What kitten couldn’t resist a string with a series of bows tied on it? Hopefully, the little girl holding a kite as large as she is realizes her pet is playing with the tail of her kite. This play time image of children is in the public domain. It could be easily colored to match your project and if need be, you could even crop out the kitten.
1890 Baby’s Annual Pictures and Stories for Little People was published by D. Lothrop Company. It, and all of the images in it, are in the public domain because no illustrator or author was identified.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.