Best 500+ Badass and Tough Cat Names For Male And Female Kitties

Cats are famous for having attitude.

Our furry friends live life strictly on their own terms, without worrying about any so-called “rules” us humans may like them to follow.

If your cat doesn’t want to do something, they won’t do it – it’s as simple as that.

In other words: cats are badass!

So, if you have recently acquired a new kitty, giving them a badass name is a perfect way to honor just how rebellious and feisty cats are.

To help you choose, we have put together a list of our top 500+ badass, tough and mean cat names below. Our list includes stoner, gangster and villain names too, so your cat will definitely have the baddest name on the block!

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Badass Male Cat Names

For thousands of years, male cats have had to be tough. In order to survive, these bad boys had to patrol their territory and scare off any feline intruders with their claws at the ready.

Your furbaby may still be a feared fighter, or he could just be a right softie who simply prefers love over war.

Regardless, giving your male cat a badass name is a great way to make sure he commands respect from all whom he meets!

  • Ajax
  • Alpha
  • Ammo
  • Annihilator
  • Anthrax
  • Apocalypse
  • Ares (Greek God of War)
  • Axe
  • Axel
  • Bear
  • Beefcake
  • Blade
  • Blake
  • Bone Cruncher
  • Boulder
  • Bouncer
  • Brawn
  • Bronx
  • Bruiser
  • Brute
  • Brutus
  • Buck
  • Burly
  • Captain Splatter
  • Casanova
  • Champ
  • Corinthian
  • Crusher
  • Demolition
  • Diesel
  • Doctor Hell
  • Doctor Lobotomy
  • Dozer
  • Duke
  • Fender Bender
  • Flex
  • Flint
  • General Razor Claw
  • Grinder
  • Hail
  • Helios (Greek Sun God)
  • Hercules
  • Hit Kitty
  • Holt
  • Icarus
  • Invictus (Latin for “Unconquerable”)
  • Jedi
  • Johnny Rotten
  • Juggernaut
  • Kevlar
  • Knox
  • Lockjaw
  • Magnus
  • Maverick
  • Meathook
  • Metal Fang
  • Mighty Paws
  • Mister Splinter
  • Mr. Sharp
  • Nightmare
  • Nimbus
  • Nitro
  • Odin (Norse War God)
  • Prodigy
  • Rampage
  • Ratchet
  • Razor
  • Reaper
  • Rider
  • Ripper
  • Ripley
  • Roadkill
  • Rock
  • Ronan
  • Rooster
  • Sasquatch
  • Scandal
  • Scar
  • Scrapper
  • Shiver
  • Sniper
  • Spike
  • Spyder
  • Steel
  • Stone
  • Surge
  • Swifty
  • Tattoo
  • Toughie
  • Tombstone
  • Tremor
  • Turbo
  • Vegas
  • Warlock
  • Whiskey
  • Wild Whiskers
  • Zephyr
  • Zeus

Learn More: Top 200+ Names For Male Cats

Badass Girl Cat Names

Your female fluffball may be cute, but everyone knows she’s a fierce lioness at heart.

‘Princess’ or ‘Snuggles’ may be great name choices for some. But if you want to give your girl a truly tough cat name to honor her inner huntress – you can find the perfect choice in our list below:

  • Adara
  • Alaska
  • Alyssa
  • Amber
  • Angelina
  • Aphrodite (Goddess of Beauty)
  • Artemis (Goddess of Hunting)
  • Arya (Hebrew for Lioness)
  • Astra
  • Athena
  • Avril
  • Banshee
  • Banyan
  • Baroness
  • Bastet (Egyptian Cat God)
  • Brawny Paws
  • Brooklyn
  • Cairo
  • Cleo (Cleopatra)
  • Climax
  • Cyanide
  • Daiquiri
  • Dakota
  • Darla
  • Destiny
  • Electra
  • Evanescence
  • Expresso
  • Godiva
  • Godzilla
  • Himalaya
  • Huntress
  • Inari
  • Jezebelle
  • Juno
  • Kahlan (Strong Leader)
  • Karma Chameleon
  • Katniss
  • Khaleesi (Game of Thrones)
  • Kimbra
  • Madonna
  • Man Killer
  • Marilyn
  • Minx
  • Nabisco
  • Nala
  • Narcissus
  • Notorious
  • Nikita
  • Odessa
  • Ophelia
  • Pandora
  • Rebel
  • Reno
  • Rogue
  • Sabotage
  • Sabretooth
  • Savannah
  • Sekhmet (Egyptian Lion Goddess of War)
  • Sedona
  • Siren
  • Snapdragon
  • Spirit
  • Stiletto
  • Storm
  • Strangler
  • Sumo
  • Taboo
  • Tijuana
  • Titania
  • Utah
  • Valkyrie
  • Venus
  • Vodka
  • Zelda

Learn More: Top 200+ Names For Female Cats

Stoner Cat Names

Some cats like to spend their days being active, patrolling their territory or playing with their favorite toys, but other cats prefer a whole new level of chill.

If you or your cat likes to embrace the Rasta culture and live life in the slow lane – check out this fun list of stoner cat names:

  • Blaze
  • Blunt
  • Bob Marley
  • Bong Buddy
  • Bud
  • Buddha
  • Doobie
  • Ganja Kitty
  • Lucid
  • Mary Jane
  • Master Hemp
  • Meow’uana
  • Munchies
  • Pocket Rocket
  • Puff
  • Rasta Whiskers
  • Red Eye
  • Reefer
  • Rizla
  • Roach
  • Roller
  • Smokey
  • Snoop
  • Spliff
  • THC
  • Wacky Baccy

Learn More: The Top Cool Cat Names

Feisty Cat Names

As much as we adore them, cats can be famously unpredictable.

One moment they’ll be purring away having a belly rub, but before you know it, their inner tiger awakens and your hand becomes prey!

If your cat likes to keep you on your toes – take a look at our favorite feisty kitten names below:

  • Acid
  • Agro
  • Arrow
  • Bolt
  • Bullet
  • Flash
  • Grouch
  • Kickback
  • Lasher
  • Lightning
  • Nipper
  • Raider
  • Shock
  • Slasher
  • Slicer
  • Snappy
  • Splinter
  • Stinger
  • Striker
  • Thrasher
  • Tornado
  • Tsunami
  • Whiplash
  • Whipper
  • Whirlwind
  • Zapper

Learn More: Top 200 Unique Cat Names

Fierce Cat Names

Is your cat a master hunter? Or do they prefer to sleep on the chair all day?

Either way, giving your kitty a truly fierce name is a fun way to honor the apex predator at heart, as well as strike fear into your visitors!

  • Assassin
  • Avenger
  • Barbarian
  • Basher
  • Beast
  • Brute
  • Buckler
  • Captain
  • Chaos
  • Cobra
  • Colonel
  • Cutthroat
  • Dementor
  • Doom
  • Fang
  • Fiend
  • Fury
  • Gauntlet
  • Ghost
  • Ghoul
  • Goblin
  • Gremlin
  • Hammer
  • Hatchet
  • Hellcat
  • Hellion
  • Ire
  • Iron heart
  • Javelin
  • Jaws
  • Killer
  • Mamba
  • Maniac
  • Masher
  • Master Pain
  • Mauler
  • Mercenary
  • Mutant
  • Ogre
  • Poison
  • Punk
  • Rage
  • Rowdy
  • Sabre Tooth
  • Savage Paw
  • Scythe
  • Sentinel
  • Sergeant Shredder
  • Skinner
  • Slammer
  • Smasher
  • Spite
  • Spook
  • The Terminator
  • Torment
  • Torpedo
  • Troll
  • Vandal
  • Venom
  • The Furry Villain
  • Warden
  • Wrath
  • Zombie

Learn More: Top 350+ Italian Cat Names

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Gangster Cat Names

Gangsters rule their territory with fear and intimidation to get what they want. Your kitty may only terrorize the local bird population or his favorite stuffed mouse, but they are still the baddest boss of their domain!

Here are our favorite badass gangster cat names:

  • AK47
  • Baby Gangster
  • Big Al
  • Big Papa
  • Breaker
  • Brewer
  • Bruise
  • Bullet Claw
  • Butch
  • Buzz
  • Cannon
  • Capone
  • Chains
  • Clink
  • Colt
  • Crank
  • Creep
  • Creeper
  • Cruzito
  • Cueball
  • Daemon
  • Decay
  • Dealer
  • El Chuey
  • Escobar
  • Fender
  • Fester
  • Forge
  • Gargoyle
  • Gearhead
  • Gears
  • Governor
  • Grave
  • Grenade
  • Griller
  • Gunner
  • Harley
  • Hash
  • Homie
  • Indominus
  • Ink
  • Iron
  • Ironclad
  • Killshot
  • Knuckle Duster
  • Knuckles
  • Kraken
  • Lil’ Loco
  • Lynch
  • Miklo
  • Montana
  • Mr Scrappy
  • Pablo
  • Payaso Loco
  • Patriot
  • Pistol
  • Psycho
  • Punch
  • Racer
  • Ranger
  • Rascal
  • Shorty
  • Shotgun
  • Uzi

Learn More: Top 200+ Korean Cat Names

angry grey cat on black background

Villain Cat Names

Movie baddies often have a cat by their side as they plot world domination – with Dr Evil and Bond villains being perhaps the most famous examples.

If you find yourself rooting for these cool movie bad guys and their fluffy companions, check out our list of the best badass villain names for your kitty!

  • Bane
  • Bowser
  • Captain Hook
  • Catwoman
  • Count Dracula
  • Cruella
  • Cyborg
  • Darth Vader
  • Dillinger
  • Doctor Doom
  • Dr Evil
  • Draco
  • Dracula
  • Dredd
  • Freddy Krueger
  • General Zod
  • Gollum
  • Gothel
  • Gruber
  • Hannibal
  • Hannibal Lecter
  • Hans
  • Hit Girl
  • Jabba the Hutt
  • Joker
  • Khan
  • Krueger
  • Leatherface
  • Loki
  • Lord Voldemort
  • Magneto
  • Max Cady
  • Megatron
  • Montgomery Burns
  • Mr. Burns
  • Norman Bates
  • Pazuzu (The Exorcist)
  • Pennywise
  • Pinhead
  • Professor Chaos
  • Professor Moriarty
  • Ratched
  • Sandman
  • Sauron
  • Serpentor
  • Skeletor
  • Soprano
  • Stryker
  • Sub-Zero
  • Swamp Thing
  • Thanos
  • The Borg
  • The Grinch
  • The Terminator
  • Ursula
  • Vadar
  • Vector
  • Voldemort
  • Zoom

Badass Black Cat Names

Black cats have been both revered and feared throughout history.

Usually associated with the supernatural, black cats boast a powerful aura of darkness and mystery which deserves a spooky badass name to match!

badass angry black cat eyes

Take a look at our favorites below:

  • Abracadabra
  • Alakazam
  • Beelzebub (Prince of Demons)
  • Black Eye
  • Black Hole
  • Black Moon
  • Blackout
  • Blind Spot
  • Carbon
  • Charcoal
  • Cinders
  • Conjurer
  • Cosmos
  • Crypt Keeper
  • Dark Matter
  • Damien
  • Deadzone
  • Deception
  • Demon
  • Diablo
  • Ebony
  • Eclipse
  • Eight Ball
  • Enigma
  • Fate
  • Guinness
  • Hades (Greek God of the Underworld)
  • Hecate (Goddess of Witchcraft)
  • Labyrinth
  • Lucifer
  • Lyla
  • Magic
  • Menace
  • Midnight
  • Morticia
  • Mystery
  • Necromancer
  • Nightshade
  • Ninja
  • Omen
  • Onyx
  • Panther
  • Phantom
  • Psyche
  • Raven
  • Salem
  • Satan
  • Shade
  • Sirius (Brightest Star in the Sky)
  • Spectre
  • Tarot
  • The Soul Sucker
  • Undertaker
  • Voodoo

Learn More: Top 150+ Names For Black Cats

badass snarling orange cat

Badass Orange Cat Names

With their blazing coats, orange cats are naturally suited to sizzling names associated with flames and fury.

Below, we have put together our top picks of burning badass names for your smokin’ hot kitty:

  • Arson
  • Big Red
  • Blazer
  • Blister
  • Brick
  • C4
  • Chilli
  • Copper
  • Crush
  • Daredevil
  • Death Valley
  • Dynamite
  • Ember
  • Ferrari
  • Firecracker
  • Flambe
  • Flamethrower
  • Ginger Spice
  • Heat Stroke
  • Hot Stuff
  • Ignis (Latin for fire)
  • Ignition
  • Infurrno
  • Jalapeno
  • Lava
  • Lucifurr
  • Magma
  • Nevada
  • Paprika
  • Pyro
  • Rusty
  • Sahara
  • Sandstorm
  • Scorcher
  • Sizzler
  • Skyflare
  • Tabasco
  • Tang
  • Volcano

Learn More: Top 200+ Names For Orange Cats

So, did you choose any of our suggestions for your own badass kitty?

Why not let us know in the comments below? We’d love to hear which one you picked!

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Emily Parker is the Content Manager at Catological. She's passionate about helping cat parents love their cats better by providing the best information and recommendations about everything you'll need to know about your cat, from kitten to senior years. She believes natural, biologically-appropriate products are best...why wouldn't you provide the best for a member of your family?!

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