List of fictional cats

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Cats and other felines have often been used as characters in literature and in other forms of media. This is a list of fictional cats. Template:Listdev

Legendary, mythological and fairytale cats

Cats and felines in literature

T. S. Eliot Cats

Cats in books by Andre Norton

Cats and felines in plays

  • The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats which is based on the above poetry collection: Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot, but introduces several additional characters, such as:
    • Asparagus (a.k.a. The Other Cat. Not the same as Gus: The Theatre Cat)
    • Carbucketty (Previously in London and Broadway productions. No longer there.)
    • Cassandra
    • Etcetera
    • Genghis (also spelled "Dschingis")
    • Grizabella
    • Jemima (a.k.a. Sillabub)
    • Pouncival
    • Tantomile
    • Victoria

Cats and felines in film

Cats and felines in television

Cats and felines in animation, comics and puppetry

Cats in electronic/video games

Cats in song

  • "The Cat Came Back" (1893) by Harry S. Miller, tells of futile attempts to get rid of a big yellow cat:
But the cat came back the very next day.
The cat came back. They thought it was a goner,
But the cat came back; it just wouldn't stay away.
The song also inspired an animated cartoon short.

Cats in science

Cats and felines on the Internet and in IT

  • Mittens and Snowdrop, animated cats which star in a series of humorous animations at matazone.co.uk
  • Neko, one of the first animated "screen toys," which "slept" on the screen and woke up when one moved the mouse, chasing the mouse cursor.
  • Several Neopets characters resemble cats.
  • The Mona mascots (including Giko Cat), starring in 2channel.
  • "Longcat", "BIKECAT" and other cats that have become famous inside image forums such like 2chan, 4chan and iichan. These cats are considered part of the internet meme culture.

See also

fr:Liste des chats de fiction ja:ネコを主題とする作品一覧