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Cool, Unique, and Creative Black Cat Names For Your Beloved Pet

Updated on November 02, 2016
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Because Black Cats Deserve Good Names

If you're having trouble coming up with an inventive name for your new black or dark-colored cat or kitten, then you've come to the right place.

Don't worry if your cat isn't exactly the darkest shade of black possible—the names below can be used for virtually any variation of the color, from deep black or blue to dark grey. The important thing when trying to pick a good name for your dark furred feline is picking one that fits well with their personality. I'd also like to suggest that you play around with different combinations of names, especially if you want a longer, more majestic type of name for your pet.

The Large List of Names for Black Cats

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Abracadabra
Eight Ball (8-Ball)
Nutella
Absinthe
Felix
Obsidian
Ace (of spades)
Flagg
Olive
Achromatic (without color)
Fudge
Omen
Adrianna
Gaelic
Onyx
Ali
Gloom
Opal
Almond Joy
Godiva
Orchid
Angus
Gomez
Oreo
Arcane
Gotham
Panther
Ash
Gothic
Papa Midnight
Asher
Grimm
Payday
Asphalt
Gypsy
Pearl
Astral
Hades
Penguin
Batty
Half-Moon
Pepper
Batman
Halloween
Phantom
BC (black cat)
Hat
Phlegein (Ancient Greek - scorch)
Beans
Harlem
Pirate
Bear
Hellraiser
Pitch
Beauty
Hendrix
Poe (Edgar Allan)
Beetle
Hershey
Preto (Portuguese for black)
Bittersweet (chocolate)
Hitchcock (Alfred)
Priest
Blackberry
Hole
Raider
Blackbird
Ice (black ice)
Raven
Blackie Chan
India (ink)
Sable
Blackjack
Indigo
Sabrina
Blackout
Inky
Salem
Blacktop
Isis
Scorch
Blaken (Dutch - to burn)
Java
Sepia
Bonfire
Jax
Shadow (most used of all black cat names)
Boogie Man
Jester
Sharpie
Box
Jet
Silhouette
Bram (Stoker)
Jezebel
Sin
Brunette
Jinx
Sinister
Bullseye
Ju Ju
Six Zero (six digit number for black)
Burn
Kali
Soot Sprite
Butler
Kettle (pot calling kettle black)
Sly (cat name for a troublemaker)
Cadbury
Kiki
Smoke
Caps
King (Stephen)
Snickers
Carbon
K.O. (knockout)
Spellbinder
Charcoal
Kuro (Japanese for black)
Spook
Checkers
Lady Heather
Starlight
Chip
Lady of the Night
Steed
Chocolate
Lady Sleeps a Lot
Stoker (Bram)
Cinder
Latex
Storm
Coffee
Layla
Storm Cloud
Coal (cole)
Licorice
Stripes
Cola
Light (black light)
Stygian
Cop (police cars are black and white)
Lilith
Sunday
Creeper
Lovecraft (H.P.)
Sundown
Crescent
Magic
Sunset
Crow
Magpie
Styx
Crumbs
Marbles
Sweart (Old English for black)
Damien
Market
Taboo
Dark Matter
Midnight
Tarmac
Darkness
Misty
Tootsie
Darkside
Morticia
Tux
Dark Star
Mourn (morn)
Twilight
Dead of Night
Mr. Black
Twix
Death
Mr. Sandman
Ty (tie)
Decker
Musta (Finnish for black)
Undertaker
Deja vu
Mystery
Vader
Demetrius
Mystic
Vampirella
Demon
Nebula
Velvet
Dice (die)
Nebulous
Voltaire
Domino
Nero
Voodoo
Dot
Nestle
Wednesday
Dracula
Night
Wicked
Drusy (a form of quartz)
Nightmare
Winona
Dusk or Dusky
Nightshade
Witchcraft
Dusty
Nimbus (dark clouds)
Wraith
Dwarf
Ninja
Yankee
Ebony
Nocturnal
Yin (black in yin yan symbol)
Eclipse
Noir (French for black)
Zebra
Ego
Nox (lights out)
Zorro
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Words That Mean Black in Other Languages

 
 
 
Noir (French)
Nyeusi (Swahili)
Nero (Italian)
Negru (Romanian)
Pango (Maori)
Kuro (Japanese)
Schwarz (German)
Siyah (Turkish)
Svart (Icelandic)

Words and Names That Refer to Fate, Fortune, or Luck

 
 
 
Antagonist
Fate
Kizmet
Armageddon
Gypsy
Magic
Bad (or Good) Guy
Gezundheit
Wizard
Chance
Humbug
Serendipity
Clover
Jinx
Superstition
Destiny
Karma
Tarot

Black Creatures

 
 
 
Bear
Panther
Soot Sprite
Crow
Raven
Stallion
Jaguar
Skunk
Thestral

Famous Fictional Black Cats

 
 
 
Coraline
Felix
Salem
Bagheera
Figaro
Snowball
Binx
Pluto
Sylvester

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      flycatcherrr 4 years ago

      Sonny, because he's a male... yeh, I know, it's pretty a lame name for a fat black cat.

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      jolou 4 years ago

      I love your name ideas, and the cat clock is very creative.

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      BuddyBink 4 years ago

      An excellent list of names but, I let my black cats tell me their name (Ya gotta listen to them when they talk to you).

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      enjoyecigs 4 years ago

      love this lens! ours is cuervo black<3

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      winter aconite 4 years ago

      My oldest cat is called Lilith, and yes, that's on the list. The others are Angus (after Angus Young, ACDC) and Maia (after a roman goddess).

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      Elissa 4 years ago

      My black cat is named Drusilla after the female vampire on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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      anka05 4 years ago

      I had a black (with a little white spot) cat. Unfortunately she passed away two years ago after she has stayed with us 14 years. Her name was MISS

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      NC Shepherd 4 years ago

      My black cat's name is Lloyd.

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      Hobgoblin LM 4 years ago

      Had a beautiful little stray that crept deep into my heart. As I was living in Mexico at the time we called her Negrita (Spanish for black female)

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      Hobgoblin LM 4 years ago

      @DIY Mary: Living in Mexico I had a Schwartz as well as a Negrita. Both strays, Schwartz was male, Negrita female.

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      jondar 4 years ago

      I have had several black or dark cats. Binks, Gray Man Magick, Jake Pitch,Tituba, Jack Spade.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Samhain is the name of my black kitty boy (pronounced like "sow-an" its the pagan sabbat that we now call Halloween)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      When I was young my granny used to own a black cat whose name was Halloween. Me and him could never get along. He always tried to scratch me when I tried to pet him.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have two black cats; brothers - Kevin and Hamish. I'm not sure how I came up with the names, but they suit them.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      pounce, or pouncy

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      expensivediamonds 4 years ago

      Great Lens, I love the name Dj vu for a Black Cat.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      lepshan

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Sheba & Satin

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      We named our black girl kitty, Nova :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I may be channeling from some black car that is hoping for the name "Echo", for some reason that name popped into my head as soon as I arrived. I had a black years ago named Tommy, he just looked like a Tommy...maybe because he was a tomcat and it seemed to work for him. Its happening again....some black cat wants to be named "Soot".....this has never happened to me before, how interesting...and another wants to be Coal but with a K for some reason..."Koal". I better go before I name the whole litter...fun!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have had all black cats growing up and gave them their names to fit their personality Tegre noir(black tiger) black cat with tiger stripes,shadoe always scullking around salem because he was very chatty and now my 13 month old is Sinjin he thinks hes a badass

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I named my baby Luna after the cat Luna in sailormoon she is literally the best cat ever! she likes baths, car rides, and playing tag ... and playing tag in the rain, and she brings me birds because she knows I think they are cute (she doesn't hurt them though!) she likes drinking from the tap and cuddling my chihuahua (and bascially any living thing she can get her paws on) and she has the loudest prettiest purr which she uses to lull me (and the chihuahua) to sleep. She also enjoys grooming my mouse until she smells all fishy! she was born in october (awesome!) and she is almost one year old! she is the strangest cat I know which makes her amazing!<3

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My black kittens name is Elphie short for Elphaba from Wicked! :)

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      CristianStan 4 years ago

      Black cats are awesome but I couldn't adopt one. My gray one it's already scaring me day and night. It just pops out of nowhere. Even after two years of living together, it still manages to surprise me by staring at me when I open the shower door. Call me silly :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Rocky, bullwinkle, and midnight

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I chose the name Kuro_Hoshi which means Black Star in Japanese. I love anime, and black cats, so it seemed to fit.

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      deborah-a-pearson 4 years ago

      Two black cat Archie and poppy

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      my cat is named sammy

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      Alessandro Zamboni 4 years ago from Italy

      I adopted a new black cat, and between your names I liked so much "Pepper".

      So this will be name of the new friend :)

      Thanks so much!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My adopted black cat goes by the name of Sooty.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Im naming my black kitten Yami which is darkness in japanese

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      we named our beautiful black cat Freddie after Freddie Kruker ( all kitty claws!) He gave us 17yrs of joy. R.I.P my angel. x

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have three black cats, two males and a female. Binx, LongShadow and Eastwick :) Binx after the black cat Thackery Binx in Hocus Pocus, and Eastwick from the Witches of Eastwick :)

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      Wednesday-Elf 4 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Love the layout of this page. Well done! BTW, my black cat name is here - you have 'Spook' - our cat was 'Spooky'. Besides being coal black all over (also half-Siamese, so had the Siamese 'Yowl' voice), our friends who had the 'mama cat' were originally from England and once lived in a haunted house and would tell us what she called her 'spook stories'. So "Spooky" was the perfect fit for a name!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      We just brought in a stray "female" or so we thought, and named her Cleopatra. Turns out he is a neutered male, lol, back to square one!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      How about Sheba? Like the Queen of Sheba? Or Moonlight? There is also Blackberry I am full of them.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      We adopted a 1 yr. old male from the shelter who was named Midnight. It didn't fit him. We narrowed the names to Nero, Puck (hockey) or Rook. We went with Rook. Just like the bird (a black one at that) he's clever and quite inventive.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My black female cat's name was Neve. I named her after my favorite Nirvana album: Nevermind :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      'We've named out cat Lucky Halloween because she's a stray that turned up on our doorstep at Halloween and we think we're very lucky to have her!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I just got a black kitten for my birthday next month! He has huge green eyes and is the sweetest thing ever. We look almost identical both having green eyes and black fur/hair lol. I picked the name Onyx (It's on the list) and it suits him well. I also liked the way it sounded with my other cat Chaos (He's a jackass sometimes but deep down a big baby haha!) So enjoy your cats all the lovers out there! They are the best companions around! <3 =^.^=

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      Rose Jones 4 years ago

      Very cute lens. And you obviously have a lot of black cat fans - look at your guestbook. Pinned to my Cats board. Ps - please add a "had a black cat once" to your poll. Named "Bagheera."

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have Midnight and Zoey...adopting another little girl from the shelter this week. Got a lot of good ideas from this site. Thanks for all the creative suggestions.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Thinkin of naming kittie scratch

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My 2 black cats are Salem and Samantha.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My husband came up with Smudge, but my daughter is a Manga fan, and she wants to name her Kuro, on your list as Japanese for black.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I've decided to name my kitten batman(: love it!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Myth

      Spell

      Knight

      Eclipse

      Demon

      Battle

      Siren

      Kingdom

      Fell

      Fall

      Glass

      Envy

      Fang

      Magic

      Sigh

      Feathers

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Hurricane

      Age

      Army

      Blood

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Cat name that I like are

      twilight

      shadow

      ebony

      cocoa

      eclipse

      Oreo

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: Love the name it's unique and true

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I had two blacks cats one was lucifur the other missy

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      We just adopted a black cat with only one ear and no tail. His ear and tail were removed by the shelter since they were both injured beyond repair and causing pain. We named him Radar since his lone ear reminded us of a dish scanning the skies. :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My girl is named Lola, after a main character in (based on a true story) "Kinky Boots": Black. Strong. Sensitive. Beautiful. Smart. Sassy. If I ever get a male (black, of course), I will name him: Mr. Meowgy

      Another female name would be: Lt. Uhura

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: That's so awesome that you gave Radar a home when many would have passed him up. XOXO

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I now have four( we breed ourselves) Smuge(Tabby with a ginger 'Smudge' on her forehead and purposeful misspell of name as i was small and so could not spell, but the name will remain, always), Tinkerbell((White)Tabby Long-haired grey), Noname (same as Tinkerbell but (cream) tabby, never could agree on a name) and then there is my new black one, was for sale but fell in love with it ;) <3 cutest thing ever now!!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I found my cat in an animal shelter. I picked her out because of her great personality, but most of all because of the name that they had given her. Her name is Autumn Rose. Autumn is my step mom's mother's name (my step grandmother) and Rose is my (late) mother's mother's name (my biological grandmother's name). It believe the connection of the cat and me (and the name that was given to her) was meant to be.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I brought home my fourth black kitty a few days ago. I must have some form of black cat ocd lol. Still waiting for her to inspire the right name but I have a black and white female called Saga (Sags for short), a black female called Lois (aka LoLo) and a black male called Manny (aka Mr Manny Mankins). They all respond to their names and come when called.

      Have toyed with Nova, Magda, Kaela, Cilla, Inca and Delta for the new baby but they don't quite fit. I'm sure she'll inspire something soon and it will reflect her affectionate and playful personality. Black cats are real characters and I'm lucky to have mine.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I always had cats growing up and I always loved black cats so my mom got me my first black cat for my 16th birthday I named him stryder and I am now almost 26 and married and he is still with me today and I now have a black cat named bubby that ive had for alittle over 5 years and a new black kitten that im calling tango but I really like the name binx as well.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      We have a cat named tofu and by mistake I was calling a black kitten we have yoda...I think I was meaning to call tofu or something lol but yoda's name stuck...we tried thinkin of other names while he was still little but he's yoda lol he's the best cat ever! :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Just taken a black kitten into our house. She is adorable!!!! Have decided to call her Whitney

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Pamela

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      BizLang 4 years ago

      My boy is called Fudge which is up there but my girl is called Pixie as she is smaller and I feel like he name in magical like a black cat :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      All of our black cats showed up within a month of Halloween (different years of course)! Our daughters named the first one Binx because of the Disney movie. The next one was Boo because of Halloween and she was afraid of her own shadow. Belle was next-short for Bats in the Bellfrey-because she was so crazy. Then there was Bellatrix (from Harry Potter). Now we have another one that came after this past Halloween-still waiting for a "B" name that is Halloweenish. Just called BB for now-Black Baby.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Our black cat is Slayer! Hubby named him after the band. He lives up to his name quite well too by bringing home dead presents. Lol

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I named my black cat, Chester. Like the Chesire cat from Alice In Wonderland because his yellow-green eyes were so bright, they almost looked like were glowing. If he was in a dark room and closed his eyes, it was almost like he disappeared. He passed away two weeks ago. I miss him.:(

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: My lovely cat Guinness passed away just over two weeks ago aged 19 and a half, i miss her too...now picking up a black kitten from France but I have to choose a name before Monday night before she goes to the vet to be chipped etc. any ideas?

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My first black cat is Spam my next black cat was Sly I had a Whitecat with him and we called him Stone. As in Sly and the family Stone. they both since past. Now I have a cat named Boo. My then 2 year old son named him because he was just neutered and I stress that he had a boo-boo so Boo stuck. Now I have a new kitten I've been trying to name. We just decided on Raven.

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      matt-l-daniels-7 4 years ago

      @jolou: i got a 13 week old black female and her brother but im having issues coming up with ideas the female acts like a black cat i used to have but he was a guy im looking for ideas for the female and her brother too

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Lestat - found under a full moon in New Orleans. 2 brothers Louie and Lasher - also black cats

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      We currently have a solid black cat named (Black) Cloud. His brother, Lucky, who passed in Sep 2010 was a brown tabby with horseshoe shaped stripes on his sides. Yesterday we picked up two more all black cats. My son named his Nox (Latin for night) and we're trying to come up with a name for my daughter's cat.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Paulette

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My kitties are Orpheus & Ronin. Orpheus was from Greek legend, went into Hades to rescue his love. Ronin is the Japanese name for a mercenary Ninja, or Ninja without a master.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Mrs Do-as-you-would-be-done-by.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      HAHA! i almost pissed my self reading some of the names :P Dark Matter! best cat name ever! XD

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: thats awesome :P he must be an mice killing machine if he lives up to his name!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      We got a long-haired black-haired, female cat and the shelter named her Sarabi. You know? Simba's mom from the Lion King? It's a cute name too :)

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Marissa

      Yesterday morning while I was getting my daughter into the van for ride to school a scrawney black kitten strolled up. About 6weeks old. Friendly and purring. We of course took him in and after a bath and a few cans of cat food he is fitting in with our family . We have a small colony with 3special needs cats indoors. We named him kuro. Which is black in japanese...my daughter is gaga over anything japanese.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      My black cat is Mephistopheles... Mephisto for short.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: how awsom i recently had a female black kitten with green eyes almost panther like , and i named her onyx never heard of neone else doing that awesome tho

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      tii

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I have black cats named Mojo. Cosmo, & Luna

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Bagheera# (melanistic leopard known as a black panther); from baagh (Devanagari: ) in Sanskrit or Hindi meaning "tiger"

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: character from "The Jungle Book" - Rudyard Kipling.... we named our pure black cat with yellowish eyes this, as he would hide and then attack! his personality was energetic, almost as though he believed he WAS a panther!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Some nice names I've thought of to name your kitten? Is Beige / War / Secret / Lilly / Troy / Pumpkin / Lovely / Tahoe / Friday / Yellow / Cotton / France / Legend /Shady & Japan.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Just rescued a black cat and am thinking her name may be Cricket. I also have black cats named Cocoa and Oliver, which are not on your list. Other names I've used for black or partly black cats (I foster for a rescue group so have named a lot of cats): Jackie (as in Robinson) and Rosa (as in Parks) were littermates; Martin (as in Luther King) and Corey (I wanted to name him for Coretta Scott King but he was a boy); Zelda; and a lot of names that are on your list: Salem, Pepper, Zorro, Gypsy, and Java (his littermates are Explorer, Linux, and Firefox!).

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      My cat is black and is called Luckeybear.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      We have a beautiful black cat that we have called Merlin. I think the names really suits him!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      i have a gorgeous black cat whos name is Balookaa.. lol..

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: i agree the dumb and funny

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      i'm going to name my female 7 year old black cat Bluestar or ravenpaw from the warrior series.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      My male black cat is named Con-man. I call him Con. He always has a plan to get what he wants.

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      Rowan Chisholm 3 years ago from Washington state

      My black cat is named Spooky. He's skittery and so lives up to the name.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Tar

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Haji & Raji

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Most of these names are very cheesey....

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      My cat Chibie had three kittens tonight I call them Twyla,soda and silhouette

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Ya my mom said cleopatra but I said Cleo

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      i think if a black cat had white feet I would call it socks!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: if it has white feet call it socks

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I want a black cat but I can't think of a name!

      any ideas???????????

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: thats kinda weird because my name is CLEO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: yeah the only ones I got of them are...

      ali jet opal pearl ashdice inky pepper shadow sly smokey and coca!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have a kitten and i want to name it.

      Its black and it is the runt......last it is our nicest kitten .

      lease find good names and whoever gets the name i like best is going to get to have your name on youtube.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I had a black cat named Ninji. It's the redneck way of saying ninja, LOL.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have a black,white and grey colored kitten named Mavis.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      You could do cleo

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I'm shocked nobody said the cat from Hocus Pocus!

      Binx.

      I adopted two kittens today. One will be named Binx, the other will be named Kol (coal) from The Vampire Diaries.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      jinx it is , i have a 2 month old black kitten

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: We have a black cat with white feet called socks! ;)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have a cat that just had 4 beautiful kittens, 3 are black and white and one is grew with black stripes. I have decided to keep the fattest black and white one and all day I have been searching for a cool name for him. I do believe I am going to name him ....Mistoffolees... from Catts :)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have 2 cats and love the names I chose. Puma and Marv.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: wanda

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      My little girl cat is called Spoonful of Midnight because when we got her she was like a tiny little spoonful of blackness. She is now much larger! She answers to Spoonie and Miss Spoon, and gets the full name when she claws the furniture. :)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      we have five cats lolol..our pure sleek black male is Harry his sisters one pure fluffy black is Doggy Eyes and the other is SKy she has white paws and a white belli.. Gabriella is or white with black tail cat and last our gorgeous tortuous shell Sarena...(yes all desexed and totali loves)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Just had my precious black cat put to sleep, his name was Taliesin. I will get another black cat soon but having trouble finding another name, must be a boy. There will never be another as special to me tho.

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      Northerntrials 3 years ago

      And here I thought we were being creative naming our black cat Java. I see she made the list so she's not so unique after all. Well Cola still has her unique name or do you have a list for tortoiseshell cats?

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      When my cat was a kitten he was very clumsy and fell down all the time. I named him Fel.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      My black cat is Perseus because he rode the first black pegasus in Greek mythology.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      My boyfriend named our green eyed black kitten Doom Kitty. She's a beauty:)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: I like bear tibby and jinx so far but idk!!!!!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have a medium haired black kitty that was found when she was only 4 weeks old. Her name is Sally. After the character in Nighmare Before Christmas. I also have a tux cat named Jack so it fits very well!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I like Cleopatra and Sibill.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: Same for me. I had to put my lovely 16-year-old black cat to sleep last week. Best cat we ever had. Also male and also very special. I have reserved a black kitten from the local rescue shelter and came here to find a name.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      D'artagnan. He's our fourth animal, my husband loves the three musketeers. So it works. I've always loved black kitties, had two growing up, Binx and Sweetie. I called Sweetie Mrs. Pants, though. I already have a black and white beautiful mask and mantle tom, Ari. :)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      ali

      i always loved my puss

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      i like them too (very much indeed)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I named my first black cat Solomon. My second cat I think will be named Comely

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Lucifer

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I named my tuxedo kitty Harlem because of the heavy black population in that district and We live nearby.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I named mine Dark Star and Shadow Paw. Dark Star is a mama cat with a gray cat. Shadow Paw is my bottle feed.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      My black cat is named Mina - as in Bram Stoker's Dracula.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have a black kitty named Bernie I also like:

      Salem

      Velma

      Indya

      Zya

      Daphne

      Baby

      Cocoa

      Dust

      Superstition

      Thackery Binx (my fav: the black cat in Hocus Pocus)

      Esmerelda

      Winnifred

      Ink

      Potion

      Mystic

      Vex

      Glow

      Cobweb

      Shimmer

      Velvet

      Zombie

      Death

      Gleam

      Oil

      Rampage

      Cresent

      Fang

      Plum

      Sami

      Opal

      Shadow

      Scooby

      Pearl

      Witch

      Demon

      Soul

      Flames

      Mystery

      Pierce

      Moon

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: I just got myself a black 6 month old boy cat.

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      Llodanin 3 years ago

      My two boys are't named with black cat names but based on their personalities. They both have the Hemingway Gene (Polydactyl). I named one Yao and the other's name is Chien Po after the characters from the movie Mulan.

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      Christine Cameron 3 years ago

      I named my black cat Wilkos after Steve Wilkos... problem is she's a girl! Oh well. Great lens and great list of black cat names!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      My kids named our black cat bosco after the chocolate drink

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: Hi Nikki,

      My aunt had a black cat that was the runt of the litter and she named it "little bit". Good luck with your search.

      Patti

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      widow for black widow

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: i have 7 black cats, cola,onyx,salem,elvira,batgirl, batman and anew but haven't decided a name and i love alice cooper but have a cooper already. and a black torti called ethyl. want a unquie name

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: Sarah i had a black & white female kitty i called binks after the film was on at time i got her lol

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Luc-Ah-Fur Bombay

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have two buddies...1 is Luc-Ah-Fur Bombay. Other the fact that he's a Bombay...he's a Devil of a cat.

      Quigley is a British Short Hair. He's easy going...till a dog comes in to view. Then the real fun begins. I adopted both on the same day & had no history. So, I never expected what took place...thank God I was able to crab him & put him in the back room. No company with dogs.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have a stray black cat named GiGi,by the cat in Kiki's Delivery Service,and another one named Chocolate.One day ago a little black kitten came crying he/her eyes were closed,were thinking 2 call it Buttons,or some other name. Mayb Buttons cause I love the movie Coraline.^^

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I am soon to get a black kitten but not sure if it's a boy or girl and these were the names I picked:

      Vivia

      Lennox

      Satin

      Ridley

      Luna

      Raven

      Ash

      Kohl

      Hades

      Salem

      Manon

      Yeske

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      We have one black cat. His name is Felicks, it means lucky in Finnish I believe. Not sure exactly the husband found it. Lol. We just found another one the other day at the store. I haven't named him yet because we were going to try to find him a home first. Lol.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I'm getting a kitten in a couple weeks and I'm naming her Haze

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: My black cats name is Friday. I found him on Friday the 13th

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Named my kitten Jonny Cash. The man in black.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I got my kitten in April and named her Arwen, from the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Arwen's hair is described as "dark" in the books, but in the movies it often looks as if her hair is black. An elvish name fits her... she's very lithe and cunning. :-)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I named my all black cat Selina like Cat woman.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: lol that's cute is ur cat a minii me?

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      my kitten is called Vladamire

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Zeba ( beautiful in Arabic )

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Bagheera :-) xXx

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      Stephanie 3 years ago from Canada

      I have a Tuxedo cat, so he's mostly black, but he came with the name Tex and I kept that. However, I think Shadow would have been a great name for him because he follows me everywhere.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      We just rescued a black kitty from being taken to the shelter. My husband & I are trying to decide between two names: Sabbath (as in Black Sabbath) or Karma.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Slick

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: I like Luna! :)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I might be getting a black and white female kitten sense are two other cats names are Izabelle and gizmo we want a name that starts with a Z any ideas

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      I have Midnight Luv-a beautiful female and i am getting a black kitten soon and need a name. :-) your names are all so special.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: i love karma!

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Named my rescue Midori (the liqueur) because of her beautiful green eyes

      My other black cat is named Zora for the famous author Zora Neal

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: Completely agree

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      In my opinion i didn't like any of those names in that list. I have a blonde and white cat named Nala, and my new black kittens name is Kovu

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      @anonymous: I have a black male named Psycho and he s on Prozac. He s a very sweet kitty.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Someone posted Thackery Binx as a name and I giggle about this because I have 2 rats and their names are Binx (short for Thackery Binx as he was named after that character) and Salem. I will be going this Saturday to pick up my new feline companion a little solid black male (picking one of two brothers) and I am searching for his name. I may just leave him unnamed until I spend time with him to decide what fits best.

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Firecracker (Black Cat fireworks)

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      anonymous 3 years ago

      Koal (coal), Gimli, Gandalf ..just some ideas for you. I am still trying to come up with a name for a black kitten I adopted from the Shelter 5 days ago. I adopted a grey kitten at the same time and named him Gandalf The Grey. I would like a name starting with G to go along with Gandalf's name. So far I have Gideon, Gollum, Gimli, Gilligan, Gizmo, Gremlin, and Grayson. I just need a name that is perfect for him (he is completely black) ...oh well, back to the drawing board. What name do you all like ..perhaps one I haven't thought of. Looking for one with a cute nickname too

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      reneseme-lobato 3 years ago

      I was thinking ari from James patersons book maximum ride because ari when he transforms he's black. Ali is a cute name too :3 I'm adopting today!

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      Shanners 3 years ago

      We have an all black cat as well. His name is YaYa, it's Egyptian for "gift from God".

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      michelle-mcrae-355 3 years ago

      @anonymous: Mine too, same reason!

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      MissNikkiSays 3 years ago

      Hi there! My pet rats and I enjoyed your page ;-) They would love it if you would stop by and drop them a SquidLike - they are sad because they don't have any SquidFans yet!!

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      CamperVamp 3 years ago

      I've had two black cats. One was named China Cat and the other was Loose Lucy. Now I have a dog named Sugar Magnolia ("Maggie"). Anybody know what they're all named after? :)

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      CamperVamp 3 years ago

      @anonymous: I love Gizmo! :)

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      KathyZ1 3 years ago

      Wow, so many different names for cats.

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      alicenundrlnd 3 years ago

      @CamperVamp: Grateful Dead Songs ?

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      alicenundrlnd 3 years ago

      @anonymous: Gothom, Grimm, or Gomez!!

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      Carol Houle 3 years ago from Montreal

      Very cute lens. I love the appearance of blacks cats. Our big Bombay cat, Blackie, went missing one cold November evening 5 years ago. Disappeared as though he never existed. We still miss him. Check out my lens Cats in the Cradle to read how we came to adopt him, as well as others, including Bebe Zorro.

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      mcallisterbagco 3 years ago

      Yet another reason to adopt a black cat, which are the least adopted from the shelter. They can have cool names!

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      Hexadecimal LM 3 years ago

      Great lens, one of my black cats is Lilith actually, but i call her Lilypad!

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      kate-maultby 3 years ago

      I had a tuxedo cat named Padfoot from Harry Potter. But it would suit an all black cat too.

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      SessaDoll 3 years ago

      @CamperVamp: China Cat Sunflower, Loose Lucy and Sugar Magnolia are all Grateful Dead songs.. My daughters names are Scarlett Begonia and Sugar Magnolia (we call her Sweet Maggie) and Cassidy..

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      Lionrhod 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

      We have two black cats and a black dog .(Didn't plan it that way, but they found me. They are Squeaky (for his voice) and Raz - Rasputin (because that's what he said his name was. The puppy is Zen.

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      2envelopparadox 2 years ago

      nice lens

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      feelingadventurous 2 years ago

      I have had two solid black cats named Midnight and Sidney, and I currently have a tuxedo cat named Lola.

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      kaitieb7749 2 years ago

      Puma is my black cat.

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      KittyLover_14 2 years ago

      Just got two female black kittens. Ive named the smaller one InKa. Still trying to find a name for the other she is a lot more solid than inka but my partner can't think of a name nor does he like any of the others that i do!!!! if he doesn't pick one soon im going to name her gypsy rose or Jinx

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      Roger Hackney 2 years ago from Arizona

      wow, great list. very thorough.

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      flutterbi 2 years ago

      Great list, I had a black cat called Wolfie who sadly died last year due to cancer, but have just adopted another black cat, 10 months old, his name is Wills, not too keen on that so asked Grandson to come up with a new one, so far we have Gru (despicable me) and Marv (Charlie's best friend from Charlie and Lola), I am thinking Pixel or Bones, but no doubt it will be a different name altogether lol

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      john 2 years ago

      I want to adopt a black cat and name him MacBeth.

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      Slewis 2 years ago

      What about Loki? Named after a Norse god. He is known as being very mischievous .

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      Molly 2 years ago

      We're picking up a black cat today with big, green eyes :) We've named him Toothless from "How to Train Your Dragon."

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      Luanne 2 years ago

      We named our black cat, "Mischief" cause she got in everything, especially food! She is always eating!

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      Odessa 2 years ago

      We have 2 black cats! One of them is named "Night Knight"! &, our other one is named "Bugera" (....like the black panther from the jungle book)! :)

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      allison 2 years ago

      I have a black cat and we named her Weenie for Halloween

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      Gab 2 years ago

      I called my black cat midnight, which works well as you cat shorten it to mindy

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      Gab 2 years ago

      *midy

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      Lu 2 years ago

      We named ours cola

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      anonynous 2 years ago

      I am trying to find a name for a female black cat. I have a black cat named Simmone. She loves her name, my brother thought that would be a cute name for a pretty black little girl. I have another black cat called Minnie (like Minnie Mouse). My brother has a black cat named Luna and my aunt has a male black cat named Bagheera( black panther from the Jungle Book) we call him Baggy for short. I have had a Dot and Isis that are dearly departed. It seems I am on the right track with the name search

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      Kat 2 years ago

      We recued a black boy and called him KuroHoshi which literally means Black star in Japanese...cause he was all black except for the white star between his back legs. I just got a new black cat and am trying to name him...he came from an algonquin reserve so I am thinking about Makaadewaa which means black in the language but its so darned hard to say.

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      Donna 23 months ago

      Years ago there was a young black stray male kitty in my neighborhood. This was during the time "Roots" was on TV. He was terrified of everyone.

      When I was finally able to catch him, I named him Toby, after the slave Kunta Kente. I picked that, because in the beginning, he was always on the run.

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      a nonny mouse 23 months ago

      just bc we want to be different, ours are snowball and marshmallow.

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      sharon 18 months ago

      i'm adopting a black kitten (male) anyday now when my cousin brings him to me...he was found behind a building where she works with it's mom and 2 siblings. she's taking the others to a cat shelter. i'm thinking either stormy or boogie...still contemplating. i already have a cat named thomas and a girl cat named zoreo. (she has a mask on )'LOL !!

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      Fussbudgetjr 18 months ago

      Mephistoffolees.

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      Punkybrewster 14 months ago

      Im on my second black cat. My frist was named bear. The one i have now is named binx. After the cat in hocus pocus.

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      brian litz 14 months ago

      Might be getting a cat. any names??

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      Ella 12 months ago

      I have two black cats called Tess and Beatrix. i also like

      Oreo

      Snicker

      Star

      Buffy

      Boo

      Mia

      Zoe

      Tilly

      Millie

      Binx

      Winnie

      Zara

      Cocoa

      Mog

      Starlight

      Thistle

      Jazz

      Caramel

      Dave

      Hugo

      Albert

      Arthur

      Moonlight

      Moon

      KitKat

      Luna

      Nova

      Tips

      Tipsy

      Tippie

      Minstrel

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      The cat lady.. 11 months ago

      My favorite cat will always be.. Hershey... He was fairly long haired black cat, . He had a very fluffy tail. When he laid out in the sun he looked like he had ribbons of super dark chocolate drizzled through out.... You could only see the" chocolate " in the sun.. Miss you Hershey... Miss him in my lap purring, while I reading or watching TV... Rip..

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      cat 10 months ago

      why do you call your name

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      Nightstar 10 months ago

      I was thinking Nightstar, from the 'Warriors' series about cats. We have this short-tailed cat that hangs out on the porch. We didn't adopt it, and it doesn't have an owner, but we need something to call it. Stalker is another idea.

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      Rona 10 months ago

      Celtic due to the green eyes and Lucky

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      David Sypniewski 9 months ago

      My cats name is, i can't c u.

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      Aris 9 months ago

      We named our black cat Bagheera from off of the Jungle Book. I'm surprised it wasn't on the list.

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      heyyyy 8 months ago

      Mr. Midnight after Fran's cat in Fran Bow

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      Cecilia 8 months ago

      Bo Boa, Boiee, Blackberry, and Beans. What I named my black cats.

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      Smokey's Dad 7 months ago

      Our black cat is named Smokey. Three years ago, I rescued him from a raging brush fire when he was 2 weeks old. He lost half his tail and part of an ear in the fire. He is now the most affectionate, loving cat we have ever had!

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      SolitaSalem 7 months ago

      I rescued a pregnant mama who was too young to be a mama and named her Saia. She gave birth to 6 beautiful all-black babies. Mama and her entire family adopted me and their names are:

      Africa (f)

      Nubia (f)

      Rasta (f)

      Shadow (f)

      Beltaine (f) (May 1, their b-day)

      Celeste (f)

      (Everyone is spayed/neutered now. I encourage people to adopt black cats from kill shelters, their adoption rates are much lower. Sadly, more black cats die in shelters.)

      My 12 year old black cat, Ebony, accepts Saia and her babies as family. Everyone gets along amazingly well.

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      burgundycrab 7 months ago

      Our long haired kittyyesyes@yahoo.com is 14 years this month.

      I named him Rodent. This further little kitten would run around chasing my two adult, female cats like a rodent.

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      Sue Curran 6 months ago

      Best suggestion I was ever given was Claud. Get it?

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      Anonymous 6 months ago

      First black cat was named Bizmark after the donut. Current black cat is named Maxwell Beastidious Potts. Long story.....

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      Debra 6 months ago

      Pyewacket from the movie Bell Book and Candel.

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      Anon 6 months ago

      Have a black cat that I love and for his personality I believe aptly named Rasputin (Ras for short). Great black cat name that I think has been overlooked

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      Osito 6 months ago

      My new kitten is names Osito, it means little bear :)

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      Ariel 6 months ago

      I used to have two blacks named Grimm and Black Pharoah. They're now deceased, and I now have three named Electra, Mimzy and Anubis.

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      Alane 5 months ago

      My aunt named her black cat Caviar!!!

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      Kathy Barekman 5 months ago

      Ozzy Otis Osmosis

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      Annie K 5 months ago

      I just scrolled through this list and found Oreo as one of the suggestions. Thanks a mill.

      My one kitty had 4 kittens 3 weeks ago and were killed two days ago. We are now trying to comfort and bring them up on bottles. Just had to get this of my mind.

      Thanks for all the name ideas... helps a bit.

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      Brett Martin 5 months ago

      My black cat that I had for 19 years name was Boo

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      Kuzey 3 months ago

      Can you please give me top ten names that you recommend for black cats?

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      Anonymous 3 months ago

      My black cat's name was originally Tiger, but I call him Misters... To make It sound cool I say it with a Russian accent.

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      lemonmon 3 months ago

      Finch (after the Eastern Goldfinch bird which is yellow and black, since he has yellow eyes)

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      Crazy_CatLady 3 months ago

      i have a black and i named him nuke some of these names are really cute

      i named him nuke because when you walk home from school about two houses dow he waits the comes bomming at your feet

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      Rave paw 2 months ago

      Ravenpaw

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      Kitty 2 months ago

      Huh love the star wars ones but I love Naboo,Vader, and Noir but I can't decide then I finally decided on one and it was Coffee since every. Morning my black cat would always like too lick out of my cup of coffee.

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      Cynyster 2 months ago

      I found this little black kitten who happened to be covered in raw, weeping sores (somehow, a caustic chemical got on his skin, and it fell off in patches). He has recovered beautifully, but where the skin and fur fell off, the fur that did grow back is white. Parts of his ears fell off, but it just made him look more badass! So...I call him Boo, but his given name is Upton O'Goode.

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      Grace Pushkin 2 months ago

      My wild and much-loved rescue tuxedo cat is named Gomez...

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      lyraseditor 2 months ago

      I've had two black cats one was named Lyra, the other is named Horus. One is a constellation, the other is an Egyptian god. Great cats deserve great names.

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      Unknown 2 months ago

      what about Cerberus. the three headed dog in Greek mythology. lives in the underworld with Hades.

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      Winnie 2 months ago

      Pawsome names! Bellatrix would make a good addition :) Also, that vid at the end is Cole and Marmalade's, you should go check out their channel!

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      RenaeeB 8 weeks ago

      My little kitten whos a girl, i named Lunna (Lunya)

      My big male bobtail whos black and white is named Sebastan

      and My fat male whith green eyes is named Mynix

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      Mr midnight 8 weeks ago

      Love this name so appropriate for a black cat

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      Margaret 7 weeks ago

      My black cat is named Puck.....black like a hockey puck!

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      Pat 5 weeks ago

      Our is a little female named Jelly Bean!

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      Liata 5 weeks ago

      Even though one of my cats name is Vasilisa I still call her Kiki sometimes... which is on the list!

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      Bob 3 weeks ago

      I'm prejudiced; I love black cats the best.

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      A.J 3 weeks ago

      Mustfa

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      Toni Wehn 3 weeks ago

      I just got a black cat and I am going to name him Mr Dugan. I just like the sound of it. It means black one in Irish

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      Dakota 3 weeks ago

      I belive i am going to call my cat Hershey whn i saw her i was like OM double G.

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      Tessa 2 weeks ago

      I am a total cat addict! My cats are nutmeg,timber and Doris! I also have a one bunny called Carrots!

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      Laura Picciano 13 days ago

      My gorgeous black cat passed away in 2015. Best name: Mischief

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      Karla 13 days ago

      My baby's name is Slim Shady, aka Shady Baby.

      You left Shady off the list!!

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      Sarah 13 days ago

      You forgot Guinness

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      Tracy 12 days ago

      I have 5 black cats

      Merlin

      Salem

      Willow

      Lillie

      Max

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      No. 2 days ago

      I have a female black cat, and I've named her Bellatrix.

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