The variety and number of pet cartoon characters are broad, so this blog comprises links to various individual cartoon pets as well as links to overviews of those considered to be the most popular to provide you with interesting reading.
Have fun discovering the joy of the many cartoon pets.
“Abu is a major character in Disney’s 1992 animated feature film, Aladdin. He is a mischievous, kleptomaniacal monkey and Aladdin’s loyal pet and partner-in-crime.”
“Dogmatix (French: Idéfix) is a small dog, owned by Obelix. His name is a pun on the English word “dogmatic”. Dogmatix first appeared in the fifth “Asterix” book, “Asterix and the Banquet”, in which Dogmatix met Asterix and Obelix outside a butcher’s shop in Lutetia.”
“Odie was based on a car dealership commercial, written by Jim Davis, which featured Odie the Village Idiot. Davis liked the name Odie and decided to use it again. When Garfield was first submitted, Davis named the main dog character …”
“Fu Dog is the tritagonist and main character on the Disney animated television series American Dragon: Jake Long. He is a Chinese Shar-Pei and a magical animal guardian to Jake and his grandfather Lao Shi.”
“Calvin, named after theologian John Calvin, is the main protagonist of Calvin and Hobbes. The comic centres around Calvin’s life, his troubles, and his adventures, with Hobbes alongside him as his companion.”
“Muttley is a fictional dog created in 1968 by Hanna-Barbera Productions; he was originally voiced by Don Messick. He is the sidekick (and often foil) to the cartoon villain Dick Dastardly, and appeared with him in the 1968 television series Wacky Races.”
“Perry the Platypus, code named Agent P, or simply Perry, is Phineas and Ferb’s pet platypus, who, unbeknownst to his owners, lives a double life as a secret agent for the O.W.C.A. (The Organization Without a Cool Acronym a.k.a. “The Agency”).”
“Snowball II was the Simpson family’s second cat. Snowball II was named after Snowball I. Though Snowball I had white fur, which obviously inspired her name, Snowball II had black fur and greenish/yellow eyes.”
“Snowy (French: Milou) is Tintin’s Wire Fox Terrier dog and a protagonist of the series. The bond between the two is significantly strong, as they have saved each other’s lives numerous times throughout the series.”
“Sylvester James Pussycat, Sr. is a Tuxedo cat who appears in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons. He often chases Tweety, Speedy Gonzales, or Hippety Hopper. When depicted with an owner, he is mainly with Granny.”