Cat hair

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Burmese chocolate cat


The soft, springy hair from domesticated Cat (Felis catus). Some types of cat hair (short white or tips of long, white) have been used in artist brushes. In Asia, cat hair brushes are used for detail work (Pinney 1999).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Felis catus; domestic cat; house cat

Cat hair
Cat hair

Resources and Citations

  • Zora Sweet Pinney, 'A Handle on the Terms used for Artists' Brushes', unpublished glossary, 1999