What's the most unusual name you've given a pet?

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  1. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image95
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 5 years ago

    What's the most unusual name you've given a pet?

    My brother once named our cat "Mody" (pronounced "Moh-dee") because it sounded like it had a motor running when it purred. What are some unusual names you've given pets?

  2. lburmaster profile image81
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    Kakhi-Pants because of her coloring. Butterball because of his giant size and fluffiness.

  3. Georgie Lowery profile image95
    Georgie Loweryposted 5 years ago

    I used to name all my animals after Anime characters, so I had three cats: Epyon, Shinji and Washu and a dog named Kurumi. My favorite pet name, though, was a kitten that I got not long after I got married. I had a rottweiler/pitbull mix (named Gypsy) and she looked at the little kitty like she wanted to eat her - so I named the kitty Kibbles.

    1. Meg Davis profile image73
      Meg Davisposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Is Shinji from Neon Genesis?

    2. Georgie Lowery profile image95
      Georgie Loweryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, Meg! Neon Genesis Evangelion was one of my favorites. I actually had a poll on LiveJournal and they chose the name.

  4. tammyswallow profile image93
    tammyswallowposted 5 years ago

    Many years ago, I got an American Eskimo puppy. I named her Yuki which is Japanese for falling snow.

  5. innerspin profile image92
    innerspinposted 5 years ago

    We had a dog named Taxi. The TV show of that name was one of my favourites, and I wanted a dog with a theme tune. It was slightly awkward when, as a youngster, she slipped her collar one night in town. We ran along after her shouting," Taxi!"

  6. watergeek profile image97
    watergeekposted 5 years ago

    Mine was Mojo. He was a cute little black and brown mix puppy, shorthair, with a white blob on his chest. I named him after the Muddy Waters song "Mojo" because it sounded sweet and bold. He got run over by a car when he was still young. sad

  7. Meg Davis profile image73
    Meg Davisposted 5 years ago

    Well my cats names are Mordred and Esquire.  Not the most common of names.

  8. jojo29 profile image68
    jojo29posted 5 years ago

    Momo-- a turtle pet. It wasn't my pet but when I kept visiting there, the name popped out. Lol

  9. MizBejabbers profile image90
    MizBejabbersposted 5 years ago

    Years ago, a neighbor gave our kids a puppy. They were pleased but they wanted kitten. Their dad said no, then he named the puppy Kitty Kat and said now you have both.

  10. joanwz profile image74
    joanwzposted 5 years ago

    We had one cat, a long-hair Maine Coon, we almost named her Xena. This cat was about as far opposite of the warrior princess as anybody could get. She was named Tiger instead - she wasn't much of a Tiger either. She was just the spoiled rotten, center of attention, queen of the house.

    We had another cat, a bright orange tabby with a kinked tail, named Fireball. He lived up to his name. He couldn't go anywhere in the house unless he was running top speed. THe instant somebody got up to moved, he'd instantly gues which way they were going and raced them at top speed. He always won.

  11. Jean Rogers profile image81
    Jean Rogersposted 5 years ago

    We had a turtle named Guido. He was a soft-shelled turtle and really strange looking.

  12. profile image61
    bluebayposted 5 years ago

    I had a friend who had a dog namwd India.

  13. GiblinGirl profile image85
    GiblinGirlposted 5 years ago

    I have a dog named Pumpernickel.  She's a dachshund/spaniel mix and her coloring is exactly like Pumpernickel bread.

  14. hagsvilleUSA profile image60
    hagsvilleUSAposted 5 years ago

    when i was 13, i had a pretty awesome hermit crab named Five Seventy-Seven because that's how much i paid for him.   :-)

  15. tulika4321 profile image59
    tulika4321posted 5 years ago

    I once had a dog named Mr. Chicksy because he loved to play with my chick named 399. And my chick was named 3-9-9 because that's how much I had to pay for it. LOL big_smile

  16. Shaddie profile image86
    Shaddieposted 5 years ago

    I named one of my scorpions Peanut Butter. Because I could. I'm not a big fan of random, slightly demeaning names, but I couldn't think of anything else.

  17. rfmoran profile image89
    rfmoranposted 5 years ago

    We rescued a loveable dog we found, filthy and wandering along a beach. We named him Flotsam, the debris you find floating in the water after a wreck. He looked great after we cleaned him up, but we had already named him so we stuck with it.

  18. positivelysimple profile image61
    positivelysimpleposted 5 years ago

    We have two dogs one is named Daisie (cockalier) and the other is named Storm (APBT). Daisie was named after a commercial jingle and Storm came with her name from her previous family.

  19. chrismarneverfade profile image56
    chrismarneverfadeposted 5 years ago

    giant head bcoz of cource of its giant head

  20. jenbeach21 profile image77
    jenbeach21posted 5 years ago

    My cat's name is C.C. which is short for Cindy Crawford. She has a spot on her face that resembles a mole and we decided that name would be fitting!

  21. austinhealy profile image72
    austinhealyposted 5 years ago

    "Reglisse", which in French means licorice, to a black Labrador dog in one short story I'm currently writing and publishing on HP. I like him so much I wish he was real smile

 
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