84 Kittens That Are So Cute They Are Definitely The Cat's Meow

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share with us their most adorable cat photos, including some of the cutest kitten to cat transformations.

Prepare to say "awwwwwww."

1.This cuddly kitty:

—dbeach

2.This little sidekick:

3.This cat with the puppy dog eyes:

—allisonk40782db22

4.This winky kitty:

—romanowski

5.This undeniable cat-titude:

<div><p>"Schnicklefritz the cat." —<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/pattycakes" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:pattycakes" class="link "><u>pattycakes</u></a></p></div>

"Schnicklefritz the cat." —pattycakes

6.This Siamese sweetheart:

a Siamese kitten; the kitten grown up

"Rory as a baby and at 1 year old." —tyau30

tyau30

7.This tubby cat:

8.This black beauty:

a small black kitten sitting on a couch; the kitten grown up

"Nicholas, a kitten my father rescued." —amandaf27

amandaf27

9.This multicolored cutie:

10.These BFF siblings:

sibling cats cuddling

"Momo the day she was 'adopted' by her big brother Matthew, and the two of them now." —annabelle86

annabelle86

11.This scalliwag:

12.This friendly furball:

two day-old kittens cuddling; one of the kittens grown up

"One day vs. one year." —blancar3

blancar3

13.This sleepy kitty:

14.This growing boy:

a small kitten under a table; the kitten grown up and lying on a couch

"Georgie at 4 weeks and at one and a half years! He went from just a pound to a whopping 18.5." —carsong48c2071b6

carsong48c2071b6

15.This face-off of the century:

16.These curious cats:

—michellem4bd35410d

17.This Olympian:

18.This wide-eyed wonder:

<div><p>"This is little Penny! Her litter was found in a barn when she was only a few weeks old. She had ear mites, an eye infection and was very underweight. She is a happy and healthy cat now living her days in luxury!" —<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/staceyk4355c227f" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Stacey Kirsten" class="link "><u><b>Stacey Kirsten</b></u></a></p></div>

"This is little Penny! Her litter was found in a barn when she was only a few weeks old. She had ear mites, an eye infection and was very underweight. She is a happy and healthy cat now living her days in luxury!" —Stacey Kirsten

19.These two cuddlers:

kittens on a cat tree; the two kittens grown up into cats cuddling on the tree

"They grew up to be big cuddlers." —amandan4034e052e

amandan4034e052e

20. This newest hire:

21.This guy who still loves sitting the same:

a kitten sitting upside down; the kitten grown up and sitting in the same position

"My girl, Hazel (3 months to 3 years). Not much has changed." —alissas410ad6ba5

alissas410ad6ba5

22. This kitchen kitty:

23. These adorable fur balls:

24.This white wonder:

a white kitten; the kitten grown up

"This is Vanilla at 6 weeks and then at 1 year old." —Maanskyn

maanskyn

25. This powerful feline:

26.This two-toned angel:

a multicolored kitten; the kitten grown up

"This is Rory when she was a kitten, and then 2 years old." —nicolem43cd4d7ac

nicolem43cd4d7ac

27. This purr-ty sneaky cat:

28. This cat who embodies a mood:

29.This handsome lad:

a kitten on a cat tree; the kitten grown up
betsyb4905a509f

30. This ball of cuteness:

31.This monochrome sweetheart:

a black and white kitten; the kitten grown up

"Hamish as a baby and at a year old." —tyau30

tyau30

32. This camouflaged kitty:

33.This ball of fluff:

<div><p>"Opal Francis!" —<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/rachelb48d8c84e3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:rachelb48d8c84e3" class="link "><u>rachelb48d8c84e3</u></a></p></div>

"Opal Francis!" —rachelb48d8c84e3

34.This majestic kitty:

a young long-haired kitten; the kitten grown up

"Ezra at 3 months and 5 years!" —Angela Krasnick

Angela Krasnick

35.These tangled two:

—tianaki

36.This love from across a crowded room:

37.This cat on the prrrowl:

—kristifran

38.This cat who got to grow up with their human:

a girl holding a kitten; the girl and kitten grown up

"Here's me and my kitty Pele, 15 years apart." —Jemima Skelley

Jemima Skelley

39.This excellent sharer:

40.These thirsty kitties:

<div><p>"Abby (11 yrs) and Roxy (7 yrs) -- double trouble waiting for drips from the tap!" —<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/rn85" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:RN85" class="link "><u>RN85</u></a></p></div>

"Abby (11 yrs) and Roxy (7 yrs) -- double trouble waiting for drips from the tap!" —RN85

41.This model cat:

<div><p>"Joey's glow up." —<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephanieb4b215e57d" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:stephanieb4b215e57d" class="link "><u>stephanieb4b215e57d</u></a></p></div>

"Joey's glow up." —stephanieb4b215e57d

42.This cat and her favorite couch:

<div><p>"Icarus the Cat." —<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/r4063cebdd" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Reuben" class="link "><u>Reuben</u></a></p></div>

"Icarus the Cat." —Reuben

43.This cat who isn't going to let having one eye stop him from being the sassiest:

kitten with one eye; the kitten grown up

"The sick, tiny, nearly blind kitten on the left grew into the handsome, sassy cat on the right!" —jessj4f166eda3

jessj4f166eda3

44.This little lion:

a kitten standing on stairs; the kitten grown up and sitting

"Only a year difference but Simba has grown so fast!" —hooriyyaha

hooriyyaha

45.This cat who looks gorgeous in green:

a kitten on green sheets; the kitten grown up

"2016 vs. 2017." —ashknrzl

ashknrzl

46. This spotted kitty:

47. This happy kitty:

48.This bookworm:

kitten on a bookshelf; kitten grown up into a cat and sitting on a bookshelf

"Maude and her sister came from a pregnant momma cat my husband and I found in a dumpster. Here she is at 9 weeks old and 4 years old!" —ivlaytcheva

ivlaytcheva

49.This angsty teen:

a doe-eyed kitten; the kitten grown up into a cat that looks unamused

"Finn, from kitten to angsty teenage cat." —chelseaw41dcfeef8

chelseaw41dcfeef8

50. This cat, who is here for the ride:

51.This cat who wants his close-up:

<div><p>"Leo. My deaf amazing little man." —<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/ashleighm3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:ashleighm3" class="link "><u>ashleighm3</u></a></p></div>

"Leo. My deaf amazing little man." —ashleighm3

52. This guard cat:

53.This sneaky gal:

<div><p>"This is Rory who was rescued from a parking lot on Thanksgiving. She is named after one of my favorite Doctor Who characters." —<a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/christinah48ed789b3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:christinah48ed789b3" class="link "><u>christinah48ed789b3</u></a></p></div>

"This is Rory who was rescued from a parking lot on Thanksgiving. She is named after one of my favorite Doctor Who characters." —christinah48ed789b3

54.This cat who still thinks he owns the place:

a kitten sitting with pillows; the kitten grown up and sitting on a pizza box

"Lando Catrissian at 8 weeks, and 11 months. He still thinks he has a right to sit anywhere. That’s my dinner he’s sitting on..." —asht4bf1f8d67

asht4bf1f8d67

55. This catty corner:

56.This adorable orange darling:

an orange kitten; the same kitten grown up

"This is Frankie. Kitten pic is him at 10 weeks old. Second pic is him at 6 months old." —jakbot

jakbot

57.These beautiful boys:

twin kitties; the kittens grown up

"My boys! Hudson and Watson. I had to buy a bigger bed." —emilys467d618c1

emilys467d618c1

58.This brave boy:

a kitten in a cabinet; the kitten grown up and sitting on a counter top

"My boyfriend found him in the middle of a busy road. He used to hide wherever he could. He owns the house now and everyone in it, including the dog." —mmarinvallejo

mmarinvallejo

59.This box-loving beauty:

a kitten on a bed; the kitten grown up and sitting in a box
jenniferh4ac439190

60.These hungry hungry kitties:

61.This majestic furball:

a kitten the size of a small jar; the kitten grown up

"Soju the rescued street kitty from 3 weeks to 3 years!" —melly0504

melly0504

62. This lap cat:

63.This little guy who just loves to meow:

a kitten meowing; the same kitten grown up and meowing

"Meow!! Six weeks vs. 2 years." —emmak40a87e3d5

emmak40a87e3d5

64.This cat tips the scales for cuteness:

65.This huggable panda:

a kitten on a rug; the same cat grown up

"This is Panda; she only gained a few pounds while growing up." —ashleyr4d0c8224d

ashleyr4d0c8224d

66.This meeting of the minds:

67.This bearded kitty:

a kitten with a gray patch on its fur like a beard; the kitten grown up

"Edison as a little buddy in July 2016 to a bigger buddy now." —emilyrosep2

emilyrosep2

68.These grungy girls:

two young cats that look similar

"Dwight and Maggie, grungy teenage sisters who went on to release the best indie album of 2016." —Lane Sainty

69.This mustard-loving kitty:

a kitten being held by a person in a yellow sweater; the same kitten grown up

"This is Archie! Four weeks to 2 years old." —hbattalion

hbattalion

70.This...cat burglar?:

71.This cheeky cat:

a kitten laying next to homework; the kitten grown up and sitting in a lunch box
alisons41238dbe9

72.This bookshelf fiend:

a kitten on a bookshelf; the kitten grown up and trying to get in the bookshelf

"He still likes to hang out on this bookshelf, but he doesn’t quite fit anymore." —eviec3

eviec3

73.These sister sweethearts:

two kittens sitting together; the kittens grown up and cuddling

"Immy is the gray one; Yuffie (aka Poof) is the black one. Sisters and BFFs." —m440666ea2

m440666ea2

74.This cat who grew into her fluff:

a very fluffy kitten; the kitten grown up with less fluff

"I thought my kitten was a boy for the first 3 weeks after adopting her. Nine months later and Lucy (formerly known as Linus) and I are best friends." —baileyh414284c72

baileyh414284c72

75. This iCat:

76.This wine-loving kitty:

a kitten looking at wine; the same kitten grown up and sniffing wine

"Charlie, 3 months and 3 years — same affinity for wine." —cachetlw

cachetlw

77.This cutie who grew up and out of his sweater:

a kitten in a holiday sweater; the same kitten grown up and not wearing a sweater

"Pippin, aged 5 months and 2 years." —emiline522

emiline522

78.These cuddling cats:

cats cuddling together

"They've been cuddling since day one." —jesil435bf50b5

jesil435bf50b5

79. This mischievous cutie:

80.This comfy cat:

a kitten on a bed; the kitten grown up and hanging out on a couch
annab4b53804cc

81.This cat who isn't quite there yet:

a kitten basking in the sun; the kitten grown up

"My sweet Bo at 5 weeks and 10 months. He still has a bit of growing up to do!" —mayivey

mayivey

82.This beautiful baby:

a kitten; the kitten grown up

"Ranger as a tiny baby and now as a big baby." —oliviat438bc8fd2

oliviat438bc8fd2

83.This relatable cat:

a kitten by a bed post looking innocent; the kitten grown up and looking reflective

"Hemingway as an innocent baby boy and, now, a man who’s been through a lot of shit." —annamaries40c1d5681

annamaries40c1d5681

84. This couch potato:

This article contains content from Syd Robinson, Crystal Ro, Brooke Reilly, and Chelsea Marshall. It was compiled by Kelly Rissman.