Apart from their actual names, what 'pet' names do you use for your beloved pet?

The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter, It isn't just one of your holiday games; You may think at first I'm as mad as a hatter  When I tell you, a cat must have THREE DIFFERENT NAMES. First of all, there's the name that the family use daily,  Such as Peter, Augustus, Alonzo, or

Are pet names demeaning?

Well, it depends on the name I suppose, but then you could also say the same about the names many parents saddle their own children with.I suppose one could question whether pets should have names at all. But that strikes me as a bit obtuse - from a

Did your pet's name become ironic?

I'll answer regarding a dog who lived with us the past two months. She was 15, and she would be going home this weekend.She died, Sunday April 23, at 4:08 am. A week before she was going home. Here is her story:Yoko was adopted from

Do you give your pets middle names? What is the full name of your pet?

So, I by no means mean any offense to any breeders out there, but I've often found it funny when watching dog shows to see names like GCh. Lockenhaus' Rumor Has It V Kenlyn (

Do you have any pet REPTILES and, if so, what are they and their names?

I have far too many (approximately 300) reptiles in my collection to name them all.However - Amongst my ‘favourites' I have a breeding pair of Royal pythons (Python regius) - named Anthony and Cleopatra. They're actually the second pair to be named as such - the first pair died of ‘old age'

Have you ever fostered a cat and been disappointed when the adopter changed the cat's name? What were the before and after names?

A2ANah, I was the one who changed his name. He came to us bearing the name Arthur, and I've never seen anyone who looks less like an Arthur. I enquired with Cats' Protection, who had rescued him from the street a month or so previously, and was told he had been found on

How long did it take for you to come up with a name for your pet, and what did you end up naming them?

The most recent naming exercise took about two weeks because we - the breeder and I - had to agree on a combination of call name and registered name.The criteria were:1. The name had to reflect the Prince and Princess theme of the litter; 2. The name

What are some creative ways to name a pet?

There are several ways, a name could be based on color, size, or personality.Whichever category you choose look up synonyms for that word. Or look up antonyms if you want to go with their opposite, like Tiny for a St. Bernard, or Cujo for a

What are some good female dog names?

Cute names for dogsace,alex,astro,baily,emjamin,biscuit,benny,butter cup,chips,chicho,dennyjag,lucky,max,kong,pie-boy,pup,ranger,timmy,rex,socks,scoopy,tiny,tom,bingo,ziggy.Alley,angel,bessie,buffy,candy,emma,emily,dora,coco,chrishtina,daisy,honey,indigo,exi,juilet,lilly,lolita,marry,muffy,peanut,polly,sadie,sweety,tippy,yasmine.aarondavinedeboratina

What is the best name for a pet that you've ever heard?

I like my pets names. Mostly because they remind me of my pets.Mephistopheles: My current dog. If there is a hell, like a sulfur and fire and brimstone hell, it exists somewhere deep in the bowels of Mephistopheles. Every time another person is cast

What is the best name you ever named one of your pets?

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.One day when I was 5-years-old and home sick from school, my dad came home early from work and said he had a surprise for me. He brought out a brown paper bag, and I expected there might be a coloring book and crayons inside. You can imagine my surprise when all of a sudden

What is the best or worst name of a pet that you have heard or given?

please allow me to submit my youngest cat's name for your (dis)approval: Murder.The thing about Murder is that I never meant to keep her. She was the last in a litter of kittens I had rescued and was trying to get adopted and she was not a very nice cat at all.

What is the dumbest or weirdest pet name?

I think it all depends on your opinion.My husband always wanted to name a dog Woofers. I thought that was the dumbest name I had ever heard in my life but he vehemently stands by it as a solid dog

What is the most unromantic pet name you've been called or have called your SO?

Note: AYOO or AYAYOO(in southern India and Sri Lanka) used to express distress, regret, or grief.Example: ‘ayoo, why do things like this always happen to me?'Congratulations, you have unlocked a new Tamil word(South Indian Language).Go ahead!My roomie, Meenu who is a Ph.D got

What is your pet name?

Certainly a different type of question- but I'd love to answer! At this moment, while typing on my computer, my very favorite cat rests his head on arm. His name is MOB (pronounced Moby- like the whale, Moby Dick.) But the MOB stands for the initials of a good friend of mine. MOB is 15 1/2 years

What's your pet's name, and how did you choose it? Does the name have any special meaning?

We named one of our dogs Tessie. I'm a huge Red Sox fan, and

What should I name my dog?

I belong to Galo tribe and in my tribe we have a special way of naming children. The child's name is kept starting with the last syllable of father's name or at times father's sisters' (aunt) name which is rare and used for extremely close relationship and mostly for a girl child.For example (hypothetical), my

What should I name my male cat?

I've always named my animals from the region their breed came from and/or (usually ‘and') their personality.One of my cats was a Manx. Called him Mannanan for Mannanan Mac Lir, an Irish trickster sea god, because that little b'tard was the

What should I name my pet tarantula?

I tend to name according to temperament or as a contrast to what people would expect some of my spiders' names:Raven-she's jet blackRaisin-brown and plump like a raisinBijou-very showy animal, beautiful colors!Beans-as in full of...Brownie-once mistaken for an actual brownie, I

What would you name your next pet?

Thank you, Kimberly Whitford, for the A2A.What would I name my next pet? Well, it would be a dog, and if it were a rescued dog and knew it's own name, then that's the name we would use, as long as calling it by that

Whats the best cat name for a cat with an attitude?

I have an orange male huge Garfield-look-alike I named Oscar Wilde as a kitten because he had an

What's the strangest name you or someone you know gave to a pet?

Well, let's see.....When I was in my 20's, my parents had a beautiful Siamese cat named Sophie. She got pregnant, and my mom helped deliver 3 beautiful kittens. The next day, my mom noticed that Sophie was not doing well. She

Why do you name your pets?

One most basic reasons to name your pet would be so that if you have multiple dogs (or cats) they would know who you are directing the punishment to when you start yelling.Imagine the confusion and stress in the room when you start yelling

What are some awesome pet names?

This is a fun one. First decide if you want to use a people name (my family's tradition) or a special pet name. For a dog, you want to start with a nice hard consonant like B, D, G, or K;

What is the best name for a pet that you've ever heard?

I like my pets names. Mostly because they remind me of my pets.Mephistopheles: My current dog. If there is a hell, like a sulfur and fire and brimstone hell, it exists somewhere deep in the bowels of Mephistopheles. Every time another person is cast

Whats the best cat name for a cat with an attitude?

I have an orange male huge Garfield-look-alike I named Oscar Wilde as a kitten because he had an