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100+ Tiger Striped Cat Names: Ideas for Unique & Exotic Cats

Tiger Striped Cat Names
Last Updated on November 16, 2023 by Christian Adams
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We understand how exotic a beautiful tiger stripe looks on a kitten’s coat. If your cat has stripes, it could mean a few things. They could have the tabby gene, which is a trait that can be found among any breed, or they could be a notoriously stripey breed such as the Bangle, American Bobtail, or Maine Coon. When choosing an exotic cat name for your feline, you might be inspired by their patterned fur. Below we have compiled a list of our favorite tiger-striped cat names for males and females and a few based on their stripe colors. 

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Female Striped Cat Names

  • Dotty
  • Crystal
  • Tigra
  • America
  • Iris
  • Dolly
  • Tigerita
  • Kitty
  • Speckles
  • Cecil
  • Paisley
  • Bandeau
  • Merlot
  • Venus
  • Lolly
  • Boo
  • Rainbow
  • Pearl
  • Tabitha
  • Dotty
  • Bee
  • Coral
  • Swirl
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Male Striped Cat Names

  • Alvin 
  • Bandit
  • Domino
  • Teddy
  • Tao
  • Leopard
  • Stripes
  • Chester
  • Tyga
  • Spock
  • Gingham
  • Mars
  • Swish
  • Spangle
  • Stroke
  • Zigzag
  • Leo
  • Patches
  • Taz
  • Cino
  • Bamboo
  • Bengal
  • Streak

Black and White Tiger Striped Cat Names

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Black tiger-striped cats will usually be contrasted with either white or variations of browns. These color combinations can send you searching for a name as mysterious and playful as your kitten! Here are our top black tiger-stripe names:

  • Coal 
  • Ash
  • Jailbird
  • Chess
  • Lucky
  • Stroke
  • Skunk
  • Stipple
  • Zebra
  • Checkers
  • Sky
  • Ninja 
  • Adidas

Orange Tiger Striped Cat Names

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Orange or ginger-colored stripes are often marbled throughout the fur and are commonly offset with a light coat color such as white or cream. Although rare and in true tiger spirit, you may even be lucky enough to have adopted a cat with a few black stripes! Orange cats are also known to be a bit feisty, and if you are looking for a name that captures that true tiger essence, this is the list for you.

  • Apricot 
  • Marmalade
  • Cypress
  • Buns
  • Honey
  • Fire
  • Bumble
  • Vanilla
  • Mist
  • Cinnamon
  • Cheshire
  • Angus
  • Cinder
  • Ruby
  • Copper
  • Cinnabar
  • Marbles
  • Flicker
  • Cane

Grey Tiger Striped Cat Names 

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There are endless combinations of grey-striped cats. Their coats could also include colors such as black, browns, reds, whites, and sometimes orange. In accordance with their unique and wise appearance, below are our favorite names for striped cats of the gray variety.

  • Clay
  • Cosmo
  • Blink
  • Booch
  • Edge
  • Shade
  • Pebbles
  • Earl Grey
  • Flit
  • Dash
  • Chevron
  • Vesper
  • Slash
  • Chambray
  • Pepper
  • Twist
  • Atlas
  • Shadow

Bonus: Famous Tiger Cat Names

Tigers have been featured in film and literature for many years, and it would only be natural for our list to include our favorite tiger character names

  • Tigger
  • Shere Khan 
  • Richard Parker
  • Rajah
  • Kintaro
  • Tigress
  • Hobbes
  • Tony

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Finding the Right Name for Striped Cats

Deciding on a name as unique as your new kitten might leave you feeling a bit exhausted, but we hope our list of 100+ Tiger Stripe names has inspired you. Whether you are influenced by their specific coat color and choose Zebra or simply pick the name Tiger because it’s obvious and cute in itself, we are sure you’ll pick an excellent name from our list that includes great suggestions for every cat. 

If not, we have linked a few of our other popular cat name posts and hope you’ll have better luck with one of them. 

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About the Author

Christian Adams
Christian Adams
Christian is the Editor-in-Chief of Excited Cats and one of its original and primary contributors. A lifelong cat lover, now based in South East Asia, Christian and his wife are the proud parents of an 11-year-old son and four rescue cats: Trixie, Chloe, Sparky, and Chopper.

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