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This list of fictional cats and other felines in television is subsidiary to the list of fictional cats. This list includes feline puppet characters. It is restricted solely to notable feline characters from notable live action (or primarily live-action) television programmes. For characters that appear in several separate shows, only the earliest appearance will be recorded here.

Character Origin Notes
Abigail kitten iCarly This orange tabby appeared in a 2007 Halloween episode of iCarly; iScream On Halloween.
Angie and Fiddle The Friendly Giant "The Jazz Cats", cat puppets who played music with The Friendly Giant and his friends
Bagpuss Bagpuss The large, saggy, pink and white striped, stuffed cat belonging to Emily and main character of the children's television show.
Benjamin Cat Impractical Jokers A large black cat with green eyes that resembles a mascot. He has a passion for torturing others, mainly Sal, and is Q's pet.
The Cat Red Dwarf A Felis Sapiens, which evolved from the domestic housecat, is played by Danny John-Jules in the BBC TV science fiction sitcom.
Charley cat Marmaduke Cat friend of Marmaduke dog
Cool Cat Pee-Wee's Playhouse White cat who plays bongos in the Puppet Band
Daniel Striped Tiger Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood Young tiger puppet, the first puppet on children's television, voiced by Rogers. He would later have his own animated series on PBS.
Fluffy cat The Brady Bunch Appeared in the pilot episode only
Fluffy cat Leave It to Beaver A neighbor's white Persian cat; both brothers neglect to "cat sit"; Mr Cleaver has to rescue cat from a tree
Fluffy cat M*A*S*H Appeared in the episode "Springtime"
Groucha Téléchat Cat who is one of the show's news anchors.[1]
Grudge Star Trek: Discovery A Maine Coon cat is reported by her owner, Cleveland Booker, to be a "Queen".
Henrietta Pussycat Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood The governess of several nice mice and lives in a small yellow and orange school house supported by a strong limb on the tree, performed by Fred Rogers
Isis Star Trek: The Original Series Appeared in the Star Trek episode "Assignment: Earth"; seemingly able to switch appearances from black cat to black-haired woman
Kitty The Closer Appeared in the television series The Closer as Brenda Lee Johnson's adopted cat.
Lord Tubbington Glee The male pet of Brittany Pierce
Mr. Puss Glee Male pet of Hunter Clarington, the leader of the rival glee club, The Warblers of Dalton Academy School.
Little Murray Sparkles Sesame Street Elizabeth's cute pet kitty cat who is adopted to another person
Lucky ALF The Tanners' pet cat, whom ALF repeatedly tried to eat.
Mimsie MTM Enterprises Logo Kitten which meowed at end of MTME shows.
Miss Kitty Fantastico Buffy the Vampire Slayer Pet kitten of Tara Maclay and Willow Rosenberg. She is black with white rear feet, a white stripe from her chin to chest, and a small spot of white fur around her nose.
Monkey Perry Mason Simase cat who appeared in four Perry Mason TV episodes. In "The Case of the Careless Kitten", Monkey, the titular cat, helps provide Mason with a clue to a murderer. Also appeared in "The Case of the Golden Fraud", "The Case of the Caretaker's Cat", and "The Case of the Silent Partner."
Mrs. Paw Big Barn Farm A live-action cat
Muffin Barney & Friends A wild white stray cat belonging to Stella the Storyteller; only appearing in Camera Safari
Muffy Shipping Wars Cat companion of carrier Roy "Nickel holding Up a Dollar" Garber
IMF agent "Rusty the cat" Mission Impossible episode "The Seal" Played by Orangey who also starred in the films The Diary of Anne Frank, Rhubarb and Breakfast at Tiffany's. Won the Animal acting award {Patsy}.
Salem Sabrina the Teenage Witch Portrayed by a real black cat or a puppet voiced by Nick Bakay.
Sil-El The Fantastic Journey Portrayed by a collection of cats known as The Felix Team
Spot Star Trek: The Next Generation The pet cat of the android Data. At first, "a long-haired Somali cat" (male) was cast as Spot; later, he was replaced by a female, "an American shorthair, with a brighter basic color", who delivers kittens.[2][3]
Toonces Saturday Night Live Star of the recurring sketch "Toonces, The Cat Who Could Drive A Car." ("He can drive. Just not very well.")
Unnamed cat Emergency! Gave birth to kittens at Station 51; episode "Alley Cat" 3/3 6 Oct 1973
Unnamed cat Night Gallery Appeared in episode "The Painted Mirror"; Store owner cat that is chased through a magic Mirror Portal into a prehistoric jungle by dog owned by businesswoman Mrs Moore {Played by Za Za Gabor]; after the cat sees two dinosaurs fighting it wisely returns to the "real world" {however Mrs Moore and her dog are trapped behind the mirror in the jungle.)
Unnamed cat The Wild Wild West Appeared three times: as Dr. Loveless' cat in "The Night of the Raven"; as Agent Gordon cat nicknamed "Dennie" [Short for Denver Colorado] in "The Night of the Big Blackmail"; cat in belfry in "The Night of the Fugitives".

See also


  1. ^ "Roland Topor - Lambiek Comiclopedia".
  2. ^ Hillebrand, Jörg and Bernd Schneider. "Spot the Difference: Spot". Ex Astris Scientia. Retrieved November 30, 2015.
  3. ^ Kelleghan, Fiona (2005), "Cats", The Greenwood encyclopedia of science fiction and fantasy, vol. 1, pp. 105–107, ISBN 978-0-313-32951-7