Male Cat Names – P

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Male cat names beginning with “P”…

Paddington, Paddy
Origin: English
Meaning: The estate of Padda
Literary Notable: Paddington is the beloved bear in author Michael Bond’s children’s books.

Pagan
Origin: English
Meaning: observing a polytheistic religion, as the ancient Romans and Greeks did

Paladin
Origin: French
Meaning: a heroic champion; defender of a noble cause

Panda
Origin: French
Meaning: A black and white bear-like animal
Tip: A very cute male cat name for a black and white cat.

Panini
Origin: Italian
Meaning: A traditional Italian sandwich

Patches
Origin: English
Meaning: A piece or part that differs from the whole
Tip: This male cat name would work well for a multi-colored cat with distinct markings.

Paws
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: The foot of an animal

Paxton, Pax
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Peace

Peanut
Origin: Americanism
Meaning: A pod with an edible seed; a small or insignificant person
Tip: Use this male cat name for an itty-bitty kitty.

Pepper
Origin: English
Meaning: A pungent, spicy condiment
Tip: A perfect male cat name for a feline who has a ‘salt and pepper’ (black and white flecked) coat

Pepsi
Trivia: Pepsi is a trademarked brand of cola

Perseus (or Purrseus)
Origin: Greek Mythology
Meaning: To destroy
Trivia: The hero of Greek mythology who killed Medusa.

Percy
Origin: French
Meaning: Pierce valley
Trivia: Percy the Small Engine is the youngest steam engine character on Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends.

Phantom
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: An appearance or illusion without material or substance

Pharaoh
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Title of an ancient Egyptian king

Phoenix
Origin: Latin
Meaning: A mythical bird of great beauty, fabled to burn itself on a funeral pyre and to rise from its ashes

Pierre
Origin: French
Meaning: Stone

Pickle, Pickles
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: A cucumber that has been preserved in brine
Tip: If you’re looking for something cute and humorous, this male cat name may fit the bill!

Pinocchio
Origin: Tuscan
Meaning: Pine nut
Trivia: Pinocchio is a wooden boy-puppet who comes to life in the stories by Carlo Collodi

Pixel
Origin: English
Meaning: the smallest unit of a digital image that can be individually processed
Tip: Another excellent male cat name for an itty-bitty kitty.

Plato
Origin: Greek
Meaning: Broad-shouldered
Trivia: Plato was one of the most important of the Greek philosophers, and a teacher to Aristotle.

Popcorn
Origin: American
Meaning: Popped corn
Tip: If your cat is fluffy and white, this may be the perfect male cat name.

Pouncer
Trivia: This is a great male cat name for a cat who loves to hunt (and bring you the spoils)!

Presto
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Quickly

Pretzel
Origin: German
Meaning: Crisp, dry biscuit, usually in the form of a knot or stick, salted on the outside

Princeton
Origin: English
Meaning: Prince’s town

Prowler
Origin: Middle English
Meaning: To roam through stealthily, as in search of prey

Puck
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Devil
Trivia: The mischievous servant in Shakespeare’s play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Tip: This male cat name is an excellent choice for a playful cat.

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