The indisputable leader of the gang. Top Cat, or T.C. to his close friends, is a charismatic swindler and con artist. In the Mexican dub, he was called Don Gato.
- A Father to His Men: Hes hinted to be this to his gang. Aside from Get Rich Quick Schemes, the only times hell ever work hard is if one of the gang is in trouble.
- Brilliant, but Lazy: He would probably be able to get more money if he tried to do some actual job than trying to scam people.
- The Charmer: He is very soft-spoken, and can easily deceive people into his scams.
- Cats Are Snarkers
- Friendly Enemy: With Officer Dibble, to the point that theyre almost Vitriolic Best Buds
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Benny, since kittenhood.
- It's All About Me
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Top Cat's no saint. He'll swindle anybody, even his own friends. But he'll come to their aid just as quickly.
- Nice Hat: Is rarely seen without it
- The Leader: Type Charismatic
- Street Smart: the street-smartest of them all. If it weren't for his talent to make people give him money (knowingly or not), his gang likely would have starved on the New York streets.
- Surrounded by Idiots: "Why, why, why do I surround myself with kooks?!"
- Villain Protagonist: 'Villain' is pushing it though, as hed never do anything that crosses the line into being evil
Benny is Top Cats chubby, innocently naïve best friend. In the Mexican dub, he was called Benito.
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With T.C., since kittenhood.
—>"Hey, observe the boss hes got that look weve come to know and love."
Choo Choo, oftentimes nicknamed Chooch, is Top Cats devoted right paw cat. In the Mexican dub, he was called Cucho.
- Cannot Talk to Women: When it comes to his Girl of the Week crushes
- Pink Means Feminine: Is the most romantic and sensitive member of the gang, and was also revealed to be the most domestic in the episode where the gang adopts an abandoned baby.
- Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: The sensitive guy to Top Cat's manly man
- The Shill: Usually plays this role in Top Cat's cons.
Brain is the ditzy, slow-witted member of the gang. In the Mexican dub, he was called Demóstenes.
- Buffoonish Tomcat: Is the slowest of the gang, and the one that tends to give the dumbest answers to Top Cat.
- The Ditz: But Averted in the comics, where he's actually The Smart Guy
- Genius Ditz: At times
- Ironic Name: Though it's a Meaningful Name in the comics.
- Spell My Name with a "The": Although he's usually called just "Brain".
Spook is the mellow, streetwise member of the gang. In the Mexican dub, he was called Espanto.
- Beatnik: Acts and sounds like one. In the movies he sounds more like a Surfer Dude though.
- Book Dumb: Is one of the most street-smart members of the gang, but cant read well. He once thought a Dictionary was a novel with a narrative.Top Cat: "Under a Bridge with Dick and Harry"? note Let me see that. [beat] That's "Unabridged Dictionary"! What's the matter with you? That's nothing but words!
- Cool Cat: Tends to regularly visit many music and dance clubs.
- Jive Turkey
- Like Is, Like, a Comma: He, like, talks like this all the, like, time.
- You Gotta Have Green Fur
Fancy is the suave, womanizing member of the gang. In the Mexican dub, he was called Panza.
- The Casanova: The womanizer of the gang.
- Pals Before Gals: He'll ditch any girl he's with the second he hears Top Cat calling the gang together
- Meaningful Name: He's a fancy cat.
- Really Gets Around: He appears with a different cat-lady in each episode.
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: In the original version in English, Fancy Fancy sounds suspiciously similar to Cary Grant.
Officer Charlie Dibble is the put upon policeman whose beat includes Top Cats alley. His goal in life is to run Top Cat and his gang in, but T.C. always manages to outsmart him. In the Mexican dub, he was named Oficial Carlitos Matute.
- Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: Hes usually bumbling when up against Top Cat, but when facing legitimately dangerous criminals, Dibble is courageous and competent.
- Friendly Enemies: With Top Cat, to the point that theyre almost Vitriolic Best Buds