List of fictional cats in film

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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 live action, (or primarily live action) films. For characters that appear in several separate films, only the earliest film will be recorded here.

Character Origin Notes
Binx Hocus Pocus The Sanderson Sisters (Witches Winnifred, Sarah, and Mary) turned Thackary Binx into a cat when he tried to save his sister from them at the beginning of the movie. He then plays a talking cat for most of the movie until the spell is broken at the end.[1]
Church Pet Sematary A gray cat resurrected after being run over.
Crookshanks Harry Potter
Cosmic Creepers Bedknobs and Broomsticks Miss Eglantine Price's scruffy and slightly grumpy black cat.
DC That Darn Cat! A wily, adventurous Siamese tomcat who lives with two young women, suburbanite sisters Ingrid and Patti Randall, whose parents are traveling abroad at the time of the story.
Filby Primer Aaron’s cat. When missing, called by name by Aaron and Abe during the fountain scene.[2] Filby is most likely named as a tribute to a minor character in the science fiction novel, The Time Machine, written by H.G. Wells in 1894.[2][3]
Grumpy cat Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever TV movie premiered 29 November 2014
Hecate Batman: The Movie Appeared in the 1966 Batman movie as Catwoman's pet cat; Unknown if Hecate also appeared in 1960's Batman episode "The Purr-fect Crime/Better Luck Next time" as Catwoman's felonious feline pet (which is adopted BY Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson); This episode also featured a kitten sent to Police HQ by Catwoman.
Jake The Cat from Outer Space A cat-like alien. His real name is Zunar-J-5/9 Doric-4-7.
Jonesy Alien Jones, or Jonesy, is a cat with orange fur who serves as mascot aboard the Nostromo. He and Ellen Ripley are the only survivors of their mission to planet LV-426. After Ripley saved Jonesy from the wreck of the Nostromo, he stays and sleeps with her when she is in hospital and, later, when she gets her own apartment. When Ripley must return to LV-426, she fondly curses him and says, "You're staying here".
Keanu Keanu Tabby kitten.
Kitty Galore Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Former M.E.O.W.S. agent Ivana Clawyu
Mrs. Norris Harry Potter
Mr. Bigglesworth Austin Powers A parody of Blofeld's cat from James Bond films.
Mr. Tinkles Cats & Dogs
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
An evil snow white cat planning to sabotage the efforts of Professor Brody to discover a cure for human allergies to dogs.
Mr. Jinx Meet the Parents Played by two five-year-old Himalayan cats named Bailey and Misha. The American Humane Association oversaw the filming of all scenes where the cats were used and ensured the animals' obedience and well-being by keeping two trainers and a veterinarian on set at all times.
Milo The Adventures of Milo and Otis Ginger kitten
Morris the cat The Long Goodbye and Shamus Advertising cat best known as finicky cat Morris of 9 Lives cat food
Napoleon Mrs. Miniver The Miniver family's cat
Cat Breakfast at Tiffany's Also appeared in the movies The Diary of Ann Frank and Rhubarb. Won the Animal acting award {Patsy}: {also guest starred in a Mission Impossible episode "The Seal" as IMF agent Rusty cat!}
Pyewacket Bell, Book and Candle Siamese cat and familiar of Gillian Holroyd (Kim Novak), who is a witch
Sassy Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey A Himalayan voiced by Sally Field. The film was a remake of The Incredible Journey which featured a Siamese cat and named Tao.
Snowbell Stuart Little The pet Persian cat voiced by Nathan Lane later Kevin Schon white cat of the Little family who gradually warms up to Stuart voiced by Michael J Fox.
Smarf Too Many Cooks An anthropomorphic cat puppet used in the short, a parody of various other puppets used in sitcoms.
Spot Star Trek Generations Data's cat seen in Star Trek: The Next Generation[4] and Star Trek Generations
Stray cat The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Tabby cat who arrives at the Swedish dwelling of Mikael Blomkvist. The male cat (who is not specifically given a name by the characters) is seen several times during the film, sitting by himself on a chair, table or bed, in typical feline behaviour. However, the cat becomes a victim of revenge, and is last seen dismembered and left in front of the door as a warning. Film and commentary credits name the cat chosen for the part as Scotty and/or Roscoe. Director David Fincher assured viewers that Scotty the cat was miles away when the fake dismembered cat was staged for this scene.[5]
Sweetie The Fifth Element A white cat who lives with Korben Dallas in his apartment in New York City.[6]
Tad Lazenby Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore Black bowtie wearing Tuxedo cat head of "M.E.O.W.S." Homage to James Bond 007
voiced by Roger Moore; his name is a spoof of George Lazenby
Thomasina The Three Lives of Thomasina A cat who is reincarnated twice after death and grows closer to Lori and Mr. McDhui.
Tonto Harry and Tonto
Turkish Angora Cat James Bond Films 1962-1981; 1983; 2015–present Sidekick pet of Ernst Stavro Blofeld; appeared in movies Dr. No; From Russia with Love (film); Thunderball (film) {and its 1983 remake Never Say Never Again}; You Only Live Twice (film); On Her Majesty's Secret Service (film); Diamonds Are Forever (film). In For Your Eyes Only (film) appeared as trademark sidekick of unnamed villain implied to be Blofeld [Cat escapes before Blofeld is killed by Bond]. A similar cat appears in Spectre (2015) where Bond is tortured. Spoofed as Dr Evil pet Mr Bigglesworth and Mini-Me pet Mini Mr Bigglesworth and as Mr Tinkles
Ulysses Inside Llewyn Davis Orange tabby.

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  2. ^ a b Tim S (5 May 2009). "The Primer Universe: The Time Machine". The Primer Universe. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Free Study Guide for The Time Machine by H. G. Wells-Book Summary (Characters)". Retrieved 11 August 2016.
  4. ^ Fiona Kelleghan (2005), "Cats", The Greenwood encyclopedia of science fiction and fantasy, 1, pp. 105–107, ISBN 978-0-313-32951-7
  5. ^ "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011)". Cinema Cats. Retrieved 28 October 2016.
  6. ^ "The Fifth Element (1997)". Cinema Cats. Retrieved 2 December 2017.