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Old October 8 2013, 04:03 PM   #31
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Our dog is named Rockford after the Rockford Files and we once had a cat who was named Snug after Snug Joiner in Midsummer night's dream.
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Old October 8 2013, 04:41 PM   #32
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When I was 12 I named my puppy "Muffy" after the robot daggitt on the original BSG. My poor grandfather...he'd never call the dog by name in a public place! In fact , by the time I hit my late teens I was regretting giving him that name myself!

I'm sorry old friend!
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Old October 8 2013, 07:20 PM   #33
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I've got a cat named Gimli.
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Old October 8 2013, 07:27 PM   #34
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I had a cat called Xiomara named after Madame Hooch in the Harry Potter books.
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Old October 8 2013, 08:32 PM   #35
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My dog is named Juno. Maybe after Ellen Page, maybe after The Descent. I'll never tell.
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Old October 8 2013, 10:14 PM   #36
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The cat I have now is Cleo, but I didn't name her. I'd been checking the local Humane Society website for several weeks after a dog had died, and had noticed her a few times, already with that name. When I saw she had eventually been there a month, I figured I'd better get her then. I kept the name since she might have been used to it (she was 5 yrs old then, about 9 now). It looks like there are several Cleo fictional characters I could retcon the name to.
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Old October 9 2013, 12:32 AM   #37
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Zombie Seeker wrote: View Post
I've got a cat named Gimli.
That's a GREAT name for a cat.
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Old October 9 2013, 02:32 AM   #38
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That reminds me that 15 years ago I took in a stray cat that I thought was female but my neighbour Dave insisted was male. He scoffed at me saying that he knew how to tell the sex of a cat.
We had a 100-percent perfect track record of telling the sex of a new kitten -- of getting it wrong, that is. Every cat we thought was male turned out to be female and vice versa. That's how Samantha became Sammy and Sheldon became Shelley. It would have been easier if we'd given all our cats names like Adrian, Dana, Jamie, Leslie and Meredith.
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Old October 9 2013, 02:42 AM   #39
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That reminds me that 15 years ago I took in a stray cat that I thought was female but my neighbour Dave insisted was male. He scoffed at me saying that he knew how to tell the sex of a cat.
We had a 100-percent perfect track record of telling the sex of a new kitten -- of getting it wrong, that is. Every cat we thought was male turned out to be female and vice versa. That's how Samantha became Sammy and Sheldon became Shelley. It would have been easier if we'd given all our cats names like Adrian, Dana, Jamie, Leslie and Meredith.
We have a cat that turned out to be hermaphrodite (as confirmed by the vet). We didn't suspect anything until "he" got pregnant. We tried using gender nonspecific pronouns for awhile, but after the second litter of kittens we gave up. She had to be spayed and neutered!
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Old October 9 2013, 03:18 AM   #40
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My cars have been named

Gryphon
G'Kar - he was green
Gromit - he was mostly white
Galahad - he's a Highlander
Gilgamesh - he's royal blue
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Old October 9 2013, 03:51 AM   #41
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This thread makes me want more cats.
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Old October 9 2013, 04:46 AM   #42
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If I get a dog I will name it Hastur.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hastur
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Old October 9 2013, 04:59 AM   #43
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I once knew someone with cats named Demon, Wizard, Merlin, and Princess. He was a Dungeons & Dragons fan. Oh, I once had a gorgeous calico that I named Padme. She was the only cat I ever had that would vocally answer to her name.
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Old October 9 2013, 05:08 AM   #44
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We named the cat Indiana.
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Old October 9 2013, 06:44 AM   #45
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Oh, I once had a gorgeous calico that I named Padme. She was the only cat I ever had that would vocally answer to her name.
I always wanted a grey cat named Padme.
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