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100+ Cartoon Inspired Cat Names: Ideas for Comical & Nostalgic Cat Names

Anyone remember how great Sunday cartoons were? Waking up, grabbing your pop tarts, or bowl of lucky charms and plunking down in front of the tube. How incredibly nostalgic would it be to name your cat after one of your favorite characters? Maybe you’re someone who still enjoys the occasional cartoon, and are looking to name your kitty after a character they resemble. Either way, we have our favorite charming, heroic, and hilarious cartoon character names for cats for you to choose from.


Female Cartoon Cat Names

From staring roles to curious love interests, we’ve put together a list of our top female cartoon names. Even if you have a male cat, we recommend you check these out anyway, because some of them will work for either.

  • Lana Kane (Archer)
  • Olive (Popeye)
  • Pebbles (Flintstones)
  • Helga (Hey Arnold)
  • Velma (Scooby Doo)
  • Spinelli (Recess)
  • Wilma (Flinstones)
  • Peppermint (Charlie Brown)
  • Demona (Gargoyles)
  • Buttercup (Powerpuff Girls)
  • Minnie (Mickey Mouse)
  • Penny (Proud Family)
  • Sandy (Spongebob)
  • Maggie (The Simpsons)
  • Lucy (Charlie Brown)
  • Dee Dee (Dexter’s Laboratory)
  • Patti (Doug)
  • Marge (The Simpsons)
  • Leela (Futurama)
  • Sailor (Sailor Moon)
  • Dora (Dora the Explorer)
  • Della (Darkwing Duck)
  • Beebe (Doug)
  • Bubbles (Powerpuff Girls)
  • Misty (Pokemon)
  • Blossom (Powerpuff Girls)
  • Frizzle (Magic School Bus)
  • Lil (Rugrats)
  • Eliza (The Wild Thornberrys)
  • April (Ninja Turtles)
  • Storm (X-Men Animated Series)
  • Lola (Looney Toons)
  • Angelica (Rugrats)
  • Daphne (Scooby Doo)
  • Ashley (Recess)
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Male Cartoon Cat Names

The serious, clumsy, and downright hilarious – here are our top male cartoon character names for cats.

  • Shaggy (Scooby Doo)
  • Daffy (Looney Toons)
  • Ash (Pokemon)
  • Archer (Archer)
  • Beavis (Beavis and Butthead)
  • Snoopy (Peanuts)
  • Stewie (Family Guy)
  • Goku (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Dexter (Dexter’s Laboratory)
  • Wile E. (Looney Toons)
  • Bugs (Looney Toons)
  • Porky (Looney Toons)
  • Cartman (South Park)
  • Bart (The Simpsons)
  • Charlie (Peanuts)
  • Skeeter (Doug)
  • Squidward (Spongebob Square Pants)
  • Popeye (Popeye)
  • Chuckie (Rugrats)
  • Arnold (Hey Arnold)
  • Homer (The Simpsons)
  • Rocky (Rocky & Bullwinkle)
  • Alvin (Alvin and the Chipmunks)
  • Mr. Magoo (Mr. Magoo)
  • Yogi (Yogi Bear)
  • Fuzzy Lumpkins (Powerpuff Girls)
  • Crusty (Simpsons)
  • Gargamal (Smurfs)
  • Elmer (Looney Toons)
  • Linus (Peanuts)
  • Bender (Futurama)
  • Goliath (Gargoyles)
  • Mickey (Mickey Mouse)
  • Boo-Boo (Yogi Bear)
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Famous Cartoons Cat Names

We also have created an easy reference for the most recognizable cartoon felines.

  • Rita (Animaniacs)
  • Tom (Tom & Jerry)
  • Stinky (Doug)
  • Proud Heart (Carebears)
  • Opal (My Little Pony)
  • Fritz (Fritz the Cat)
  • Mr. Whiskers (Franekweenie)
  • Mochi (Big Hero 6)
  • Tigger (Winnie the Pooh)
  • Beerus (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Pussyfoot (Looney Toons)
  • Garfield (Garfield)
  • Felix (Felix the Cat)
  • Blaze (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Penelope (Looney Tunes)
  • Scratchy (Simpsons)
  • Azrael (Smurfs)
  • Stimpy (Ren & Stimpy)
  • Nyan (Nyan Cat)
  • Sylvester (Loony Toons)
  • Luna (Sailor Moon)

Warner Brothers Cat Names

Just because they’re that iconic, we’ve also created a list of cat names inclusive to the Warner Bros franchise!

  • Mewsette
  • Jaune
  • Spook
  • Gumball
  • Avocato
  • Meowrice
  • Beans
  • Jinks
  • Chowder
  • Chester
  • Toots
  • Trixie
  • T-Bone
  • Super Snooper

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Cartoon Cat Names

We know there may be a bit of pressure to choose the right name for your furry friend, but we hope this walk down memory lane has pointed you in the right direction. Please check out one of our other cat name links below for additional inspiration!

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