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60 Literary Cat Names – Famous Cat Names in Literature

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  • Pluto (The Black Cat)
  • Bombalurina (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Twain (Named after Mark Twain)
  • Demeter (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Edgar Allen Poe (Named after Charles Dickens)
  • Tom Kitten (The Tale of Tom Kitten)
  • Jupiter (The Deptford Mice)
  • Atlas (The leader of the giant Titans)
  • Seuss (Named after Dr. Seuss)
  • Gulliver (Gulliver’s Travels)
  • Daisy (The object of Gatsby’s affection)
  • Pixel (The Cat Who Walks Through Walls)
  • Gatsby (The Great Gatsby)
  • Loki (A famous God in Norse mythology)
  • Fitzgerald (Named after F. Scott Fitzgerald)
  • Alonzo (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Dickens (Named after Charles Dickens)
  • Ginger (The Tale of Ginger and Pickles)
  • Mittens (The Tale of Tom Kitten)
  • Tao (The Incredible Journey)
  • Titan (The divine beings that preceded the Olympian deities)
  • Luna (The divine embodiment of the moon)
  • Captain Wow (The Game of Rat and Dragon)
  • Tab (Watership Down)
  • Bangs (Sam, Bangs and Moonshine)
  • Francis (Felidae)
  • Tabitha (The Tale of Tom Kitten)
  • Moby Dick (novel by American writer Herman Melville)
  • Borregad (Lyrec by Gregory Frost)
  • Small Bob (House of Hades)
  • Peter (“The Smile of the Sphinx”)
  • Hera (The wife of Zeus)

  • Leonardo (“Me and My Cat?”)
  • Romeo (Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet)
  • Juliet (Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet)
  • Sirius (The god of the Dog-Star)
  • Ralph (Rotten Ralph)
  • Zelda (The name of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s gregarious wife)
  • Aristotle (The Nine Lives of Aristotle)
  • Sampson (The Church Mice series)
  • Oliver (Oliver in the Garden)
  • Mickey (Barbary by Vonda McIntyre)
  • Hamlet (Shakespeare’s famous play)
  • Carbonel (Carbonel: the King of the Cats)
  • Mog (Mog the Forgetful Cat)
  • Artemis (A venerated ancient Greek deity)
  • Shakespeare (Named after William Shakespeare)
  • Ribby (The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan)
  • Kitty (Bad Kitty)
  • Electra (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats)
  • Raven (Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven)
  • Agatha Christie (Named after the famous English crime novelist)
  • Buttercup (The Hunger Games Trilogy)
  • Hemingway (Named after Ernest Hemingway)
  • Behemoth (The Master and Margarita)
  • Firestar (Warriors: Into the Wild)
  • Zeus (The sky and thunder god)
  • Puck (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
  • Thomas Gray (Thomas Gray: Philosopher Cat)
  • Novella (A short story)
  • Dinah (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland)