Playful Cats: Name Ideas for Cats with Playful Personalities

Are you looking for that perfect cat name that just fits your kitty? 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 personality or physical characteristic? For example, is your cat playful?

Here are some names ideas for cats that are known to be “playful”. I hope this helps you find the perfect name for your cat!

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

Cat names for “playful cats”

  • Arrow
  • Batman
  • Bizzy
  • Bouncin Beemer
  • Bullet
  • Chaos
  • Cobra
  • Dancer
  • Dash
  • El Nino
  • Flash
  • Fugazi – Vietnamese for “Chaos”
  • Frantic
  • Frisky
  • Gunner
  • Harley
  • Havoc
  • Hurricane
  • Hypurr
  • Kaze (means wind)
  • Jackal
  • Lightening
  • Lkaika, which means “the brave one” in Hawaiian
  • Lively
  • Mischief
  • Mimi – Mimi, short for Screaming Mimi was bellowing at the back door
  • Monkey Business
  • Naughty
  • Ninja – for the cats ability to get us at every corner…
  • Nibby
  • Nibby Nose
  • Nike
  • Paint Ball
  • Picabu – for a cat that likes to play Peek-a-boo
  • Pitters
  • Pitty Pat
  • Pogo – would jump like a pogo stick!~
  • Pounce
  • Puck
  • Reebok
  • Radar
  • Reckless
  • Rascal
  • Rufus (sweet and slow moving, sometimes “goofy”
  • Rumble
  • Ramble
  • Rambo
  • Ruffian
  • Rocket.
  • Scatter
  • Shooter
  • Skeeter
  • Skittle
  • Skittles
  • Sniper
  • Sneakers
  • Spanky
  • Spaz
  • Speedo
  • Speedy
  • Spirit
  • Spunky
  • Sticky
  • Striker
  • Taz
  • Thumper (from Bambi)
  • Tornado
  • Trouble
  • Turbo
  • Xena (named after Xena Warrior Princess because of the way she jumped from place to place)
  • Vroom Vroom
  • Wild Thing
  • Wiz
  • Zannie
  • Zig-zag
  • Zippy (fast – can’t catch this one)
  • Zippity do dah
  • Zips
  • Zorro
  • Zoom

Doesn’t matter how or what you would like to name your cat, we have the perfect name for you. Are you looking for a cat name to go with personality traits such as independent cats, funny cats, cute or beautiful cats, loving cats, sweet cats, big cats or cats with big personalities, small cats, smart cats, not so smart cats, ornery cats, or talkative cats? Or how about a stray or rescued cat?

Or are you looking for a name your cat based on his hair coat color or type such as he is white, brown, orange or red, grey, black, black and white, tabby, calico or a fluffy cat? We have the perfect name for your cat!

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

Do you want to know what the most common cat names mean? Learn about the “meaning” behind common Male cat names and Female cat names.

Do you have a name suggestion? Email us.