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136 Cartoon Cat Names: Ideas for Charismatic & Comical Kitties

Written by: Patricia Dickson

Last Updated on February 9, 2024 by Catster Editorial Team

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136 Cartoon Cat Names: Ideas for Charismatic & Comical Kitties

Watching cartoons takes most of us back to our childhood on Saturday mornings. Those days are long gone, and you can watch cartoons day or night, but the memories and feelings remain.

You can easily recapture that Saturday morning feeling by naming your cat after a cartoon character. In the list below, we’ll give you some of the ones we love the most, and you may find the ideal one for your new feline pal.

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How to Name Your Cat After a Cartoon Character

We all love cartoons, and naming your cat after a cartoon character should be pretty easy. You can choose a name from your favorite cartoon or try to match the cartoon character to your cat’s personality. You can also find a cartoon character that resembles your feline.

It’s best to observe your cat for a while before picking a name so you can pick up on any strange habits or actions you think are unique. Whether you prefer famous Disney characters or lovable black cats, we included 136 cartoon names, so you have several options.

Male Cartoon Character Cat Names

Whether your cat reminds you of a SpongeBob character or you love the show, there are many cute names for male cats from the famous cartoon and more in the list below.

  • Patrick
  • Larry
  • Gary
  • Squidward
  • Krabs
  • Plankton
  • Timmy
  • Scar
  • Cosmo
  • Wheezer
  • Sheen
  • Carl
  • Bryan
  • Stewie
  • Peter
  • Krusty
  • Cleveland
  • Tubbs
  • Shaggy
  • Fred
  • Scrappy
  • Ed
  • Edd
  • Eddy
  • Bob
  • Gene
  • Tom
  • Jerry
  • Buster
  • Boots
  • Tico
  • Diego
  • Buford
  • Simon
  • Alvin
  • Theodore
  • Zuko
  • Stan
  • Kyle
  • Kenny
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Image Credit: maikausminga, Pixabay


Female Cartoon Character Cat Names

We all love our cartoon characters from movies and TV shows. Whether it’s the Disney Princesses or the girls from Scooby Doo, there are plenty of names to choose from when naming your female cat. See if any of the ones below work for you.

  • Bubbles
  • Blossom
  • Buttercup
  • Meg
  • Velma
  • Daphne
  • Jasmine
  • Petunia
  • Meryl
  • Dora
  • Lois
  • Louise
  • Tina
  • Linda
  • Marge
  • Tweety
  • Chi-Chi
  • Betty
  • Wilma
  • Sugar Mama
  • Didi
  • Skye
  • Lillian
  • Sally
  • Lucy
  • Wendy
  • Jenette
  • Mabel

Black Cat Cartoon Names

Who doesn’t love black cats? They appear in everything from horror movies to cartoons and are famous for prowling around on Halloween. Here are a few of our favorite cartoon cat names for black cats below.

  • Sylvester
  • Daffy Duck
  • Mojo Jojo
  • Binx
  • Boogie Man
  • Gargamel
  • Toothless
  • Salem

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Animated Disney Movie Cat Names

Everyone has a favorite Disney movie and a favorite Disney movie character. You can easily choose one of the names from the list below to name your furry feline. See if any of these meet with your cat’s approval.

  • Duchess
  • Tigger
  • Marie
  • Simba
  • Nala
  • Mufasa
  • Donald
  • Minnie
  • Mickey
  • Bambi
  • Clarabelle
  • Goofy
  • Pluto
  • Belle
  • Rapunzel
  • Ariel
  • Thumper
  • Pumba
  • Anna
  • Alice
  • Tarzan
  • Elsa
  • Cheshire Cat


Famous Cartoon Cat-Inspired Cat Names

While all of these names are great, there are a few on the list that are a little more inspired than the others. Take a look at these famous cartoon-inspired cat names in the list below.

  • Bart
  • Homer
  • Griffin
  • SpongeBob
  • Flintstone
  • Barney
  • Bam-Bam
  • Pebbles
  • Ren
  • Stimpy
  • Bevis
  • Butthead
  • Charlie Brown
  • Snoopy
  • Peppa Pig
  • Rapunzel
  • Smurfette
  • Fred
  • Peppa Pig
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Image By: Clker-Free-Vector-Images, Pixabay

Actual Cartoon Cat Names for Felines

There’s nothing more fun or nostalgic than naming your cat after a cartoon cat. We’ll give you a few of the best and most nostalgic names we know in the list below. See if you agree.

  • Garfield
  • Puss in Boots
  • Stimpy
  • Felix
  • Whiskers
  • Tony
  • Rufus
  • Jolly
  • Sawyer
  • Oliver
  • Daniel
  • Penelope
  • Pusheen
  • Saga
  • CatDog
  • Kali
  • Danny
  • Gilbert

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Wrap Up

As you can see, there are more than a few cartoon character names to give to your new feline friend. You can name them after your favorite cartoon character, a beloved Disney character, or even the characters from SpongeBob. Soon, you’ll be sitting on the couch watching your favorite cartoons on TV with your new kitty, and there’s nothing more comforting and cozier than that.

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