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250+ Badass Cat Names for Your Ferocious Feline


orange kitten leaping

orange kitten leaping

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Badass cats of all shapes, sizes, and sassiness have a special place in our hearts here at Daily Paws. Whether he’s a daredevil Devon rex, a wild and free ocicat, or anything in between, these badass cat names are sure to get a purr of approval.

Badass Female Cat Names

Looking for a badass name for your sassy girl cat? One of these cool monikers is sure to have your rebellious feline friend feeling proud and meowing loud.

  • Catwoman

  • Freda

  • Kahlo

  • Megan (Markle, Thee Stallion, Fox, Rapinoe … the list is endless)

  • Tash

  • Trixie

  • Barbra Streisand (Babs for short)

  • Selina Kyle (a.k.a. Catwoman)

  • Diana (Wonder Woman)

  • Rizzo

  • Mrs. Business

  • Zelda

  • Mercedes

  • Scarlett

  • Maya

  • Rosa

  • Rita

  • Corleone

  • Justice

RELATED: 200+ Best Female Cat Names for Every Letter of the Alphabet

Badass Male Cat Names

Your boy cat is already a badass dude without one of these names, but we like to think you can never go overboard with pawesomeness.

  • Machete

  • Boyd

  • Josey (Wales)

  • Snake (Plissken)

  • Rocky

  • Leonidas

  • Raylan

  • Mr. Business

  • Spike

  • Momoa

  • Batman

  • Bruce Wayne

  • Kingsolver

  • Hannibal

  • Terminator (or Furrminator?)

  • Hans Gruber

  • Denzel

  • Django

  • Optimus

  • Inigo Montoya

  • Bentley

  • Leo

  • Harley

  • Boomer

  • Scarface

  • Bruiser

  • Don Vito

  • Vinny

  • Maximus

  • Buzz

  • Rambo

  • Axel

  • Big Papa (the perfect name for a Maine Coon)

  • Claw

  • Wolverine

  • Po

RELATED: 385 Boy Cat Names for Every Letter of the Alphabet

Badass Names for Black Cats

Contrary to superstitions, black cats make great pets! Some are known for being daredevils like this cat who jumped five stories to the ground and was fine. When they say cats have nine lives, they must be referring to the badass cats on this list.

  • Salem

  • Thackery

  • Binks

  • Voodoo

  • Midnight

  • Shadow

  • Ninja

  • Panther

  • Raven

RELATED: 135 Names for Black Cats from Classic to Crazy

Badass Orange Cat Names

Make sure you pick the perfect name to suit your daredevil cat whose orange colorations call to mind the drama of flames and lava. Or your orange cat may look and act like a tiny tiger, making one of these wildlife names the perfect choice.

  • Whiskey

  • Blaze

  • Cheddar

  • Tiger

  • Tigress

  • Nacho

  • Rusty

  • Spice

  • Fire

  • Inferno

  • Lioness

  • Cheeto

RELATED: 150 Best Names for Your Orange Cat

Badass Grey Cat Names

Mystical silver felines are cool in more elevated, mysterious ways than cats named Butch or Ranger. They prefer to keep it on the down low and then surprise you with the extent of their badass-ery once you form an alliance.

  • Smokey

  • Blade

  • Pepper

  • Stone

  • Wolf

  • Tornado

  • Hurricane

  • Dark Moon

  • Chrome

  • Razor

  • Steel

  • Stormy

  • Slate

  • Granite

  • Phantom

RELATED: 125+ Grey Cat Name Ideas for Your Silvery Feline Friend

Badass Cat Names Inspired by the All-Stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Paws up if you know that Marvel superheroes are the most badass characters out there (sorry DC). We’re sure your cat would agree.

  • Thor

  • Dora Milaje

  • Marvel (or Mar-Vell)

  • Thanos

  • Loki

  • T’Challa

  • Wakanda

  • Wanda

  • J.A.R.V.I.S.

  • Rocket

  • Groot

  • Shuri

  • Doctor Strange

  • Valkyrie

  • Odin

  • Black Widow

  • Hulk

  • She-Hulk

  • Deadpool

  • Okoye

  • Iron Man

  • Bucky

  • Star-Lord

  • Fury

  • Vision

  • Spiderman

  • War Machine

  • Hawkeye

  • Gamora

  • Heimdall

  • Peggy

  • Killmonger

  • Ronan

  • M’Baku

  • Korg

RELATED: 150+ Cool Cat Names for Your Fine Feline

Badass Names for Cats Based on Some of the Coolest Fantasy Characters of All Time

From Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings to more niche fantasy realms, these tough names are fitting for a cat whose imagination is larger than life.

  • Legolas

  • Jack Sparrow

  • Aragorn

  • Tyrion

  • Lyra

  • Daenerys

  • Spock

  • Furiosa

  • Buffy

  • Korra

  • Arya

  • Godzilla

  • King Kong

  • Katniss

  • Aslan

Badass Cat Names Inspired by Our Favorite Athletes

If you have a cat that is the best at climbing, leaping, knocking stuff over, and is a whiz at catching mice, naming them after one of these GOATs just makes sense.

  • Simone Biles

  • Kobe Bryant

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Serena Williams

  • Muhammad Ali

  • Michael Phelps

  • Lionel Messi

  • Marion Jones

  • Rafael Nadal

  • Neymar

  • Yao Ming

  • Apolo Anton Ohno

  • Sugar Ray Leonard

  • Tom Brady

  • Shaun White

  • Mia Hamm

  • Misty May

  • Danica Patrick

  • Michelle Kwan

  • Dale Earnhardt

  • Jackie…



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