130 Adorable Cat Names That Start With The Letter S

There are certain names that just roll off the tongue more easily than others. Many of those names have a nice-sounding combination of vowels and start with the letter S. In case you want this silky, smooth, scintillating cat names that start with S (see?!), simply peruse this list of 130 cat names.

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Your S cat names could be adjectives that describe your cat's appearance, or "real" (as in, human) names that start with S. Either way, you're sure to find one on this list.

  • Sassy
  • Sanguine (dark red colored)
  • Shy
  • Sneaky
  • Sleepy
  • Spry
  • Sweetie
  • Sabine
  • Saint
  • Sandy
  • Sable
  • Satin
  • Satellite (not a common name for a cat, but unique nonetheless)
  • Savage
  • Saxon
  • Sage
  • Sauron (never let it be said you're not literary)
  • Smaug
  • Satan (I mean, for a really bad cat...)
  • Scabby
  • Scallop
  • Scarlet
  • Scruffy
  • Scotch
  • Scrappy
  • Serenity
  • Seven
  • Seychelle
  • Señor
  • Shady
  • Shorty
  • Shrek (Do you have another cat named Fiona?)
  • Shimmer
  • Shadow
  • Silver
  • Sky
  • Skitter
  • Smudge (especially if your cat is gray)
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  • Snoopy
  • Smokey
  • Snowy
  • Snuggy
  • Socrates
  • Sonsie or Sonsy (a little-known adjective meaning attractive, especially for a girl)
  • Sorcerer or Sorceress
  • Soprano
  • Soot or Sooty
  • Sorrel
  • Spruce
  • Sparkle
  • Spirit
  • Squeaky
  • Snow or Snowy
  • Stone or Stoney
  • Superfine (I mean, why not? If the name is good enough for sugar . . . )
  • Sufi
  • Summer
  • Sunny
  • Sudsy
  • Swagger
  • Sweetheart
  • Swishy
  • Swampy
  • Sabrina
  • Sachi
  • Sady
  • Saffron
  • Sahib (meaning lord or master, which he obviously is)
  • Sailor
  • Salazar
  • Sally
  • Salome
  • Salvador
  • Sampson
  • Shamu
  • Sanchez
  • Sandor
  • Santana
  • Saphire
  • Sasha
  • Savannah
  • Sebastian
  • Sedona
  • Shelby
  • Selma
  • Seneca
  • Septimus
  • Seraphina
  • Sergio
  • Sharif
  • Sharlene
  • Shureen
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  • Shasta
  • Shay
  • Shelton
  • Sherman
  • Sid
  • Sigfried
  • Sigmund
  • Sienna
  • Sierra
  • Silvester
  • Simba
  • Sinead
  • Siri (You can always say you picked the name before the phones got to be so popular)
  • Skipper
  • Sol or Soleil
  • Sonia
  • Sophia
  • Sparrow
  • Spring
  • Stan or Stanley
  • Star
  • Stella
  • Sterling
  • Stewie
  • Storm
  • Sullivan
  • Sunshine
  • Santos
  • Scottie
  • Slade
  • Sagan
  • Samara
  • Shannara
  • Serena
  • Shania
  • Selena
  • Sappora
  • Selashimar (It's the name of a star)

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