Kitty’s full name is Ekaterina. She is a pretty young lady whose appearance and sweetness attracts men’s attention. Both Levin and Vronsky try to build a relationship with her, but only Levin captures her heart. They fall in love and start living a happy married life. Tolstoy portrays Kitty with common features of his real wife giving her the best female traits of character. She is emotional, sensitive, cute. Her tenderness attracts and invokes a desire to protect her from the cruel realities of life. Also, she shows a strong side of her personality when she looks after Nikolai who is dying.
Kitty Shcherbatskaya in the Essays