animals The Best Songs About Cats  

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List Rules Some of these songs aren't specifically about cats, but if "cat" or "tiger" is in the title, then it's fair game

For all you feline lovers out there, we've created this list of the best songs about cats. If you are looking for the “purr”-fect song to celebrate your love of cats, then you've come to the right place. This list includes great rock songs about cats, great country songs about cats and everything in between. Some of these tunes are even about big cats, including songs about lions and songs about tigers.

One of the all-time best songs about cats is Tom Jones' “What's New Pussycat?” This tongue and cheek cat song was a big hit for Jones back in 1965. Elton John sang about felines on his tune, “Honkey Cat,” and Harry Chapin referenced cats on “Cat's in the Cradle.”There are tons of fun songs about cats, as well. In 1995,

The Presidents of the United States of America released their catchy cat tune, “Kitty.” If you are a fan of Friends, you must remember Phoebe Buffay's coffee house hit, “Smelly Cat.”

Which of these great cat songs makes you want to go, “meow?” Take a look at this selection and be sure to vote your favorites to the top.
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Year of the Cat Al Stewart

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Cat's in the Cradle Harry Chapin

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Stray Cat Strut Stray Cats

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Honky Cat Elton John

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The LoveCats The Cure

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Cat Scratch Fever Ted Nugent

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Smelly Cat Phoebe Buffay

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Black Cat Janet Jackson

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Look What the Cat Dragged In The Rolling Stones

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Alley Cat Frank Zappa

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Kitty The Presidents of the United States of America

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Stray Cat Blues The Rolling Stones

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Mean Eyed Cat Johnny Cash

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Go Cat Go Carl Perkins

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Cat Man is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About Cats
Cat Man Carl Perkins

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Paper Tiger Spoon

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Cat Man - Gene Vincent is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Songs About Cats

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Gold Lion Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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Cat on the Wall PJ Harvey

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Hello Kitty Kat Smashing Pumpkins

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Hell Cat Scorpions

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Stray Cat Blues Soundgarden

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Bad Kitty Noella Rose

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Year of the Tiger St. Vincent

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Fat Cat Bootsy Collins

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Crosseyed Cat Muddy Waters

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Cats in a Bowl Dinosaur Jr

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Neon Tiger The Killers

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Phenomenal Cat The Kinks

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Old Black Cat Ian Anderson

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Like a Cat Cyndi Lauper

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This Black Cat Has 9 Lives Louis Armstrong

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Stray Cat Blues Johnny Winter

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Hello Kitty is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Songs About Cats
Hello Kitty Avril Lavigne

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Cats vs. Dogs Matthew Sweet

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Cat Call Herbie Hancock

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Alley Cat The Charlie Daniels Band

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How to Skin a Cat Hüsker Dü

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Chase the Cat Too $hort, Dolla Will

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Year of the Asthmatic Cat Sufjan Stevens