A Go-to Guide on Choosing a Name for Your Siamese Cat

Siamese Cat Names
There are tons of names that you can choose from for your Siamese cat. Check if you find something you like, in this article.
A Siamese cat is one pet that every cat lover would love to have. Hailing from Siam or Thailand as we know the country today, the Siamese is one of the most sought after cat breeds in the world today. And why not? It has a gorgeous body and structure. A beautifully shaped body, covered in an even more beautiful coat of fur that is as glossy as it is soft. This, coupled with the two bright blue eyes, are the most distinctive characteristics of this exotic breed of cats. They have been used in numerous books, stories, movies, cartoons, etc., because of their striking appearance. If you own one of them, or are soon to get one for yourself or your kids, you'll want to keep some names at hand so that you can try them out and check which one he or she responds to the best.Here's a list of ideas that you can derive inspiration from to name your Siamese cat.

Famous Stories
As mentioned earlier, there are quite a few stories and books that have made use of Siamese cats in them. If you want, you can choose any of those names and give them to your cat. Given below are some of the most popular names for Siamese cats.
  • Tao from The Incredible Journey
  • Pyewacket from Bell Book and Candle
  • Am from Lady and the Tramp
  • Ayesha from Phantom
  • Kit from Charmed
  • Sagwa from Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat
  • Syn from That Darn Cat
Special Characters
You can also be a little creative and use names of different popular characters from stories, movies or simply famous people. Here is a list of some that you can use.
  • Chula ~ after the King Chulalongkorn who gave Siamese cats royal names
  • Cleopatra
  • Apollo
  • King
  • Cinderella
  • Sylvester
  • Majesty
  • Names of famous singers, politicians, actors, etc.
Physical Appearance
Another great idea to come up with a unique name for your Siamese cat is to observe the physical appearance and come up with something that is closely related to it. Given below are some probable names that you can try, based on the appearance of the cat.
  • Furball ~ rich coat of fur
  • Snowy ~ white fur
  • Coffee ~ color of coat
  • Snickers ~ color of coat
  • Koko (as in cocoa) ~ color of coat
  • Flaky ~ white coat resembling snowflakes
  • Chocolate ~ color of coat
  • Pepper ~ black and white coat
  • Salt ~ cat with plain white coat
  • Indigo ~ blue eyed cat
  • Violet ~ cat with blue eyes
  • Aerial ~ cat with blue eyes
  • Lilac ~ shade of blue
  • Cookie ~ coat of fur
  • Sapphire ~ a cat with blue eyes
  • Sliver ~ swift moving cat
  • Chicory ~ blue flower
  • Aqua ~ as in blue water
  • Hope ~ a blue crystal
  • Maya ~ a blue pigment used by Mayans
  • Flint ~ for a brown-eyed cat
Apart from these, you can also try out some traditional Thai names that can be given to your Siamese cat.
  • Chanthra ~ the moon
  • Chai-Lai ~ an exquisite beauty
  • ChaemChoi ~ sweet lady
  • Dara ~ star
  • FaYing ~ an ethereal aristocrat
  • Komen ~ a treasured gem
  • Mai ~ soft as silk
  • Oie ~ sweet as sugar cane
  • Satra ~ a weapon
  • Thai ~ free
  • YaChai ~ sweetheart
Now you have ample names to choose from. Take your pick from this list and let us know if you have any more brilliant ideas. Try and think of short names which have not more than two syllables. It becomes easier for the cat to remember and respond to. Let's end with this quote by T.S. Elliot from his famous poem The Naming of Cats :
"The Naming of cats is a difficult matter,
It isn't just one of your holiday games;
You may think at first I'm as mad as a hatter
When I tell you, a cat must have three different names.
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