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

A black-and-white cat looks out of a fence.A black-and-white cat looks out of a fence.
A black-and-white cat looks out of a fence.A black-and-white cat looks out of a fence.

Need a name for your new black-and-white cat? The readers and staff at can help. Check out these suggestions for your new kitten.

Name Ideas for Black and White Cats

  • 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
  • Archie
  • Archibald Leetch – (When…I think of tuxedos I think of Cary Grant and his real name was Archibald Leetch. Shortened is Archie)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Little Mittens
  • LYKRYSH for Likorish
  • Looki
  • Magic – like a magician in a tuxedo
  • Mittens
  • 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
  • Yin yang
  • Zebra – Zebs for short
  • Zebra Dudle
  • Zorro

More Names for Black-and-White Cats

Still need a name for your new kitten? Read this comprehensive list of options to suit every breed and type of cat.

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