20 Short Kitten Names After Fictional Cat Characters

Choosing a name for your newborn kittens could be boring, you need to spend much time to analysis the possibility  for each of the options, and sometimes you are not satisfied with these possible names.

Do not worry about the new name, we suggest you turn to the existing cat names for inspirations. There are lots of names for the existing cat characters in the animated movies, comic cartoon books and cartoon television series. These fictional celebrity cats not only have unique and sounding names, they also have the lively temperament and characters. If you like any of these cat characters, then you may consider naming your kitten after the name of this fictional cat. It is easy but it is a cool idea.

We have picked a 20 list of famous cartoon cats for your consideration. These names are short but cute and fun. We hope you will find the perfect cat name from the list.


Beans the cat was a Looney Tunes cartoon character, and he made his first appearance in the Merrie Melodies along with Porky Pig. Beans is most likely modelled after Waffles, a feline from the Van Beuren Studio, as both characters are black-furred cats in overalls.

The name Beans is the plural form of Bean, which is a Scottish name means "fair skinned".


Carla is a six-year-old white-furred cat in Fairy Tail, she is Wendy Marvell's partner. Carla has two whiskers on each side of her face. She wears a pink bow near the end of her tail. Unlike the carefree Happy, Carla is very strict and serious most of the time, rarely showing emotions.

Carla is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Carla is "free man". It is the feminine variant of Carl and short form of Caroline.


Chi is an adorable gray and white kitten with black strips, and she wanders away from the family. A young boy named Youhei and his mother took her back home, then Chi lived with the new family and learned about different things.

The name Chi is an African baby name. In African the meaning of the name Chi is "God".


Danny the Cat is the main protagonist of Cats Don't Dance. He is an orange tabby who wears a white shirt. He is talented and dreamed to become a famous Hollywood star.

Danny is a name of Hebrew origin, and the meaning is "God is my Judge", it is the feminine variant of Daniel.


Eek is a purple cat who always puts others' needs before his own. His motto is "It never hurts to help!", this attitude generally gets him into trouble. He can talk with all animals and most humans except his owners: Mom, Wendy Elizabeth, and J.B.


Felix the Cat is a funny animal cartoon character created in the silent film era. Felix is one of the most recognized cartoon characters for his anthropomorphic black body, white eyes and giant grin. In 2002, TV Guide ranked Felix the Cat number 28 on its "50 Greatest Cartoon Characters of All Time" list. Felix the Cat is now owned by DreamWorks Animation.

The name Felix is a boy's name of Latin origin, and the meaning of Felix is "happy, lucky".


Garfield the Cat is a fat, lazy orange tabby, who wants nothing more out of life than to eat and sleep. People all love Garfield, because he has all the stereotypical traits people generally associate with cats.

Garfield is a boy's name of Old English origin, and the meaning of Garfield is "spear field".


Garnet is a pink Persian cat, she wears a red ribbon on her head and a pink jewel necklace. She symbolizes love and usually has a mature, feminine personality.

Garnet is a girl's name of Middle English origin. A dark red gemstone named for the pomegranate that the garnet crystals resemble. It is the birthstone for January.


Happy is another cat character in Fairy Tale. He is a small blue Exceed with a white underbelly, and he is usually seen carrying around a green backpack, where he keeps food and items that can be used in battle. Happy is very loyal to his teammates, and he has a fairly significant amount of knowledge of the Magic world.

Happy is a girl's name of English origin, and the meaning of Happy is "cheerful".


Jenny is a beautiful and sexy cat from the planet Aldebaran in the Bucky O' Hare comic book series. She has the mysterious magical and psionic powers include telepathy, astral projection, energy blasts, and healing. 

Jenny is a pet form of Jean in the Middle Ages; now used as a short form of Jennifer.


Jess is a black and white cat in the British stop-motion animated children's television series Postman Pat. Jess always come with Pat on his  post rounds.

Jess is a girl's name with the meaning "God is gracious". In Hebrew it is a variant of Jane. Jess is also a pet form of Jessica.


Luna is a black guardian cat in Japanese comic cartoon series Sailor Moon, she lives with Usagi and she is shown growing close to Artemis. 

The name Luna is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Luna is "moon". In Mythology Luna is one of the names of Artemis the moon goddess.


Nemo is a cat in the animated TV series The Little Polar Bear, who helps Lars off the ship while he is caught in a fish net and loaded onto a fishing freighter.

Nemo is a boy's name of Latin origin, and the meaning of Nemo is "nobody".


Paula Hutchison is a feline character in the animated television series Rocko's Modern Life. 

Paula is a girl's name of Latin origin, and the meaning of Paula is "small". It is the feminine variant of Paul.


Pete is a big Kitty Cat character produced by Disney. Pete hasn't expressed much interest in eating Mickey or his friends, but he is always trying to go at it with Mickey Mouse.

Pete is a boy's name with the meaning "rock", it is a variant of Peter in Pete.


Rita is a little grey and white kitten with green eyes in the American animated television series Animaniacs. In her part, she sings a song when the going gets tough.

Rita is a girl's name with the meaning "pearl", it is the short form of Margarita in Spanish.


Salem Saberhagen is a character from the American Archie Comics comic series Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Salem is an American Shorthair cat who lives in the fictional town of Greendale.

Salem is a boy's name of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Salem is "peace".


Spot is a cat character in the animated series Hong Kong Phooey. Spot ended up doing most of the work and gets none of the credit.

The word spot means a rounded mark or stain made by foreign matter.


tiger is a very large, cowardly, long-haired orange tabby in the American animated adventure film An American Tail. Tiger is the only cat in the land where the streets are made of cheese. He helps the little mouse Fievel as he makes his own journey to the Wild West avoiding cats and cowboy spiders.

Tiger is a boy's name of nature origin, it is famous for young golf celebrity Tiger Woods.


Tom Cat is a grey and white domestic shorthair cat in the American animated series of short films Tom and Jerry. In the film Jerry usually emerges triumphant, while Tom is shown as the loser.

Tom is a boy's name, and it is the short form of Thomas.

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