Emoji Information
Cat Face

Animals & Nature Category

Cat Face

Cara de gato

β†’ 1F63A 😺  smiling cat face with open mouth

This cute little cat needs a home. Send him/her to somebody.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 154 of 2393
Apple/iOS Picture
Google Android Picture
Google Hangouts Picture
Twitter.com Picture
LG Emoji Picture
Samsung Emoji Picture
Phantom Open Emoji Picture
ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :cat:
Previous Names: Golden Kitten with Whiskers

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Animal Faces

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Human/living Things
Unicode Subcategory Animal Faces
Names & Annotations CAT FACE
Symbol Information U+1F431 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-1B8

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #101 'Cat' 猫 U+E6A2 SJIS-F946 JIS-7636
KDDI  #251 猫 U+E4DB SJIS-F6B4 JIS-7636
Softbank  #104 #old79 猫 U+E04F SJIS-F990

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e04f
Formal Unicode Notation U+E04F
Decimal Code Point(s) 57423
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x81 0x8F
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 81 8F
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 201 217
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE04F
UTF-16 Hex e04f
UTF-16 Dec 57423
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E04F
UTF-32 Hex E04F
UTF-32 Dec 57423
Python Src u"\uE04F"
PHP Src "\xee\x81\x8f"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE04F"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🐱
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🐱
Decimal HTML Entity 🐱
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🐱
Hex Code Point(s) 1f431
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F431
Decimal Code Point(s) 128049
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x90 0xB1
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 90 B1
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 220 261
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDC31
UTF-16 Hex d83ddc31
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56369
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F431
UTF-32 Hex 01F431
UTF-32 Dec 128049
Python Src u"\U0001F431"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x90\xb1"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83D\uDC31"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)ξš’ξ“›σΎ†Έ
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾆸
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾆸
Hex Code Point(s)e6a2e4dbfe1b8
Formal Unicode NotationU+E6A2U+E4DBU+FE1B8
Decimal Code Point(s)59042585871040824
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9A 0xA20xEE 0x93 0x9B0xF3 0xBE 0x86 0xB8
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9A A2EE 93 9BF3 BE 86 B8
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 232 242356 223 233363 276 206 270
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6A20xE4DB0xDBB8 0xDDB8
UTF-16 Hexe6a2e4dbdbb8ddb8
UTF-16 Dec590425858756248 56760
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6A20x0000E4DB0x000FE1B8
UTF-32 HexE6A2E4DB0FE1B8
UTF-32 Dec59042585871040824
Python Srcu"\uE6A2"u"\uE4DB"u"\U000FE1B8"
PHP Src"\xee\x9a\xa2""\xee\x93\x9b""\xf3\xbe\x86\xb8"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE6A2""\uE4DB""\uDBB8\uDDB8"

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