A domestic cat, beloved as a pet. Generally depicted as a light-orange cat with stripes, as a tabby, in full profile on all fours facing left, with its long tell held upright.
See also 🐱 Cat Face.
Google’s cat is cartoon-styled, shown sitting on its hind legs with a friendly expression and whiskers. Facebook’s cat is a gray tabby, though previously was orange. Microsoft and Samsung’s cats were previously gray, Twitter’s brown.
📅 Cat was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.