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ffordian pet names
Posted by: annie (
Date: June 08, 2009 01:51AM

I have recently adopted a cat whom I have named Jasper. My previous cat was Shakespeare.
This has led me to wonder does anyone else has pets with literary names?

<puns welcome>

Re: ffordian pet names
Posted by: tieff (
Date: June 09, 2009 08:25PM

Our present cats are named Max and Moritz after the two naughty boys in the stories by Wilhelm Busch.
Our previous cat was named Mog, after "that cat" from the children's books.

Re: ffordian pet names
Posted by: Barnadine (
Date: June 09, 2009 09:22PM

Every car I've ever owned is for some reason named after an Oscar Wilde character.
I know they're not animals, but does it count?

<< insert hilariously witty quote here >>

Re: ffordian pet names
Posted by: SkidMarks (
Date: June 10, 2009 07:53AM

We had a dog named "Flint" and a budgie named "Shane" 'cos dad was a big fan of Westerns on t.v.

Re: ffordian pet names
Posted by: annie (
Date: June 10, 2009 10:58AM

"dogs and frogs and pigs and chickens..." (thank you Mr Henson)

cats and cars are welcome to this thread, and though display similar spelling, should not be combined. (Possible explanation for loss of previous cat. sniff sniff)

Re: ffordian pet names
Posted by: robert (153.107.33.---)
Date: June 11, 2009 01:18AM

Every cat I've ever had has been called Max. I have no logical, witty or literary explanation for this; it has simply been easier than getting used to a new name.

Re: ffordian pet names
Posted by: bunyip (
Date: June 11, 2009 10:21AM

We have 9 cats and three dogs all with individual iconic names. They all acknowledge the name (this bit in response to comments on another thread) 'You Bast*rd'

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