Uncommon Cat Names

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Are you looking for a unique uncommon or unusual name for your cat?

There are names that are pretty common cat names, such as Max, Sammy and Buddy...but then...there are cat names that are very uncommon. The uncommon cat names are harder to document because...well, they are not common.

The following is a list of the least common (most uncommon) cat names in our database supplemented by names from PetPlace.com readers who have emailed us with their cats names!


  •         8-Ball
  •         8-Lives
  •         9-Lives
  •         a kitten playing
  •         Ad-Rock
  •         Aden
  •         Airhead
  •         Airy
  •         Aja
  •         Ajax (my white knight)
  •         Alexander the Great
  •         Alley - is the name of one of my girls who was found in an alley
  •         Allyway
  •         Alma Sonriente (Alma for short) – means "smiling soul"
  •         Alvin
  •         Amber
  •         Ami-mai
  •         Anasazi - after the Anasazi Indians or 'Sazi' for short
  •         Andre
  •         Angel blue eyes
  •         Angelina Balerina
  •         Angus
  •         Anxiety Wrap
  •         Arbie
  •         Archemedes (Archie)
  •         Archie
  •         Ari
  •         Ariel
  •         Aristophanes
  •         Aristotle
  •         Arizona
  •         AskHer
  •         AskHim
  •         Aspirin (gives them a headache!)
  •         Asthma
  •         Astro - after the dog from the cartoon "The Jetson's".
  •         Ateret
  •         Atticus - from Atticus Finch in "to Kioll a Mockingbird"
  •         Attitude
  •         Austin
  •         Awesome
  •         Azrael
  •         Baba Booey
  •         BabyGirlRiley
  •         Babyrella - since she is Royalty in our eyes and our little princess
  •         Balthazar
  •         Bam Bam (from the cartoon The Flintstones)
  •         Bambi Deer
  •         Bandit - eyes were black so you couldn't see his eyes. It looked like he was wearing a mask!
  •         Banshee
  •         Banshee Stardust
  •         Barfly
  •         Baskerville
  •         Beasky
  •         Beatrice
  •         Beauregard
  •         Bedsocks
  •         Bee-Bee
  •         Berkley after the college. for short we call him Berk.
  •         Bernardo
  •         Beta
  •         Bettis - after the now retired Jerome "the Bus" Bettis of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  •         BIBA - after the seventies store.
  •         Big Red
  •         Biggity Brown
  •         Bijou
  •         Bill Clinton
  •         Binky (short for Thackery Binks)
  •         Bionic
  •         Bismark
  •         Bitey
  •         Bitey
  •         Bivouac
  •         BL
  •         Blogger
  •         Blue
  •         Bo - after Bo Derek in the movie "10".
  •         Bo-Bo
  •         Bock
  •         Bogie
  •         Bokkie
  •         Boku
  •         Bonanza
  •         Bonehead Wiggle-butt
  •         Bonita (in Spanish means Pretty Girl)
  •         Booboo
  •         Boodles
  •         Booger
  •         Boogie
  •         Bookbag
  •         Bookie
  •         Bootdonnie
  •         Bootsie
  •         Bootstrap Bill
  •         Bou-Tee-Waits
  •         Bowser
  •         Boz
  •         Bray
  •         Brewster
  •         Briggs
  •         Bristol
  •         Brooklynn
  •         Broom
  •         Buckles
  •         Bucky
  •         Buddha – spiritual
  •         Buddy Holly
  •         Budweiser
  •         Bugger
  •         Buggers
  •         Buggie
  •         Bulldozer
  •         Bullet
  •         Bungee Cord
  •         Burroughs (after William S. Burroughs -- a devoted cat lover himself)
  •         Butterfinger
  •         Buttersworth
  •         Buttons - THe first day we had her she was chewing on the buttons on my husbands shirt
            

  •         Cairo
  •         Calendar
  •         Calloway
  •         Capers
  •         Capone
  •         Capri
  •         Captain Jack Sparrow - for the first Pirates of the Caribbean movie.
  •         Cardiac
  •         Carson
  •         Cash
  •         Casino
  •         Casirole
  •         Cassanova...is very loving but demanding of attention
  •         Cassidy
  •         Castle
  •         Catnip
  •         Catsups
  •         Cerebus - given his name because it is reminiscent of Cerberus (three-headed dog in Greek and Roman mythology) because he chews as if there were three heads. Also the name of a comic book character that is satire on Canadian politics.
  •         Chab (great for a lab chow cross!)
  •         Chaco - after Chaco Canyon National Park.
  •         Chai
  •         Chaia (pronounced "Kiya" - named after the Hebrew word for life, which is "CHAI".)
  •         Challenger
  •         Chansey
  •         Chaos - (first of the gods)
  •         Charles Chaplin
  •         Charlie
  •         Chauncy Gardener (From the movie "Being There" with Peter Sellers)
  •         Cheddar
  •         Chemmie (for chemistry)
  •         Cherri Berri
  •         Cherry Tree
  •         Chevy
  •         Chewie
  •         Chewy
  •         Chicanery
  •         Chicken
  •         Chickie-Monkey
  •         Chieme – a famous Asian female singer
  •         Chimp
  •         Chinchilla - his coloring & softness of his fur, as a "Chinchilla".
  •         Chiro
  •         Chops
  •         ChopSuey
  •         Christmas
  •         Chrysanthemum Joy
  •         Chufta
  •         Cisco
  •         Clapper
  •         Clarence
  •         Claudia
  •         Claypool
  •         Clean-X
  •         Clementine
  •         Cleopatra- Queen of the Nile
  •         Cletus
  •         Clone
  •         Club
  •         Coats
  •         Cobwebb
  •         Coder
  •         Cody
  •         Coffee
  •         Colombo
  •         Colonel
  •         Columbus
  •         Compound
  •         Coochie
  •         Cookie
  •         Cooper
  •         Copernicus (Copper)
  •         Copy cat
  •         Corazon - heart in Spanish
  •         Corn
  •         Corona
  •         Coruba (male)
  •         Cosmo (Cos-dude)
  •         Coup
  •         Cowboy
  •         Cozmo
  •         Crap Weasel
  •         Crawford
  •         Cricket (she chirps)
  •         Crimson
  •         Crimson Chin
  •         Crooks
  •         Cry Baby Jane - a dog that loves to talk...always.
  •         Cryer
  •         Cubbie (looks like a bear cub)
  •         Cubby
  •         Cupcake
  •         Curley
  •         Cuy
  •         Cyclone
  •         Cyril
  •         Dahnja
  •         Daisy Doodle
  •         Damio
  •         Dancer
  •         Danger
  •         Dara - which means "gift" in Bulgarian language.
  •         Dargo - for the character Dargo in the Sci-Fi show Farscape
  •         Darin
  •         Darth Vader
  •         Dash
  •         Davidson
  •         Daz
  •         De-Tail - a cat that lost it's tail
  •         Deanie Dumpling
  •         Debra
  •         Decker
  •         Deja
  •         Delphyne - the mother of the monsters.
  •         DeNiro, after the actor Robert DeNiro
  •         Derbyshier (Derby)
  •         Diamond
  •         Diary
  •         Diary
  •         Didhebite?
  •         Didi
  •         Diego - for "San Diego"
  •         Diesel
  •         Digger - he digs a lot and he's loud like Grave Digger
  •         Ding Bat
  •         Divot
  •         Divot - because of his eye and we play golf and tend to take a lot of
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  •         Django - after the jazz guitarist Django
  •         Dobbie - from Harry Potter
  •         Doc--from Snow White
  •         Dogger
  •         Doggie Do
  •         Doolittle
  •         Doorknob
  •         Dough Boy
  •         Dr. Spock
  •         Draino
  •         Dreifach - is German for "three-footed".
  •         Drexel
  •         Dublin
  •         Dudl
  •         Dundee
  •         Dunkin
  •         Duntada ( strange name)
  •         Eartha (as in Eartha Kitt-en)
  •         Easton
  •         Eastwood - for Clint Eastwood
  •         Echo
  •         Eclipse
  •         Edward Scissorjaws
  •         Effie
  •         El mustachio - ne-eyed-jake, cat with a cataract, a stray I adopted.
  •         El Nino
  •         Ellie--Short for Ellinora
  •         Emperor
  •         Endo
  •         Eriatarka
  •         Espn
  •         Evergreen
  •         Everly
  •         Evilness -Evil for short
  •         Exit
  •         Expresso
  •         Fairway
  •         Fat Boy
  •         Fat Chance
  •         Fat Girl
  •         Fatback
  •         Faulk
  •         Fenicia
  •         Fenster
  •         Fever
  •         Fibb
  •         Fiel – means faith as in 'faithful friend' in Portuguese
  •         Fieldy - after the bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu of the band "Korn"
  •         Figment (as in my immagination)
  •         Findi
  •         Fishbone
  •         Fizzgigg
  •         Flash
  •         Flex
  •         Flo
  •         Fluffy George
  •         Flyin-Flynn
  •         Flynn
  •         Foster
  •         Foxburg
  •         Franic
  •         Frank
  •         Frankie -short for Franken-bunny
  •         Frankie-Blueeyes
  •         Frats
  •         Freedom
  •         Frig
  •         Fry
  •         Fudge
  •         Fudgie
  •         Funguy
  •         Future
  •         FuzzButt
  •         Fuzzy Tips (she was extremely fuzzy & was all grey except the very tips of her paws, ears & tail were white)

  •         Gabby
  •         Gadu (Armenian for cat)
  •         Gala - after the apple
  •         Garage Boy
  •         Gato
  •         Genevieve
  •         Genny
  •         Geordi
  •         Gertrude
  •         Gia
  •         Gidget
  •         Gimpie
  •         GinaRae
  •         Ginger Bong
  •         Ginsberg (after the poet Allen Ginsberg)
  •         Girlfriend
  •         Glasses Diddle Doodle
  •         Glory
  •         Godzilla
  •         Godzooky - Godzilla's nephew from an old cartoon series
  •         Golly Gee
  •         Granite
  •         Grayson
  •         Green Greenie
  •         Gremlin
  •         Grimace....after the purple McDonald's character.
  •         Grits - stands for Girl Raised In The South
  •         Groin
  •         Gucci
  •         Guess - Can you see the ramifications in "What's its name?"
  •         Gunnar
  •         Guster
  •         Gypsy
  •         Habibi Chun-Ji -Loosely translated Beloved of Heaven and Earth
  •         Hadley - for the town we adopted her
  •         Hairspray
  •         Half-a-face
  •         Halftime
  •         Hamlette
  •         Hammerhead
  •         Hammy
  •         Handsome
  •         Handsome Devil
  •         Harley - because he's so small
  •         Harry (for Harry Houdini, escape artist)
  •         Haruka is a commen Japanese name that is about the equivelent of Mary.Haruka would be a good name for a cheery cat.
  •         Harvey
  •         Heckle
  •         Herbie
  •         Hercules
  •         Heshel
  •         Highway
  •         Hiho
  •         Hikari means Light in Japanese; good for a thoughtful and quiet cat.
  •         Hipster
  •         Homer--The Simpson
  •         Honda
  •         Hood
  •         Hooter
  •         Hoover
  •         Hopie
  •         Hotdog
  •         Houdini - is the name of her brother who was always escaping from the crate
  •         Howard
  •         Howzat!
  •         Huck
  •         Huckleberry
  •         Huggie Bear
  •         Icabaud
  •         Idayia - pronounced Eye-Day-Ya
  •         Ignorance
  •         Indy
  •         Ireland
  •         Isaiah
  •         Isbad - because it "is bad"
  •         Isis
  •         Ivan
  •         Ivy
  •         Ivy- Boo boo
  •         Jaclyn
  •         Jacques Pierre
  •         Jada
  •         Jaeger
  •         Jamima Puddle Duck
  •         Jammer Bammer
  •         Jareth the Goblin King
  •         Jawaharal Nehru
  •         Jay
  •         Jed - from the Beverly hill Billies
  •         Jellybean
  •         Jeppetto
  •         Jerry
  •         Jeter (for Derek Jeter, of course)
  •         Jib
  •         Jiggs
  •         Jinny
  •         Joey
  •         Joggs
  •         Johnny Cash
  •         Joker
  •         Jonah
  •         JoSeppe.
  •         Journey
  •         Judy
  •         Juliette
  •         June
  •         June-Bug
  •         Jupitor
  •         Kaelar (phonetic spelling of a Klingon name)
  •         Kahlua
  •         Kai
  •         Kalika - The calico cat I went Spanish and with simple word play I took calico, used the feminine form calica, but changed the c's to k's and came up with Kalika
  •         Kalonna
  •         Kamiko, means 'tortiose child' in Japanese
  •         Kanga
  •         Kansas--like the state
  •         Kaos - I named her "Kaos" (phonetics for chaos)
  •         Karlee
  •         Karma
  •         Kayunguq - In Alaskan Aluttiq language it means Storm
  •         KC
  •         Keelie
  •         Keira
  •         Kemo Sabe
  •         Keppi - for joy of life
  •         Keshnal
  •         Kid Courage (KC)
  •         Kilo
  •         KISA" means cat in Icelandic
  •         Kissaelain (cat in Finnish)
  •         Kit-Kat
  •         Kleo
  •         Kneepad
  •         Koolaid
  •         Kopy Cat
  •         Korsakov
  •         Koufax
  •         Kramer
  •         Kricket
  •         Kryten - named after the robot in my at the time favorite TV series.
  •         Kudzu (vine)
  •         Kylie
  •         Kyreeve
  •         Kyro
            

  •         L'il Bit
  •         Lace
  •         Lady Bird
  •         Lali - means "Darling girl," in Hindu
  •         Lampshade
  •         Lance
  •         Latte
  •         LBC - Little black cat.
  •         Leaves
  •         Lefty
  •         Leia
  •         Leighlah (Layla) Falling Star
  •         Leon
  •         Lepu the skunk cartoon character
  •         Leutienent Colonel Puddles Von Puddingworth III
  •         Lex Luthor
  •         Libby (Libby's, Libby's Libby's on the label, label, label)
  •         Liberty
  •         Lika - endearment in Romania (which means love), also means Lisa in Hawaiian.
  •         Lilianna - because, she was like a lili color, and soft, her eye was sky blue
  •         Lilith, I actually named her after the ex-wife of TV's Frasier Krane,
  •         Linux
  •         Little Bo Peep
  •         Little girl
  •         Little Jack
  •         Little Lion
  •         Little Loco
  •         Lkaika, which means "the brave one" in Hawaiian
  •         Logan - for the movie "Logan's Run".
  •         Loki - is the mythical Fire-giant/deity of mischief in Norse mythology
  •         LongDogNog
  •         Loverboy- 'nuff said, solid white, long haired, just like his name.
  •         Lucky number Slevin. (7th pup)
  •         Lucky Sossidge
  •         Lucy
  •         Lucyfur
  •         LuLuBelle
  •         Luther Sage
  •         Mab
  •         Maddie
  •         Madeleine
  •         Mahogany
  •         Makita
  •         Mali Chito - which means "Storm" or "Big Wind" in the Choctaw language.
  •         Mall
  •         Mancha (means "spot" in spanish)
  •         Manchita (little spot in Spanish)
  •         Mandel (yiddish for "almond")
  •         Mao Tse Tung
  •         Maple
  •         Marguerita
  •         Marguerite
  •         Mariner
  •         Maris
  •         Marlin
  •         Marmie
  •         Marple
  •         Mary Hellen Walton
  •         Maryann
  •         Marzapan or Marzi
  •         Matches
  •         Mavis
  •         Maybe
  •         Maynard
  •         McClane - john mcclane in the die hard movies.
  •         Meat
  •         Meatloaf
  •         Mehetabel (Bella)
  •         Meisho (Me-shoe)
  •         Meoko
  •         Meowy
  •         Meowza (he meowed in long, loud meows)
  •         Metchee
  •         Mew
  •         Mia - Italian for "mine"
  •         Mia Marie
  •         Midnight Snack
  •         Mighty
  •         Mike Tyson
  •         Miko
  •         Mildred
  •         Minew - French-Canadians call their kitties Minew, not Kitty
  •         Minnie Moo
  •         Minnie the Moocher - after an old Cab Calloway song that was in the movie "The Blues Brothers."
  •         Minus
  •         Miracle
  •         Misery
  •         Mishee Mul Foof - which is stuffed cabbage in Lebanese
  •         Mishka
  •         Miss Moochie
  •         Mister Tim burton
  •         Misty BLu
  •         Mitso
  •         Mitts
  •         Moe
  •         Moe Mojo
  •         Mojo Jojo
  •         Mokey Bob
  •         Moku, meaning island in Hawaiian
  •         Mole
  •         Molotov.
  •         Momona (Hawaiian for sweet)
  •         Mompeli (doesn't mean anything, named after another Mompeli)
  •         Momster Meister
  •         Monarch
  •         Monday
  •         Monepenny
  •         Monet
  •         Moody Blue
  •         Morpheus
  •         Mother Smalley
  •         Mouse
  •         Mouse or Mousie
  •         Mouser
  •         Moxie
  •         Mr Biz
  •         Mr Trottie Man
  •         Mr. Black
  •         Mr. Butters
  •         Mr. Malone
  •         Mr. Malone
  •         Mr. Moky
  •         Mr. Moky
  •         Mr. Pickles
  •         Mr. President
  •         Mr. Trottie Man
  •         Mr. Tugger Magoo - he would tug on our pants to get our attention
  •         Mrs Itsy
  •         Mrs. Snitchnose -after a witch in a book called bangers and mash
  •         Muckluck – after an eskimo boot
  •         Mufassa - Father of Simba on the movie "Lion King".
  •         Mugwai
  •         Munchkin
  •         Munchy
  •         Munky
  •         Munky Fields - named after the lead guitarist (James "Munky" Sheffield)
  •         Munster
  •         Murdoch
  •         Mustafa means "the Chosen"
  •         Mustard
  •         Muta
  •         My Left Foot
  •         Mydnyte - not that unusual except for the spelling
  •         Myrtle
  •         Mystic
  •         Nails
  •         Nanuck
  •         Naomi
  •         Napkin
  •         Narcole
  •         Nash
  •         Natasha Pepsi Bailey
  •         Navarr and Isabeau- from the movie Ladyhawke
  •         Nera
  •         Nia (Hawaiian for calm)
  •         Nibbles
  •         Nickle
  •         Nike
  •         Ninny Poopy
  •         Nipper Bubsby
  •         Nisse
  •         Nixon
  •         Noggin
  •         Noodles
  •         Nosy Rosy
  •         Not Again!
  •         Notebook
  •         Nyomah
  •         O'Toole
  •         Oatmeal (Otis)
  •         Oblomov
  •         Octane
  •         Octivia
  •         Odor
  •         Oh NO!
  •         Okie Dokie - because of his positive attitude!
  •         Old yeller, an ugly ol yellow tabby.
  •         Opal
  •         Orejas
  •         Orson
  •         Oshi
  •         Osirus
  •         Othello
  •         Otto
  •         Ottolynn
  •         Outlaw Josie Wales - after the Clint Eastwood character.
  •         Owl
  •         Ozmosis (ozzy for short) from an ozzy osbourne album
  •         Ozone
            

  •         Pacia
  •         Pacino (he came to us with a scar over his eye and my husband called him Scarface, but I was afraid he'd get a complex, so we named him after Al Pacino, who starred in the movie Scarface)
  •         Pagan or Pag
  •         Pallas - Athena's girlfriend
  •         Pandora
  •         Pandora
  •         Paula
  •         Pavlov
  •         Peace
  •         Pebble
  •         Pele - after the "Hawaiian Goddess of Fire and Volcanoes"
  •         Pepe -after Pepe'
  •         Pepper--Short for Pepsi
  •         Percy
  •         Perfect
  •         Petrus (after the famous Chateau Petrus)
  •         Phoenix
  •         Picca
  •         Pickles
  •         Pig
  •         Piggly Wiggly
  •         Piggly Wiggly
  •         Piggy Boy
  •         Piggy Boy
  •         Pilgrim - for thanksgiving
  •         Pinky Toebiter or PinkyToe
  •         Pippen
  •         Pippin - from the movie Lord of the Rings
  •         Pisser
  •         Pitty Pat
  •         Please
  •         Poddy Three-Leg (as in Tri-pod!)
  •         Podunk
  •         Pokemon
  •         Poker
  •         Polaris
  •         Police
  •         Pollyanna
  •         Pooh bear
  •         Pookey Shoo
  •         Pookie
  •         Pookie Mew
  •         Poolcover
  •         Poona
  •         Poopsie
  •         Poopy
  •         Poppet
  •         Poppy
  •         Porkchop
  •         Porsche
  •         Port
  •         Portia
  •         Posey
  •         Pots
  •         Potter
  •         Pres (President)
  •         Prince Charming
  •         Princess Chewibacca - chewed everything on hand
  •         Princess Sugar
  •         Princess Sugar
  •         Princess Tiger Lily
  •         Princeton
  •         Prism
  •         Prudence
  •         Puck - named after the fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream
  •         Puddles
  •         Puddy
  •         Pudgy
  •         Pumper
  •         Punkin Head
  •         Punky
  •         Puplet (Scooner)
  •         Pupperoni
  •         Puppy Zilla
  •         Purrsia (play on Persia & purring)
  •         Purry Mason
  •         Puschkin
  •         Qittee
  •         Quarter
  •         Queentut
  •         Qwerk
  •         Raianne
  •         Rain
  •         Rainbow
  •         Rambunctious
  •         Ramona
  •         Ramses
  •         Ranch
  •         Rappily Fat
  •         Rasta - because Rastafarians wear their hair in dreadlocks.
  •         Ratbait
  •         Raven
  •         Razzmatazz
  •         Razzy - short for Rasputin
  •         Reality
  •         Recess
  •         Redunzel- Actually spelt RDNZL from a Frank Zappa instrumental inspired by
  •         Reebok
  •         Reef - for Coral Reef
  •         Reggie
  •         Reiken
  •         Remington Steele
  •         Remy - after Rem Dog from the Red Sox
  •         Reno
  •         Report Card
  •         Retread
  •         Rico
  •         Ripcord
  •         Roadster
  •         Roast Beef
  •         Rodie - short for Rodeo
  •         Rollerskate
  •         Rolling Thunder aka "Rolly."
  •         Ronin
  •         Rookie
  •         Rooster. After John Wayne in the movie, rooster cogburn, because they both have one eye.
  •         Rose
  •         Roudy..he bounces off the walls
  •         Rubber Ducky
  •         Rubicon
  •         Rufus
  •         Rug

  •         Sa-Sa
  •         Saavik
  •         Sacharov
  •         Sago
  •         Samantha (bewitching girl, captured my heart)
  •         Samara
  •         Sammie Lee
  •         Sanibel - Florida Island
  •         Sassafras
  •         Sassie
  •         Somo, Swahili for friend
  •         Satin
  •         Saturn
  •         Sausage
  •         Sausage Patty
  •         Sayuri - small lily
  •         Schmeka
  •         Schnapps
  •         Scoobie
  •         Scooter
  •         Scrapper..very independent ,will not take any crap lol
  •         Scrapple
  •         Scrotum
  •         Scrunt (Runtini)
  •         Seamare Hop-a-long
  •         Sebastian
  •         Secret
  •         See More
  •         Sehla
  •         Seiko
  •         Semetary
  •         Sequel
  •         Seraphina
  •         Serious
  •         Setzer
  •         Seven
  •         Seven
  •         Seymor
  •         Shadow (grey fluff ball)
  •         Shady
  •         Shamas
  •         Shana
  •         Shanti – peaceful
  •         Sheba Ann
  •         Sheetrock
  •         Shiba Inu
  •         Shiel
  •         Shipley
  •         Shoes
  •         Shoogie Boogie
  •         Shortstop
  •         Shrub
  •         Shylock
  •         Sid
  •         Sierra
  •         Silly Putty
  •         Silverbell
  •         Sinatra
  •         Sir
  •         Sir Coltrane
  •         Sir Elton John
  •         Sir Maxwell
  •         Sir~viver
  •         Sirus
  •         Sissy
  •         Six Kilogram
  •         Skeezer
  •         Skittle
  •         Skittles
  •         Sklypedypedoo
  •         Skully
  •         Slipper
  •         Slippers
  •         Smackers (couldn't keep his paws to himself)
  •         Smasher
  •         Smitty
  •         Smudge
  •         Snapon
  •         Snaptight
  •         Sneezy
  •         Snezzy
  •         Snickerdoodle. We had a cat named Spaz too.
  •         Sniffels
  •         Snigglefoot
  •         Snipper
  •         SnoobieCat
  •         Snoochie Boochie
  •         Snowcone
  •         Snuffleupagus (Sesame Street character)
  •         Socrates
  •         Solan - a historical Greek figure
  •         Spain
  •         Spanky
  •         Spark..she is little but live wire
  •         Sparx
  •         Spaz
  •         Spider
  •         Spinach
  •         Sponge
  •         Spook
  •         Spork
  •         Spork Chop
  •         Sport
  •         Spritzy
  •         Sprockett
  •         Squeakers (when she meows, it comes out in more of a little squeak)
  •         Squeaky
  •         Squeegie
  •         Squeek
  •         Squid
  •         Squidney Lou
  •         Squirrel – for a cat that climbed out of the box first then climbed a tree with long bushy tail
  •         Starlight
  •         Stinkie - his biggest problem which persisted most of his first year
  •         
  •         Stinky Pete
  •         Stitch
  •         Strayhorn
  •         Stripes
  •         Stroganoff
  •         Stupidity
  •         Stupido
            

  •         T.V.
  •         Tabico - mother calico and father tabby
  •         Tadmore
  •         Tahtonka – after "Dances with Wolves"
  •         Tala- Native American word for 'wolf'
  •         Tamlin
  •         Tango
  •         Tanker
  •         Tanoose
  •         Tanzie--Short for Tangerine (the marigold)
  •         Tar Baby - after the character in the Uncle Remus stories
  •         Tarus
  •         Tasso
  •         Tater Tot
  •         Tax - dumped on April 15 (which is Tax day)
  •         Taxi
  •         Taz
  •         Tazmo
  •         Tazz
  •         Teacake
  •         Teeto
  •         Teezles
  •         Tefal
  •         Tegar
  •         Teka Leeka
  •         Tekia
  •         Tenza
  •         Tequila
  •         Tereza
  •         Tess Edythe Toenails
  •         Thai-yoda
  •         The Baby
  •         The Brain
  •         The Fabulous Miss Boo
  •         The Nosy Noodle
  •         Thea
  •         Theo
  •         Thomasina
  •         Three Socks (because he has three white paws
  •         Thud
  •         Tickles
  •         Tidbit
  •         Tiddles
  •         Tiffani
  •         Tiggy
  •         Tights
  •         Tika
  •         Tiki- who was named after the Polynesian fertility goddess.
  •         Tilkaracha (an ancient Siamese king)
  •         Tilo
  •         Timid
  •         Timmy
  •         Tina Turner
  •         Tiny Toes with a Ditty Dotty Nose
  •         Tippie
  •         Tipsy
  •         Tobygoodboy
  •         Toenails
  •         Tom Cat
  •         Tommyboy
  •         TomTom
  •         Tonka
  •         Tonto
  •         Toomba
  •         Toopee
  •         Tooter
  •         Tori--Short for Toronto
  •         Toughie
  •         Toulouse--after the Aristocat
  •         Traggie
  •         Trap
  •         Travis
  •         Trevor
  •         Trinity
  •         Trinity (Trinnie)
  •         Trinnie
  •         Triple
  •         Tripp
  •         Tristan – after the imperfect knight of Tristan and Isolde fame torn between
  •         
  •         Trixie
  •         Trogdore
  •         Tubby
  •         Tucker
  •         Tugger
  •         Tulip
  •         Tumbles
  •         Tummy Tum Tum
  •         Tundra
  •         Tunis
  •         Tupac
  •         Tupelo Honey - from a famous Van Morrison song
  •         Turbo
  •         Twig
  •         Twinkie
  •         Twizzler
  •         Twofer - from the old Payless slogan "Two for Five"
  •         Ty-Bo
  •         Tybee
  •         Typhon - the father of some of the best monsters in Greek Mythology.
  •         Tyra
  •         Tysen
  •         Tzar
  •         Uno
  •         Usa (pronounced oo - sa). I named her this because I got her my senioryear the University of South Alabama (USA).
  •         Utley
  •         Vader -short for "Invader"
  •         Valdez
  •         Veda
  •         Veda Blue Paws
  •         Vegas
  •         Velvet
  •         Venus
  •         Vesta and Destiny
  •         Vester
  •         Veto
  •         Video
  •         Vikingo
  •         Vinegar
  •         Virginia
  •         Visage
  •         Vito
  •         Vocal
  •         Wag - because his tail is like run by a motor that never stops
  •         Wallet
  •         Warner
  •         Warrior
  •         Way Cool
  •         Weasel
  •         Wee-wee
  •         Westie
  •         Wexford
  •         Whiskey
  •         Whisper -as in "soft as a whisper" for her coat
  •         Whispering Dawn
  •         Who (short for who's on first)
  •         Wiggle
  •         Wiggles
  •         Wild Thing
  •         Windy
  •         Wink
  •         Winkie
  •         Winslet
  •         Winston Churchill
  •         Witlof (Dutch for a kind of cabbage)
  •         Wizzie
  •         Wolfface
  •         Woobie named after her favorite blanket
  •         Woogie
  •         Worthless
  •         Wyatt
  •         X-box
  •         Xanax
  •         Xena- because of her distinctive cries
  •         Yahnabara
  •         Yogi
  •         Yoshi - Mario Bros. pet dinosaur
  •         Yoshi - which means adopted male child in Japanese.
  •         YouSing
  •         Yuengling – for Yuengling beer, the oldest brewery in the country
  •         Yuma
  •         Z-Z
  •         Zakk - for guitar player is Zakk Wylde.
  •         Zara
  •         Zenite (zen-eat) which means zenith in Portuguese
  •         Zeppelin
  •         Zeta
  •         Ziggy
  •         Zip
  •         Zipper
  •         Zodiac
  •         ZOE - short for Zodiac!
  •         Zoloft
  •         Zoltan
  •         Zonker
  •         Zorah
  •         Zoro
  •         Zula
            
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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.