When you see your beloved cat every day, you probably don't notice how much it has grown up.  As family members, they grow and age together with us.

Recently, we asked you to share your then and now pictures of cats growing up and it's time to announce the best pics. We also added some best finds from the Internet, but if you want even more pics, be sure to see part 1 of our cat series.

Be sure to vote for your favorite, and if you missed the post where we asked for submissions, feel free to add them to this post!

#1

Smoothie Then And Now

Smoothie Then And Now

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Isabel Tamayo
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh my, she's soooo ready for a glam shot hahaha

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#2

Coby The Cat Then And Now

Coby The Cat Then And Now

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lnbr
Community Member
3 years ago

Beautiful eyes!!!

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#3

They Grow Up So Fast

They Grow Up So Fast

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jacluckycat
Community Member
3 years ago

Exact same pose

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#4

Gimo

Gimo

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jo_shortland
Community Member
3 years ago

Soooooo cute

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#5

Niko Then And Now

Niko Then And Now

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criminalgirl
Community Member
3 years ago

Those lugs!!!

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#6

Bum, The Worried Cat

Bum, The Worried Cat

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criminalgirl
Community Member
3 years ago

Love this cat, and his name.

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#7

My Sweet Boy Chewy. From A Couple Days Old To Almost 15 Years Old! We've Both Grown So Much

My Sweet Boy Chewy. From A Couple Days Old To Almost 15 Years Old! We've Both Grown So Much

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

What a friendship <3

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#8

He Finally Grew Into That Bow Tie

He Finally Grew Into That Bow Tie

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh my god! So precious!!!

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#9

Neville Growing Up

Neville Growing Up

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Community Member
3 years ago

Awww Sooo cute

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#10

Harrison From Harrison And Humphrey Then And Meow

Harrison From Harrison And Humphrey Then And Meow

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like a second grumpy cat <3

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#11

The Most Beautiful Twin Cats Growing Up

The Most Beautiful Twin Cats Growing Up

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Deb Bruinsma Findley
Community Member
3 years ago

Beautiful cats!

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#12

The Difference One Year Of Love And Care Can Make. Found At A Construction Site, Her Siblings And Mama Were Dead

The Difference One Year Of Love And Care Can Make. Found At A Construction Site, Her Siblings And Mama Were Dead

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RMick
Community Member
3 years ago

Awe! A good home makes all the difference in the world. Thanks for taking this kitten in.

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#13

Izzy Of Izzy And The Fluff

Izzy Of Izzy And The Fluff

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
3 years ago

her heart tho <3

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#14

Hamilton The Hipster Cat Then And Now

Hamilton The Hipster Cat Then And Now

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Joelle Jansen
Community Member
3 years ago

He has a permanent milk moustache! XD

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#15

Mostarda - 2 Months To 1 Year

Mostarda - 2 Months To 1 Year

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow! Your cat is a very special one <3

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#16

He Was Just A Normal Kitten, And Then He Exploded

He Was Just A Normal Kitten, And Then He Exploded

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

What did you feed him? Little kids? :D

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#17

Permanently Surprised Cat Kevin Then And Now

Permanently Surprised Cat Kevin Then And Now

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

How can he focus on things with those eyes

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#18

Golden British Shorthair Kitten Named Pumpkin Then And Now

Golden British Shorthair Kitten Named Pumpkin Then And Now

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Joanna
Community Member
3 years ago

That face tho, cheshire cat

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#19

Then And Now

Then And Now

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Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

I finally can take over this thing my hooman is on all the time, maybe they will pay attention to me now, as much as they did this thing.

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#20

Teddy And The Duck - 2 Years On

Teddy And The Duck - 2 Years On

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

The duck shrunk!

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#21

Found Him In A Parking Lot Eight Years Ago

Found Him In A Parking Lot Eight Years Ago

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like that cat from Line messenger.

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#22

Margot, One Year Later

Margot, One Year Later

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

A beauty!

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#23

Mykos And Mr. Monkey. Then And Now

Mykos And Mr. Monkey. Then And Now

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Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

I loves my monkey.

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#24

Foxi's First Birthday. She Has Changed A Lot

Foxi's First Birthday. She Has Changed A Lot

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

Remained her blue eyes.

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#25

They Grow Up So Fast

They Grow Up So Fast

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Lindsay Ameye
Community Member
3 years ago

This is the most Zen cat ever

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#26

One Year Later

One Year Later

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Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

Looking good.

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#27

We Recreated This Photo The Day Before We Had To Put Fudge To Sleep. She Was An Amazing Cat

We Recreated This Photo The Day Before We Had To Put Fudge To Sleep. She Was An Amazing Cat

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

So sorry for you Hanna! But it seems like Fudge received so much love from you. May he rest in peace and watch over you from up above <3

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#28

My Ragdoll Mcfly, 5 Months And 1-Year-Old

My Ragdoll Mcfly, 5 Months And 1-Year-Old

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Community Member
3 years ago

Getting harder to type ;p

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#29

6 Years Later, Still Loves To Sit On My Shoulder

6 Years Later, Still Loves To Sit On My Shoulder

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

Aaawww that chubby belly <3

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#30

Last Year I Rescued Two Stray Kittens In My Neighborhood - This Is Them Then And Now

Last Year I Rescued Two Stray Kittens In My Neighborhood - This Is Them Then And Now

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

Grown from adorable kittens into adorable grown-ups.

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#31

Beautiful Lucina Then And Now

Beautiful Lucina Then And Now

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Lucypwet
Community Member
3 years ago

Sooooooooo wonderful!!! <3

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#32

Yantar. The Day I Pulled Him Out From A Car Engine And A Year After. (P.S. That Blood Is Mine. The Kitty Was So Scared When I Grabbed Him He Fighted Desperately. But I Had No Time To Wait - The Lady Wanted To Drive Off No Matter The Cat In He Engine Of Her Car)

Yantar. The Day I Pulled Him Out From A Car Engine And A Year After. (P.S. That Blood Is Mine. The Kitty Was So Scared When I Grabbed Him He Fighted Desperately. But I Had No Time To Wait - The Lady Wanted To Drive Off No Matter The Cat In He Engine Of Her Car)

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Esmeralda Esmeralda
Community Member
3 years ago

Thank you so much for your effort and struggle to help the kitty

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#33

Humphrey From Harrison And Humphrey Then And Meow

Humphrey From Harrison And Humphrey Then And Meow

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jacluckycat
Community Member
3 years ago

Finally grew into his head :D

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#34

Nimbus Then (2months) Vs Nimbus Now (10months)

Nimbus Then (2months) Vs Nimbus Now (10months)

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Deb Bruinsma Findley
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow.....now looks like a lion with gray coloring...beautiful!

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#35

2 Years Later, Not Much Has Changed But His Size. He Still Loves The Same Sleeping Position

2 Years Later, Not Much Has Changed But His Size. He Still Loves The Same Sleeping Position

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Lara B.
Community Member
3 years ago

He looks so pleased with himself :)

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#36

Sam Then And Now

Sam Then And Now

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Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

Everything will be alright kitty.

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#37

Rupert Has Always Been Very Concerned About Things. Here's Him As A Kitten Then And An 8 Year Old Now

Rupert Has Always Been Very Concerned About Things. Here's Him As A Kitten Then And An 8 Year Old Now

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Rebekah
Community Member
3 years ago

What a face!

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#38

In 2000 And In 2017

In 2000 And In 2017

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Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

Not amused

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#39

Juno As A Kitten In 2011, To Juno Last Year At 5 Years Old. Some Things Never Change

Juno As A Kitten In 2011, To Juno Last Year At 5 Years Old. Some Things Never Change

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Cheezees
Community Member
3 years ago

Adorable!

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#40

Venus The Two-Faced Kitten Then And Now

Venus The Two-Faced Kitten Then And Now

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Helen Burgess
Community Member
3 years ago

chimera!

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#41

Gremlyin And Gremlyang In June 2016 And What They Look Like One Year Later! And They Are Brothers

Gremlyin And Gremlyang In June 2016 And What They Look Like One Year Later! And They Are Brothers

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Esmeralda Esmeralda
Community Member
3 years ago

Like sorcerers!

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#42

Lil Bub Then And Now

Lil Bub Then And Now

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Debra Kempthorne
Community Member
3 years ago

What a great face!

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#43

I Couldn't Resist Adding Another One Of Pussy. Cuddles Sure Have Changed In 7 Years

I Couldn't Resist Adding Another One Of Pussy. Cuddles Sure Have Changed In 7 Years

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Kerolos Saleib
Community Member
3 years ago

You named Your cat pussy!!!! Lol!!! Love it!!!!!

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#44

Not Much Has Changed

Not Much Has Changed

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BoredBirgit
Community Member
3 years ago

That tongue!

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#45

Two Years Old This Month

Two Years Old This Month

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Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

WOW What a beautiful face

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#46

Same Pillow, One Year Later

Same Pillow, One Year Later

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Meowoui
Community Member
3 years ago

I told you not to put in the drier.

#47

Scottishfold Boy Muta

Scottishfold Boy Muta

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Julia Russell
Community Member
3 years ago

Puss in boots :)

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#48

Callie Still Visits Me While I'm Tying... By Lying On The Keyboard

Callie Still Visits Me While I'm Tying... By Lying On The Keyboard

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like the kitten lifted the keyboard in the first one.

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#49

Three Years (And One Destroyed Couch) Later, He's Still The Most Interesting Cat In The World

Three Years (And One Destroyed Couch) Later, He's Still The Most Interesting Cat In The World

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Esmeralda Esmeralda
Community Member
3 years ago

Veeerryyy handsome!

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#50

1 Year Later

1 Year Later

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Deb Bruinsma Findley
Community Member
3 years ago

Wearing the same shirt a year later.....

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