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Shipped Characters:

Cat Valentine and Tori Vega

Length of Relationship:



Best Friends

Start Date of Relationship:


Ship Rivals:


"I love Cat, she's like the sweetest thing ever....."

- Tori to Daniel about Cat in Cat's New Boyfriend.

Cori is the pairing of Cat Valentine and Tori Vega (C/at and T/ori). Cat was the first person Tori met on her first day at Hollywood Arts (besides from Trina and André), and they quickly became best friends in Pilot. Cat always is willing and happy to do anything with or for Tori. They are best friends, almost as close as sisters, if not just as close.

See Variana for the real-life pairing of Victoria and Ariana.

Cori Moments

Season 1


  • Cat is seen dancing backstage to Tori's song, "Make It Shine."
  • Cat compliments Tori on her performance in the Big Showcase.
  • Cat is the first person to ever meet Tori in the actual school, and they immediately become friends.
  • Tori says that she likes cats after Cat got offended when Tori compared her to the animal.
  • Cat looks concerned when Jade purposely spills a drink on Tori's head.
  • Cat tells Tori how she felt about not having a date for prom, maybe to create an emotional connection with her.
  • Cat comes out to tell Tori (and André) to go back to class, possibly caring about Tori and feeling sorry for her terrible first day.
  • Tori picks Cat for her improv group.

The Bird Scene

  • Cat lets Tori handcuff her to the railing in the main hall (even though she was kinda tricked) and doesn't mind being handcuffed at first.
  • Tori gives water to Cat after giving her Choo Choo Peppers, even though Cat refused to give away the secret of The Bird Scene.
  • Despite being overdramatic, Cat isn't mad at Tori for handcuffing her.
  • Cat applauds after Tori passes The Bird Scene, and the camera shows her with a big smile on her face.

Stage Fighting

  • Tori looks concerned when Cat gets ready to demonstrate a fight scene with Russ, maybe because she is afraid that he will hurt her friend.
  • When Cat asks "Will it hurt?" Tori looks even more concerned.
  • When Cat asks Tori why she hit Jade with a cane, Tori becomes upset and hurt that Cat would assume that she tried to injure Jade on purpose.
  • Cat is shown to be afraid that Tori would hit her for asking why she hit Jade, which deeply hurts Tori's feelings as well.

The Birthweek Song

  • Cat rests her arm and head on Tori's shoulder while they are looking at Tori's laptop in the beginning of the episode.
  • Tori shows irritation with Cat by interrupting her mid-story when Cat was trying to help her find a gift for Trina, but Cat doesn't seem to notice or mind.
  • Cat and Tori show similar reactions to André's suggestion of giving Trina cheese.

Tori the Zombie

  • Tori reluctantly agrees to let Cat put make-up on her to help her pass her assignment.
  • Even though Tori is unwilling at first; she's seems to have a fun time with Cat (before things go sour).
  • Tori has lunch with Cat right after agreeing to be a part of her makeup project.
  • Tori makes Cat buy her lunch (it is unknown whether or not she complies; but Tori's update on TheSlap suggests she does).
  • When Cat is at Tori's door, she's leaning against it in a suggestive way, and raises her eyebrows at Tori.
  • Cat does a good job making Tori look hideous. This is her first (nearly) successful horror monster make-up job.
  • When Cat is taking pictures of Tori, she giggles at Tori's poses.
  • Cat wholeheartedly breaks up Tori and Trina's fight, maybe because she didn't want Trina to hurt Tori in the process.
  • Cat immediately volunteers to go get the solvent for Tori's face without being asked, showing that she deeply cares about Tori.
  • Cat brings Tori back some ice cream from Fweezy Queen, showing that they are friends, but Tori slaps it out of her hands. (Cat is not the least bit offended, though she might have been with someone else).
  • Cat squeals in excitement when her and Trina are removing the make-up from Tori's face.
  • Cat dances (along with Trina) and smiles during Tori's performance, and whips her hair back.


  • Tori sticks up for Cat when Jade is mean to her.
  • When Cat shows them all her device from Sky Store, Tori honestly tells her that she's really not interested in it.
  • Cat asks Tori if she wants her to juice her bagel, and Tori declines.
  • Tori asks if Cat wants to come along in crashing Robarazzi.
  • Tori shows friendly support for Cat when she is giving up her Sky Store catalog.
  • While on the staircase; Tori scoots closer to Cat.
  • Tori puts her arm around Cat's shoulders comfortingly when she is giving up the Sky Store magazine.
  • Tori pats Cat's head before she leaves (which she seems to do reluctantly).

Survival of the Hottest

  • When everyone runs out of the RV, Tori is happy to see Cat and she hugs her.
  • Tori was worried, saying "I hope she's okay," as if she was worried that Cat was late because she was in trouble.
  • Tori is the first one to begin yelling Cat's name.
  • Tori said "Thank you, Catherine Obvious!" to André. The name Cat can sometimes be short for Catherine, so Tori was probably thinking about Cat when she said that.

Wi-Fi in the Sky

  • When Tori yells at her for be being too easily distracted from their project, Cat gets upset and starts to cry and signs off, giving a hint that she is hurt by her.
  • Tori shows to be very irritated by Cat but feels bad when she makes her mad.

Beck's Big Break

  • The two work together to get Beck's part in the movie back. Tori could have asked Robbie or André or Trina.
  • To avoid hurting Tori's feelings by telling the truth about Tori's bad piccolo playing, Cat compliments her skirt.
  • When Tori asks Cat if her piccolo playing was bad, Cat says "Yeah," very sadly and grabs one of Tori's hair curls.
  • Cat distracts the security guard for Tori and gives her a suggestive wink before running out with the guard.

The Great Ping-Pong Scam

  • When Tori sings the line "Tell me that I take your breath away" for the third time, she grabs Cat's wrist and Cat squeals.
  • The two sit next to each other in the restaurant. (Their seats are quite close).
  • When everyone is arguing about the check, Cat touches Tori's arm several times.
  • Cat thinks they should tell Tori the secret about the ping pong team.
  • Cat smiles when Tori beats André at ping pong.
  • Cat applauds for Tori at the end of her performance.
  • Cat runs away when Tori hits the ping pong ball to her.
  • Cat continuously tries to convince Tori that lobtatoes are real, something she did to no one else, and after a while Tori gives in and "agrees" with her.

Cat's New Boyfriend

  • Tori says she loves Cat and that she is the sweetest thing ever.
  • Cat only agreed to continue dating Daniel as long as he and Tori didn't feel weird about it (at the beginning of the episode).
  • Tori drags Cat in the janitor's closet against her will.
  • Tori doesn't want to tell Cat that she doesn't like her dating Daniel because she seems so happy with him.
  • Cat gives Tori one of the brownies she made for Daniel.
  • Tori doesn't lie and tell Cat that her brownies taste bad, she just runs away.
  • Tori feels really bad about kissing Daniel.
  • Cat punches Tori, but she immediately forgives her.
  • Cat felt bad after she punched Tori because probably she didn't realized how hard she hit her.
  • Tori and Cat make up and hug, and it seems they are closer now.
  • Tori asks Cat to take her to the hospital after she punched Tori in the nose. Cat says "Sure."
  • At the hospital, Tori lies to the doctor about hurting her nose by hitting a rock instead of saying that Cat punched her. Tori probably didn't want Cat to get in trouble.
  • Cat seemed truly sincere and apologetic about punching Tori's nose.

Freak the Freak Out

  • Tori apologizes for accidentally interrupting Cat (and Andre's) scene.
  • Cat brings Tori frozen yogurt, ignoring Jade's request to bring her doughnuts.
  • Tori agrees to help Cat and Jade get revenge on the two girls who cheated at Karaoke Night.
  • While Tori is performing her song, Cat is the first to jump up and dance to it, and she makes suggestive spanking motions.
  • In certain camera shots, Tori looks at Cat and smiles while singing.
  • Cat comes up with the only part of the deal that actually benefits Tori: Hayley and Tara must babysit Trina if they lose.
  • Tori excitedly invites Cat and Jade onstage with her.
  • Cat hugs Tori on stage.
  • Cat is confident in Tori's ability to beat Hayley and Tara.

Rex Dies

  • Cat and Tori sit together at lunch.
  • When André expresses his concern about crying; Tori and Cat are glancing and grinning at each other.
  • In Rex's hospital room, Tori is the only one who wonders where Cat is.
  • Cat volunteers to go to the hospital with Tori.
  • Cat is seen looking over Tori's shoulder at her phone.

The Diddly-Bops

  • Cat comes to Tori for help with Jade's costume, and Tori agrees, following her backstage.
  • Cat seems upset when Tori does not want to perform with her a second time.

Wok Star

  • In the opening of the episode, Cat and Tori (along with André) converse as they walk down the stairs.
  • Tori invites Cat to Wok Star (it is unknown why she doesn't come).
  • Tori sits next to Cat during the poker game.
  • Tori compliments Cat's plan.
  • Tori wrings out Cat's wet bra.
  • Cat thanks Tori for this.
  • Immediately following, Tori says "You know, she's so sweet, but... sometimes I wonder how she-" but is interrupted by Jade.

Season 2

Beggin' on Your Knees

  • Cat goes with the group to Tori's house to tell her about Ryder's deceit.
  • Cat helps convince André to stay and help Tori write the song.
  • Cat cheers for Tori during her performance.

Beck Falls for Tori

  • Cat shows her superhero costume to Tori.
  • Cat agreed with Robbie that Tori looked cute running away.
  • Cat interrupts Tori's audition to ask her how it's going, possibly as a way to assure her that she is supported.
  • Cat seems to be the only one who went with Tori on her audition.
  • Cat is the only one who knows about Tori's plan with Beck.
  • Tori asks Cat if she can design her dress for her funeral and Cat says "I could so do that."
  • When the Victorious gang saw Tori (Beck) running away, Robbie said that she looked good running away and Cat said: (giggling) Yeah... "she." Implying that Beck and Tori look good running away.

Ice Cream for Ke$ha

  • Cat comforted Tori by putting her hands on Tori's shoulders and said "Don't be sad."
  • Cat wanted Tori to see a video of Ke$ha re-opening the contest.
  • At the beginning, Tori sits next to Cat.
  • When Cat finds the 'h', Tori gets excited and hugs her afterwards.
  • Cat helps Tori look for the letters.
  • Cat and Tori sit next to each other at lunch.

Tori Gets Stuck

  • After watching Sikowitz fill in for her, Tori collapses onto the ground, pulling Cat down with her.
  • After they both fall down on the ground, they remain there and hold hands.
  • Cat was worried over Tori not being back from the hospital.
  • Cat didn't mind when Tori knocked her down.
  • Cat thinks Tori shouldn't be blamed for being loopy.
  • When Tori faints, you can hear Cat say "Poor Tori!".
  • If it wasn't for Cat mentioning about Jade taking over the part, Tori wouldn't have been in the play as the main character.

Prom Wrecker

  • Cat and Tori watch André and his girlfriend kiss together.
  • When Tori says "Don't let him(Andre) know we were watching him," she is speaking directly to Cat.
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  • When Cat mentions that they weren't watching them, she waves her hand at Tori in a 'we have an inside joke' kind of way.
  • Cat is at the "Prome" meeting to support Tori and takes her side instead of Jade's.
  • When Cat says that the Asphalt Café is where they have lunch Tori very slowly says, "Yes, it sure is."
  • Tori, Cat, and André perform "Best Friend's Brother" to close the "first"
ever Prome.
  • Cat and Tori are standing close together during the song while André is close to Sherry.
  • Cat gives Tori the first idea at the prome

Locked Up

  • Cat and Tori are next to one another in their hotel bed.
  • When the girls (except for Jade) walked to the front desk to confront Sgrodis about leaving, Cat stood with Tori.
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  • Cat says excitedly "Yay, I love mushrooms!" but when Tori gives her a look, she says "I hate mushrooms?" as if she's trying to please her.
  • Tori gets her performance-escape plan from
    watching Cat try to teach other prisoners how to dance.
  • Cat tells Tori that smelling one's hand is a sign of friendship in Yerba, reassuring her that Sgrodis didn't mean any harm.
  • During the performance of "All I Want Is Everything," Cat and Tori wear similar shirts.
  • Cat was the only girl Tori orginally invited on the Yerba trip.

Helen Back Again

  • Cat was the only one who said they'd leave Hollywood Arts if Tori couldn't get back in. She later admited she loved Hollywood Arts too much to leave.
  • Cat was extremely upset that Tori had to leave.
  • Cat stood up for Tori to Helen.

Who Did It to Trina?

  • Cat came to Tori's play, and even went as far as making Jade come with her.
  • During Robbie's flashback, Tori looked upset when Trina thwacked Cat in the head.

Tori Tortures Teacher

  • Cat helps audition women for a "student film" for Tori.
  • Tori says hello to Cat the minute she walks into class, and is the first to do so.

Jade Gets Crushed

  • Tori seems concerned that Robbie has cardboard cutouts of Cat.
  • In a deleted scene (as shown in Blooptorious), Cat is bouncing around in Jupiter Boots and Tori joins her.

Terror on Cupcake Street

  • In the classroom scene, Tori looks at Cat happily when Sikowitz taps her leg.
  • Tori volunteers to take Cat to the nurse after she swallows Jade's house key.
  • Tori smiles at Cat and seems happy that the spinner chose her to pick the idea for the float.
  • Though Tori seems to dislike the outfits Cat wants them to wear, she does not directly say negative things about them, possibly trying to avoid hurting her feelings.

Season 3

A Christmas Tori

  • When Tori approaches Andre and Cat, and says "Ho, ho to the ho," Cat replies with a very raspy, "Ho."
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  • When the song came to "candy canes and mistletoes," Cat blew a kiss to Tori.

The Breakfast Bunch

  • Tori told Jade to leave Cat alone, showing that Tori cares about Cat.
  • Cat is the 1st to ask Tori what she was going to do.

The Gorilla Club

  • Cat watches Tori rehearse her scene.
  • Cat responds to Tori's line in her rehearsal as if the question were directed at her.
  • Cat seems to be worried that Tori got sick before she learns that Tori was just rehearsing.
  • Cat laughs at Tori's acting, and Tori seems hurt and offended.
  • Tori throws Cat's stuffed animal, Mr. Purple out the window, causing Cat to be upset.
  • Cat and Tori sit next to each other during the card game.
  • Cat goes on the Balls of Pain after Tori does, and after watching Cat succeed, Tori is determined to try again.

The Worst Couple

  • Cat and Tori are sitting together at Sinjin's game show
  • At Sinjin's game show, Tori asks Cat politely to pass along the cord for her phone, and Cat happily obliges.
  • While Cat is passing the cord down, she says "Help my friend Tori plug in her phone."
  • When Cat says "Some girls just aren't that smart (referring to the Northridge Girls), Tori pats Cat's back and says "Uh-uh" to avoid hurting her feelings.
  • Tori had a blue phone, while Cat was wearing blue, and Cat had a pink phone while Tori was wearing pink.

Car, Rain, and Fire

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  • Tori spends most of her school day looking for Cat.
  • Tori and Cat were working on a science project together.
  • Tori tells Cat why she didn't pass her driving test.
  • Tori feels sorry for Cat when she finds out why Cat is upset.
  • Though Tori really cares about the science project, she agrees to take some time to drive with Cat because she knows it means a lot to Cat.
  • Even though Tori doesn't want to go on the 2 hour car ride, she tells Jade to drive Cat there.
  • While it was raining, Tori asked Cat if she saw the umbrella in the back seat.
  • Cat showed Tori (and Jade) where the switch was to put up the top.
  • Cat told Tori (and Jade) that the top was broken.
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  • Tori asked Cat why she was laughing.
  • Tori and Cat are sitting at Tori's house together.
  • They watch the news about Mona Patterson.
  • When Cat immediately thinks she caused the fire with her candle, Tori tries to comfort her.
  • Tori switches the channel after realizing Cat caused the fire, possibly trying to protect Cat and worried that Cat might get into trouble.
  • Tori tells Cat to keep it a secret that they set Mona Pattersons house on fire.
  • Cat probably didn't tell Tori about losing her umbrella because she didn't want to hurt her feelings.
  • Cat stayed the night at Tori's house.

Tori and Jade's Play Date

  • Cat is in the audience of Tori's play.
  • Tori may have not wanted to go out with the boys because she has feelings for Cat.

April Fools' Episode

  • When Jade (Wicked Witch of the West) says to Cat (Dorothy) "I'll get you my pretty, and your little fish too..." Cat runs over to Tori (The Good Witch) for protection, and Tori says "Be gone! You have no powers in this restroom."
  • Tori helps Cat get away from Jade.
  • Cat reminds Sikowitz that the lobster forgot to push Tori down.

Other Programs

iParty with Victorious

  • Tori told Cat that she shouldn't talk due to her sick throat, showing that she is worried about her.


  • This is the third pairing that had ended up in danger, the first being
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    Bade, and the second being Rori.
  • Cat and Tori are considered nicer than Jade and Trina.
  • They kissed the same amount of guys.
  • Both Tori and Cat have said, My nose itches and I can't scratch it. Cat saying it in Rex Dies, and Tori in Tori the Zombie. Hints

  • When Cat asks if anyone wants to go to the beach, Tori is the first to say "Sure!
  • During "Tori Takes Requests #2," Cat drums on Tori's belly after putting the bun under her.
  • These 2 have a video seires called The Funny Nugget Show.
  • When Beck whispers in her ear (likely that they are going to eat off of Tori's stomach) she exclaims "Dinner TIME!"
  • Cat labels a photo and in it says that Tori is her best friend.
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  • In a Drive By Acting exercise video, Cat, was sleeping over at Tori's and they hugged. Cat also helped Tori with her representation when talking about Sikowitz randomly appearing at Tori and forces her to do a Drive By exercise.
  • Cat posted a picture of Tori unicorned. She said that Tori was pretty. She also said that the rainbows and horns go well with her complexion.
  • Cat posts a video of her and Tori at Tori's house at 3 AM goofing around.
  • Cat mentioned that Tori's song "Best Friend's Brother" didn't apply to her and her brother, meaning that she considers herself to be Tori's best friend.
  • Cat posts asking how many boys does it take to change a lightbulb and Tori responds asking how many.

Cat: How many high school boys does it take to change a lightbulb?

Tori: I don't know Cat, how many?

Cat: I don't know! The lightbulb in my bathroom is out and I need to know how many boys to call over to fix it.

Beck: Tori, you should never assume Cat is joking.
  • Cat and Tori are constantly replying to each other.
  • Tori posted a video of Cat's horrible joke.
  • Cat welcomed Tori onto

Cat: Tori! You're on! AWESOME. Uh oh, my cat just ate my lip gloss. TTYL.

  • When Cat posted about what she would be when she is 98 years old, Tori was curious to find out what Cat thought.

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