75 Unisex Cat Names

These gender-neutral names are purrfect for any cat

Brown, tan and white cat with yellow-green eyes standing outside

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There are a plethora of unisex cat names that suit any kitty, regardless of its sex. Unisex cat names are great if you’re dreaming about your future kitty’s name before you’ve adopted. They’re also perfect for pet lovers who like to think of creative names that extend beyond gender norms.

We’ve compiled a great list of 75 unisex cat names to help jumpstart your naming journey. Whether you find your new cat or kitten’s name on this list, or just have fun perusing different names, you’re certain to be well on the path to the perfect unisex cat name.

Top Unisex Cat Names

Some cat names are exceptionally well-suited to all of our feline friends, regardless of whether they are male or female. Some feline monikers call out a cat’s color (like Blackie, Midnight or Smokey), while others highlight special markings (for instance, Socks, Patches or Tabby). Other common names used for cat relate to the length of their fur (Fluffy or Fuzzy), and others just seem to fit cats exceptionally well (here’s looking at you Baby and Lucky).

Whether you opt for an old-time classic or modern cat name choice, consider these popular gender-neutral cat names:

  • Baby
  • Blackie
  • Blue
  • Checkers
  • Fluffy
  • Fuzzy
  • Inky
  • Kit
  • Kitty
  • Lucky
  • Marbles
  • Midnight
  • Patches
  • Phantom
  • Rascal
  • Shadow
  • Smokey
  • Snowy
  • Socks
  • Spot
  • Tabby

Tips for Choosing Unisex Cat Names

When coming up with a great unisex name for your cat or kitten you can forget about gender. Instead, start by thinking about your new kitty’s size, color, coat type, and personality.

Of course, you don't need to limit yourself to choosing a name based on your cat's physical characteristics. There are countless gender-neutral names out there and the only requirement is your love of the name.

Food-Inspired Unisex Cat Names  

Food-based names are always lots of fun to consider, and they are generally a good gender-neutral option.

When coming up with a fun food-based cat name, think of funny-sounding foods (like Kahlua, kiwi or Twinkie) or those that compliment your cat’s hue -- for instance, carrots or cheddar for orange cats, or Snickers or Hershey for brown cats.

If you have a favorite food, it coulda perfect, fun gender-neutral name for your new cat.

Consider some of these unisex cat name ideas inspired by foods:

  • Brownie
  • Carrots
  • Chai 
  • Cheddar
  • Chili
  • Curry
  • Hershey
  • Kahlua
  • Kiwi
  • Mango
  • Miso
  • Nacho
  • Peanut
  • Pepper
  • Popcorn
  • Pumpkin
  • Oreo
  • Snickers
  • Sushi
  • Twinkie

Unisex Cat Names Based on Human Names 

Some human names are commonly used for both boys and girls, and these can be wonderful choices for cats too. Consider some of these tried-and-true unisex names: 

  • Alex
  • Bailey
  • Blake
  • Cameron
  • Charlie
  • Dylan
  • Harper
  • Jaime
  • Jesse
  • Kelsey
  • Max
  • Marley
  • Morgan
  • Reese
  • Reagan
  • Riley
  • Sam
  • Scout
  • Skye
  • Sloan
  • Taylor

Unisex Cat Names Based on Other Animals 

Don’t forget about animal names — Tiger is an obvious choice, but many other species in the animal kingdom may inspire a gender-neutral cat name. Check out our list for some fun choices: 

  • Bear
  • Dragon
  • Foxy
  • Monkey
  • Moose
  • Mouse
  • Orca
  • Panda
  • Puma
  • Raven
  • Robin
  • Sparrow
  • Tiger

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