List of fictional cats
Cats and other felines have often been used as characters in literature and in other forms of media. This is a list of fictional cats.
Legendary, mythological and fairytale cats
Bast (or Bastet), Egyptian goddess with the head of a cat; see also Sekhmet, Bast's guise as the goddess of lions
Chessie of the Chesapeake and Ohio (later Chessie System) Railroad Sleep like a kitten and arrive fresh as a daisy on the C&O
The cat was the animal of Libera, the Roman mythological personification of Liberty, because it hates to be constrained
Patripatan , the cat that climbed into the sky to give a good word for his human to the gods in South-East Asian Indian mythology.
Puss in Boots Dick Whittington's Cat
Cats and felines in literature
Aineko, a talking robot cat in the "Accelerando " series of science-fiction short stories (and yet-unpublished novel) by Charles Stross
Aslan the lion in and other The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Narnia stories by C.S. Lewis.
Bagheera the panther in Rudyard Kipling's and The Jungle Book
The Second Jungle Book Good Fortune, the cat who goes to heaven in the award-winning story by Elizabeth Coatsworth
Mrs. Figg's cats in Harry Potter
Professor McGonagall in Harry Potter
Mrs. Norris in Harry Potter
Shere Khan the tiger in the Jungle Book
" The Black Cat" in Edgar Allan Poe's short story, a study of the psychology of guilt
Blackmalkin, Greymalkin, and Nibbins, witches' cats in The Midnight Folk by John Masefield
Feline characters of The Book of Night with Moon by Diane Duane, including Rhiow, Saash, and Urruah
by The Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss
The Cat with the fiddle who played hey-diddle-diddle in Tolkien 's The man in the moon stayed up too late
Tolkien 's poem named Cat usually known by its first verse: The fat cat on the mat .
The Cat That Walked by Himself in Rudyard Kipling's .
Just So Stories The Cat Who ... mystery novels written by Lillian Jackson Braun and featuring the detective James Qwilleran and his two Siamese cats Koko and Yum-yum.
Carbonel , King of the Cats, in Barbara Sleigh 's Carbonel trilogy.
Cats and felines abound in books by Andre Norton
The Mark of the Cat
Gate of the Cat
Sabrina, the black cat in Octagon Magic
Also, in Sci-fi anthologies compiled by Andre Norton
Noble Warrior - CATFANTASTIC
Hob's Pot - CATFANTASTIC II
Noble Warrior Meets With a Ghost - CATFANTASTIC III
Noble Warrior, Teller of Fortunes - CATFANTASTIC IV
Noble Warrior and the Gentleman - CATFANTASTIC V
Three-Inch Trouble - A CONSTELLATION OF CATS
Cats from by Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats T. S. Eliot, in alphabetical order:
The Cheshire Cat in Lewis Carroll's , based on the folk saying, "grinning like a Cheshire cat"
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Chester, the cat in and sequels by James Howe
Bunnicula Clarence, a pacifist library-dwelling cat who sleeps on the photocopier in Clarence the Copy Cat by Patricia Lakin
C'Mell, a humanoid cat, one of the animal-derived 'underpeople' in stories by Cordwainer Smith
The Cowardly Lion, from the series.
Wizard of Oz Eureka, Dorothy's cat in
Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz The Glass Cat, a cat made of glass in
The Patchwork Girl of Oz The Hungry Tiger, the Cowardly Lion's closest friend, introduced in
Ozma of Oz The Pink Kitten, another name for Eureka in "The Wizard of Oz books
Crookshanks, Hermione Granger's cat in the novels.
Harry Potter Damn Cat , hero of the Gordons' Undercover Cat, who returns from a nightly prowl with a kidnapped woman's bracelet around his neck...But where has he been? Later adapted as the Disney film That Darn Cat
Dinah, Alice's pet cat, featured in Lewis Caroll's and his Alice in Wonderland
Through the Looking-Glass Francis the feline detective in the novels Felidae and Felidae on the Road by Akif Pirinçci
The cat and her kittens in the traditional song "Froggy would a-wooing go".
Gobbolino in Gobbolino, the Witch's Cat by Ursula Moray Williams . Her other books with eponymous feline protagonists include:
Jeffy, the Burglar's Cat and
The Nine Lives of Island Mackenzie .
Graymalkin , Jill the Witch's familiar and accomplice of Snuff, from the novel A Night In The Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny, (a graymalkin or grimalkin is an old or evil-looking she-cat)
Greebo, a witch's cat (in Terry Pratchett novels: see Discworld characters)
Gummitch the superkitten, in Fritz Leiber's Space-time For Springers.
I Am a Cat by Natsume Soseki, a cat describing his owner in Japan
Jennie, of the Paul Gallico children's book Jennie , released in the U.S. as The Abandoned
Little Cats A through Z, from Dr. Seuss'
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back Marsupalami - A cheetah with an extremely long tail.
Maurice, star of by The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents Terry Pratchett
Mehitabel , from , a dialogue between a melancholy archy and mehitabel cockroach and a heedless cat, by Don Marquis
Midnight Louie and his daughter Midnight Louise , feline companions and fellow investigators of amateur sleuth Temple Barr , featured in a series of mystery novels by Carole Nelson Douglas
Mogget, a magical entity in the form of a cat, in the fantasy novels Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen by Garth Nix
Mottyl, the cat in Not Wanted on the Voyage by Timothy Findlay
Mr. Underfoot in Robert A. Heinlein's
Friday Petronius Arbiter, Pete in Robert A. Heinlein's The Door Into Summer.
Pixel in Robert A. Heinlein's novel .
The Cat Who Walks Through Walls Upgraded cats in Reginald Bretnor's " Genius of the Species" take over the Soviet Union
Behemoth, the huge, trolley-riding, Satanic black cat in Mikhail Bulgakov's .
The Master and Margarita O'lal , monitor of Earth in Alan Dean Fosters Cat-A-Lyst
In reference to Schrodinger's Cat:
Shere Khan the tiger in Rudyard Kipling's and The Jungle Book
The Second Jungle Book Simpkin in Beatrix Potter's The Tailor of Gloucester .
Spiegel, from Spiegel the Cat by Gottfried Keller
From Tad Williams'
Eatbugs (a.k.a. Tangaloor Firefoot )
Snagrat (from Hangbelly's Song)
Tigger in Winnie the Pooh
Tobermory the talking cat, protagonist of a short story by the satirist Saki (Hector Hugh Munro).
Tobias, a tall black talking cat with significant magical powers in the series by Sheila McCullough . Father of Sebastian, who is affectionate towards his "owner" Tim who saved him from drowning. Sebastian is a Strange One (neither part of the Hidden People nor a normal cat).
Tim and the Hidden People Tom Kitten , a curious but disobedient young cat in the children's stories "The Tale of Tom Kitten " and "The Roly Poly Pudding " by Beatrix Potter; also Tom's mother, Mrs. Tabitha Twitchit, and his siblings Moppet and Mittens
Tug, the cat given by Ged to Alder to protect him from nightmares, in by The Other Wind Ursula Le Guin.
The Owl's fiancée in Edward Lear's The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
"The Cats of Ulthar", who take revenge upon the murder of a kitten in H. P. Lovecraft's story of that name: from that day, it was forbidden to harm a cat in that city.
Powder the albino Siamese from uncommon children's series Powder The Cat .
"The Unadulterated Cat" by Terry Pratchett and Joliffe Gray
Itty in s "Dr Dolittle's Return"
Hugh Lofting Cats and felines in plays
Cats and felines in film
Coco, the white Persian in
Jungle 2 Jungle Leo the Lion , mascot of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio.
much of the cast of the Disney animated film
The Aristocats. Figaro, of Disney's .
Pinocchio The film postulates an ongoing war dating back to ancient times between cats and dogs. The most notable cat is a spoilt Persian called Mr. Tinkles who is also an evil genius.
Cats & Dogs Blofeld's unnamed cat from the James Bond movies, which has inspired a number of imitations and spoofs (see Mr Bigglesworth, Madcat, and Nero)
Milo in The Adventures of Milo and Otis
Mr. Bigglesworth, Dr. Evil's cat from the films, in homage to the unnamed cat of Bond's Blofeld
Austin Powers Orion, from
Men in Black Pink Panther, movie eponym, cartoon character
That Darn Cat, Disney's adaptation of the book Undercover cat
Pyewacket is the witch's familiar in the romantic comedy film Bell Book and Candle
Simba, Nala, Mufasa, Scar, Sarabi, Sarafina and other lions in Disney's
The Lion King Kovu, Kiara, Zira, Nuka, Vitani and other lions in Disney's
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Cosmic Creepers, an ugly, suspicious-looking black cat in the 1971 Disney film
Bedknobs and Broomsticks King Leonidas of Naboombu, a lion, the world's greatest soccer player, also in Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Rhubarb, a cat that inherits a professional baseball team from its owner, in the 1951 film Rhubarb
Snowbell, the cat in the film version of
Stuart Little Tao, a Himalayan cat in the 1963 film The Incredible Journey (named "Sassy" in the 1993 remake)
The unnamed cat that Don Corleone has in his lap in the first scenes in
The Godfather Jones, the cat in
Alien Puss-in-Boots, a cat with the voice of Antonio Banderas in Shrek 2.
Thackery Binx, the boy-turned-black-cat in Hocus Pocus
Baby, the leopard in the Bringing Up Baby
Elsa, the lioness in Born Free
Cats and felines in television
Annabelle and Eek from Eek!stravaganza
The Cat, character descended from cats played by Danny John-Jules in BBC TV sci-fi sitcom (see Frankenstein, below)
Red Dwarf Cagney, Elisa's cat in Disney's
Gargoyles "Clarence, the cross-eyed Lion" from the TV series Daktari
Frankenstein, the pregnant cat Lister sneaks onboard the Red Dwarf
Henrietta Pussycat and Daniel Tiger from
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Iris, Catwoman's cat in
Batman, the Animated Series Kitty, pet lion from the 1960s TV series
The Addams Family Lucky, the Tanners' cat in TV series , who weekly escaped being devoured by the wisecracking Alien Life-Form
ALF Meow Mix Cat , commercial mascot for Meow Mix cat food.
Miss Kitty Fantastico, pet cat of Willow and Tara in
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Morris, commercial mascot for 9 Lives Cat Food, voiced by John Irwin
Mrs. Slocombe's "Pussy", an unseen character and the source of many innuendoes in
Are You Being Served? Neelix, Lieutenant Reginald Barclay's cat, from
Star Trek: Voyager Spot, pet cat of Data, from
Star Trek: The Next Generation Prince Myshkin, in the episode, "Stray Cat," from (named after the main character in Noir Dostoevsky's ).
The Idiot Salem, talking black cat from the TV series (and comic book)
Sabrina the Teenage Witch Sizzle, a pet cat puppet on The Puzzle Place
Tony the Tiger, commercial spokestiger for the breakfast cereals Frosted Flakes and Frosties
Cats and felines in animation, comics and puppetry
Azrael, pet of Gargamel on the TV show
The Smurfs Bagpuss, British TV cat
Battlecat (aka Cringer) of
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Big Cat, campus cartoon character often sighted in graffiti and newspaper columns
Bill the Cat, mascot and presidential candidate in Berke Breathed's
Bloom County Binka and friends.
Black Pete, Disney cartoon character, originally the nemesis of Mickey Mouse then Goofy
Bucky Katt, cartoon cat from Get Fuzzy comic strip
Captain Amelia, humanoid feline in Disney's
Treasure Planet Catastrophe, villain in Spy Dogs
Catbert, the evil human resources director in the Dilbert comic strip
The Catbus, a living cat with the size, shape, and function of a bus, in the anime
My Neighbor Totoro CatDog, star of the Nickelodeon TV show of the same name. See also List of fictional dogs
Cat Jacob , a Swiss cat provides his readers with a humourous little philosophical "poke" along their way.
, singing group from The Cattanooga Cats Hanna-Barbera animated series
Cat Town, a web-based 'show' by R. Noyes starring cats from CatPrin, a Japanese tailor for felines.
Chaos, a Muppet cat on Sesame Park
Chester, Minnie the Minx's cat in the British Beano comic
Choo-Choo Bear, the boneless and oozy pet cat of Davan, in the comic
Something Positive Chubby Huggs, oversized, overaffectionate cartoon cat from Get Fuzzy comic strip
Claude Cat, character
Looney Tunes Courageous Cat , superhero friend of sidekick Minute Mouse
Custard, nemesis of in the Roobarb BBC cartoon series
Cyborg Kuro-chan , a robotic cat who is a spoof on Astro Boy
Diego and the other sabertooth cats in Ice Age
Doraemon, a feline robot from future. From Japanese cartoon and animation series of the same title.
Evil The Cat (and occasionally a reverse clone, Good The Cat), one of the numerous nemeses of Earthworm Jim
Fat Cat, chief nemesis of the rodent heroes of Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers
Fat Freddie's Cat in the Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers by Gilbert Shelton
Felix the Cat, pioneer cartoon character
Fritz the Cat, creation of Robert Crumb, changed considerably by Ralph Bakshi in his cartoon, killed later in retaliation by Crumb
Furrball the Scaredy Cat;
Tiny Toon Adventures character From the comic strip, :
Garfield Cast of animated film Gay Purr-ee
A Gata e O Gato (the female and the male cat), a couple in the comics by Laerte Coutinho
Gatomon, from Digimon. Although not technically a cat, she does appears and act like one.
Heathcliff, comic strip character
Hello Kitty, popular Japanese character marketed extensively by Sanrio
Hobbes, Calvin's pet stuffed tiger from the comic strip by Calvin and Hobbes Bill Watterson
Horse, the invincible tomcat from the comic strip , by Footrot Flats Murray Ball
Jess, the eponymous black and white cat of the title song in the Postman Pat's BBC children's TV series
Jiji, the black cat in
Kiki's Delivery Service Mr. Jinks, featured with mice nemeses Pixie and Dixie in Hanna-Barbera's Huckleberry Hound Show
Kimba the White Lion
Kirara in InuYasha
Kuroneko-sama from the anime Trigun. Roughly translated, the name simply means Lord Black Cat.
Krazy Kat, surreal cartoon by George Herriman
Kyou, boy who transforms into a cat in the anime series
Fruits Basket Lucifer, the cat in Disney's Cinderella.
Luna, Artemis and Diana in
Sailor Moon Madcat, Dr. Claw's pet, from cartoon series
Inspector Gadget Meowth in Pokémon and its evolved form Persian.
Ms. Nyako, a catgirl who is leader of robotic town Yuneas in anime Edens Bowy . She also has a niece, Konyako, a younger catgirl.
Nero, a fluffy white caterpillar, pet of the villainous toad Silas Greenback, from the cartoon series —a parody of Blofeld's cat (see above)
Danger Mouse Oggy , from
Oggy and the Cockroaches Omaha the Cat Dancer, erotic " furry" comic book character
Rose Is Rose The Pink Panther, movie eponym, cartoon character
Puar, a flying, shapeshifting cat from the Dragon Ball manga and anime
Looney Tunes Ragland T. Tiger, aka Rags, on
Crusader Rabbit Rajah, the pet tiger in Aladdin
Rhonda, a tiger in Kevin and Kell
Rita, part of the cat-dog couple Rita and Runt in
Animaniacs Rubbish, the star of Rubbish, King of the Jumble.
Ruff, of Hanna-Barbera's
Ruff and Reddy The Samurai Pizza Cats, cartoon characters
Scrapper, the one eyed cat of Mrs. Wicket in the Mr Bean animated series.
Scratchy in , the The Itchy & Scratchy Show show-within-a-show on The Simpsons
Sagwa and friends.
Shampoo in her transformed form in
Ranma 1/2 Si and Am, the sinister and mischievous Siamese cats owned by Aunt Sarah in the film Lady and the Tramp
Snagglepuss, Hanna-Barbera TV cartoon character
Snowball (white) (deceased) and Snowball II (black), The Simpsons' house cats
9 Chickweed Lane Spider Jerusalem's two-headed chain-smoking alley cat, from Transmetropolitan
Stimpy, from the cartoon series
Ren and Stimpy Streaky the Supercat, from comics
Supergirl SWAT Kats characters T-Bone, Razor, Calico Briggs, and other residents of MegaCat City
Sylvester the Cat;
Warner Bros. cartoon character Sylvester Jr ; Sylvester's Son
Tabbe Le Fauve from the furry comic book,
Xanadu The Thundercats, cartoon characters
Tom, from the cartoon series Tom and Jerry
Toonces, the driving cat (from Saturday Night Live)
Top Cat and his band of alley cats, Hanna-Barbera TV cartoon characters
Ura in El-Hazard
Wannyan (aka Bow-Meow), the half-dog half-cat alien baby-sitter from the anime UFO Baby (aka Da! Da! Da!)
Wildcat, Donald Rooum's anarchist cat, featured in
Freedom newspaper Winston, the Janitor's cat in the Beano comic strip The Bash Street Kids
WWII ("World War II"), the infamous "cat next door" that keeps scartching up Snoopy's doghouse in
Peanuts Cats in electronic games
Cats in song
"The Cat Came Back" (1893) by Harry S. Miller, tells of futile attempts to get rid of a big yellow cat:
But the cat came back the very next day.
The cat came back. They thought it was a goner,
But the cat came back; it just wouldn't stay away.
The song also inspired an animated cartoon short.
Cats in science
Schrödinger's cat, hapless victim and lucky survivor of a thought experiment by Erwin Schrödinger illustrating the incompleteness of the theory of quantum mechanics (although Schrödinger himself is historical, the cat is the protagonist in a thought experiment and thus fictional). Surrounding this thought experiment, John Gribbin authored two books, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat and .
Schrödinger's Kittens Cats and felines on the Internet and in IT
Mittens and Snowdrop, animated cats which star in a series of humorous animations at matazone.co.uk
Neko, one of the first animated "screen toys," which "slept" on the screen and woke up when one moved the mouse, chasing the mouse cursor.
Several Neopets characters resemble cats.
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