Are you looking for black cat names for your new furry friend?! Well we’ve got it!
Every year, over 3 million cats enter animal shelters. Over 70% of those cats are euthanized, majority of which are black. Did you know that a black cat is 2/3 less likely to be adopted in comparison to a white kitty?
In honor of the Halloween season, we’ve decided to pay a tribute to our black feline friends. We’ve compiled the best list out there of black cat names for your new feline friend! From mysterious, to comical or ironic, we’ve got it all!
If you’re a Halloween fan then look no further! Your new favorite cat name is sure to be on our list.
–Wednesday Addams from The Addams Family. Wednesday’s character is rather intelligent and solemn. She has sadistic tendencies and tends to have a rather dark personality. Doesn’t quite sound like your kitty? Check out some of the other Addams family names: Morticia, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Lurch
–Poe, as in Edgar Allan Poe, an American writer known for his tales of mystery and macabre. Poe is thought to be one of the most influential writers of the 19th century with works such as “The Raven”, “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Masque of the Red Death”. Names based on characters created by Edgar Allan Poe: Fortunado, Prince Prospero, Lady Rowena
–Jack Skellington, the “Pumpkin King” of Halloween Town from The Nightmare Before Christmas! Jack means well with a lighthearted personality and his sense of curiosity often gets the best of him. Other Nightmare Before Christmas name ideas: Tim Burton (creator), Sally, Dr. Finkelstein, Zero
–Thackery Binx from the 1993 childhood favorite, Hocus Pocus. In the movie, Thackery was transformed from a boy into an immortal black cat. Binx is known to be caring, brave, and loyal. For a female cat, try Winifred Sanderson, one of the Sanderson Sister witches!
–Salem, the black cat from Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Salem was a witch who was sentenced to spend 100 years as a cat as punishment. This little guy attempted to take over the world and is known for his sense of humor and sly jokes. Other names from the famous show: Sabrina, Zelda, Hilda, Harvey, Libby, Willard
–Berlioz from the Disney movie, The Aristocats. Berlioz is named after french composer Hector Beriloz. In the movie, kitten Berlioz is shy but mischievous. He enjoys playing the piano and is a quick learner. Other name ideas from The Aristocats: Marie, Thomas O’Malley, Duchess, Toulouse
–Sylvester from the Looney Tunes, formally named Sylvester J. Pussycat Sr. This Academy Award winning feline spends most of his time on the hunt, chasing after Tweety bird. Despite his failure, he’s persistent and never seems to give up.
–Figaro from the Disney movie Pinocchio. According to Walt Disney himself, Figaro was his favorite character in the movie and made him appear as much as possible. This little kitty is known for being spoiled, immature and easily angered. Other Pinocchio references: Jiminy Cricket, Geppetto
Looking for something a little more ironic?
–Betty White- who doesn’t love her?!
–Orange… because Orange is the new Black.
–Casper the friendly ghost
–Marshmallow (explanation unnecessary)
–Mickey (or Minnie) Mouse
Help us in supporting our dark kitty pals and visit your local animal shelter today! Check out our local favorite, PAWS Chicago!
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