Welcoming a kitten into your life is both exciting and enriching. This is especially true when you bring home an addition with special needs such as blindness. You’ll find yourself wanting to spend extra time with your new cat and hoping to give them the perfect name, that not only fits their personality but also makes them feel like a special member of the family. While choosing the perfect name may seem stressful, it doesn’t need to be. We’ll help you find the right name for your blind kitty and give you tips on how to choose which one suits him or her best.
How to Name Your Cat
One of the best tricks to use when naming your cat is to take your time. Sure, names may pop into your mind the moment you lay eyes on your kitty, but a great name should encompass all your cat’s traits. Here are some helpful hints on ways to find the perfect feline name.
Your Cat’s Appearance
If your cat has unique characteristics a name may come to you easier. Special markings or features help owners find suitable choices. Whenever you’re naming your pet, keep their color, markings, and size in mind. Naming a Maine Coon, a breed known for its size something like Sprout may not work.
Your Cat’s Personality
As cat owners, we all know each cat in our lives has a unique personality. If your cat is independent and strong, they need a name that indicates that. If your kitty is nothing more than a love bug who craves all your attention, there are many names out there that will fit their loving personality perfectly. Taking the time to get to know your cat will make choosing the perfect name easier for the entire family.
At times, it feels suiting to give your cat a name that has been passed down in the family. Perhaps a cat you were close to as a child had a name you loved. If your cat’s personality fits it, it’s okay to use it. At other times, you may want to name them in memory of someone, or a pet, that you’ve lost. While this may be a bit heartbreaking at first, your new kitty will be proud to wear a name that means so much to you and the family.
Female Blind Cat Names
When naming a female cat, most owners love to be extravagant. For the blind cat in your family, this is a great way of giving them the distinction they deserve and a beautiful name that will stick with them throughout their lifetime. Using names that have meaning such as Amisia, which means site and is used to show your pet is insightful and friendly. Here are a few of our favorite female blind cat names for you to consider.
Male Blind Cat Names
Male cats are known for being playful, affectionate, and fearless. Choosing a name for your male cat should embody those traits. Like with our female names, male blind cat names have a meaning as well. One of our favorites, Stevie, is easily a shout-out to the amazing Stevie Wonder. Wonder is also on the list. Here’s a look at a few of our favorites to help you choose the right name for your blind boy.
As you can see, there are many names on this list that would make a great choice for any cat. When it comes to naming a blind cat you’ve brought into your home, keep your heart and mind open to all the possibilities. A blind cat is no different from any other cat. Sure, they may need assistance here and there but they will play, show affection, and even be your best friend when times call for it. The right name will come to you when the time is right. Until then, use the suggestions on this list and try to find something you feel is suitable for your special kitty. They can’t wait to be made part of the family.
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