Naming Your Black & White Cat: Name Ideas for Black and White Haired Cats

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Are you looking for that perfect cat name that just fits your Kitty? Does your cat have black and white hair?

Naming a cat can be difficult. One way many pet owners do it is to look for a name that goes with your cat's physical characteristic such as his coat color.

Here are some cat names that can be associated with those black and white hair-coated cats! I hope this helps you find the perfect name for your cat!

Do you have any suggestions for cat names? Email us your cat name ideas and we will try to add them to our cat name list!


  • Adam 12 call him Adam For the Tv show "Car 54, where are you" and the phrase "1 Adam 12" . The police cars were always black and white back then.
  • Adele, for Fred Astaire's sister and early dancing partner
  • Barcode
  • Banner
  • Bessie - Bessie; i.e., black and white spotted like a cow
  • Bangs.... She has a white face with a black patch across her forehead that looks like she has bangs.
  • Bogart
  • Boots
  • Buster – from Bustopher Jones with white spats." (Spats are worn over the shoes.) from the musical "cats"
  • Butler
  • Checkers
  • Chester (had white on his chest)
  • C.C for coffee and cream
  • Cookie
  • Cow
  • Dean Martin (black and silver)
  • Domino
  • Dotty
  • Eightball – just like the black and white pool ball
  • Foxxy
  • Fred Astaire in a tux
  • Frostbite – named for a cat some white tips
  • Gala (after a black tie Gala opening)
  • Groucho
  • Halfpint
  • Hoho – named for a cat that was like the hoho cake – black with white down his middle
  • Hydrox
  • Jazz
  • Jazzy
  • Knuks
  • Kruella-Deville (in short just Kruella), after the movie the 101 dalmatians.
  • LYKRYSH for Likorish
  • Looki
  • Magic - like a magician in a tuxedo
  • Mittens
  • Monk, for Thelonias Monk -he's black and white like a keyboard         
  • Moo
  • Moomoo. - like a cow
  • Oreo
  • Panda
  • Patches
  • Peppie Lapew – named for a black and white cat that the owner had had since hes been 4 days old. He was rescued from a fox. ( The fox was getting ready to have him for dinner. At first we thought maybe he was a skunk so I named him PEPPIE LAPEW.....
  • Petey because he has the black patc around his eye just like the dog on the little rascals
  • Pete
  • Print
  • Puck - because he looked like a hockey puck
  • Sheridan (after the black and white liqueur)
  • RITZ - our tuxedo black and white who was always dressed as though "puttin' on the Ritz
  • Skunk (who also sometimes answer to Pepe Le Pew (after the cartoon character).
  • Sock-e (for cat with 4 socks)
  • Socks
  • Sox
  • Spot
  • Starburst (black with a little white)
  • Stinky (after a skunk)
  • Sundae
  • Sylvester
  • Three Socks
  • Topper - Topper after the movie and series - Topper was always dressed
  • Trooper - in dark clothes and a white shirt
  • Tux
  • Tuxxy
  • Tweetie Bird (just for fun)
  • Widget
  • Wookie – for one of the Ewoks from Star Wars
  • Yinyang
  • Zebra – Zebs for short
  • Zebra Dudle
  • Zorro


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    Here is even a list of over 1200 common pet names. Or maybe you just want to look for an unusual names. How about cool cat names? We have tons of those!

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    debra-primovic Dr. Debra Primovic

    Debra A. Primovic, BSN, DVM, Editor-in-Chief, is a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Nursing and the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Following her veterinary medical training, Dr. Primovic practiced in general small animal practices as well as veterinary emergency practices. She was staff veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Louis, Missouri, one of the busiest emergency/critical care practices in the United States as well as MedVet Columbus, winner of the AAHA Hospital of the year in 2014. She also spends time in general practice at the Granville Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Primovic divides her time among veterinary emergency and general practice, editing, writing, and updating articles for PetPlace.com, and editing and indexing for veterinary publications. She loves both dogs and cats but has had extraordinary cats in her life, all of which have died over the past couple years. Special cats in her life were Kali, Sammy, Pepper and Beanie.