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What are good names for a kitten?

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Mittens, Leo, Tiger, Smokey and Lily are all popular and well-regarded kitten names. PetMD.com and KittenNames.com are both good online resources for kitten names. VetStreet.com is another good resource, since it compiles a list of the most popular kitten names registered with the site every year.

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What are good names for a kitten?
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KittenNames.com allows users to search for popular kitten names by gender, breed and country of origin.

The website also includes more general categories for names, such as funny, unique, popular and kitten names for twins.

PetMD.com also allows users to search for kitten names based on breed. Each name is rated by users of the website through Facebook, so the names can be sorted by most popular. The website includes meanings submitted by users for each of the names.

VetStreet.com found that the most popular kitten names of 2014 were inspired by pop culture. The fifth most popular name for female kittens was Elsa, which is the name of one of the leading characters in Disney's "Frozen." The second most popular name for female kittens was "Luna," a name shared by one of the characters in the "Harry Potter" series. Stephanie Meyer's "Twilight" series is credited with making Bella the most popular female kitten name. The sixth most popular name for male kittens, "Simba," was inspired by the main character of Disney's "The Lion King".

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