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Your pets - names and pictures

Your pets - names and pictures

Postby ImaniOU » 26 Dec 2004, 23:32

I love naming people and animals in my family...these are a few of my favorite pet names from the animals I have known and loved:

When I was in the 6th grade, we took in a black and white stray cat who we named Big Fat although she was small and scrawny. I renamed her Felicia (get it, for feline).
She had one kitten who survived for a few weeks that was pale gray and white. I named her Crayola for her lack of color.

When I was in 7th grade, we got a golden retriever puppy from the pound. My mother named him Fuzzbucket after a movie that we watched all the time about some kid with an invisible friend. He was Fuzzy or Fuzz-Fuzz most of the time.

When Fuzzbucket was about 3 years old, my little sister got a tiny gray and white kitten when someone's cat had an unexpected litter. When she was brought home, the dog sniffed at her and she hissed at him although she was too small to be much of a threat. I said that she was so small, Fuzzy could have eaten her up in one bite and that she should be named Purina Puppy Chow. The name stuck although she was usually called Purina or Purrie.

My sister got another cat, a smudge calico whom she named Mokey, short for Smokey, but I call her S'monkey because she's a little monkey. :wink:

Right now, I have a cat who I found shortly after Typhoon Nari in September 2001. Since I found him in the middle of the road in Taiwan, I wanted to use the word lu and came up with Louisa. Then he turned out to be a male (hard to see on a rainy night in Xindian) so I switched the syllables around to make Isalu (xiaomao luzhong). His Chinese name is yi (safe) shi (lion) lu(road).

Pictures of these animals (except Big Fat who stayed with us long enough to have two litters before running away again) coming soon...
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Postby maoman » 26 Dec 2004, 23:39

Mitzi & Mimi (Two Siamese cats)
Percy (Percival) A big fat tabby
Hugo - Husky
Bruno - Bulldog mix
Mitch "Piledriver" Buchanan - cat
Babs "Poontang" El Nino - cat
Balder - Labrador Retriever
Cleo - Labrador Retriever
Gustav - Labrador Retriever
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Postby wolf_reinhold » 27 Dec 2004, 17:54

Puff (cat)
(fill in later, can't recall) (Brittany Spaniel)
Puppy (street dog from Taipei)
Puffy (street dog from Taipei)
Homer (street dog from Taipei)

We had a bunch of cats when I was a kid, but I can't recall them at all. We had a silver-tipped Persian once, but I don't recall if it had a name. Probably.
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Postby sandman » 27 Dec 2004, 18:02

Mac (lab)
Struan (lab)
Sgurr (lab)
Scott (springer)
Kyle (springer)
Kipper (springer)
Boris (vizla)
Ellie (vizla)
Jez (pointer)
Panzer (pointer)

All, however, answered well to "HoiyouyabastardgetbackhereNOW"

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Da Huang (street dog)
Kizzy (cat)
Hibou (cat)
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Postby Tigerman » 27 Dec 2004, 18:36

Tuffy (Spaniel)
Sam (G. Shepherd)
Blue Dog (Blue-eyed mutt)
Cowboy (top ratting barn cat)
Penny (English Setter)
Pup (Mutt)
Max (Cat)
Sam (Cat)
Mou Mou (Black Turkish Angora cat)
Sadie (Rabbit)
doufu (Shar Pei dog)
Bjorn (Shar Pei dog)

Well, those are the names that I can remember now. There were many transient cats and dogs on the farm... some named, others not. Cannot recall all of them.
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Postby Amy » 27 Dec 2004, 19:52

We named a cat that used to hand around the courtyard near the school scabby. This was the scariest, ugliest cat I have ever seen. It looked like somethings from a sci-fi movie.

My terrier mutt back home is named Elvis, but he can't sing or dance.
My parents' doberman mix is Soda.
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Postby Bu Lai En » 27 Dec 2004, 21:43

Our cats' names are generally uninspired

Blacky - a black stray cat
Maluko - a stray cat we didn't keep
Ginger - a ginger kitten who died
Robby - a fat longhaired cat we inherited
Skipper - a kitten we saved

I call them all 'Stinky' much of the time.

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We named out Taiwanese cat...

Postby Pixie » 27 Dec 2004, 22:21

Bintang - Indo beer. (And yes, the cat likes a sip every now and then.)
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The Perfect Cat's name

Postby iris » 28 Dec 2004, 09:12

Tuesday - because the day Poagao gave her to me two years ago was a tuesday.

She used to be too tiny for her name. But she's grown into it.
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Postby Big Fluffy Matthew » 28 Dec 2004, 09:23

Pussy - had her since the day she was born till the day she died 14 years later

Donut - Bought from a shop when we naive about these things, died in my arms 2 years later thanks to an incompetent vet :cry:
Pudding - Siamese
Spot - Named after Data's cat in Star Trek
Hamster - hamster
Hamster - hamster
Hamster - hamster
Hamster - hamster
Hamster - hamster
Hamster - hamster
Hamster - hamster
Hamster - hamster

Got rid of those when I left Taiwan, but then I was stupid enough to come back
Miao Miao
And a new born kitten who only survived a few days :cry:
Er.... thingy.
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