List of fictional cats in animation

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This list of fictional cats and other felines is subsidiary to the list of fictional cats. It is restricted solely to notable feline characters from notable animated television shows. For characters that appear in several separate television series, only the earliest series will be recorded here.

Character Origin Notes
Arlene Garfield A pink, skinny, elegant and has a gap between her two front teeth which Garfield often makes fun of. In "Garfield Gets Real", she seems to love Garfield more than anyone, but Garfield doesn't notice. Garfield once quipped in the early strips that he and Arlene have an apparent love-hate relationship: Garfield loves himself, and Arlene hates that.
Artemis Codename: Sailor V He is the companion to the leader of the Guardian Senshi—he trained Minako Aino as Sailor V, and remains by her side when she takes on her proper role as Sailor Venus in Sailor Moon.
Azrael Smurfs & The Smurfs Christmas Special Comic relief sidekick to Gargamel; always tries but never catches the Smurfs. Replaced as sidekick by Gargarmel nephew "Scruple".
Babbit and Catstello Merrie Melodies[1] Babbit and Catstello are Looney Tunes based on the comedic duo Abbott and Costello. Although the short, fat character calls the other one "Babbit", the tall, skinny one never addresses his partner by name; the name "Catstello" was invented later. In two other shorts they are portrayed as mice instead of cats.
Banjo Banjo the Woodpile Cat An overly curious and rebellious kitten who, after getting into trouble for falling from a house to see if he could land on his feet, runs away from his woodpile home in his owners' farm.
Beans Merrie Melodies Early colleague of Porky Pig and sometimes Ham and Ex's uncle.[2]
Beerus Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods Purple cat based loosely on Egyptian mythology. He is the god of destruction.
Beverely Where's Huddles? Spoiled cat of Claude Pertwee.
Boo Funky Phantom Ghost cat sidekick of Funky Phantom who teased Elmo the dog.
Branya The Comic Artist and Assistants An adorable little orange kitty who embodies the manga's mascot. He wears a black tuxedo and a pink bra over his ears. He communicates with cute little poster signs and is very cuddly.
Butch Tom and Jerry A black and white alley cat, who made his first appearance in the Tom and Jerry series in the 1943 short, Baby Puss (in which he serves as the secondary villain/main archenemy) alongside Topsy and the already-established Meathead.
Carla Fairy Tail Carla (シャルル Sharuru) is an Exceed, the daughter of Queen Shagotte, and a close companion to Wendy Marvell. She and Wendy belonged to Cait Shelter before joining Fairy Tail. Carla is a small, white Exceed with pink ears and brown eyes, which are smaller than Happy's eyes. She also has two whiskers on each side of her face. Carla wears a pink bow near the end of her tail. Unlike the carefree Happy, Carla is very strict and serious most of the time, rarely showing emotions.
The Catillac Cats Heathcliff A group of cats who live in a junkyard and headed by Riff-Raff and supported by Cleo cat (Riff-Raff girlfriend), Hector a streetwise Hispanic cat, Wordsworth W. Wordsworth a hip-hop groovy cat who speaks in rhyme, Mungo a big black Persian cat and Spike the junkyard dog.
Catbus My Neighbor Totoro It is a large creature, depicted as a grinning male[1] cat with a hollow body that serves as a bus, complete with windows and seats coated with fur, and a large bushy tail. The character's popularity has led to its use in a spinoff film, toys for children, an art car, and being featured in the Ghibli Museum, among other products and influences.
Cat CatDog Somewhat uptight and believes strongly in being polite and neat. He is a stickler for cleanliness and, like most cats, is aquaphobic. He is also obsessed with jet skis. Cat is 26 years old. Despite his sophisticated personality, Cat also has a dark side. Whenever he snaps, Cat becomes a ruthless, psychopathic maniac who even the Greasers are scared of once they see what he is capable of doing. He is attached to his twin brother, Dog.
Cat Peg + Cat A blue cat whose best friend is Peg. He loves circles and accompanies Peg on her adventures. Cat often inspires Peg to realize a solution to a problem without being aware of it himself.
Chance (T-Bone) SWAT Kats The larger member of the SWAT Kats and pilot of the Turbokat jet. T-Bone is one of the best pilots in the SWAT Kat universe, as seen in "Cry Turmoil." He loves aerial warfare history, as seen in "The Ghost Pilot," and Scaredy Kat cartoons.
Chi Chi's Sweet Home An adorable gray and white kitten with black stripes wanders away from her family and is found by a young boy, Youhei, and his mother. They take the kitten home and Chi then has a splendid time living with her new family, learning about different things and meeting new people and animals.
Chaos Aladdin (TV series) A winged blue cat who desires that life be unpredictable, full of surprise and change. Chaos is an extremely powerful entity of whom both Mirage and Genie are terrified of. He is a fun-loving prankster and uses his power for antics and light-hearted harassment rather than intentional, malicious evil.
Chococat Sanrio Chococat is drawn as a black cat with huge black eyes, four whiskers, and like his counterpart Hello Kitty, no mouth. His name comes from his chocolate-colored nose.[3][4]
Claude Cat Looney Tunes (a pun on the homophone "clawed cat") had his origins in several other cat characters used by Chuck Jones from 1940 to 1945. These cats were mostly similar in appearance and temperament, with black fur and anxious personalities.
Courageous Cat Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse The protector of Empire City. When fighting bad guys, Courageous Cat would use all-purpose Cat Gun or a vast variety of different deus ex machina "trick guns" he pulls out of his cape.
Danny Cats Don't Dance A cheerful, naive cat who wants to become a famous Hollywood star.
Duchess The Aristocats Madame Adelaide's cat and mother of three kittens (Berlioz, Marie, and Toulouse). She falls in love with Thomas and is forced to choose her life at home or a life with Thomas.
Diana (Sailor Moon) Sailor Moon Child of Luna and Artemis and guardian to Chibiusa.
Diana (Jewelpet) Jewelpet A Black Munchkin cat with white paws who uses Dark Magic. She wears a lace-trimmed pink waistcoat, a pink bow, and a silver heart-shaped necklace.

- Dinah (Alice in wonderland) Alice's cat Dinah is brown and white and wears a pink bow

Doc Hickory, Dickory, and Doc A Doc think black and white cat tuxedo voiced by Paul Frees Hickory and Dickory together.
Doraemon Doraemon A blue, robot cat from the future to help his owner's great-great grandfather, Nobi Nobita who often have problems.
Eek Eek! The Cat A purple cat whose motto is "it never hurts to help", though his situations dictate otherwise.
Evil Earthworm Jim The ruler over Planet Heck, intent on claiming Jim's super suit or destroying the universe. He is frequently assisted, but more often annoyed, by his aide Henchrat.
Fantomcat Fantomcat The Duke of Fantom. A masked swashbuckling hero who joins the Detective Team after his release and is nicknamed Fantomcat.
Felicia The Great Mouse Detective Feline "Enforcer" for Professor Ratigan.
Felix Felix the Cat A cute, funny black and white cat created in the silent film era. In later decades he has a "Magic Bag of Tricks".
Figaro Pinocchio Best known as the pet cat of Mister Geppetto and Pinocchio too. Figaro has also starred independently in a number of Disney shorts, as the pet of Minnie Mouse, which was a common theme for Disney characters to be juxtaposed from movies to cartoon shorts. In a "Golden Key" Cartoon Digest of Walt Disney comics, Faigaro had his own page in regard to "Figaro Feline Friends" {various members of the cat family}
Fluffy Rugrats A Pet Angelica cat
Fraidy Fraidy Cat A scrawny yellow cat who is prone misfortune as he is living his last life and always accidentally summons one of his former lives (or a storm cloud in the case of nine) when he says a number between one till nine or anything that sounds remotely like those numbers.
Francis Felidae Feline protagonist of the film Felidae.
Fritz Fritz the Cat The main character of the Fritz the Cat films and comics. He is a college-aged anthropomorphic cat, presumably living in the 1960s.
Furrball Tiny Toon Adventures A greyish-blue ragged looking cat, with a bandage around his tail. Has many similarities to Sylvester and Penelope Pussycat and is prone to getting in unfortunate encounters. Serves once as Fifi La Fume's love interest and sometimes as Elmyra Duff's pet.
Garfield Garfield A fat, lazy orange tabby, who wants nothing more out of life than to eat and sleep. He has a penchant for consuming lasagna, enjoys tormenting Odie, and likes trying to mail Nermal to Abu Dhabi. Deep down, Garfield loves Jon and Odie. While Garfield's mouth doesn't move, his thoughts are audible.
Garnet Jewelpet A pink Persian Cat who symbolizes love, and usually has a mature, feminine personality. She wears a red ribbon on her head and a pink jewel necklace. One of the three main characters of the series.
Gumball Watterson The Amazing World of Gumball A blue preteen anthropomorphic cat who is the series' protagonist.
Happy Fairy Tail A small blue Exceed with a white underbelly. Happy is usually seen carrying around a green backpack, where he keeps food and items that can be used in battle. When using his Magic, he can grow a pair of large, feathered, angel-like wings that allow him to fly around and carry others. Despite his small stature and eccentric appearance, Happy is very loyal to his teammates and fellow guild members and has a fairly significant amount of knowledge of the Magic world.
Heathcliff Heathcliff He is an orange tabby cat who also appeared in a another TV Series four years later.
Jake (Razor) SWAT Kats The smaller member of the SWAT Kats, who is a mechanical genius. He designed the various gadgets and advanced weaponry used in the Turbokat, and he serves as the radar interceptor and weapons control officer, or RIO, in the Turbokat.
Jenny Bucky O'Hare The attractive pilot of the Righteous Indignation, who belongs to an order of artificers (witches).
Jess Postman Pat Black and white cat of the title song in the BBC.
Jibanyan Youkai Watch The Cat Bakeneko ghost
Josehpine Nyan Koi!
Mr. Jinks Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks A ginger house cat with a blue collar on his neck. He frequently bullies the two mice Pixie and Dixie, but occasionally is a good friend to them and serves as their saviour in various episodes. His common catchphrase is "I hate meeces to pieces".
Julius Alice Comedies A tuxedo cat who serves as a sidekick to Alice. He was the first recurring cartoon character created by Walt Disney.
Katz Courage the Cowardly Dog He is a red thin cat with yellow eyes. He is an antagonist as owner of sinister shops all having his name in him. He is quite good at sports and luring unsuspecting people to the traps he sets up, just for his own amusement.
Kirara InuYasha Sango's faithful demon-cat companion who usually appears to be a small kitten-sized feline with two tails, but can become large enough to carry several passengers whenever the need arises.
The Kitten Simon's Cat The Cat's flatmate who appears to be more intelligent than his older feline friend despite its young age.
Kitty Katswell T.U.F.F. Puppy A female cat who is one of T.U.F.F.'s best agents. She is also Dudley's partner and best friend. Skilled in various fighting styles and use of firearms, short tempered, and easily startled, Kitty is a force to be reckoned with.
Kwazii Octonauts A humanized orange cat with a mysterious pirate past. He has a habit for getting into trouble on his many adventures.
Kuro Cyborg Kuro-chan A Black and white robotic cat tuxedo.
Kuro Love Hina A Black Cat cure
Kuroneko-sama Trigun A black cat (also what his name literally means) who appears in every single episode of Trigun.
Krazy Kat Leopold the Cat Surreal cartoon by George Herriman Leopold the Cat (Russian: Кот Леопольд, Kot Leopold) is a Soviet/Russian animation series about the pacifistic, and intelligent cat, Leopold. Leopold always wears a bow tie even when swimming. He is always confronted by two mischievous mice, Grey and White (Mitya and Motya).
Kitty Danger Rangers
Kyo Sohma Fruits Basket Kyo Sohma (草摩 夾 Sōma Kyo?) is a character in the manga and anime series Fruits Basket by Natsuki Takaya. He transforms into an orange cat whenever he is hugged by a person of the opposite gender or when his body comes under a great deal of stress. This animal is not in the Chinese zodiac, but legend says would have been if it had not been tricked by the Rat into missing the induction feast.
Kat Kid vs. Kat A space alien that looks like a Sphinx cat.
Lucifer Cinderella The pet cat of Lady Tremaine, who seeks to catch and devour Cinderella's mice friends, Jaq and Gus.
Luna Sailor Moon A dark purple cat who is a devoted servant to Princess Serenity and advisor to her mother, Queen Serenity.
Maomolin Ranma 1/2 Is a giant bakeneko whom Shampoo accidentally brought to Nerima inside a giant bell.
Master Korin Dragon Ball A master of Akido, and guardian of the path to Heaven.
Mehitabel Shinbone Alley A singing alley cat who dreams of being a star and befriends Archy.
Meow Space Dandy A dimwitted cat-like Betelgeusian (ベテルギウス星人 Beterugiusu-seijin?) who is brought aboard the Aloha Oe after Dandy and QT mistake him for a new species of alien. His real name is Me#$%* (pronounced Merowmreowreow)
Mirage Aladdin (TV series) A cat-like enchantress (with similarities to both Egyptian goddesses Bast and Sekhmet) holding powers over illusions, dreams and shadows, her magic powers are enough to create a mirage of Agrabah, its people and Aladdin's friends.
Mittens Bolt A black cat with white fore-paws, muzzle, belly, and tail-tip. She has three scarred cuts into her left ear. She is the, at first, unwitting companion of the CG animated film's main character, Bolt, and his hyperactive and somewhat insane "sidekick", Rhino.
Mr. Whiskers Frankenweenie A angora cat are girls into vampire evil cat
Nermal Garfield The self-proclaimed "world's cutest kitten.
Nelson Martha Sneaky cat who tries to frame Martha the talking dog for cake stealing, but ends up going to the Vet!
Nyan Cat Animated pixellated cat with the body of a Pop-Tart, flying through space, and leaving a rainbow trail behind it.
Nyamsus Nyan Koi!
Nicole Watterson The Amazing World of Gumball A blue cat and the mother of Gumball Watterson, and one of the main characters.
Oggy Oggy and the Cockroaches A blue chubby cat who's often being harassed by a trio of cockroaches.
Opalescence My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Rarity's ill-tempered Persian cat.
Dr. Paula Hutchison Rocko's Modern Life
Pagan Griffin Extreme Ghostbusters A Pet Kylie Griffin cat .
Pantherlily Fairy Tail Pantherlily (パンサー・リリー Pansā Rirī) is an Exceed that used to work for the kingdom of Edolas as the Magic Militia's First Division Commander of the Royal Army.[3] He is currently a member of the Fairy Tail Guild and is Gajeel Redfox's cat companion. His head is that of a black panther's, but has a white muzzle and a scar running down across his left eye. Like his fellow commanders (except Hughes), he wore a personal set of battle armor with a long cape draped around his body, as well as a helmet.
Penelope Pussycat Looney Tunes A mute and shy black and white cat. Often chased by Pepé Le Pew, being mistaken for a skunk because a white stripe of paint gets across her back.
Proud Heart Cat Care Bears One of the Care Bear Cousins. She has turquoise fur (originally pale orange) with a white tail tip, and her tummy symbol is a pink star with a red heart inside.
Puss-in-Boots Shrek 2 A supporting character in the Shrek film series, as well as the primary protagonist of the 2011 spin-off prequel Puss in Boots. He is voiced in English, Spanish and Italian versions by Antonio Banderas. He is based loosely on Charles Perrault's fairy tale character of the same name, and is the main "other fairy tale character" in the three sequels.
Pussyfoot Looney Tunes A small kitten who stands by the bulldog Marc Anthony's side.
The Rabbi's Cat The Rabbi's Cat A cat which obtains the ability to speak after swallowing a parrot, and its owner who is a rabbi in 1920s Algeria.
Rita Animaniacs A little grey and white kitten with green eyes. In the her part, she sings a song when the going gets tough. She acts as the brains to ensure her and her best friend Runt's survival.
Rubbish Rubbish, King of the Jumble An overfed cat with a rectangle head, who lives in the junk-filled attic of an old house.
Ruff The Ruff & Reddy Show Reddy's best friend.
Salem Saberhagen Sabrina, the Animated Series Talking black cat from the comic book, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and the television series of the same name in 1996, as well as the Sabrina, the Animated Series and its 2003 spinoff.
Scratchy The Simpsons Appears in a The Itchy & Scratchy Show, a show-within-a-show.
Sebastain Josie and the Pussycats Snickering sidekick of Alexandria Cabot in the comic book and classic TV Cartoon series {although not shown in movie}. Sebastain and ALexandria are contemporary comic relief bumbling bad guys similar to Dick Dastardly and Muttley. {In fact Don Messick voiced both Sebastain Cat and Muttley!}
Sergeant Tibbs One Hundred and One Dalmatians The cat who helps save the Dalmatian puppies from Cruella de Vil and her lackeys.
Shii-chan Kamichama Karin
Si and Am Lady and the Tramp Unpleasant Siamese cats, best remembered for their song, The Siamese Cat Song / What's Going on Down There.
Simon's Cat Simon's Cat A cat who goes to extreme lengths to get his master to feed him.
Snowball II The Simpsons Originally Snowball V, there have been many housecats in the show.
Spot Hong Kong Phooey Comic relief Sidekick to Henry the Janitor aka "Hong Kong Phooey"; Spot ended up doing most of the work and gets none of the credit.
Stimpy Ren and Stimpy A red and white, rotund cat with a blue nose, purple eyelids, no tail, hands with gloves that have fingernails, human-style buttocks, flat feet, and a brain the size of a peanut. He is portrayed as intelligent enough in some cases and sometimes as nonsensically stupid.
Streaky the Supercat DC Comic books Cat who accidentally received superpowers; pet of Supergirl; ancestor of Whizzy the Supercat; later appers as comic relief sidekick in Krypto the Superdog.
Sylvester the Cat Looney Tunes Black and white cat who commonly carries out predatory schemes on Tweety and Speedy Gonzales.
Tama Nyan Koi!
Tom Cat Tom and Jerry An anthropomorphic grey/blue cat who has a love-hate relationship with Jerry Mouse.
Top Cat Top Cat The yellow furred, laid back and clever main character. He wears a purple hat and vest. He often rips off and/or tricks his gang and Officer Dibble. He does respect the effort the gang does for him, but he often takes credit for it.

Hello Kitty[edit]

In 2014 Sanrio announced that Hello Kitty is not a cat. She's a cartoon character. She is a little girl. She is a friend. But she is not a cat. She's never depicted on all fours. She walks and sits like a two-legged creature. She does have a pet cat of her own, however, and it's called Charmmy Kitty. She is a cat.[5]

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