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100 Unique Cat Names Perfect for the New Crazy Kitty in Your Life

Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads. She spends her free time relaxing with her soulmate, Keith; her dog, Mosby "The Fly Slayer;" and Felix th...

Fluffy is a cute cat name, but these out-of-the-box choices have personality for days

June is national Adopt-a-Cat Month — and if you went and added a new kitty (or two) to your family, congrats! Being a cat parent is one of the greatest (albeit craziest) experiences you could ever have, and having your furry friend around will enrich your life in so many ways. But here's the hard part: Finding a name that perfectly fits your new fur baby.

Yes, there's something to be said for old standards like Tiger and Felix, but your new kitty is deserving of a unique name that reflects both their and your personality — so we came up with 100 out-of-the-box names for you to choose from.

Unique cat names inspired by fashion

Hey, they call it a catwalk for a reason, right? Naming your kitty after one of these fabulous fashionistas may not catapult you to the top of the best-dressed list, but it's a start.


  • Armani
  • Sketchers
  • Yves
  • Valentino
  • Hugo Boss


  • Fendi
  • Bebe
  • Tallulah
  • Twiggy
  • Chanel

More: 11 Cat Projects You Can DIY With Materials You've Already Got

Unique cat names inspired by places

If you opted for an exotic breed or just love to travel, one of these inspiring locales can give your sweetie the optimal handle.


  • Cupertino
  • Kathmandu
  • Machu Picchu
  • Vegas
  • Kilimanjaro


  • Egypt
  • Bora Bora
  • Juneau
  • Saskatchewan
  • Fjord

Next Up: Unique cat names inspired by drinks

Originally published October 2013. Updated June 2017.

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