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List Of 20 Purrrfect Cat Names For The New Addition To Your Family

by Elsa Stringer

Giving the perfect name to a new furry friend your family has just welcomed, sometimes comes as everything but easy. From classic cat names to pop culture-inspired names, we came up with a list of 20 names you just might find as a name made for your cat. So let’s start.

20. Merry

If you got a kitten as a holiday gift, especially if that holiday was Christmas, you should name them Merry. Also, the name is convenient if you want to express how they make you feel when you are around them.

19. Cleo

The Greek meaning of this word is „glory“. This might be a perfect name in case your kids have been waiting for a kitten for a long time.

18. Whiskers

This name might fit well your bundle of joy in case it has pretty long whiskers.

17. Grump

Grumpy Cat on Instagram might be an inspiration for your kitten’s name. After all, Grumpy Cat is a star.


16. Lily

This cute name just might make up for your kitten’s odor after a long play outside.

15. Boots

Another inspiration comes from one of the most famous cats which are Shrek’s Puss in Boots.

14. Elvis

One of the most iconic singers of all time, Elvis Presley, might be the right choice for you, especially if you are a big fan of ’50s music. If not, another music moguls’ names might be better, like Lennon or Ed (Sheeran).


13. Waffles

If your kitten is sweet, then naming them after savory breakfast food, or some other brunch dish would be lovely.

12. Louis

Royalty always comes as an inspiration. But this time, „royal“ inspiration is Prince Louis, Mia’s cat from The Princess Diaries.

11. Snow

If you have a white kitten, you can name them after their hair color.


10. Peaches

Peaches are sweet, and if your kitten is too, then wait no more and give them this name.

9. Tigger

We’ve all know about Winnie the Pooh and his friend Tigger. In case your kitten is playful and loves to hop and bounce, this might be the name you should give them.


8. Scratches

Having a cat that likes to tear up the couch is not fun at all, but it does come as a good name inspiration, doesn’t it?

7. Midnight

This is a classic choice for all of the black cats out there.


6. Patches

Missing patches of the fur of having different patches of color are what you can use as the reason for giving them this name.

5. Muffin

Some cats just love treats. But then again, don’t we all? If your cat if one of those, named them after this sweet snack.


4. Butterscotch

This is a perfect name for your orange cat. In case it is not good enough, you can always name them Garfield.

3. Angel

Cats aren’t really considered to be an angelic pet, but if your cat is truly friendly, quiet and nice, they deserve this name.

2. Fluffy

Poofy coat of fur is everything we need to say as an explanation for this one.

1. Shadow

Does your black and white cat sneak around in the night and follow you everywhere? If your answer is yes, then you know what name they should get.

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