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The Ultimate List of Punny Cat Names – 150+ Hilarious Names

Published: Last updated: by Jessi Larson

If you’re a witty guy or gal who just got a new cat, a common name like Bella, Tigger or Max won’t do. Instead, you need something that shows your humor and uniqueness, like great punny cat names!

But what exactly does punny mean?

Punny cat names

As you might suspect, punny combines a pun and funny. So it’s essentially a humorous way of using a word or phrase.

In this case, punny cat names are a witty and fun play on words. If this sounds like something you’re looking for, we’ve got plenty of ideas.

The great thing about a lot of these names is there’s an easy, short version as well, so you can introduce your cat by their awesome punny name and then call them by the shorter version daily.

For example, your cat “Jack Meower” can be called “Jack” in daily use.

After much research, we’ve put together the ultimate list of 150+ punny cat names. Get ready to giggle!

Female Punny Cat Names

Let’s get this list of punny cat names started by looking at ideas for female cats.

Ideas are drawn from famous actresses, historical figures, people in pop culture, traditional names, and so much more.

We guarantee you’ll laugh out loud at least once when you read these!

  • Alanis Meowisette – Singer
  • Angelicat – As in the name Angelica
  • Catalie Portman – Actress
  • Cat Benetar – Singer
  • Cat Middleton – Duchess
  • Cat Winslet – Actress
  • Catnip EverdeenThe Hunger Games character
  • Catsy Cline – Singer
  • Catty Griffin – Comedian
  • Catti LaBelle – Singer
  • Christina Aguill-hair-a – Singer
  • Cindy Clawford – Model
  • Clawdia – A funny spin on the human name Claudia
  • Clawtney Kardashian – Influencer
  • Cleo Catra – Egyptian ruler
  • Debbie Hairy – Singer
  • Demi Meower – Actress
  • Diane Kitten – Actress
  • Drew Hairymore – Actress
  • Emily Lickinson – Author
  • Fleas Witherspon – Actress
  • Fleyonce Knowles – Singer
  • Fur-gie – Singer from the Black Eyed Peas
  • Furry Cruise – Child of actor Tom Cruise
  • Jane Pawsten – Author of Pride and Prejudice
  • Jennipurr Aniston – Actress
  • Jessicat – A funny spin on the human name Jessica
  • JK Meowling – Author of the Harry Potter series
  • Juliet Catulet – Character in Romeo & Juliet
  • Kim Catdashian – Influencer
  • Kitkat – Candy
  • Kitty Purry – Singer
  • Margaret Scratcher – British Prime Minister
  • Mariah Hairy – Singer
  • Meowdeline Albright – politician
  • Meowgaret – A play on the name Margaret
  • MeowKenzie – As in McKenzie
  • Mrs. Fleasley – Character from Family Affair
  • Opurrah Whisker – TV personality
  • Pawdrey / Pawdrey Hepburn – Actress
  • Puma Thurman – Actress
  • Rachel Scratch – Actress
  • Ravenclaw – from Harry Potter
  • RuPaw – Drag queen
  • Ruth Bader Ginspurr – U.S. Supreme Court member
  • Sinead O’Collar – Singer
  • Tabbytha – A play on the human name Tabitha
  • Teri Scratcher – Actress
  • Tina Spay – Actress / Comedian
  • Veronicat – Human name
  • Whispurr – Play on the word whisper
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Male Punny Cat Names

And if you have a male cat, don’t worry – we have plenty of punny cat names designed just for them.

Check out the ideas below and see if any fit your new furbaby.

We think you’ll enjoy the fun play on the names of both fictional and real-life characters.

  • 2Paw Shapurr – Rapper
  • Abraham Lynxin – U.S. President
  • Alexander Hameowlton – U.S. historical figure
  • Anderson Pooper – News anchor
  • Apawllo – Greek god
  • Barack Obameow – U.S. President
  • Bing Clawsby – Singer of White Christmas
  • Bob Meowerly – Reggae singer
  • Bob Scratchit – Christmas Carol character
  • Brad Kitt – Actor
  • Bruce Stringsteen – New Jersey singer
  • Butch Catsidy – Famed cowboy and bank robber
  • Captain Purrcard – from Star Trek
  • Catpernicus – Mathematician and astronomer
  • Catrick Swayze – Actor
  • Catsanova – Italian adventurer and author
  • Catticus Finch – Character from To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Catzilla – Godzilla!!
  • Cat Damon – Actor
  • Cat SajakWheel of Fortune host
  • Cat Stevens – Singer
  • Chairman Meow – Chinese revolutionary
  • Charles Lickens – Author of A Christmas Carol
  • Colin Furth – Actor
  • Collin Furrel – Actor
  • Conway Kitty – Singer
  • Dalai Pawma – Spiritual leader
  • David Meowie – Singer
  • Don Drapurr – Character on Mad Men
  • Draco Mewofoy – Character in the Harry Potter series
  • Ebefleazer Scrooge – Character in A Christmas Carol
  • Ferris Mewler – Character in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Fidel Catstro – Cuban leader
  • Frank Lloyd Bite – Architect
  • Franz Catka – Author of Metamorphosis
  • Furcules – As in Hercules
  • Furr-oah – The Egyptian leader
  • Fuzz Aldrin – Astronaut
  • Genghis Khat – Leader of Mongol Empire
  • George Cloonflea – Actor
  • Hairy Potter – Main character of the Harry Potter series
  • Henry Hissinger – U.S. Secretary of State
  • Holden Clawfield – Character in Catcher in the Rye
  • Hunter S. Tomcat – Author of Fear & Loathing
  • Isaac Mewton – scientist
  • Jack Meower – TV character on 24
  • Jerry Flea Lewis – Singer
  • J.R.R. Tollkitten – Author of The Hobbit
  • Jude Paw – Actor
  • Kit Romney – U.S. Senator
  • Kitty Cudi – Rapper
  • Leonard Nemeow – Actor
  • Leonardo DiCatrio – Actor
  • LeVar Purrton – TV Personality / Actor
  • Lionel Itchy – Singer – Hello
  • Lucifurr – As in the Devil
  • Luke Skywhisker – Character in Star Wars
  • Meoward Stern – Radio host
  • Meowchael – A play on the name Michael
  • Meowrio Lopez – Actor
  • Mewcauley Culkin – Actor
  • Mr. Meowgi – Character in Karate Kid
  • Neil Catrick Harris – Actor
  • Notorious C.A.T. – Rapper
  • Oedipuss – Greek mythology character
  • Pablo Picatso – Artist
  • Paw McCartney – Singer in The Beatles
  • Paw Newman – Actor
  • Paw Revere – U.S. revolutionary
  • Paw Solo – Star Wars character
  • Pounce de Leon – Explorer / conquistador
  • Ricky Purrvais – Actor
  • Ron Fleasly – Character in the Harry Potter series
  • Ron Furgandy – Main character in Anchorman
  • Ryan Fleacrest – TV Personality
  • Santa Claws – The jolly Christmas character
  • Sheddie Vedder – Musician
  • The Great Catsby – Character / Book
  • Tobey Catguire – Actor
  • Tom Pawyer – Mark Twain book character
  • Walt Whiskers – Poet
  • Walter Cron-Cat – Newsman
  • William Catner – Actor
  • William Shakespurr – Playwright
  • Winston Furchill – British Prime Minister
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Conclusion: Punny Cat Names

Did you find a punny cat name that’s a fit for your new feline? If so, let us know your favorite (or favorites) below.

You can also create your own punny cat names! It’s easier than you think.

Try it out by finding a name that rhymes with cat or a cat-related word like “Fur,” “Meow,” “Tail,” or “Hiss.” For example, you could switch the name Matt for cat.

If you think of a unique idea not on this list, please share it below in the comments.

Silly cat

Funny Cat Names

Love the idea of a humorous cat name but not sold on any of the ideas above?

In addition to punny cat names, we also have many other funny cat names. These include names like:

  • Bacon
  • Bertha
  • Bubba
  • Chuck Norris
  • Dude
  • Fabio
  • Flo
  • Katniss
  • Macgyver
  • Mr. Bigglesworth
  • Ninja
  • Olga
  • Pickle
  • Porkchop
  • Snookie
  • Spud
  • Taco
  • Xena
  • Yoko

For more great ideas check out these funny cat names.

Laughing cat

More Cat Name Ideas

If you want some additional options for names try out our cat name generator!

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How Do You Pick The Right Name?

So, how do you know if you’ve chosen the right name for your cat?

Here are some tips to find out:

  • Make sure it’s easy to say. Say it out loud and test it out. After all, you’ll be saying it a lot.
  • Does it fit your cat? Think about their appearance and their personality.
  • Trust you gut. A good name feels right.

How to Teach Your Cat Its Name

21 Comments

  1. Lina

    SO funny
    LOVE it
    is it okay if I use some names for a story?

  2. Lina

    Tiger swift- taylor swift
    Hermiceonie Grangfur- Harry potter character.

  3. Whitney

    Elizabeth Catty Stanton

  4. Casey Mutzenberger

    Charles Bukmeowski……..David Meowthews….Kitty Wells……or the best ever Meowthew McMeownaughey

  5. Josh

    Draco Meowfoy
    Mathew Meowconaughey
    Steve Meowtin

  6. Kelli

    My boyfriend named one of his cats Freddie Meowcury

  7. Jacob Austin

    Kitney Spears

  8. Anna

    I’ve got a kitten called Freddie Purrcury!

  9. Paul Kirkwood

    Furballl Sharkey

  10. Kitty Williams

    My cats name is Catdi B- Cardi B

  11. Tiffany

    Our sweet cat is PURRSNICKITTY and it’s fitting. (persnickety: placing too much emphasis on trivial or minor details; fussy.)

  12. cat power

    i have an idea for a movie cat names it’s from the studio Ghibli movie CAT RETURNS baron or haru (you say it like this ha-roo) or what about heromi (you say it like this her-ro-mi) or maybe muta (you say it like this moo-ta) or maybe this name i like it renoldo moon or cat king i’m sick today and i just got out of the shower and i wanted to come to the website when i’m supposed to be doing school but i don’t really care about school at the moment so here’s the names for you to pick out hope you like them

  13. cat power

    so i think i’ll name my cat either sage or sage gem

  14. cat power

    i think that i like sage gem more but it’ll all come to me when i see the cat right i honestly don’t know i just came to the website to 1. make friends because my other friend dumped me 2. i wanted cat names for my cat which i do not yet have and sadly wanting a cat does not make me feel ANY better (sighs) lifes hard

  15. Lynn

    Our girl cats name is Catalina. These are some awesome names.

  16. Mr. Catman

    Tyler purry
    Meowriah Carry
    Cat Williams
    Catstopher Columbus
    Meowsferatu
    Paw bunyan

  17. Ian

    can I just say this made my next 15 children the happiest children ever. Until they reach school and they get bullied. But thank you nevertheless!

  18. Aeron Dayna Aimery

    Purrince of Tails, Duke and Duchess of Wisker (for a pair), Cheech Meowin ( Cheech Marin), Samuel Pickapaw, Seeatie (c a t), (Diogi, for a d o g) Scattlett Fever, Pavarotti, and Pawley Purrette!! I have a lot of fun, as well. Maybe these will make you laugh, as yours did me. I have a large Furmily, they are my furiends, pawls, and confurdonts! Much purrefrable to people (or human being horrid).

  19. sheena

    mines called lilypuss..a play on liliptutt

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