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The Best Cat Names Inspired By The 1980 Film ‘Flash Gordon’

Are you a fantasy or sci-fi fan searching for an awesome cat name for your new fur baby? I can help with that. I’ve got a list of cat names inspired by the 1980 film adaptation of Flash Gordon.

What do you mean you haven’t seen Flash Gordon? It’s only one of the best films ever with one of the greatest soundtracks from Earth to planet Mongo!

There’s also the chance that your memory was erased and you just don’t remember seeing it. Do yourself a favor and rent Flash Gordon right away!

Regardless, you’re a new cat parent, and you really want to give your kitty a name as fitting as Ming the Merciless. Well, you came to the right place. Here’s a list of some really powerful cat names inspired by Flash Gordon that may just fit a furry, soon-to-be ruler of your world.

Cat Names List Inspired By Flash Gordon (1980)


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  • Flash — Full Name: Flash Gordon; football player for the New York Jets. Favorite quote: “This Ming is a psycho!”
  • Dale — Full name: Dale Arden; Flash Gordon’s love interest. Favorite quote: “Flash! I love you, but we only have 14 hours to save the earth!”
  • Ming — Full name: Emperor Ming the Merciless; evil-doer who wants to destroy Earth. Favorite quote: “Pathetic earthlings… who can save you now?”
  • Aura — Full name: Princess Aura; Ming’s daughter who falls in love with Flash. Favorite quote: “No! Not the bore worms!”
  • Vultan — Full name: Prince Vultan. Favorite quote: “Gordon’s alive?”
  • Klytus — Favorite quote: “Bring me the bore worms!”
  • Hedonia — Ming’s main servant girl. Favorite quote:“It has no name, many brave men died to bring it here from the galaxy of pleasure. It will make your nights with Ming more agreeable.”
  • Kala — Full title: General Kala. Favorite quote: “We are going to empty your memory as we might empty your pockets.”
  • Luro — Full title: General Luro. Favorite quote: “With respect. The men who rid us of Klytus should not be deserted.”
  • Zogi — High Priest. Favorite quote: “Do you promise to use her as you will? Not to blast her into space? Uh, until such time as you grow weary of her.”

Rock Out To The 80s Nostalgia With Your Kitty

If you and your kitty simply must have an impromptu jam session after watching this movie — because of course you will — then rock out to the Flash Gordon theme song sung by none other than Queen!

Your cat probably wasn’t around for the 80s, but that’s okay. Who can resist the over-the-top, bright, cheesy vibe of the era that brought us this movie?

Do you love this film as much as I do? What’s your favorite Flash Gordon movie inspired cat name? Let me know in the comments below! And if your cat already has a name inspired by the film, ya gotta post a photo. Don’t forget to include your kitty’s name!

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