150 Adorable Fat Cat Names For Male & Female Cat

Share Email Pinterest Linkedin Twitter Facebook

We love cats, and when they are more on the plump side, that just means there’s more to love – and to cuddle with! Celebrate your cats full figure with these fun fat names.

Male Fat Cat Names

  • Angus – A type of beef from Scottish cows.
  • Babe – The name of a piglet in the family-friendly movie of the same name.
  • Baconator – The famous Wendy’s burger that’s stuffed full of bacon.
  • Bear – If your cat reminds you more of a bear cub than a cat.
  • Beast – We love this scary sounding name for a not-so-scary cat.
  • Big Boy – Pretty self-explanatory!
  • Biggie Smalls – The nickname of the legendary late rapper, The Notorious B.I.G.
  • Big Mac – The iconic McDonald’s burger.
  • Biz Markie – Old school rap at its finest, Biz Markie was not shy about his size.
  • Boomer – Perfect for a big kitty.
  • Bubba – A big sounding name with a Southern flare.
  • Buddha – Usually depicted smiling with a round belly, this would be a great name for a cat that’s fat and happy!
  • Capone – Named for the large and in charge mobster from America’s history.
  • Chunky – Maybe your cat is a little chunky – and we love that!
  • Chunk Norris – We are especially fond of this one!

Buddha – Usually depicted smiling with a round belly, this would be a great name for a cat that’s fat and happy!

  • Colossus –A great name for a cat that is not just fat, but tall and big all over.
  • Conan – Based on the fantasy here, Conan the Barbarian.
  • Dough Boy – Named after the famous Pillsbury Doughboy.
  • Duke – A large and in charge sounding name.
  • Dumbo – Everyone’s favorite cartoon elephant.
  • Emperor – Sometimes being big is an attitude of royal proportions!
  • Fat Joe – Named for the famous rapper of the same name. 
  • Garfield – Everyone’s favorite lasagna eating cat.
  • Godzilla – A legendary cinematic monster that wreaks havoc on Tokyo.
  • Goliath – The biblical giant that fought king David.
  • Gordo – The Spanish word for “fat.”
  • Grand – Your kitty may be fat, but he is also quite grand!
  • Homer – Named for Homer Simpson. 
  • Hoss – A Southern American slang term for a big, sturdy and dependable man.
  • Hulk – A fun name for a big cat with a fiery temper.

Dumbo – Everyone’s favorite cartoon elephant.

  • Jabba the Hutt – A huge intergalactic alien criminal from the Star Wars franchise.
  • King – It’s good to be King – just ask your big kitty cat that you named after royalty!
  • King Kong – A gigantic ape from the silver screen.
  • Lord – We can’t help but crack up at the idea of referring to a chubby kitty as “my Lord.”
  • Magnum – Latin for “great.”
  • Meatloaf – For your meaty kitty – extra points if you are a fan of the singer/actor of the same name!
  • Notorious B.I.G. – See entry under “Biggie Smalls.”
  • Pork Chop – A cute, tasty sounding name.
  • Porky – Named after Loony Tunes character, Porky Pig.
  • Quarterback – For the cat-owning sports lover.
  • Rex – Named for the large dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus Rex.
  • Slim Jim – For the less than slim kitty cat.
  • Slugger – A name for your furry little powerhouse.
  • Sumo– Named for the large wrestlers from Japan.
  • Tank – A military-themed name for your big guy.
  • Titan – In Greek mythology, the Titans were gigantic god figures with immense power.
  • Tonka – Refers to a large, heavy duty vehicle.
  • Viking – The Vikings may not have been known for being fat, but they sure were known for being big.
  • Wilbur – From the children’s classic, Charlotte’s Web, whose main character is a pig named Wilbur.
  • Winnie – Named for everyone’s chubby cartoon bear, Winnie the Pooh.

Porky – Named after Loony Tunes character, Porky Pig.

Female Fat Cat Names

  • Amazon – The Amazonians were a mythological race of large warrior women.
  • Athena – This Greek goddess of wisdom and war is often depicted as larger than life, just like her Olympian god peers.
  • Balloon –  Balloons may be big and round, but that’s why we love them!
  • Bertha – An old Germanic name that means “bright one,” this name has long been seen as a “large” sounding name.
  • Big Momma – A very cute name for a big kitty that likes to mother her people.
  • Biscuit – A delicious buttery treat.
  • Cinnabon – This large cinnamon bun chain makes delicious treats that are as fattening as they are delicious.
  • Candy – For a cat with a sweet demeanor.
  • Churro – A sweet fried Mexican bread topped with cinnamon and sugar.
  • Coconut – A large, round and sweet nut!
  • Cookie – Name your chubby buddy after your favorite treat.
  • Cream – A favorite fat cat treat.
  • Curvy – For the round cat with curves!
  • Donut – A name for a sweet, round cat.
  • Duchess – Made for a big cat who thinks she’s meant to lead.

Amazon – The Amazonians were a mythological race of large warrior women.

  • Dumpling – This cute, yummy name sounds like a term of endearment.
  • Fatima – An Arabic name with “fat” right there in the syllables! 
  • Frita – Spanish for “fried.”
  • Gaia – The Greek goddess for Mother Earth.
  • Giantess – The feminine of “giant.”
  • Helga – An Old Norse name that means “holy, sacred.” It just has that “big” sound to how it rolls off the tongue, don’t you think?
  • Heifer – A female cow.
  • Hershey – A large, sweet brown cat would be a great candidate for this name.
  • Hushpuppy – A fried cornbread treat popular in the American South.
  • Jam – A cool name for a cool chubby gal.
  • Jelly – A silly name for a cat with a belly that shakes like jelly!
  • Lolli – Named for a sweet kids’ candy, the lollipop!
  • Marge – Extra points if you call your kitty cat “Large Marge.”
  • Mama Bear – A fun name for your little cat-bear who likes to play the role of mom.
  • Medusa – The terrifying yet very cool monstrous giant from Greek lore had snakes for hair and her gaze could turn her enemies to stone.

Dumpling – This cute, yummy name sounds like a term of endearment.

  • Miss Piggy – An iconic Muppets character.
  • Mozzarella – An especially good name for a cat that likes cheese!
  • Mrs. Butterworth – Named for the classic breakfast maple syrup.
  • Muffin – Call her Muffy for short!
  • Pancake – Name your cat for everyone’s favorite breakfast cake.
  • Poofy – Especially fitting for a kitty that looks even larger due to her poofy coat of fur.
  • Pudding – Name your kitty after a favorite fattening dessert!
  • Pumpkin – Perfect for a rotund ginger-colored cat.
  • Queen – A fitting name for the big, regal cat.
  • Rosie – The name of the pig character in the children’s show “Masha and the Bear.”
  • Savory – If you have two chubby female cats, Savory and Sweet would be a fun set of names.
  • Sweetie – See Savory above!
  • Tiny Tina – A fun name for a not-so-tiny cat.
  • Titania – A Greek name meaning “giant, great one,” This name was made famous by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream from the name of the queen of the fairies.
  • Twinkie – A fun name for a blonde fat cat.
  • Ursula – The Latin word for “bear.”
  • Violet – Named for the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory character who ballooned up like a round blueberry.
  • Wendy – A nod to the all-American fast food chain, Wendy’s.
  • Xena – Named for the fictional television character, Xena Warrior Princess.
  • Zeppole – A traditional Italian-style donut.

Muffin – Call her Muffy for short!

Cute Fat Cat Names

  • Beefcake – A good name for a husky cat.
  • Behemoth – A mighty beast referenced in the Bible.
  • Belly – Celebrate your cat’s big belly with this silly name.
  • Bigby – A nice sounding name with the word “big” in it.
  • Bigfoot – Name your cat after this elusive cryptid.
  • Blimpy – If your cat is the size of a mini-blimp, this would be a great name!
  • Blobby – A blob can still be cute!
  • Blubber – The protective layer of fat that keeps whales warm.
  • Butterball – A brand of big, fat turkeys for Thanksgiving!
  • Captain – An especially good name for a cat who thinks he/she is large and in charge!
  • Cheshire – Named for the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland, this odd cat is depicted as a chubby striped cat.
  • Chubbalub – A silly and fun name.
  • Chubby – Straightforward and cute.
  • Chubbles – An even sillier name for your fuzzy chubby buddy.
  • Chubz – Just a cute name for a chubbster.

Chubby – Straightforward and cute.

  • Dragon – These giant mythological beasts are pretty cool.
  • Epic – Is your cat epic in size?
  • Fluffy – Maybe your kitty is just fluffy, and not fat? (or maybe he/she is both)!
  • Giant – A more intimidating name for a fat cat.
  • Gordy – Short for “gordo,” the Spanish word for “fat.”
  • Hefty – A name for the heavy feline.
  • Hurricane – A big and powerful storm.
  • Husky – Is your kitty fat, or just husky?
  • Jiggles – A fun word to say, this name would be a good conversation starter when you introduce your cat to guests.
  • Jumbo – Another term for “big” that also happens to sound like an adorable name.
  • Lumpy – We love our cats – lumps and all!
  • Major – Meaning “big” but also a title with some military authority.
  • Mammoth – Named for the extinct wooly mammoth, a furry elephant-like animal that roamed the earth during the Ice Age.
  • Maximus – A name with a Latin flare.
  • Meaty – A good name for a cat with extra meat on its bones.

Dragon – These giant mythological beasts are pretty cool.

Names For Cats With Big Feet

  • Mega – The Greek word for “huge.”
  • Melon – A round and juicy fruit.
  • Mighty – Big can mean strong!
  • Mondo – A slang name that means “extreme.”
  • Monster – Your little monster may not be so little!
  • Panda – A roly poly Asian bear that looks like it was made for cuddles.
  • Potbelly – If your cat reminds you more of a potbelly pig, this could be the name for him or her!
  • President – For a cat that believes he/she is the commander and chief.
  • Pudge – A cat that’s a little fat – nothing too extreme.
  • Pudgers – A fun play on the name “Pudge.”
  • Quake – Does your cat start mini-earthquakes when it walks about?
  • Roly – Short for “roly poly.”
  • Stocky – A broad, sturdy feline.
  • Stubby – Short and chubby.
  • Titanic – Named for the large, ill-fated ship that sank at the beginning of the 20th century.
  • Tubbs – A funny name that will make you smile each time you call for your cat.
  • Tubby – A little tubby, and a whole lot of cute.
  • Tummy – We love a cute kitty’s chubby tummy, don’t you?
  • Uber – The German word for “over” for that overweight cat in your life.
  • Waddles – We love a chubby cat that waddles wherever they go!

If you love cuddling up with a roly-poly kitty, then you are not alone! We hope that when you are snuggling up with a new chubby cat in need of a name that this list finds you both well!

Help us do better! Was this article helpful and relevant?
What can you say about this article?
I am completely satisfied, I found useful information and tips in this article
Article was somewhat helpful, but could be improved
Want to share more?
Thank You for the feedback! We work to make the world a better place for cats, and we're getting better for you.
Avatar photo

About Ma'ayan Gutbezahl

Maayan is a senior content editor on the Cats.com team. Over the course of her career, she has written on a wide variety of topics that reflect her many interests, from video game reviews to animal and pet care; and from rock music to international social issues. In her spare time she enjoys hanging out with her family, drinking tea with a good book and one of her cats in her lap, and deep diving into new hobbies and exploring new interests.