|First appearance||Old Rockin' Chair Tom|
|Friends|| Tom Cat|
|Enemies/Rivals||Tom Cat (Sometimes) Jerry Mouse|
|Loses/Defeated in|| Saturday Evening Puss|
Old Rockin' Chair Tom
|Wins/Triumphs|| Sleepy-Time Tom|
Lightning Cat has orange fur and white paws. In at least two of his appearances, his tail is shown tied in a bandage similar to Meathead Cat. In most of his appearances, he physically resembles Butch Cat, although his character design varies within appearances.
Tom and Jerry
Spike and Tyke
Tom and Jerry Tales
The Tom and Jerry Show (2014)
- Fans have occasionally confused Lightning with Meathead, though the two are not the same and have appeared side-by-side in two cartoons.