Cats 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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Al Stewart

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Stray Cats

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Elton John

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Ted Nugent

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Harry Chapin

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The Cure

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Cat's In the Well is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Songs About Cats
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My Vegas Pussy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs About Cats
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Phoebe Buffay

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Harry Chapin

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The Rolling Stones

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Janet Jackson

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The Rolling Stones

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Frank Zappa

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The Presidents of the United States of America

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Carl Perkins

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10 3
Everybody Wants To Be a Cat (D... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About Cats

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Johnny Cash

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

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Phoebe Buffay

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Cat Man is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Songs About Cats
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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Muddy Waters

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Smashing Pumpkins

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PJ Harvey

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Memory (from the musical CATS) is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs About Cats

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St. Vincent

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Bootsy Collins

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Soundgarden

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Cyndi Lauper

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Louis Armstrong

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The Charlie Daniels Band

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Cat Man - Gene Vincent is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Songs About Cats
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Scorpions

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Ian Anderson

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Johnny Winter