Choosing your new cat or kitten’s name is a big deal. You’ll be saying that name for years—decades if you’re lucky!—so you want to choose a name you love.
If you happen to own an orange cat or kitten who is a girl cat, you have a very special kitty on your hands! You might be surprised to find out that orange cats are almost always male. This is because the gene that causes a cat to be orange is linked to sex, and statistically most orange cats are boys. Only about two out of 10 orange cats are female, so if you have an orange girl cat, consider yourself blessed with an extra special pet! Of course, a rare cat like an orange girl cat deserves an extra-special name.
Tips for Choosing Orange Girl Cat Names
When coming up with a great name for an orange girl cat or kitten, you have a lot of options. Choosing a name based on your ginger cat’s beautifully colored coat is always fun. You can also consider names based on your cat’s tiger stripes (because orange cats are also always tabby cats).
With so many orange-themed and stripe-inspired names to choose from, how do you narrow it down? You can first start by considering your orange girl cat’s unique personality. Is she outgoing or an introvert? Is she wild or serene? You might also consider the specific hue of her orange coat. Is it a lighter ginger color or a deep, flame red? Finally, think about a name that just sounds good rolling off your tongue. After all, you’ll be saying your cat’s name a lot!
Read on for a collection of orange girl cat names to get your started. You might discover your new cat’s name on this list or you might find ideas that eventually lead you to your perfect orange girl cat name. First, let’s pull out some of our favorite orange girl cat names from all categories.
Top Orange Girl Cat Names
More Orange Girl Cat Name Ideas
We’ve organized a collection of orange girl cat names by some fun categories, including food-inspired cat names and flower-inspired cat names. Browse these names to search for some contenders for the perfect orange girl cat name:
Orange Girl Cat Names Based on Foods
Food-based names can be really fun for cats, and for ginger cats, orange foods couldn’t be more perfect. Pull up a snack and consider some of these girl cat name ideas inspired by orange foods:
Orange Girl Cat Names Based on Colors
The beautiful color of your orange girl cat is an obvious starting point for name brainstorming. Some female-friendly orange cat names include:
Orange Girl Cat Names Based on Flowers
Look no further than your own backyard garden for inspiration for your orange girl cat’s name. Flowers that come in orange hues are ideal names for orange girl cats:
- Tiger lily
Orange Girl Cat Names Based on Other Animals
Consider animal names—Tiger might seem obvious (and yes, Tiger is a perfectly acceptable girl cat name!), but other animals can serve as inspiration for your orange girl cat’s name:
Other Orange Girl Cat Names
From gemstones to famous ginger-haired people, it’s hard to run out of ideas for fun names for your orange girl cat.
For more cat name ideas, check out:
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