These instructions will show you how to make an easy origami kitty. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you take a look at our Beginner’s Guide first which will teach you all the basic skills you’ll need.

Kitty Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half and then unfold it.

Kitty Step 2

Step 2) Fold both sides in to the centre along the dotted line.

Kitty Step 3

Step 3) Fold both edges in along the dotted lines. It doesn’t really matter which one you do first.

Kitty Step 4

Step 4) Fold the whole model in half along the dotted line.

Kitty Step 5

Step 5) Fold the paper back along the dotted line.

Kitty Step 6

Step 6) Open the paper up and over to the left.

Kitty Step 7

Step 7) Squash Fold the paper flat.

Kitty Step 8

Step 8) Fold the paper underneath along the dotted line.

Kitty Step 9

Step 9) This step is zoomed in a bit on the head part. Make two Pleat Folds behind the model to form the ears.

Kitty Step 10

Step 10) Make an Inside Reverse Fold along the dotted line.

Kitty Step 11

Step 11) This diagram shows the paper inside the model. Make another Inside Reverse Fold bringing some paper back out forming the tail.

Kitty Step 12

The completed kitty

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