Some cute names for boy cats include Leo, Toby, Oliver, Tigger, Garfield, Bandit, Bagheera, Chester, Felix, Milo and Morris, according to PetMD. Cat names should reflect the animal's personality, disposition or coloring.
Bold cats can have brave names like Lancelot, Aslan or Blade, while rambunctious cats may be named Tigger or Milo. Laid-back felines that love to sit on the couch take after the cartoon cat Garfield.
Cat names sometimes have several meanings that are tied to a pet cat's personality. Milo is the feline featured in the hit movie "Milo and Otis." Aslan is the brave lion from "The Chronicles of Narnia" book series by C.S. Lewis. Leo is a moniker that means "lion" in Greek. Bagheera is the black panther from Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book." For Persian breeds, Crookshanks is the name of Hermione Granger's cat from the Harry Potter series.
Other names have more modern connotations. Morris is a cat popularized in cat food commercials in the 1980s. Salem's talking antics on the television series "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" made the lovable black cat a devious housemate. Spock denotes a smart, pointy-eared cat named after a "Star Trek" character. Toonces is featured on "Saturday Night Live" as a driving cat.