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Romantic, Poetic & Literary Names for Cats

Here are some romantic names for cats:

  1. Romeo – after the tragic romantic hero in William Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet”
  2. Juliet – after the female lead in “Romeo and Juliet”
  3. Cupid – after the god of love in Roman mythology, often depicted as a cherub with a bow and arrow
  4. Aphrodite – after the goddess of love and beauty in Greek mythology
  5. Casanova – after the infamous Italian lover and seducer
  6. Cleopatra – after the powerful and seductive queen of ancient Egypt
  7. Tristan – after the tragic romantic hero in the medieval legend of “Tristan and Isolde”
  8. Isolde – after the tragic heroine in the legend of “Tristan and Isolde”
  9. Belle – meaning “beautiful” in French, often associated with romanticism and elegance
  10. Eros – after the Greek god of love, often depicted as a handsome young man with wings and a bow and arrow.

Here are some poetic names for cats:

  1. Luna – meaning “moon” in Latin
  2. Aurora – meaning “dawn” in Latin
  3. Sable – a rich, dark brown color often associated with elegance and sophistication
  4. Phoenix – a mythical bird that is reborn from its own ashes, symbolizing resilience and transformation
  5. Zephyr – a gentle, warm breeze often associated with springtime
  6. Nimbus – a luminous cloud or halo often depicted in religious art
  7. Seraphina – meaning “fiery ones” in Hebrew, often associated with angels
  8. Ember – a glowing piece of wood or coal often associated with warmth and comfort
  9. Celeste – meaning “heavenly” in Latin
  10. Mystique – an aura of mystery and intrigue often associated with a feline’s grace and poise.

Here are some literary names for cats:

  1. Cheshire – after the grinning cat in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”
  2. Garfield – after the famous comic strip cat created by Jim Davis
  3. Macavity – after the mystery cat in T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats”
  4. Crookshanks – after Hermione Granger’s cat in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series
  5. Simba – after the main character in “The Lion King,” which was adapted into a novel by Irene Mecchi and Roger Allers
  6. Puss in Boots – after the cunning and clever cat from the fairy tale collected by Charles Perrault
  7. Behemoth – after the giant black cat in Mikhail Bulgakov’s “The Master and Margarita”
  8. Mr. Mistoffelees – after the magical cat in T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats”
  9. Church – after the undead cat in Stephen King’s “Pet Sematary”
  10. Dinah – after Alice’s cat in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”.

These names are inspired by cats in literature and pop culture, and can add a touch of literary flair to your feline friend’s name.