Choosing cat names may be easier said than done! If you are looking for a name for your furry friend, then reading the following tips on how to choose a cat name should help.

How To Choose A Cat Name

Are you looking for a cute little name to christen your gorgeous furry friend? Well, picking out a pet name is never easy and it always takes a good deal of brainstorming sessions to come up with that one ‘purrfect’ name. Cats are notoriously independent breed of pets and can be utterly quirky, cute, lazy, clubby and vivacious with oodles of attitude and grace. So, finding a unique name to match their verve should top your criteria list. There is absolutely no dearth of innovative names for your cat. All you need to do is rattle your creative nerves to come up with the right name. For instance, if you are a Smartphone junkie, then naming your cat as ‘iPet’ or ‘Blackfurry’ should take your obsession to an all-new different level. Similarly, if you are smitten by Hollywood, then naming your furry friend as ‘Oscar’, ‘Jeff’ or ‘Sandra’ should make for an award winning bet. In case you are totally stuck up for ideas on what to name your cat, then checking out these unique and interesting cat names should leave you with some inspiration.
Choosing A Name For Your Cat
  • Got a new feline friend and wondering what to name it now? While you may be tempted to christen your gorgeous bundle of fur as ‘Furry’, ‘Fluffy’, ‘Lucy’ or ‘Tom, understand that each cat is unique in its demeanor and comes with disdainful disposition. Cats can be big snobs and can surprise you with their dainty, high-handed demeanor. Thus, finding a name that describes their dominant traits should serve your purpose well.
  • If you are really stuck up with ideas on what to call your furry friend, try thinking of short, cute names! Cats are unusually receptive to short names and respond really well to monosyllabic or bi-syllabic names. Names like Sam, Sophie, Tony, Daisy etc. should do well. In case, you are tempted to use long names like ‘Serendipity’ or ‘Serenity’ for your cat, be prepared to shorten it to ‘Dippy’ or ‘Netty’.
  • While it may sound extremely adorable to name your cute little kitty as Bitsy, Baby or Cub, know that kittens grow into cats very soon. So, choosing a name that would last your cat a lifetime should make some sense. Also, make sure to choose a name that is easy to call out in public. You would not really want to call your cat as ‘Bam-Bam’ or ‘Farter’ in public and then go pink in embarrassment.
  • If you are drawing a blank in choosing a name for your cat, then digging at cartoon strips, TV shows, movies, and books for inspiration can leave you with plenty of cues. Nevertheless, take care to name your cat according to its gender. After all, you would not really like to sound silly by naming your Tomcat as ‘Molly’. Here are some cat name options for you. Read them to pick your cues.
Cat Name Options
Unusual Names
  • Bingo
  • Blinx
  • Bonzai
  • Buzz
  • Dazzle
  • Diva
  • Electra
  • Fiesta
  • Fizz
  • Nimbus
  • Roxy
  • Trinity
  • Turbo
  • YoYo
Cute Names
  • Bobbin
  • Bumble
  • Buttons
  • Doodlebug
  • Flopsy
  • Furbert
  • Hugz
  • Kiki
  • Littlefoot
  • Midge
  • Niblet
  • Pussywillow
  • Ruffles
  • Twiddles
  • Wiggles
Funny Names
  • Aristocat (Ari)
  • Copycat (Copy)
  • Fido
  • Joe Cool
  • Rover
  • Sophistocat (Sophie)
  • Speedbump
Popular Names
  • Batman
  • Betty
  • Blackbeard
  • Calvin
  • Casper
  • Cheshire
  • Darth Meow
  • Edward Scissorclaws (Eddie)
  • Felix
  • Gatsby
  • Harry Potter (Harry)
  • Hobbes
  • Homer
  • Igor
  • Joker
  • Merlin
  • Morgana
  • Morpheus (Morph)
  • Mr. Bean
  • Mulder
  • Nibbler
  • Oscar
  • Pigpen
  • Romeo
  • Sabrina
  • Scully
  • Sylvester (Silly)
  • Tarzan
  • Tigger
  • Wookie
  • Xena
  • Yoda
  • Zoro 

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