The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter,
It isn't just one of your holiday games...
T.S. Eliot, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
I'm interested in how kittens are named in other languages and cultures. If you've got the time, please fill in the form (or email directly to with information about

I'll include examples as people send them in; check back here later...

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kitty slang
other kitten comments
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cross cultural kittens

Thanks to Leah Bateman, David Nilsson, Kim Yilwook, Carol Jean Rose, Andrew Greene, and others.