Cats have been a beloved companion of humans for centuries and have inspired countless works of art, literature, and pop culture.

Famous cats have captured our hearts and imaginations. As a result, many cat owners seek to give their furry friends a name that pays homage to their favorite feline celebrities.

We’ll explore the world of famous cat names, from iconic characters in movies and TV shows to beloved pets of celebrities.

Famous Cat Names From History

famous cat names from history

It makes sense that there would be some incredibly famous cat names in history!

Felines have been domesticated for centuries, living side-by-side with people, after all!

  1. Catarina
  2. Tabby
  3. Dixie
  4. Garfield
  5. Heathcliff
  6. Matilda
  7. Snowball
  8. Sam
  9. Salem
  10. Grumpy Cat

Famous Celebrity Cat Names

Some celebrities can remind us that they are just like us when it comes to loving animals, particularly cats.

There are a number of famous celebrity cats who have names we think can help to inspire you when naming your feline.

  1. Charli (Kourtney Kardashian’s cat)
  2. Sheila (Lea Michele’s cat)
  3. Meredith Grey (Taylor Swift’s cat)
  4. Fern (Drew Barrymore’s cat)
  5. Moke (Ian Somerhalder’s cat)
  6. Ollie (Ricky Gervais’s cat)
  7. Olivia Benson (Taylor Swift’s cat)
  8. Wallace (Ellie Goulding’s cat)
  9. Cleo (Gigi Hadid’s cat)
  10. Morrissey (Russell Brand’s cat)

Famous Cat Names From TV Shows

Whether you’re looking for serious, clever, or just plain funny cat names, television is full of inspiration!

There are many TV shows from the past and present that feature cats as some of the best side or main characters.

Some of them can talk and others act more like a regular cat, but all of them have personalities of their own.

  1. Salem (Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
  2. Garfield (Garfield and Friends)
  3. Sylvester (Looney Tunes)
  4. Snowball (Simpsons)
  5. Tom (Tom & Jerry)
  6. Felix (Felix the Cat)
  7. Fluffy (Rugrats)
  8. Scratchy (Itchy & Scratchy Show)
  9. Spot (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  10. Mr. Jinks (The Huckleberry Hound Show)


Famous cat names have become a popular trend for cat owners who want to give their feline friends a unique and memorable name.

From classic characters like Tom and Jerry to modern-day sensations Grumpy Cat, there is no shortage of famous cats to draw inspiration from.

Choosing the right name for your cat can be a fun and creative process that reflects your cat’s personality and your own interests.

Whether you opt for a name from pop culture or a name that’s completely original, the most important thing is to choose a name that you and your cat will love for years to come.

Nicole Etolen
Nicole Etolen

Nicole is one of the writers here on CatVills. She’s been a cat lover most of her life and-at one point- counted five felines as part of her family. Today, she’s proud cat mom to two indoor kitties and caregiver for a slew of ferals.