Cat Naming Guide
When it comes to cat naming, there are literally thousands of options available. Just know that there’s always a connection between the cat and its owner that is slightly psychic in nature. The trick is to go with the flow and don’t struggle with the choice too greatly.
In your search for cat names, it is a good idea to look through cat name books just the same way you search for your children’s name. Let’s say your beloved cat is white as a ghost, you could think about famous ghosts in history and choose one. That is a creative way of thinking, but we are just getting started!
Here is a cat naming guide that will help you name your new fur baby. Happy naming!
1. Know Your Cats Gender
This may seem like an easy decision; however many pet owners have mistakenly named their cat “Jack” instead of “Jill” moments before knowing their cat’s gender!
2. Let Your Pet Guide You
Take your time to create a shortlist of names that you find interest in and then try calling them out to your cat. Its response could very well help you to pick the perfect name!
3. Be Respectful!
Never pick names that will reduce the worth of your pet.
4. Use Simple Names
It is easy to call out a pet name with two-syllables. It is easy for your pet to understand such names; however, if you want to go with a long name such as “Billy Graham Piper,” make sure it can be shortened to “Piper” or Billy” for daily use and simplicity sake.
5. Avoid Names That Sound Like Commands
Your cats listens depending on how well you train them, make sure you avoid names that sound like commands!
6. Use Your Pet’s Breed For Inspiration
For instance, choose a Scottish name for your Scottish Fold, a German name for your Dachshund, and a French name for your Bichon Frise.
7. Avoid Embarrassing Names
Naming a cat embarrassing names isn’t ideal and try to have the name changed immediately if you already have a cat named with embarrassing name.
When it comes to cat naming, some smart owners think outside the box by going for undeniable or the simplest, and this has really worked for certain cats. Of course, the simplest names can become the mysterious and unique name in its own right. Grandpa names like Herbert, Chuck, Max are pretty cool for a cat. Tiger, Puss, Smokey, Misty, Kitty, Oscar, Bella, Molly, Sam, Coco, Simba, Milo, Angel, Chloe, Tigger, Lucy, Missy, and Lily are also great names for cats.
There are plenty of cat name databases that will match the cultural origin that will translate its cultural meaning. Naming a cat is really fun because it is something and that extraordinarily memorable.
We hope this guide will help you in naming your cat!
What did you end up naming your cat? Let us know in the comments!