Last Updated: 4 months ago

Americans love their food almost as much as their cats, so it makes sense to combine those passions and choose funny food cat names, right?

Fun fact: the average American consumes 5.46 pounds of food per day and 1,996.3 pounds of food per year.

The yearly food average includes 415.4 pounds of vegetables, 273.2 pounds of fruits, 110.0 pounds of red meat, 73.6 pounds of poultry, 31.4 pounds of cheese and 16.1 pounds of fish/shellfish.

If you agree, you’re in luck! Today, we’re sharing over 300 of our favorite hilarious food-inspired names for both male and female kitties.

Let’s start with some funny food names for cats!

Funny Food Names for Male Cats

funny cat with funny name
  1. Amaretto
  2. Angus
  3. Avocado
  4. Bacon Bits
  5. BBQ Ribs
  6. Big Mac
  7. Buckwheat
  8. Burrito
  9. Butterball
  10. Butters
  11. Cake Slice
  12. Chalupa
  13. Chicken Noodle Soup
  14. Chicken Nugget
  15. Chips
  16. Chowder
  17. Cilantro
  18. Coriander
  19. Cracker Jack
  20. Croissant
  21. Custard
  22. Dorito
  23. Double Stuff Oreo
  24. Eggs Benedict
  25. Espresso
  26. Fajita
  27. Fig Newton
  28. Flapjack
  29. Fluffernutter
  30. Frito Pie
  31. Fudge
  32. Gravy Train
  33. Gumbo
  34. Ham & Eggs
  35. Hamburglar
  36. Hot Sauce
  37. Junior Mint
  38. Kobe Beef
  39. Lemonhead
  40. Licorice
  41. Lunchbox
  42. Marshmallow
  43. Meatball
  44. Meatloaf
  45. Noodles
  46. Nutter Butter
  47. Oatmeal
  48. Pancake
  49. Pesto
  50. Pickles
  51. Pop Tart
  52. Popsicle
  53. Porkchop
  54. Pretzel
  55. Pudding
  56. Pumpernickel
  57. Raisin
  58. Rawhide
  59. Rhubarb
  60. Rice Krispies
  61. Ritz Cracker
  62. Rocky Road
  63. Ronald McDonald
  64. Root Beer Float
  65. Ruffles
  66. Salami
  67. Scampi
  68. Sir Loin
  69. Skittles
  70. Snickerdoodle
  71. Snickers
  72. Tabasco
  73. Taco Bell
  74. Tamale
  75. Tapioca
  76. Tater Tot
  77. T-Bone
  78. Toast
  79. Toblerone
  80. Tofu
  81. Tomato
  82. Turkey Leg
  83. Twix

Goodness, it’s hard to choose a favorite, right?

I think that Tamale is a fabulous name for a mischievous male cat, don’t you? Think about it, hot tamales have a crazy kick to them!

Porkchop is a good name for a rather rotund kitty, like the ginormous Maine Coon. On the other hand, Pop Tart is just one of the cute cat names for a munchkin kitty!

Funny Food Names for Female Cats

female cat with funny food name
  1. Ambrosia
  2. Anchovy
  3. Baguette
  4. Bit O’ Honey
  5. Blueberry
  6. Blueberry Muffin
  7. Bonbon
  8. Brownie
  9. Bubble Gum
  10. Butterscotch
  11. Candy
  12. Cayenne
  13. Cheerio
  14. Cheese Curl
  15. Cheesecake
  16. Chili Pepper
  17. Chiquita Banana
  18. Chocolate Truffle
  19. Cocoa Puffs
  20. Coconut
  21. Cream Puff
  22. Crouton
  23. Cupcake
  24. Cutlet
  25. Daiquiri
  26. Dumpling
  27. Éclair
  28. Enchilada
  29. Fondue
  30. Frappe
  31. Gingersnap
  32. Gordita
  33. Guacamole
  34. Gumdrop
  35. Honey Bun
  36. Java
  37. Jelly Bean
  38. Kit Kat
  39. Lettuce
  40. Lollipop
  41. Lorna Doone
  42. Maple Syrup
  43. Marmalade
  44. Meringue
  45. Milkshake
  46. Milky Way
  47. Nilla Wafer
  48. Nutmeg
  49. Oregano
  50. Paprika
  51. Parfait
  52. PB&J (Peanut Butter & Jelly)
  53. Peppermint Pattie
  54. Pepsi
  55. Popcorn
  56. Pumpkin Spice Latte
  57. Quinoa
  58. Saffron
  59. Sausage Patty
  60. Sorbet
  61. Souffle
  62. Sourdough
  63. Strudel
  64. Sugar Pie
  65. Sundae
  66. Taffy
  67. Tequila
  68. Tootsie Roll
  69. Triscuit
  70. Twinkie
  71. Velveeta
  72. Waffles
  73. Whoopie Pie

I love the name Gingersnap for an orange kitty. In fact, if you adopt a mama and baby cat together, you could go with Ginger and Gingersnap.

I also adore Cupcake (both the food and the name). So cute for a teeny kitty!

Unisex Food Names for Cats

And just in case you don’t want to decide on something basic, you can always choose one of these unisex food names for cats!

  1. Asiago
  2. Bacon
  3. Basil
  4. Biscuit
  5. Brandy
  6. Brownie
  7. Burrito
  8. Buttercup
  9. Cappuccino
  10. Caramel
  11. Caviar
  12. Chai
  13. Cheerio
  14. Chestnut
  15. Chili
  16. Cocoa
  17. Coconut
  18. Cookie
  19. Crumble
  20. Cucumber
  21. Cupcake
  22. Donut
  23. Dumpling
  24. Eclair
  25. Frito
  26. Fry
  27. Fudge
  28. Gelato
  29. Ginger
  30. Hershey
  31. Honey
  32. Java
  33. Jellybean
  34. Kale
  35. Kimchi
  36. Kit Kat
  37. Kiwi
  38. Kix 
  39. Macaroon
  40. Maple
  41. Marshmallow
  42. Meatball
  43. Merlot
  44. Miso
  45. Mochi
  46. Mojito 
  47. Nugget
  48. Nutmeg
  49. Olive
  50. Oreo
  51. Peanut
  52. Pepper
  53. Pickles
  54. Pistachio
  55. Popcorn
  56. Pumpkin
  57. Raisin
  58. Sage
  59. Sashimi
  60. Sherbet
  61. Skittles
  62. Snacks
  63. Snickers
  64. Sugar
  65. Sushi
  66. Sweet Pea
  67. Taco
  68. Taquito
  69. Tater Tot
  70. Toffee
  71. Tofu
  72. Tootsie
  73. Truffle
  74. Tuna 
  75. Twinkie
  76. Twix
  77. Wedge

Japanese Food Names for Male Cats

male cat with japanese food name

Fun fact: the 4 principal cooking methods in Japanese cuisine are: boiled (nimono), broiled (yakimono), fried (agemono) and steamed (mushimono).

  1. Adzuki
  2. Anmitsu
  3. Anzu
  4. Bento
  5. Chawanmushi
  6. Daidai
  7. Daifuku
  8. Dango
  9. Dashi
  10. Dorayaki
  11. Fuji
  12. Higashi
  13. Ichigo
  14. Kaieseki
  15. Kaki
  16. Karashi
  17. Kashipan
  18. Kobe
  19. Kombu
  20. Kyou
  21. Manju
  22. Menma
  23. Mentsuyu
  24. Minto
  25. Miruku
  26. Miso
  27. Mizutaki
  28. Momo
  29. Moyashi
  30. Namagashi
  31. Nashi
  32. Natto
  33. Okonomiyaki
  34. Ponzu
  35. Rayu
  36. Ringo
  37. Shoyu
  38. Sukiyaki
  39. Sushi
  40. Takoyaki
  41. Tebaski
  42. Teriyaki
  43. Tofu
  44. Unago
  45. Wafu
  46. Wagashi
  47. Yakiniku
  48. Yuzu

Out of these male Japanese food names for cats, I live Yuzu the most. Why? Because it’s the best-smelling fruit on the planet!

Seriously, find yourself one and give it a whiff. If you love citrus scents like I do, you’ll be in heaven!

Japanese Food Names for Female Cats

female cat with japanese food name
  1. Anko
  2. Awabi
  3. Castella
  4. Chahan
  5. Daikon
  6. Donburi
  7. Edamame
  8. Furikake
  9. Gyoza
  10. Haruna
  11. Hishimochi
  12. Ikura
  13. Kaede
  14. Kappa
  15. Kare
  16. Karukan
  17. Kinako
  18. Konacha
  19. Kurumi
  20. Kyoho
  21. Maiya
  22. Mame
  23. Mikan
  24. Mirin
  25. Mochi
  26. Moka
  27. Negi
  28. Nikujaga
  29. Ninjin
  30. Ocha
  31. Oden
  32. Okara
  33. Onigiri
  34. Ramen
  35. Ryokucha
  36. Saba
  37. Sake
  38. Sakuramochi
  39. Senbei
  40. Sencha
  41. Shikwasa
  42. Shincha
  43. Shiruko
  44. Shitake
  45. Shoga
  46. Soba
  47. Tsukemono
  48. Tsukume
  49. Udon
  50. Wakame
  51. Warishita
  52. Yakisoba
  53. Yakitori
  54. Yamecha
  55. Yuba

My favorite female Japanese food name once again begins with a Y! I love Yakitori, which is basically grilled chicken on a stick.

Japanese Sushi Cat Names

It’s actually ” a Japanese dish consisting of small balls or rolls of vinegar-flavored cold cooked rice served with a garnish of raw fish, vegetables, or egg.”

In other words, you can have sushi without fish! When it does have fish in it, it’s called “sashimi.”

  1. Chirashi
  2. Chirashizushi
  3. Chutoro
  4. Doragon
  5. Escolar
  6. Futomake
  7. Hosomaki
  8. Inairzushi
  9. Kumo
  10. Maguro
  11. Maki
  12. Makizushi
  13. Narezushi
  14. Nori
  15. Oshizushi
  16. Tako
  17. Tamago
  18. Temaki
  19. Toro
  20. Uramaki
  21. Ahi
  22. Amebi
  23. Buri
  24. Ebi
  25. Gari
  26. Hamachi
  27. Hangiri
  28. Hotate
  29. Ika
  30. Kani
  31. Kanpachi
  32. Neta
  33. Nigiri
  34. Sashimi
  35. Shari
  36. Tempura
  37. Tsume
  38. Unagi
  39. Wasabi

Toro is a great name for a cat! In fact, it’s already a cat name! Inoue Toro is also known as the Sony cat. If you love spicy sushi, you can’t go wrong with Wasabi!

Italian Food Names for Male Cats

male cat with italian food name
  1. Aceto
  2. Aglio
  3. Albiocco
  4. Alfredo
  5. Amaretto
  6. Aperol
  7. Arancini
  8. Asiago
  9. Asti
  10. Batali
  11. Bellini
  12. Bertucci
  13. Biscotti
  14. Bucatini
  15. Budino
  16. Buitoni
  17. Cacao
  18. Calcagno
  19. Cannoli
  20. Cappuccino
  21. Caprino
  22. Caramello
  23. Carpaccio
  24. Chianti
  25. Cioccolato
  26. Cocco
  27. Cotechino
  28. Espresso
  29. Fagiolo
  30. Frascati
  31. Fusilli
  32. Galliano
  33. Gelato
  34. Giovanni
  35. Gnocchi
  36. Macaroni
  37. Macchiato
  38. Manicotti
  39. Manzo
  40. Meatball
  41. Mezzani
  42. Mirtillo
  43. Mojito
  44. Neapolitan
  45. Origano
  46. Orzo
  47. Pandoro
  48. Parmesan
  49. Parmigiano
  50. Pecorino
  51. Pepperoni
  52. Pesto
  53. Piccolo
  54. Pollo
  55. Pomodoro
  56. Ragu
  57. Ravioli
  58. Reggiano
  59. Rigatoni
  60. Risotto
  61. Romano
  62. Rotini
  63. Salami
  64. Spaghetti
  65. Sprtiz
  66. Stromboli
  67. Taleggio
  68. Tartufo
  69. Tiramisu
  70. Tortellini
  71. Vermicelli
  72. Vermouth
  73. Zafferano
  74. Ziti
  75. Zucchero

Italian Food Names for Female Cats

female cat with italian food name
  1. Albiocca
  2. Barilla
  3. Bolognese
  4. Bottarga
  5. Brioche
  6. Bruschetta
  7. Burrata
  8. Cacciatore
  9. Caffe
  10. Calzone
  11. Campanelle
  12. Canella
  13. Caperri
  14. Caprese
  15. Caramella
  16. Carbonara
  17. Creama
  18. Dolce
  19. Feta
  20. Fettuccine
  21. Focaccia
  22. Fontina
  23. Frittata
  24. Frittole
  25. Genovese
  26. Ghirardelli
  27. Giada
  28. Gorgonzola
  29. Grana
  30. Grappa
  31. Lasagna
  32. Latte
  33. Limone
  34. Linguine
  35. Maiale
  36. Margherita
  37. Marinara
  38. Merenda
  39. Meringa
  40. Meringue
  41. Miele
  42. Minestrone
  43. Mora
  44. Mozzarella
  45. Noce
  46. Nutella
  47. Oliva
  48. Pancetta
  49. Panna
  50. Parmigiana
  51. Penne
  52. Pesca
  53. Piave
  54. Piccata
  55. Pizza
  56. Pizzelle
  57. Pizzeria
  58. Polenta
  59. Polpette
  60. Provolone
  61. Ricotta
  62. Rotelle
  63. Salvia
  64. Sambuca
  65. Scaloppini
  66. Vaniglia
  67. Zolletta
  68. Zucca

Coffee Names for Male Cats

male cat with coffee cat name

Since coffee is essential in most of our lives, here are some proper names for any cat!

  1. Affogato
  2. Americano
  3. Araby Wine
  4. Barista
  5. Barraquito
  6. Bean
  7. Biscotti
  8. Boston
  9. Bucks
  10. Buzz 
  11. Cafecito
  12. Caramel 
  13. Chemex
  14. Chino
  15. Cortado
  16. Doppio 
  17. Drip
  18. Dunkin
  19. Dutch
  20. Eiskaffe 
  21. Espressino
  22. Gabriel 
  23. Galao 
  24. Guglielmo 
  25. Gustav 
  26. Hisad 
  27. Ibrik 
  28. Jezve 
  29. Johan 
  30. Keurig 
  31. Kopi Susu
  32. Leoff 
  33. Liqueur Coffee 
  34. Lloyd
  35. Lungo
  36. Macho
  37. Maillard
  38. Maxwell
  39. Murad 
  40. Palheta 
  41. Red Tie 
  42. Ristretto 
  43. Steep 
  44. Thompson 
  45. Vent 
  46. Yuanyang 
  47. Zorro

Coffee Names for Female Cats

female cat with coffee cat name
  1. Bailey
  2. Barra
  3. Blonde
  4. Blossom
  5. Bombon 
  6. Brasil
  7. Caffe Crema 
  8. Caffeine 
  9. Cantuccini
  10. Cappuccino
  11. Carajilo 
  12. Caramel
  13. Chocolate 
  14. Cocoa
  15. Coffee
  16. Cortadito 
  17. Cuppa
  18. Espresso
  19. Gaggia 
  20. Gammosa 
  21. Java
  22. Kaldi 
  23. Kona
  24. Latte
  25. Mecca
  26. Mocaccino
  27. Mocha
  28. Peaberry
  29. Penny
  30. Star
  31. Valencia
  32. Vienna 

Candy Names for Male Cats

male cat with candy cat name

If you’re a candy lover, then this may just be the perfect place for you to be!

While some of them appeared on the lists above, we thought it would be easier for you if we broke the list down into just candy-related ideas.

  1. Bubble gum
  2. Buttercup
  3. Butterscotch
  4. Coco
  5. Coconut
  6. Creampuff
  7. Crunchy
  8. Fire ball
  9. Frizzle
  10. Frosty
  11. Gummy
  12. Hershey
  13. Honey
  14. Jellybean
  15. Kinder
  16. Kit Kat
  17. Kit-Kat
  18. M & M
  19. Maple
  20. Marble Cake
  21. Minty
  22. Nutmeg
  23. Nutmeg
  24. Peppermint
  25. Pepsi
  26. Pumpkin Pie
  27. Razzles
  28. Rolo
  29. Sherbet
  30. Skittles
  31. Smartie
  32. Snickers
  33. Sorbet
  34. Toffee
  35. Twinkie
  36. Twix
  37. Wheatie
  38. Wizz Fizz
  39. Yorkie

Candy Names for Female Cats

female cat with candy cat name
  1. Biscuit
  2. Bon bon
  3. Bounty
  4. Brownie
  5. Brownie
  6. Candy
  7. Caramel
  8. Chocolate
  9. Cocoa
  10. Cookie
  11. Croissant
  12. Cupcake
  13. Fluffernut
  14. Ginger
  15. Gumdrop
  16. Icecream
  17. Latte
  18. Licorice
  19. Lollipop
  20. Lolly
  21. Marshmallow
  22. Mento
  23. Milky way
  24. Mocha
  25. Muffin
  26. Oreo
  27. Peachy
  28. Phantom
  29. Pixie
  30. Queenie
  31. Sprinkles
  32. Sugar
  33. Taffy
  34. Toffee
  35. Tootsie
  36. Vanilla
  37. Waffles

Wrap-Up

Choosing a food-inspired name for your cat adds a touch of playfulness and uniqueness to their identity.

Whether you opt for a sweet treat, a savory delight, or a fresh ingredient, the possibilities are endless.

Embrace the culinary world and let your cat’s name be a delightful reminder of their irresistible charm.

Your turn! Tell us below which food names for cats you love the most!

Resources:

Food Names for Cats that Will Make Them Meow for More
Deana Tucker
Deana Tucker

Deanna is a passionate cat lover and freelance writer. She lives with her Chi dog and a ragdoll cat. When she’s not writing, Deanna loves listening to country music or watching Dancing With The Stars.