre again along the dotted lines.
Step 4) Unfold the previous two folds.
Step 5) Fold the paper in half.
Step 6) Fold the flap of paper over to the left, open it up and Squash Fold it down.
Step 7) Fold and unfold the sides in and top down along the dotted lines.
Step 8) Make a Petal Fold using the creases from the previous step.
Step 9) Fold the top flap of paper down along the dotted line.
Step 10) Make two Pleat Folds on the corners to form the ears.
Step 11) Make another Pleat Fold to form the mouth.
Step 12) Fold and unfold the left side of the model down along the dotted line.
Step 13) Make an Inside Reverse Fold using the crease from the previous step.
Step 14) Make another Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line to form the tail.
Step 15) Fold the left side of the model behind along the dotted line.
The completed paper cat
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