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115 Small Cat Names for the Littlest Kitty Breeds

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By Nicole Cosgrove

Small Cat Names

Tiny cat breeds like the Singapura, Cornish Rex, Devon Rex, and Munchkin cats are unique and playful. They deserve names that reflect their small size and distinct personalities, whether they’re a tempest in a teacup or soft and gentle.

Choosing a name can be challenging, especially if you want it to be meaningful. Fortunately, we’ve done all the hard work for you. Here are 115 cat names for the littlest cats.

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Male Tiny Cat Names

  • Gnat
  • Haiku
  • Bullet
  • Parsnip
  • Skittle
  • Speck
  • Featherweight
  • Fraction
  • Microbe
  • Tater Tot
  • Straw
  • Chili Pepper
  • Donut
  • Teaspoon
  • Piccolo
  • Popcorn
  • Cricket
  • Hornet
  • Digit
  • Teacup
  • Drop
  • Half Pint
  • Domino
  • Java Bean
  • Wink
  • Diamond
  • Elfin
  • Raisin
  • Atom
  • Particle
  • Button
  • Ace
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Female Tiny Cat Names

  • Penny
  • Niblet
  • Wee
  • Daisy
  • Pixie
  • Jewel
  • Pinky
  • Iris
  • Sweet Pea
  • Piglet
  • Kewpie
  • Buttercup
  • Baby
  • Dime
  • Paisley
  • Pearl
  • Precious
  • Ruby
  • Peanut
  • Cutey
  • Bitsy
  • Chiclet
  • Junebug
  • Dinky
  • Pickle
  • Candy
  • Biscuit
  • Bubble
  • Dew Drop
  • Gherkin
  • Butterbean
  • Blossom
  • Nugget
  • Bon Bon
  • Firecracker
  • Shortcake
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Names for Tiny Cats Inspired by Literature and Pop Culture

  • Thumbelina: Character from the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale
  • Frodo Baggins: Hobbit from Lord of the Rings
  • Samwise Gamgee: Hobbit from Lord of the Rings
  • Merry Brandybuck: Hobbit from Lord of the Rings
  • Pippin Took: Hobbit from Lord of the Rings
  • Bilbo Baggins: Hobbit from Lord of the Rings
  • Thorin Oakenshield: Dwarf from Lord of the Rings
  • Nori: Dwarf from Lord of the Rings
  • Dori: Dwarf from Lord of the Rings
  • Fili: Dwarf from Lord of the Rings
  • Gimli: Dwarf from Lord of the Rings
  • Dwalin: Dwarf from Lord of the Rings
  • Ant Man: Title character from Marvel’s Ant Man graphic novel series and films
  • Krysta: Fairy protagonist from Ferngully
  • Homily: Character from Mary Norton’s The Borrowers
  • Pod: Character from Mary Norton’s The Borrowers
  • Hendreary: Character from Mary Norton’s The Borrowers
  • Flik: Courageous ant character from A Bug’s Life
  • Heimlich: Caterpillar clown from A Bug’s Life
  • Hopper: Hot-tempered grasshopper from A Bug’s Life
  • Princess Atta: Queen-in-training ant from A Bug’s Life
  • P.T. Flea: Flea ringmaster of a bug circus troupe from A Bug’s Life
  • Dot: Ant character from A Bug’s Life
  • Dim: Rhinoceros beetle character from A Bug’s Life
  • Slim: Walking stick clown character from A Bug’s Life
  • Rosie: Black widow spider character from A Bug’s Life
  • Tom Thumb: Character in English folklore
  • Tinkerbell: Fairy character from Peter Pan
  • Yoda: Jedi Master from the Star Wars films
  • Dobby: Elf character from the Harry Potter films
  • Grogu: “Baby Yoda” from The Mandalorian
  • Groot: Alien tree from Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Tiny Tim: Son of Bob Cratchit in Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol
  • Stitch: Title alien character from Stitch
  • Scrat: Saber-toothed squirrel side character from Ice Age films
  • Mike Wazowski: Main character from Monsters, Inc.
  • Sebastian: Crab sidekick from The Little Mermaid
  • Remy: Chef rat and main character from Ratatouille
  • Lucas: Title character from Lucas the Spider
  • Eevee: Fox-like character from Pokémon
  • Pikachu: Bunny-like character from Pokémon
  • Wall-E: Robot character from Wall-E
  • Timothy Q. Mouse: Guardian character from Dumbo
  • Hamtaro: Hamster character from Hamtaro
  • Squirt: Baby turtle character from Finding Nemo
  • Gizmo: Friendly Mogwai character from Gremlins
  • Pebbles: Daughter of Fred and Wilma in The Flintstones
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Image by: Ekaterina Kuzovkova, Shutterstock

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Get Your Inspiration

Whether you have a tiny cat with a big personality or a delicate and gentle teacup kitten, you have plenty of names to choose from on this list to give your small cat a unique and cute name. Take a look at the famous names from literature and film or pick the name that best fits your pint-sized companion.


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