100 cat and kitten name ideas for 2023

Cat name ideas with a variety of cats: Bowie, Wallace, Loki, Neytiri, Catsby

Scratching your head over what to name your new cat or kitten? No worries – here are 100 purrfect cat name ideas to get you inspired!

After all, you want to put something snazzy down on their pet insurance policy.

Cat names from Down Under

Oi, these cats are the True Blues. Whether it’s hunting flies, sneaking among ya native flowers, or having a lie down in the warm summer sun, they deserve a cat name as Aussie as them.

Moggy, Tiddles, Vegemite, Kath, Kim, Smoky, Snowy, Katoomba, Doona, Brekkie

Celestial kitten names

Galaxies whirl in their eyes. Maybe their soft coat looks like the Milky Way. Either way, sprinkle them with a little stardust with these celestial names.

Midnight, Newton, Stella, Gemini, Lux, UFO, Perseid, Comet, Nova, Moonbeam

Sci-fi and fantasy cat names

Cats can be the wild explorers of their own kingdom. So if your kitten answers the call of adventure (or would be right at home lying upon a hoard of treasure), here are some fantastic names to stir your imagination.

Odin, Perseus, Wanda, Bucky, Neytiri, Morty, Jupiter, Solaris, Neo, Kal-el

Punny kittehs

Pawse for a second and Fancy Feast your eyes on some deliciously kitty puns.

Feline Good, Joan Clawford, Heads of Tails, Purrfecto, Pawnmeister, Cat Stevens, Catsby, Catrick Swayze, Kim Pawsible, Kitty Flanagan

Foodies & baristas

If you catch them eyeing up your pantry, opening cutlery drawers, or meowing at 5 am every morning for brekkie, embrace their food-motivated spirit with these cat name ideas.

Chai, Cookie, Matcha, Chestnut, Beanie, Spaghetti, Tofu, Tea, Cannoli, Pico

Cutesy bby kitty names

Who could resist a sun-soft, moon-eyed kitten with the sweetest little mew? Here’s a list for the darlingest lil babies.

Twinkle, Lala, Loxie, Boo, Sweetpea, Darling, Honey-Bunny, Ri-Ri, Lady, Bebe

Literary felines

Your cat is cultured. Sophisticated. It reads the New Yorker and only eats organic kibble. So pay homage to your favourite classics with these literary names.

Tigger, F. Scott, Puck, Atticus, Rushdie, Kitty Bennet, Ijeoma, Dune, Lolita, Achilles

Disney royalty cat names

Fact: Disney names are the best cat names. Indisputable. Go on. Look her in the eye, and tell her she’s not a majestic Nala, spirited Tiana, or raggedly mischievous Stitch.

Tinkerbell, Nala, Simba, Elsa, Maui, Pumpkin, Aladdin, Belle, Tiana, Stitch

Witchy familiar cat names

Occult cats hear ghosties, pad mysteriously, and commune with the ancestors at night. So if your kitty would prefer mushrooms and potions to modern creature comforts, brush them with a little magic with these witchy names.

Salem, Lucifer, Loki, Sage, Pulsifer, Sandman, Sabrina, Rosemary, Oberon, Grimoire

Fancy cat names

Not to be confused with the literary feline, the fancy cat is a proud, high-society button with exquisite (and expensive) tastes. Only the softest luxury beds will do for these lords and ladies.

Wallace, Bowie, Monopoly, Cleo, Livingstone, Zelda, Eugene, Florence, Auden, Barnaby

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