Does Your Cat Have One of the Top Ten Unluckiest Pet Names?


Does your furriest friend seem to always be down on his luck? Is he accident-prone, frequently under-the-weather or eating something he shouldn’t?

Since St. Patty’s Day just passed (and in the spirit of fun!), PetPlan Pet Insurance sorted through half a million claims records and found the names of cats that visited the veterinarian most often. Here’s how some popular (but unlucky) pets placed:

Top 10 Accident-Prone Cat Names*:

1. Maya
2. Tucker
3. Thomas
4. Rascal
5. Rosie
6. Tommy
7. Samantha
8. Tigger
9. Olive
10. Samson

Top 10 Under-the-Weather Cat Names**:

1. Emma
2. Sebastian
3. Gus
4. Henry
5. Rosie
6. Sasha
7. Simon
8. Joey
9. Toby
10. Riley

Top 10 Cats Least Likely to Land on Their Feet*:

  1. Chloe
  2. Jake
  3. Simon
  4. Abby
  5. Lucy
  6. Buddy
  7. Oscar
  8. Trixie
  9. Milo
  10. Nigel

Look closely and you’ll see that Petplan found one unlucky four-legged friend that could REALLY use a little luck: Rosie. Cats with that name made the top ten in two categories!

Here’s wishing all your furriest family members a little luck o’ the Irish. Health, happiness, and lots of love in 2017!


*based on Petplan injury claims data
**based on Petplan illness claims data

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