You have adopted a nice black cat or dog and you need a fancy and unusual name for it, These can be for either sex. By adding the suggestions included the mostly masculine names are made very feminine.
No need to put anything with this great name for a female or a male black colored cat or dog. It has often been recommended to give a pet a two syllable in the name, which makes this a ready to go name. Just in case your black cat or dog has a little tinge of white somewhere, you might want to put an “Y” on the end, making it shadowy.
There is nothing quite as black as “the midnight” is, which perfectly depicts your all black cat or dog. When said with love and affection, it will be a lovely name for your pet.
Even the http://www.freedictionary.com does not single out this one word by itself. It is inter connected to a car, blood, science and many other words, yet not left alone. It has the strength to be powerful when said, so expect your black cat or dog to be a mighty pet.
Yes there is brown and red licorice, but the most well known is black. If you want to shorten this you can have a nickname of Licky. If you want to make it longer “licorice stick” is a cute name for either dog or cat.
A formal name for a very regal feline or canine. This name is also appropriate for a cat or dog who has a white chest as if the white shirt is under the tuxedo. A great nickname is “Tux”.