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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Stray Cat Strut Stray Cats

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Year of the Cat Al Stewart

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Honky Cat Elton John

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Cat Scratch Fever Ted Nugent

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The LoveCats The Cure

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Cat's in the Cradle Harry Chapin

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Smelly Cat Phoebe Buffay

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Everybody Wants To Be a Cat (D... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs About Cats

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Cat's in the Cradle Harry Chapin

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Cool Old Photos of Celebrities with Their Cats

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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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Stray Cat Blues 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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Smelly Cat Phoebe Buffay

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Go Cat Go Carl Perkins

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Mean Eyed Cat Johnny Cash

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Cat Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Cats
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Theme Song (Disney Film The 3 ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Songs About Cats

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Elise Hennigan added Paper Tiger Spoon

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Cat Man - Gene Vincent is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs About Cats
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44 Things These Cats Are Looking At

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Gold Lion Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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Hello Kitty Kat Smashing Pumpkins

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Cat on the Wall PJ Harvey

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Year of the Tiger St. Vincent

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Crosseyed Cat Muddy Waters

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Alley Cat The Charlie Daniels Band

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Fat Cat Bootsy Collins

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Stray Cat Blues Soundgarden

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NoellaRose added Bad Kitty Noella Rose

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TheWelshGuy added Marc Almond Tasmanian Tiger

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TheWelshGuy added Abba Tiger

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Hell Cat Scorpions

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Crazy Cats: The Most Angry Cats on the Internet

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Joe Macaskill added I'm a Cat Guy by Pony Death Ride

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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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Cats in a Bowl Dinosaur Jr

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Stray Cat Blues Johnny Winter

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Old Black Cat Ian Anderson

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Memory (from the musical CATS) is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Songs About Cats