Stable Diffusion Prompts for Cats

Stable Diffusion is a powerful AI image generation model that can create amazingly realistic and creative cat images from text prompts. As a cat lover and Stable Diffusion enthusiast, I’ve experimented extensively to find prompts that produce beautiful, unique, and sometimes even whimsical cat images.

In this article, I’ll share some of my favorite Stable Diffusion prompts for generating captivating cat images. These prompts showcase the creative potential of AI for cat lovers, photographers, and artists alike.

Realistic Cat Photography

Stable Diffusion excels at mimicking photography styles. By tuning your prompt, you can achieve a photorealistic look as if you snapped the image with your own camera. Here are some great examples:

A close-up photograph of a cute ginger tabby kitten with bright green eyes, shallow depth of field

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An extreme close-up photo of a fluffy ragdoll cat with blue eyes, image is tack sharp with smooth bokeh background 

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Cats in Fun Outfits and Scenes

Stable Diffusion also shines for whimsical and lighthearted cat images. You can dress up your cats and place them in silly situations:

A calico cat wearing steampunk goggles and a top hat, sitting in a hot air balloon, digital art

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A grey British Shorthair cat wearing a sherlock holmes hat and coat while holding a magnifying glass, detailed digital painting

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Cat Breed Spotlights

You can also highlight specific cat breeds by calling them out in your prompt:

A close-up of a serene Scottish Fold cat with folded ears, detailed digital painting

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A cute Sphynx cat wearing a bow tie, colored pencil and pastel drawing

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Cats in Different Art Styles

Stable Diffusion supports generating images in different art styles, from pencil sketches to oil paintings. Style transfer works great for cat images too:

A charcoal pencil sketch of a black cat with green eyes, high contrast, sharp focus, detailed textures

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Siamese cat portrait in impasto oil painting style with visible thick brushstrokes, Rembrandt lighting

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Tips for Crafting Prompts

Here are some tips when crafting prompts to generate beautiful and creative cat images with Stable Diffusion:

Specify Details

  • The more visual details you include, the better. Details like fur color, coat pattern, eye color etc. will guide the AI.

Set the Mood and Style

  • Use adjectives to convey the mood and style you want like “cinematic, serene, charming” etc.

Use Multiple Style References

  • You can guide the style by referencing multiple artists or techniques like “colored pencil drawing in the style of Van Gogh”.

Guide Lighting and Composition

  • Add compositional guidance like “cat positioned in lower right third” or lighting cues like “side lighting”.

Limit Abstract Concepts

  • Avoid overly conceptual prompts. Stick to concrete visual descriptors.

Check Your Grammar

  • Double check spelling and grammar. Fix errors to help the AI interpret correctly.


I hope these Stable Diffusion prompt examples sparked some ideas for creating your own unique and captivating AI-generated cat images! Let your creativity run wild and don’t be afraid to experiment. With the right prompts, you can produce magical cat images in any style you desire.