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Short Names for Cats (Male & Female) - More than 200 Ideas!

 
By Josie F. Turner, Journalist specialized in Animal Welfare. December 6, 2017
Short Names for Cats (Male & Female) - More than 200 Ideas!

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Are you about to adopt a cat and need a name? Did you know that it is better for a cat's name not exceed three syllables in length? Short names make it easier for the cat to learn and they therefore internalize it more quickly than long or compound nouns. In addition, it is advisable not to choose words that are similar to orders, for example, or others that you common use, since this would confuse the animal and would generate stress in your cat.

In this AnimalWised article, we suggest a full list of short names for cats, both male and female names, with more than 200 ideas so you can choose the one your like them or fits your cat's personality best.

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Unique short names for cats (Male & Female)

The choice of a short name is essential to make the learning process easier for your new cat. The ideal is to choose a name containing two to three syllables, and is composed of a single word that is easy to pronounce and that not resemble any other commonly used such as "food". In this way, we will guarantee that the animal won't be fooled and will internalize their name quickly, so you can proceed to teach them other things, such as to come to you when called.

These are some of the unique short names for cats chosen by AnimalWised:

  • Aaron
  • Abdul
  • Abel
  • Abner
  • Abu
  • Ace
  • Eagle
  • Aira
  • Aika
  • Aiki
  • Aila
  • Akan
  • Alex
  • Alexa
  • Alf
  • Alpha
  • Alicia
  • Alita
  • Alfi
  • Amaya
  • Amber
  • Ameli
  • Amie
  • Amon
  • Anakin
  • Andora
  • Angel
  • Anouk
  • Apollo
  • April
  • Arthur
  • Aslan
  • Aska
  • Astor
  • Athena
  • Athila
  • Audrey
  • Axel
  • Bacco
  • Badhai
  • Badra
  • Bagua
  • Baguera
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Bob
  • Boby
  • Ball
  • Bonnie
  • Brad
  • Boris
  • Breeze
  • Bubba
  • Bud
  • Cocoa
  • Caco
  • Coffee
  • Charlie
  • Cher
  • Cherry
  • Chester
  • Cid
  • Cindy
  • Clark
  • Cleo
  • Coca
  • Dark
  • Dalila
  • Dana
  • Ed
  • Eddie
  • Ellie
  • Elmo
  • Elliot
  • Fanny
  • Fidel
  • Flock
  • Fly
  • Fox
  • Fred
  • Frozen
  • Fuzzy
  • Gaia
  • Guida
  • Guri
  • Guffy
  • Fairy
  • Henry
  • Hexa
  • Justin
  • Kau
  • Kojac
  • Kong
  • Kell
  • Kaya
  • Keity
  • Kitty
  • King
  • Mac
  • Margot
  • Mili
  • Mike
  • Maila
  • Milo
  • Marley
  • Nyp
  • Nyx
  • Noopy
  • Nura
  • NECA
  • Nemo
  • Ox
  • Odie
  • Gold
  • Onyx
  • Ozzy
  • Paul
  • Pacha
  • Paco
  • Pagu
  • Pit
  • Well
  • Rafa
  • Network
  • Rex
  • Rob
  • Rocky
  • Ron
  • Roy
  • Ryan
  • Sammy
  • Saga
  • Sadie
  • Sabri
  • Sabba
  • Sami
  • Sancho
  • Shine
  • Simba
  • Sirius
  • Skol
  • Taigo
  • Taik
  • Talca
  • Tank
  • Tandy
  • Teo
  • Teddy
  • Texas
  • Thor
  • Udi
  • Uili
  • Vira
  • Uzzy
  • Ushi
  • Valley
  • Volpi
  • Vedita
  • Vega
  • Vanilla
Short Names for Cats (Male & Female) - More than 200 Ideas! - Unique short names for cats (Male & Female)

Short and funny names for cats (Male & Female)

Looking for a fun but short for your cat? Make use of your imagination and think about something you like very much, such as "grape". This is a good technique to find plenty of fun and short names for male and female cats, don't you think?

If you still don't have any ideas, then we suggest you take a look at this complete list of short and fun names for cats:

  • Romeo
  • Lettuce
  • Aloha
  • Sugar
  • Pepper
  • Cotton
  • Apple
  • Chill
  • Avatar
  • Bacardi
  • Baguette
  • Bart
  • Potato
  • Billy
  • Biju
  • Walnut
  • Cake
  • Captain
  • Stain
  • Gato
  • Cat
  • Channel
  • Girl
  • Weepy
  • Chile
  • Drizzle
  • Crystal
  • DaVinci
  • Dakar
  • Dear
  • Duke
  • Dune
  • Squirrel
  • Falcon
  • Fanta
  • Beast
  • Seal
  • Mister
  • Greta
  • Cricket
  • Guana
  • Hulk
  • Hero
  • Honda
  • Hooper
  • Ice
  • Ike
  • Yoda
  • Izzy
  • Jack
  • Jade
  • Jasper
  • Jimmy
  • Joca
  • Joe
  • June
  • Konan
  • Lino
  • Leka
  • Read
  • Wool
  • Lali
  • Liza
  • Liu
  • Lola
  • Lu
  • Lipe
  • Led
  • Milk
  • Pineapple
  • Mali
  • Mole
  • Neca
  • Nana
  • Nayla
  • Nico
  • Nick
  • Niff
  • Nica
  • Night
  • Noel
  • Bread
  • Hairy
  • Pepita
  • Petrus
  • Wheel
  • Russian
  • Sahara
  • Safir
  • Sagres
  • Shoyo
  • Siri
  • Slash
  • Skip
  • Sleepy
  • Tarzan
  • Taz
  • Tank
  • Tequila
  • Grape
  • Villain
  • Vinci
  • Vodka
  • Fast
Short Names for Cats (Male & Female) - More than 200 Ideas! - Short and funny names for cats (Male & Female)

Cute short names for cats

Mkae your cat learn their name more easily, a good choice is a must but the use of positive reinforcement is vital in order to relate the word with good incentives. This method consists of, basically, rewarding the cat whenever they react to the name or carry out a desired behavior.

Returning to the choice of the name, if you prefer the cutest most tender words, in this list you will find cute short names for cats and kittens:

  • Love
  • Friend
  • Babalu
  • Babita
  • Baby
  • Baboo
  • Baby
  • Bella
  • Belly
  • Biscuit
  • Ball
  • Bonbon
  • Nice
  • Bunny
  • Acorn
  • Cuca
  • Cookie
  • Dada
  • Dino
  • Didi
  • Dolly
  • Sweet
  • Star
  • Cutie
  • Fluffy
  • Honey
  • Doll
  • Heidi
  • Hope
  • Juju
  • Kika
  • Lady
  • Lua
  • Moon
  • Lulu
  • Mimi
  • Neni
  • Tiny
  • Pikachu
  • Picu
  • Tata
  • Vibi
Short Names for Cats (Male & Female) - More than 200 Ideas! - Cute short names for cats

Have you found a name for your cat?

Although the tips above are fundamental to choose the best name for your cat, what is really important is that all the family members agree and pronounce it correctly. If each person pronounces the name in a different way, the cat will be confused and will never learn it. Share the article with each of the members of your household, and select the short name for cats that you like the most.

And if don't like any of them, here are some more ideas:

Cat owners often believe that the choice of name is not as important, and are usually wrong. This decision is the first step to educate a feline correctly and, consequently, improve the relationship with them. Likewise, minimum training is as important as the education of a dog so that your cat is happy, as well as keeping their vaccinations and deworming schedule up to date, and providing adequate food for them.

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