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200+ Yellow Cat Names: Great Names for Your Sunny Cat

With their bright-colored fur, yellow cats are the embodiment of sunshine. There’s just something about their cheery coloring that makes you smile, whether they’re greeting you at the door or snoozing on your lap. It only makes sense to match their natural looks with a name that also makes you grin.

This list contains yellow cat names for your female or male cat. There are also a few gender-neutral names and ones inspired by food, drink, and nature.

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How to Name Your Yellow Cat

Picking the perfect name isn’t as simple as you might think, but there’s no reason that your final choice won’t be the right one. Naming your new kitten can be fun, and it’s a great way to get to know their personality and who they are as the newest member of your family.

Take your time before committing to a final name. Your yellow cat will be with you for a long time, and their name should suit them purr-fectly.

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Female Yellow Cat Names

While female cats have a reputation for being dainty and refined, they can be just as fierce as their brothers. Try a name like “Buffy” or “Merida” to show your faith in your female cat’s strength!

A

  • Abby
  • Agnes
  • Alani
  • Amber
  • Anna
  • Annie
  • Ariel

B

  • Buffy

C

  • Callie
  • Cersei
  • Chastity
  • Chiquita
  • Cleo
  • Cressida
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D

  • Dollie

E

  • Ellie
  • Ember

F

  • Fiona

G

  • Gigi
  • Giselle
  • Godiva
  • Gracie

J

  • Jessie

M

  • Madeline
  • Marilyn
  • Meli
  • Mellow
  • Merida
  • Mila
  • Miley
  • Mimi
  • Minnie
  • Molly
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N

  • Nala
  • Nilla

O

  • Opie

P

  • Penny
  • Phoebe
  • Pippa

R

  • Rapunzel
  • Rihanna
  • Rose

S

  • Scarlett
  • Scully
  • Sheena
  • Stella

T

  • Taffy
  • Titian
  • Tyra
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W

  • Wendy

Z

  • Zara
  • Zora

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Male Yellow Cat Names

Lion-like or quiet hunter, your tomcat should have a name that’s not too cuddly, lest we damage their street cred. But you can still find a bunch of cool names for your male kitty that will also suit their cute faces!

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A

  • Archie
  • Aslan

B

  • Beaker
  • Bilbo
  • Blaze
  • Bowie

C

  • Casper
  • Chalk
  • Charlie
  • Cheshire
  • Chester
  • Chili
  • Conan
  • Copper
  • Crookshanks

D

  • Daffy
  • Dempsey
  • Dexter
  • Drake

E

  • Ernie

G

  • Garfield
  • Garfunkel
  • George
  • Gizmo
  • Goldie
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H

  • Hamilton
  • Heathcliff
  • Hercules
  • Hobbes
  • Hunter

K

  • Keanu

L

  • Leo

M

  • Marley
  • Meowzer
  • Midas
  • Milo

N

  • Nemo

O

  • OJ
  • Oliver
  • Ollie
  • Oscar
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R

  • Rajah
  • Reese
  • RiffRaff
  • Robin
  • Rooney
  • Rory
  • Roux
  • Russet
  • Rusty

S

  • Shere Khan
  • Simba
  • Sonny
  • Sparky

T

  • Tang
  • Taxi
  • Tiger
  • Tintin
  • Tony
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Gender-Neutral Yellow Cat Names

If you’re not familiar with owning cats, it can be hard to tell what sex your cat is. To save yourself from stress and awkward questions, here are names that you can use for both female and male cats.

B

  • Bailey
  • Boomer
  • Brass
  • Bugs

C

  • Cameron
  • Chico

D

  • Doubloon

F

  • Flaxen

J

  • Jinx

M

  • Magic

S

  • Sahra
  • Starsky
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T

  • Tawny
  • Tickles
  • Tigger
  • Toulouse
  • Treasure

W

  • Weasley
  • Winnie

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Food- and Drink-Inspired Yellow Cat Names

Sometimes inspiration can come in the form of a snack that your cat pays far too much attention to. Whether it’s your favorite food or your kitty just refuses to leave you alone while you eat, there’s bound to be a name that inspires you in this list.

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A

  • Apricot

B

  • Banana
  • Brandy
  • Butter
  • Butterscotch

C

  • Cappuccino
  • Caramel
  • Cashew
  • Cayenne
  • Cheddar
  • Cheesecake
  • Cheeto
  • Cinnamon
  • Clementine
  • Cognac
  • Cookie
  • Creamer
  • Creamsicle
  • Curry
  • Custard

D

  • Dorito

F

  • Fanta

G

  • Ginger
  • Gingersnap
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H

  • Honey

J

  • Jello

K

  • Kumquat

L

  • Latte
  • Lemon

M

  • Mango
  • Marmalade
  • Marzipan
  • Milkshake
  • Mustard

N

  • Nacho
  • Nectarine
  • Noodle

O

  • Oatmeal
  • Okra
  • Orange
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P

  • Pancake
  • Paprika
  • Peaches
  • Peanut
  • Popcorn
  • Pumpkin

S

  • Sherbet
  • Sunny D
  • Sweet Potato
  • Syrup

T

  • Tabasco
  • Tangerine
  • Tapioca
  • Tequila

W

  • Waffle
  • Whiskey
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Nature-Inspired Yellow Cat Names

As the embodiment of sunshine, yellow cats have close ties with nature. The following names are all nature-oriented, so you can pay tribute to your new kitty’s sunny disposition. There are flowery names, seasonal ones, and even a few relating to the stars.

A

  • Autumn

B

  • Buttercup

D

  • Daffodil
  • Daisy
  • Dandelion
  • Dawn

M

  • Magnolia
  • Maple
  • Mimosa
  • Mooney
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P

  • Poppy

S

  • Sandy
  • Starburst
  • Sundance
  • Sunflower
  • Sunkiss
  • Sunny
  • Sunshine

T

  • Tiger Lily
  • Tulip

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Final Thoughts

Yellow cats are bright, sunny, and cheerful, so it only makes sense for their name to inspire the same happiness that the color of their fur does. We hope that these lists of names have inspired you to come up with a name for your new cat. You could even mix up your favorites and come up with something brand-new!

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