ASL sign for: cat

Definition: a small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractile claws.

Sentence example

Gloss: mouse[left] cat[right] look-at[loc] walk-away[loc]

English equivalent: The cat looked at the mouse and walked away.

Establish the reference points for the mouse (left) and the cat (right), using spatial points, eye gaze, and body shift. The ASL verb "look-at" points towards the left (mouse). The facial expression describes the manner of the cat. The ASL verb predicate "walk-away" points towards the right, referring to the cat.

Printable for cat

ASL printable for cat

Written ASL for: cat

ASL writing for cat


ASL writing for CAT

Written/contributed by Adrean Clark.