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Minecraft Cat Names

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These Minecraft cat names are perfect for your tamed cat. You’ll find great ideas, including cute, cool, tough, funny, and nerdy options that suit your in-game persona.

Minecraft cat names

Minecraft is a hugely popular game developed by Mojang Studios, known for its blocky style and creativity. The game has added animals and pets, including cats, sheep, horses, dogs, bears, and dragons. Initially you could also name ocelots, which has since been removed as they’re separate mobs now, but in older versions, these names work great for ocelots as well. This guide will help you create the perfect name for your Minecraft cat.

Best Minecraft Cat Names

We’ll start this list with some of our absolute favorite cat name ideas. These are also popular real-world cat names but work great for naming your Minecraft cat.

  • Willow
  • Addie
  • Pixie
  • Binx
  • Blackie
  • Archie
  • Lola
  • Digger
  • Shadow
  • Tiger
  • Blue
  • Bailey
  • Tiger
  • Dexter
  • Charlie
  • Nugget
  • Coral
  • Pepper
  • Ghost
  • Claws

Cute Minecraft Cat Names

These name ideas are perfect for a cute cat. If you want an option that fits a frisky kitty, these are the ones for you!

  • Muffin
  • Milo
  • Dora
  • Tessa
  • Dory
  • Frankie
  • Chewie
  • Trixie
  • Jeb
  • Flo
  • Teddy
  • Monet
  • Scotter
  • Fergus
  • Tina Spay
  • Bandit
  • Penny
  • Heathcliff
  • Meeko
  • Buddy
  • Romeo
  • Pearl
  • Socks
  • Mulligan
  • Squirt
  • Jelly Bean
  • Brody
  • Percy
  • Button
  • Poppy
  • Elsa
  • Toby
  • Garfield

Funny Minecraft Cat Names

Here is a collection of punny and funny names that play on various celebrities, words, and more. For even more ideas like this, check out the complete clever cat names list.

  • Margaret Scratcher
  • Catalie Portman
  • Cleo-cat-ra
  • Cindy Clawford
  • Meowly Cyrus
  • Pawdrey Hepburn
  • Galacticat
  • Jude Paw
  • Catastrophe
  • Dalai Clawma
  • JK Meowling
  • Bing Clawsby
  • Bob Meowerly
  • Paw Revere
  • Puma Thurman
  • Catillac
  • Bubble-O-Seven
  • Whisker
  • Cat-trina
  • Cat Damon
  • Tom Pawyer
  • Puddy Tat
  • Purrson
  • Cat-man-do
  • David Meowie
  • Whispurr
  • Cameow
  • Ali Cat
  • She-ra
  • Elvis Catsley
grey and white minecraft cat

Nerdy Names

These days nerds are cool! These options reflect hobbies and pop culture that fit well with nerd culture.

  • Gizmo
  • Neo
  • Princess
  • Beta
  • Ash
  • Finn
  • Luigi
  • Mouse
  • Meowth
  • Atom
  • Ninja
  • Crypto
  • Pikachu
  • Frodo
  • Byte
  • Kirby
  • Eevee
  • Link
  • Mario
  • Neutron
  • Snorlax

See more nerdy cat names.

Tough Names

If you want a tough-sounding name check out these ideas. Your cat may be cute, but they’re also cunning predators that can fit nicely with a tough cat name.

  • Shredder
  • Fang
  • Vex
  • Wolf
  • Gunner 
  • Rex
  • Daenerys 
  • Mystique 
  • Thor 
  • Admiral
  • Danger
  • Blaze 
  • Dagger 
  • Damien
  • Ares
  • Hera 
  • Olympia
  • Ripley 
  • Medusa 
  • Titan 
  • Goliath
  • Nyx
  • Diva 
  • Rousey
  • Sheba 
  • Bolt 
  • Bandit
  • Katniss 
  • Raven 
  • Ammo

Cool Names

Cats are one of the coolest creatures, and it’s fun to see them following you around in Minecraft. These names have a laid-back cool vibe to them.

  • Ice
  • Neo
  • Scout
  • Porter
  • Doja
  • Koopa
  • Crosby
  • Dre
  • Hunter
  • Bruno
  • Dylan
  • Truffle
  • Hendrix
  • Kanye
  • Java
  • Presley
  • Atari
  • Crash
  • Sinatra
  • Yoshi
  • Basil
  • Guinness
  • Frito
  • Elton
  • Clapton
  • Saffron
  • Quest
  • Herbie
  • Beyonce
  • Genesis
  • Sushi
  • Nas

Cat Name Easter Egg

Just like the other mobs in Minecraft, if you assign your cat the name “Dinnerbone” or “Grumm”, it’ll flip the mob upside down.

Minecraft Names for Cats

If you’d like a name for your real-life cat inspired by Minecraft, take a look at these options.

  • Skele
  • Zombie
  • Alex
  • Steve
  • Witchy
  • Creeper
  • Ghast
  • Blaze
  • Ender
How do you tame a cat in Minecraft?

You can tame stray cats using raw salmon or raw cod. Once they’ve been tamed, they’ll follow you around. You can also make the cat sit or stand by pressing use on it.

How do you name a Minecraft cat?

To name your cat, you’ll need a name tag and an anvil. Place the anvil down and use it. Next, you’ll see a repair and name menu. Place the name tag in the first slot and enter a name in the brown box. Finally, place the name tag on your cat.

What breeds do Minecraft cats come in?

Minecraft cats can be Black, British shorthair, Calico, Jellie, Persian, Ragdoll, Red, Siamese, Tabby, Tuxedo, or White.

Can you change a cat’s collar color in Minecraft?

Yes. When you initially tame a cat, its collar will be red. However, you can change the color by applying a dye to it.


  1. John

    I’m surprised that jellie isn’t on this list of cat names

  2. skyler

    why isnt smokey there?

  3. Unknown

    this is great thanks

  4. ralph

    I had a cat named smokey and i made a joke oute of it saying “Its A Smokey Cattastrify

  5. Skyler

    Yeah I Had a cat with that name

  6. Aneliese

    I once named my cat Katniss Everdeen and she lived for 345 days.

  7. Aneliese

    I think Chew Toy would be funny

  8. Scarameow

    This is great. My kitty is now named Charlie

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