List of catgirls
A catgirl is a female character with cat traits, such as cat ears, a cat tail, or other feline characteristics on an otherwise human body. The list excludes anthropomorphic cats (e.g. Hello Kitty, Top Cat, The Cat in the Hat), humans dressed in cat costumes, and characters that fully transform between cat and human and not some in-between stage. It may include characters that wear a cat-themed costume, but only if has strong recognition as a catgirl by news sources, as with Catwoman, For franchise characters, they are listed by their originating media, with ones in manga and anime listed separately from television and film. Male catpeople, called catboys, are also included.
In anime and manga
- Aisha Clanclan, a Ctarl-Ctarl, a catgirl race from Outlaw Star
- Alia and Lotte Liese from Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's
- Anna Puma and Uni Puma, gynoid catgirls from Dominion
- Blair, a cat who can transform into a human and who exhibits cat-like attributes when in human form, from Soul Eater
- Catia, a race of catgirls from Cat Planet Cuties
- Chibi-neko from The Star of Cottonland is physically a cat but is always drawn as a catgirl. This 1979 work is credited with popularizing the catgirl character type.
- Clawdia from Fighting Foodons
- Fam, a sorceress who has cat-ears and cat-tail from Ruin Explorers
- Himari Noihara, a bakeneko from Omamori Himari
- Ichigo Momomiya, who transforms into a catgirl, from Tokyo Mew Mew
- Koneko Toujou, a nekomata from High School DxD
- Leonmichelli Galette des Rois, of the Galette family, from Dog Days
- Merle, from The Vision of Escaflowne
- Miruru from I'm Gonna Be An Angel!
- Neko Musume, from GeGeGe no Kitaro
- Nuku Nuku, title character of All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Nuku Nuku, a catgirl android powered by a cat brain
- Nya-tan from Etotama
- Ropponmatsu model 2, a gynoid in the form of a catgirl, from Excel Saga
- Rou, Shii, and Maa from Nyanko Days
- Serval, from Kemono Friends
- Shizuka Nekonome, from Rosario + Vampire
- Taruto, from Magical Meow Meow Taruto
- Rem Galleu, from How Not to Summon a Demon Lord
- Various characters from Free Collars Kingdom. They appear to each other as catboys and catgirls, but appear to humans as ordinary cats.
In literature and comics
- Awina from Philip Jose Farmer's The Stone God Awakens
- Catwoman from DC Comics
- C'Mell, from the 1962 science-fiction short story "The Ballad of Lost C'Mell", a woman who was created from cat DNA.
- Nyara, a human who was transformed into a catgirl by his father's magical experiments, from Mercedes Lackey's Valdemar book series
In live-action film
- Cat Lady in the motion picture Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989), portrayed by stuntwoman Linda Fetters.
- Katarina from Dark Angel Season 2 episode 5: "Boo", played by Sarah Carter.
- Kitty from the movie Monkeybone played by Rose McGowan
- Tiger Cub, a werecat from Night Watch
In live-action television
- Allasandra in the Sliders episode: "This Slide of Paradise", played by Melinda Clarke.
- The Cat, from Red Dwarf
- Chloe, Alek, Jasmine, Valentina, from The Nine Lives of Chloe King are part of the Mai, a cat-like race descended from Bast.
- Dr. Katherine "Kat" Manx Power Rangers S.P.D. played by Michelle Langstone
In video games
- Cyan, from Show By Rock!!
- Felicia, from Darkstalkers
- Johari, of the Leopardman race, from Quest for Glory III: Wages of War
- Kebako, from Cat Girl Without Salad!, a video game by Wayforward Technologies that originated as an April Fool's joke
- Coyori, catgirl waitress in the video game Battle Fantasia
- Kit Ballard from Blade Kitten
- Kit Cats, also known as Felynns, a race of nekomatas from Disgaea series
- Kuu, from Wanko to Kurasou
- Miqo'te a race of catgirls from the video game Final Fantasy XIV
- Mitsue, a catgirl merchant NPC from Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny
- Ms. Fortune from Skullgirls video game
- Nekos, a race of catgirls from Nekopara
- Norn from Atelier Iris
- Okoi, a bakeneko from Muramasa Rebirth
- Stella from VA-11 HALL-A
- Taokaka and Kokonoe from BlazBlue
- Tayutai, a race of catgirls from the visual novel Tayutama
- Kitty Cheshire, from Ever After High dolls
- Toralei Stripe, Purrsephone and Meowlody, Catrine DeMew, and Catty Noir, werecat characters, from Monster High dolls
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