Cats come in a variety of colors. Gray is one of those colors. Now, cats can be all gray, a mix of gray and white, a mix of gray and black—we think you get the picture. As there are different cat breeds, some gray cats look drastically different from others.
If you’ve just brought a gray kitty to your home and are struggling to figure out a name for your new pet, this guide on cute and funny names for gray cats will help you make an excellent decision.
Before you start, though, remember to keep your cat’s characteristics in mind. This will help you shortlist the names and choose one that best fits your cat!
So, let’s get started.
Female Gray Cat Names
Regardless of its gender, a gray cat looks pretty and behaves sweetly. That said, these gray cat names for females are perfect for your little sweet gray-colored cat.
- Bon Bon
Male Gray Cat Names
If your gray cat is male, then these names will fit it perfectly. Take a look and shortlist the ones you like.
Funny Gray Cat Names
Sharky: If you weren’t aware of this fact, cats are superb hunters. These deadly (not for you, don’t worry) will find and slay various types of small creatures; bugs, birds, you name it. So, perhaps you’d want to name it after another athletic hunter: the Great White Shark.
These sharks leap out of the water to attack their prey, a little similar to the way cats pounce. Thus, the name Sharky could be a funny choice for your gray cat.
If you’re looking for more options to showcase your sense of humor through your pet names, then we’ve got a whole list of funny gray cat names for you to consider.
- Grey Gatsby
- Gray Matter (or The Brain)
- Gray Poupon
- Tin Man
Cute Gray Cat Names
Pebble: When you take a trip to the beach, you may come across several cute, little pebbles along the shore. Their gray color and round shape alone may remind you of your adorable little kitty.
Now, you have two cute cats that you need to name, so we’ve prepared some cute gray cat names for you to give you more variety.
Good Gray Cat Names
Scratchy: If you’ve watched the animated TV series The Simpsons, you must be aware of the characters Itchy and Scratchy. Well, Itchy is a mischievous mouse, and Scratchy is a gray (also black in some cases) cat.
The show may remind you of Tom and Jerry as well. Anyway, Scratchy makes for a good gray cat name because cats tend to scratch things as well.
Gray and White Cat Names
Gandalf: This is the name of a character in the novel and film series The Lord of the Rings.
Gandalf is an old wizard who was initially known as Gandalf the Grey and then Gandalf the White.
His attire, along with the color of his long beard, fits both titles, making Gandalf an excellent choice for your gray and white cat.
For more names in this category, you only have to look below to find your favorite.
Gray Tabby Cat Names
Tabby cats are domestic cats that have a distinctive marking that resembles the letter M on their foreheads.
The markings are stripes that go by the eyes, across the cheeks, and down the back. These cats look like little tigers with their beautiful dark-colored stripes.
Monty: Monty is a street cat in the film Stuart Little who’s out to catch the mouse Stuart and eat him. Monty is a grey tabby cat, with black stripes and gray coat.
He’s an antagonist in the film; however, he is best friends with Snowbell—the cat that’s owned by the same family that owns Stuart. If your cat is a bit of an opportunist like Monty, name them after him.
Munkustrap: This is the name of one of the cats (a tabby cat, mind you) in the musical called Cats.
Girl Gray and White Cat Names
Storm: What colors tend to come to your mind when you think of a storm? We are sure you immediately imagine the gray color of dark clouds and the bright whites of lightning.
Keeping that combination of colors in mind, Storm is a fitting name for a gorgeous gray and white female cat.
What’s more, if you’re a fan of Marvel Comics, you’re probably aware of the character Storm from the X-Men. Based on appearances alone, she has silver-white hair that fits the description of your cat.
Do you want a name that’s tamer than Storm? Well, take a look at these female gray and white cat names.
- Silver Bell
- Pinot Grist
Gray Calico Cat Names
A gray calico cat is any domestic cat that has a coat with three colors, irrespective of its breed. So, these cats typically have coats mostly of grayish-white and large patches of black and orange.
That said, a cat is still classified as a calico cat if it has a tri-color coat that doesn’t contain the aforementioned colors.
Harmony: For those of you who have a lovely gray, white, and orange calico cat, you may want to consider the name Harmony. We believe it’s perfect because it describes how all three colors are harmonious with each other.
Gray Warrior Cat Names
Is your cat a bit of a warrior? Is it brave, a greater fighter, and has a heart of gold? Well, then you’re going to want to give it a badass name that’s fitting for a warrior.
Here are some awesome gray warrior cat names that’ll help steer you in the right direction.
- Red Sonja
Gray and Orange Cat Names
Dusky: This name is inspired by the time of day when the sun is setting. Often, there’s a pretty mix of the colors gray (from the darkness of the time) and orange from the setting sun.
A cat with round orange eyes could symbolize the sun, and the rest of its gray fur could be a metaphor for the darkness of the evening.
Female Gray Tabby Cat Names
Pepper: This name is perfect for your female gray-colored cat with white markings on its face and body.
Check out these female gray tabby cat names for more options.
Japanese Gray Cat Names
If you have Japanese heritage and would like to showcase that through your cat’s name, then you’re going to like this name below.
Raiden: In Japanese, Raiden means thunder and lightning. Considering that thunder and lightning are associated with the colors gray and white, you can’t go wrong with the name Raiden for your gray cat.
Striped Gray Cat Names
Zebra: Zebras are wild equines that are found in parts of the African continent. Their white bodies with black stripes make the word a great name for your grey cat with black stripes.
Lemur: If the name Zebra seems too basic, then go for Lemur instead. Lemurs are primates that have long striped tails of gray and black. You can’t go wrong with naming your little monkey of a cat this name.
Nermal: This is the name of the character from the comic strip featuring the fictional Garfield.
Nermal is a gray cat with black stripes and considers himself the cutest cat in the entire world. If you think your cat is the cutest in the world (which we sure you do), then go for Nermal.
Conclusion: Grey Cat Names
Well, that brings our comprehensive guide on cute and funny names for gray cats to an end.
Naming your cat can be a fun process when you have the right resources at your fingertips (i.e., various lists of creative pet names).
Focus on the categories that best fit your cat and work from there.
Also, while this guide is suited for gray colored cats, it won’t hurt to try out many of these names on cats of other colors.
Don’t think too hard and just pick a suitable name and, of course, have fun.