How to Choose the Best Cat Name for Your New Cat

by catfood

Are you looking for just the right name for your new cat? We’ve got all the inspiration you have to pick a positively awesome cat name.


So you have a new cat, but you want to find a name that suits her to the nines. You’ve come to the right place! Cat names can convey a cat’s personality, behavior, or appearance – and sometimes even your own.

Whether you’re looking for a popular, wacky, nerdy, silly, inventive, or international name, our collection of the best cat names around is sure to get your creative juices flowing.

Petcentric’s Treasure Trove of Cat Names

Looking for something unique to call your new kitty? Check out our Unique Pet Names for Extraordinary Dogs, covering everything from colors and numbers to space and science. Want something sweeter? You’ll find the Sweetest Cat Names You’ve Never Heard right here.

For silly cat names (what were they thinking?) based on the rich and famous, favorite authors, food, and brands for sibling pets, check out our Silly Pet Names. If you’re looking for names with a more international flavor, try our 9 International Cat Names for Your Worldly Feline.

We hope this collection of cat names and tips will help you find a name for your new cat that you’ll absolutely love. Our list of Wacky Pet Titles contains some bonus tips for coming up with even more inventive names yourself.


Popular Kitten Names

To find the most popular kitten names, we turned to VetStreet. They looked over the 652,536 kitten names in their database and came up with the following, from least to many popular: Daisy, Gracie, Lily, Nala, Callie, Chloe, Kitty, Lucy, Bella, and Luna for female kittens, and Kitty, Tiger, Jack, Smokey, Simba, Milo, Leo, Max, Charlie, and Oliver for male kittens.

To see the most popular cat names check out our list.


Friskies Cat Name Generator

Want to see some completely unpredictable, off-the-wall cat names? Our friends at Friskies created the Friskies Cat Name Generator to help you do just that. Answer three basic questions about your feline and their cat name generator will output some really unusual names for your consideration. Here are a few examples we were able to get out of it: Whiskerich, Howchow, and Ruggy Duggy. Not bad!

If you’re an out-and-proud nerd who hopes your cat will fly her nerd flag, too, take a look at our Nerdiest Cat Names Ever.


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