14 of the best celebrity pet names

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesOur favourite celebrities have fun and creative names for their pets.

When it comes to names, celebrities tend to go big or go home. And the same is true of their pets.

Although a few of our favourite celebrities choose more common names like Buddy and Fido for their beloved furry friends, many of Hollywood’s biggest stars opted for more unique ideas.

Below, we listed some of the most original celebrity pet names.


Katy Perry named her cat Kitty Purry.

Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesKaty Perry’s cat sidekick is Kitty Purry.

From the beginning of her career, Katy Perry has always had her trusty feline sidekick, fittingly named Kitty Purry, at her side. According to fans, Purry has even made a cameo appearance in the singer’s music video for “I Kissed A Girl.”


Rachel Bilson named her dog after a “Bad Santa” character.

Rick Diamond/Getty ImagesRachel Bilson’s dog is Thurmon Murmon.

Rachel Bilson named her dog Thurmon Murmon, after a character played by actor Brett Kelly from the 2003 movie “Bad Santa.”


Miley Cyrus named her fish Pablow.

Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesMiley Cyrus wrote a song about her blowfish entitled ‘Pablow the Blowfish.’

Cyrus proved that you can have a deep connection with any pet even one you can’t necessarily touch or play with. She was so heartbroken when her beloved fish passed away in 2015 that she wrote the song, “Pablow The Blowfish,” in his honour, BuzzFeed reported.


Adam Sandler’s dog is named Matzoball.

Jason Merritt/Getty ImagesAdam Sandler affectionately named his dog Matzoball.

Sandler’s bulldog is named after the Jewish dish matzo ball soup.


Taylor Swift’s cat is named after a “Law & Order” character.

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty ImagesTaylor Swift named her cats after her favourite TV characters.

Swift named her adorable white cat Olivia Benson after the female detective on “Law & Order: SVU” (who is played by actress and Swift’s friend, Mariska Hargitay).


Martha Stewart’s Chow Chow dog is named after an ancient military leader.

Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesMartha Stewart has very creative names for her pets.

Stewart named her dog after Genghis Khan, the leader of the Mongol Empire. Best Life reports that Stewart also has a cat named Empress Tang.


Naomi Watts named her dog Bob.

Vittorio Zunino Celotto/GettyNaomi Watt’s dog is simply named Bob.

Naomi Watts simply named her Yorkshire Terrier Bob. The Daily Mail reports that Bob gets to live the lavish life and attends various events with Watts, including her press junkets for her film “The Glass Castle” in 2017.


Christina Ricci’s dog is named Sheriff.

Vivien Killilea/Stringer/Getty ImagesRicci’s dog has a very long name — Sheriff Steve Goldberg.

To be exact, her dog’s full name is Sheriff Steve Goldberg.


Britney Spears named her dog after one of her hit songs.

Mike Windle/Getty ImagesBritney Spears named her dog Lucky after her hit single.

The singer’s chihuahua was named Lucky, after her early 2000s hit single. TODAY reports that Lucky was not a fan of Spears’s ex-husband, Kevin Federline, and would growl and snap at him constantly.


Nicole Richie’s dogs have very fierce names.

Getty ImagesNicole Richie’s dogs are named Honeychild and Foxy Cleopatra.

The reality star-turned-actress has two pets with great names: Honey Child and Foxy Cleopatra. Honey Child even has her own IMDb page.


Kesha’s cat is named Mr. Fluffy Pants.

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesKesha’s cats are appropriately named Mr. Fluffy Pants.

According to her wiki fanpage, Kesha rescued Mr. Fluffy Pants in 2013, and asked her fans to help name him.


Pete Wentz’s dog is named after a popular children’s book.

Michael Kovac/Getty ImagesPete Wentz’s dog is named Bearenstain.

The rock star named his dog Bearenstain – a funny play on the popular kid’s book, the Berenstain Bears.


Norman Reedus’ cat is named Eye In The Dark.

Frazer Harrison/Golden GlobesNorman Reedus’ cat Eye In The Dark doesn’t like to be left alone.

The actor didn’t settle with just one word for his feline, but a whole phrase. Page Six reports that his cat goes everywhere with him, and does not like to be left alone.


Simon Cowell’s dogs are named Squiddly and Diddly.

Mike Pont/Getty ImagesSquiddly and Diddly get to go on glamorous vacations.

For such a tough man on various reality competition shows, Simon Cowl appears to have a soft spot for his two yorkies, Squiddly and Diddly. Cowell even brings them on vacation to Barbados and the South of France.

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