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Three-Legged Cat Names

Three-Legged Cat Names

lovers have emailed us with great names for cats with 3 legs. Whether it's a “tripod kitten” or an older cat with a limp, we think these names are really creative!

All of these cat names were all submitted with love and we hope you enjoy them too. Who knows… maybe one will suit your cat!

We hope this list of 3-legged cat names gives you an idea on naming your kitty.

  • Charm - The phrase “Third time's the charm” refers to the superstition that after two failures in any endeavor, a third attempt is more likely to succeed.
  • Dochas - for the three Doshas (weaknesses)
  • Drei (German word for three)
  • Flipflop
  • Froggy (only a kiss away from being a prince)
  • Gimpy
  • Hat trick
  • Hatty - In cricket, if a bowler takes 3 wickets in a row it is called a hat trick.
  • Heegner - Three is the third in the Heegner number series.
  • Humpback (for the humpback of Notre Dame)
  • III
  • Intersection
  • Lamer
  • Lucky (Three is considered a good number in Chinese culture because it sounds like the word “alive”)
  • Pie (actually closer to 3.14159)
  • Pinky
  • Pogo
  • Speedy (not quite but we loved this name)
  • Star - The Roman numeral III stands for giant star in the Yerkes spectral classification scheme.
  • Synchrony
  • Tadpole
  • Three Paws
  • Three-wheeler
  • Threepeat - a term for a team that wins three consecutive championships.
  • Tre (Italian word for three)
  • Tres (Spanish for three)
  • Triangle
  • Triathlon - sports competition with three events: swimming, bicycling, and running
  • Tricycle
  • Trike
  • Triple Heart
  • Triple Love Bug
  • Triple Sec
  • Tripod
  • Trois (French word for three pronounced “twau”
  • Trzy - (Polish word for three)
  • Wobble

If these names don't fit your needs, here are some more great suggestions!

Doesn't matter how or what you would like to name your cat, we have the perfect name for you. Are you looking for a cat name to go with personality traits such as independent cats, playful cats, funny cats, cute or beautiful cats, loving cats, sweet cats, big cats or cats with big personalities, small cats, smart cats, not so smart cats, ornery cats, or talkative cats? Or how about a stray or rescued cat?

Or are you looking for a name your cat based on his hair coat color or type such as he is white, brown, grey, black, black and white, tabby, Yellow, calico or a fluffy cat? Check out the links associated with any of those words and your get our list! We have the perfect name for your cat!

Here is even a list of over 1200 common pet names. Or maybe you just want to look for unusual names. How about cool cat names? We have tons of those!

Do you want to know what the most common cat names mean? Learn about the “meaning” behind common Male cat names and Female cat names.

Do you have a name suggestion? Email us.

I hope these names help you find the prefect name for your 3-legged cat!