250+ Cat Names from Famous Movies, TV Shows, & Books


Movie cat names can be a good way to find cat names for cats. There are many cat name ideas that come from movies.

There are some cat names from movies that are really popular cat names.

Here are some of the most common cat names from movies!

Buttercup (The Hunger Games)

Famous Cat Names from Movies

  • Buttercup (The Hunger Games)
  • Meowth (Pokemon)
  • Marie, Berlioz and Toulouse (The AristoCats)
  • Alex (Madagascar)
  • Church (Pet Cemetery)
  • Ulysses (Inside Llewyn Davis)
  • Garfield
  • Thomasina (The Three Lives of Thomasina)
  • Kumal and Sangha (Two Brothers)
  • Mr. Bigglesworth (Austin Powers)
  • Richard Parker (Life of Pi)
  • Tonto (Harry and Tonto)
  • Bagheera (The Jungle Book)
  • Fritz (Fritz the Cat)
  • Simba (The Lion King)
  • Rajah (Aladdin)
  • King Leonidas (Bedknobs and Broomsticks)
  • Floyd (Ghost)
  • Ruh (The Beastmaster)
  • Pyewacket (Bell Book and Candle)
  • General (Cat’s Eye)
  • Rhubarb (Rhubarb)
  • Charlie (Charlie the Lonesome Cougar)
  • Blanche (Hausu)
  • Mr. Bitey
  • Sassy (Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey)
  • Duchess (Babe)
  • Clawhauser (Zootopia)
  • Diego (Ice Age)
  • The Pink Panther (The Pink Panther)
  • Lucifer (Cinderella)
  • Smokey (Stuart Little)
  • Irina (Cat People)
  • Neutron (This Island Earth)
  • Meowthra (The Lego NINJAGO Movie)
  • Milo (The Adventures of Milo and Otis)
  • Blofeld’s cat (From Russia With Love)
  • Elsa the Lioness (Born Free)
  • Mrs. Norris (Harry Potter)
Mrs. Norris (Harry Potter)
  • Winkie (Escape to Witch Mountain)
  • Frankie (A Bucket of Blood)
  • Butch (The Incredible Shrinking Man)
  • Tai Lung and Master Tigress (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Mr. Tinkles (Cats & Dogs)
  • Scar (The Lion King)
  • Mufasa (The Lion King)
  • Marty (Elle)
  • Tibbs (101 Dalmations)
  • Baron Humbert von Gikkingen (The Cat Returns)
  • Clarence (Clarence the Cross-Eyed Lion)
  • Si and Am (Lady And The Tramp)
  • Aslan (The Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Shere Khan (The Jungle Book)
  • Jasmine (Secondhand Lions)
  • Mittens (Bolt)
  • Don Corleone’s cat (The Godfather)
  • Prince John (Robin Hood)
  • Snowbell (Stuart Little)
  • Mr. Jinx (Meet the Parents)
  • Cheshire Cat (Alice in Wonderland)
  • Nala (The Lion King)
  • Dandelo (The Fly)
  • Baby (Bringing Up Baby)
  • Lota the Panther Woman (Island of Lost Souls)
  • Crookshanks (Harry Potter)
  • Tao (The Incredible Journey)
  • Déju Vu (The Matrix)
  • Jake The Cat (Outer Space)
  • Bob (A Street Cat Named Bob)
  • Berlioz (The Aristocats)
  • Charles and Mary Brady (Sleepwalkers)
  • Jiji (Kiki’s Delivery Service)
  • Tigger (The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh)
  • Fred the One-Eyed Cat (Gifted)
  • Figaro (Pinocchio)
  • Binx (Hocus Pocus)
  • Jones or “Jonesy” (Ripley’s cat in Alien and Aliens)
  • Catbus (My Neighbor Totoro)

Orange Cat Names from Movies

Orion (Men in Black)
  • Orion (Men in Black)
  • Dinah (Alice in Wonderland)
  • Morris (US television cat food commercials)
  • Spot (Star Trek The Next Generation)
  • Stimpy (The Ren and Stimpy Show)
  • Brain (Top Cat)
  • Ginger (Ginger and Pickles)
  • Oliver (Oliver & Company)
  • Thomasina (Thomasina: The Cat Who Thought She Was God)
  • Heathcliff (Heathcliff)
  • Thomas O’Malley (The Aristocats)
  • Orangey (Breakfast at Tiffany’s)
  • Jones (Alien)
  • Hobbes (Calvin and Hobbes)
  • Puss (Shrek)
  • Crookshanks (Harry Potter)
  • Toulouse (The Aristocats)
  • Mr. Jinks (Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks)
  • Kwazii (Octonauts)
  • Aslan (The Chronicles of Narnia)
  • Tiger (An American Tail)
  • Simba (The Lion King)
  • Orlando (The Marmalade Cat)
  • Shere Kahn (The Jungle Book)
  • Rajah (Aladdin)
  • Branya (The Comic Artist and Assistants)
  • Garfield (Garfield)
  • Tigger (Winnie the Pooh)

Black Cat Names from Movies

Binx (Hocus Pocus)
  • Binx (Hocus Pocus)
  • Felix (cartoon character)
  • Rocky (Magnificats)
  • Salem (Sabrina: The Teenage Witch)
  • Kuro (Love Hina)
  • Figaro (Pinocchio)
  • Felicia Hardy (Spiderman comic)
  • Sylvester (Looney Tunes)
  • Scratchy (Simpsons)
  • Luna (Sailor Moon)
  • Mr. Mumbles (Dan Vs.)
  • Blackie (the world’s richest cat)
  • Bagheera (The Jungle Book)
  • Diana (Jewelpet)
  • Jiji (Kiki’s Delivery Service)
  • Pluto (Edgar Allan Poe’s The Black Cat)
  • Lucifer (Cinderella)
  • Winky (Escape to Witch Mountain)
  • Snowball II (The Simpsons)
  • Cole (Cole & Marmalade)

Famous Cat Names from TV

Lucky (ALF)
  • Lucky (ALF)
  • Rusty (Mission Impossible)
  • Benny The Ball (Top Cat)
  • Pandora (The Brady Bunch)
  • Monkey (Perry Mason)
  • Ser Pounce (Game Of Thrones)
  • Mimsie (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
  • Bandit (The Office)
  • Salem Saberhagen (Sabrina The Teenage Witch)
  • Baba (Boris Karloff anthology series, Thriller)
  • Scratchy (The Simpsons)
  • Miss Kitty Fantastico (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Cringer / Battle Cat (He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe)
  • Snowball(s) (The Simpsons)
  • Toonces the Driving Cat (Saturday Night Live)
  • Fancy-Fancy (Top Cat)
  • Choo Choo (Top Cat)
  • Bast (American Gods)
  • Azrael (The Smurfs)
  • Spot (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Spook (Top Cat)
  • Midnight (Mama’s Family)
  • Smelly (Friends)
  • Brain (Top Cat)
  • Zazzles (The Big Bang Theory)
  • Lord Tubbington (Glee)

Check the full list of popular TV inspired cat names

Cat Names from Books

Sampson (The Church Mice series)
  • Sampson (The Church Mice series)
  • Cheshire Cat (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland)
  • Aristotle (The Nine Lives of Aristotle)
  • Dinah (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland)
  • Mickey (Barbary by Vonda McIntyre)
  • Lady May (The Game of Rat and Dragon)
  • Great Rumpus Cat (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Jellylorum (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Mogget (Sabriel)
  • Harry Cat (The Cricket in Times Square)
  • Kitty (Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel)
  • Behemoth (The Master and Margarita)
  • Mrs. Norris (Harry Potter)
  • Djibi (Djibi, the Kitten)
  • Carbonel (Carbonel: the King of the Cats)
  • Mr. Mistoffelees (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Ribby (The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan)
  • Bombalurina (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Firestar (Warriors: Into the Wild)
  • Oliver (Oliver in the Garden)
  • Jupiter (The Deptford Mice)
  • Kitsa (The Indian in the Cupboard)
  • Tabitha Twitchit (The Tale of Tom Kitten)
  • Greebo (Discworld)
  • Mister (The Dresden Files)
  • Tao (The Incredible Journey)
  • Gummitch (Space-Time for Springers)
  • Jennyanydots (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Peter (The Smile of the Sphinx)
  • Small Bob (House of Hades)
  • Fritti Tailchaser (Tailchaser’s Song)
  • Moxie (The Subtle Knife)
  • Findus (Pettson and Findus)
  • Miss Moppet (The Story of Miss Moppet)
  • Scarface Claw (Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy)
  • Pixel (The Cat Who Walks Through Walls)
Pixel (The Cat Who Walks Through Walls)
  • Fiddle (Charmed Life)
  • Griddlebone (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Princess Arjumand (To Say Nothing of the Dog)
  • Tab (Watership Down)
  • Dragon (Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH)
  • Maurice (The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents)
  • Ginger (The Tale of Ginger and Pickles)
  • Mittens (The Tale of Tom Kitten)
  • Coricopat (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Jennie (Jennie by Paul Gallico)
  • Electra (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Tom Kitten (The Tale of Tom Kitten)
  • Pluto (The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe)
  • Mog (Mog the Forgetful Cat)
  • Growltiger (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Demeter (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Ralph (Rotten Ralph)
  • Church / Winston Churchill (Pet Sematary)
  • Orlando (A Camping Holiday)
  • Sagwa (Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat)
  • Sir Claude “The Cat” (Blinky Bill the Movie)
  • Thomas Gray (Thomas Gray: Philosopher Cat)
  • Faithful (The Song of the Lioness)
  • Crookshanks (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban)
  • Leonardo (Me and My Cat?)
  • Sprockets (Mission to Universe)
  • Alonzo (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Midnight Louie (Crystal Days)
  • Khat (Midnite by Randolph Stow)
  • Bangs (Sam, Bangs and Moonshine)
  • Cat Morgan (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Simpkin (The Tailor of Gloucester)
  • Captain Wow (The Game of Rat and Dragon)
  • Francis (Felidae)
  • Bustopher Jones (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Buttercup (The Hunger Games Trilogy)

This list of movie cat names will inspire you to pick the perfect name for your new pet.

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