Funny Cat Names

Funny Cat Names

Cats are unique pets. The owners of these animals sometimes say they don’t know for sure who is the boss in the house. But one thing is certain: they don't name themselves. So take the opportunity to find the funniest cat name for your new friend.

Not surprisingly, a funny name is the most popular choice for a cat. After all, they often have a lively character, amusing antics, and mischievous behavior. Your cat's name will make you smile every time you greet your kitten when you get home or introduce him or her to your guest (if your cat comes out to say hello). Choose one of these popular funny cat names or use this list as a starting point to come up with your own unique and funny name for your pet.

Our choice of boy and girl cat names

The simpler the nickname, the better. This applies to funny names for cats. 

Lovers of delicious food are called: 

  • Puffy

  • Anchovy

  • Sneakers

  • Twix

And those pets who show their vocal abilities (in other words, they love to yell and constantly meow) are given nicknames in honor of famous singers and singers: 

  • Bieber

  • Shakira

  • Adam

  • Miley

  • Pink

  • Cher

A favorite item that a cat constantly plays with can also become a great nickname: 

  • Dipper

  • Broom

  • Frying Pan

  • Bag

  • Rattle

  • Slipper

Gender-based cool cat names

Funny and short nicknames for boys' cats are easy to come up with if you just look around. It can even be the name of your favorite movie character, any household item, or the hero of some computer game. Here are some classic male cat names.

  • Fan

  • Rug

  • Slippers

  • Bilbo

  • Dwarf

  • Yoda

  • And you can easily find a great girl cat name if you want your little princess to feel special and pampered: Xena

  • Grenade

  • Darling

  • Porridge

  • Sausage

Cute male and female cat names

Ok, we all like a little laugh but sometimes you just look at the animal and know that this is the cutest creature you’ve ever seen. In this case, you can use this list of adorable and funny cat names.

  • Marshmallow

  • Winter

  • Winky

  • Noodles

  • Pixel 

  • Skittles 

  • Muffin

Color-based female and male cat names

Here are some funny gray cat names that we really love. Agate

  • Argentum

  • Watson

  • Vampire

  • Broom

  • Volcano

  • Heather

  • Grimm

  • Goose

And this list of funny white cat names will make you laugh and love your pet even more every time you call it.

  • Ivory 

  • Eileen - "light" in Irish

  • Alona - light in Spanish

  • Blizzard 

  • Ketty - "clean" in Irish

  • Cotton 

  • Crystal

And here are a few nice ideas for funny red cat names.

  • Apricot

  • Barbarossa - "red-bearded"

  • Burgundy 

  • Ginger 

  • Copper 

  • Mango 

  • Mandarin 

  • Marrakesh

Size-based great cat names

If your little angel looks like a giant ball of fur we can help you with a name or two. Take a look at this list.

  • Angus 

  • Big boy 

  • Donut 

  • Mr T. 

  • Bertha 

  • Machu Picchu

  • Munchkin 

And here is our choice for truly tiny animals who are melting our hearts with their cute looks. 

  • Purrito 

  • Yeti 

  • Cindy 

  • Clufford 

  • Meatball 

  • Cheddar

Funny cat names from the musical "Cats"

Whether you're a fan of the original Broadway musical or the movie that hit theaters in late 2019, Cats is full of colorful felines. Most of the names are whimsical or downright funny, such as Griddlebone or Skimbleshanks.

These names may need to be explained a bit to those who haven't seen the musical Cats, but they're still fun. Imagine Jennyanydots running through your house or you shouting the name of Carbakitty! These names are definitely some of the most unique and fun you can come up with.

  • Jennyanydots

  • Rum Tum Tugger

  • Grizabella

  • Bustopher Jones

Food-inspired funny cat names

If you or your pet are natural foodies, how about coming up with a gourmet name? Look at the names of trendy dishes and unusual fruits, the most popular "edible" names. And also - get acquainted with alcoholic, sweet, spicy and vegetable food names for cats.

  • Biscuit

  • Bree

  • Brownie

  • Buttercap

  • Cappuccino

  • Caramel;

  • Wasabi

  • Spicy

  • Honey

Books-inspired boy and girl cat names

Before conquering the Internet, cats won the hearts of writers. In the books, they were sometimes the best friends of the main characters, sometimes companions of evil spirits - insidious, intelligent, almost otherworldly creatures. We recall the most famous and unusual cat names.

  • Bob - A street cat named Bob

  • Zorba - The Story of the Seagull and the Cat who Taught her to Fly by Luis Sepulveda

  • Behemoth - The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

  • Pluto - The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe

  • Murr - "The Worldly Views of Murr the Cat" by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann

Movies & TV-inspired male and female cat names

If you're a movie buff, you might want to take inspiration from the movie name when you come up with it. It could be a character you love or even a character that looks like your cat.

  • Salem - Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

  • Crookshanks - Harry Potter

  • Rhubarb - a film of the same name about a millionaire cat

  • Nya - Ninjago

  • Simba The Cat

  • Garfield 

  • Miss Kitty - Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Famous female and male cat names

For your inspiration - a short but very interesting list of names that modern and historical famous people gave their cats or just famous cat names.

  • Tom - Tom and Jerry

  • Abner and Bambino - the cats of Mark Twain

  • Blindy, Boysie, Wolfer  - the cats of Ernest Hemingway

  • Delilah, Lily, Dorothy  - the cats of Freddy Mercury

  • Doritto and Calippo  - the cats of singer Ed Sheeran

  • Cleo - the cat of Gigi Khalid

  • Mock - the cat of Ian Somerhalder

  • Maru - Youtube sensation, this cat loves boxes that are obviously too big for him

Picking the perfect boy or girl cat name

Choosing a name for a cat is a sacred and difficult task. You can use many sources for inspiration including social media, video games, or literally anything else. For example, there are many funny cat names Reddit can offer you. No one knows why, but Shaini is always different in character from Nefertiti. And the happiest (according to rumors) name for a cat is Jessica. If you don’t believe it, check out this rumor yourself, just have fun in the process!