What do you think of the name cockrats

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  1. horsecrazyheidi profile image57
    horsecrazyheidiposted 8 years ago

    My son got in trouble in church because he told people that a friend had some free cockrats which is a cocker and a rat terrier mix

    1. lovelypaper profile image65
      lovelypaperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      They obviously didn't understand, but still, they should lighten up a bit.

    2. profile image0
      B.C. BOUTIQUEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      only from the mouth of babes....at the wrong moment...

      Im sorry it happened, but it is funny smile

    3. profile image0
      kimberlyslyricsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I say someone somewhere had a rat on his cock, or ratted out someone doing something with their cock and nevertheless put it in short form, thanks

      lol

    4. profile image0
      cosetteposted 8 years agoin reply to this



      sad poor little guy. i wonder if he would have gotten into trouble if his friend had some free cockateils.

      anyway they should call that breed of dog cockaterrs, or something like that. i mean they already have the cockapoo, which is a cocker spaniel mixed with a poodle.

    5. psycheskinner profile image82
      psycheskinnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I would say your son was joking or being rude.  Cocker mixers are normally called [ ]ockers.  In this case jockers.

    6. camlo profile image89
      camloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Seems to me as though these people in church ought to clean up their minds.

  2. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    lol I think those people at church don't appreciate a good joke when they hear one.

    1. horsecrazyheidi profile image57
      horsecrazyheidiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you but I don't think the Sunday school teacher will ever like us again sadly to say

      1. Daniel Carter profile image75
        Daniel Carterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It sounds to me like you are better off without this supposedly good person in your life. I would be elated to have divested myself of such human baggage.

  3. peptalk profile image60
    peptalkposted 8 years ago

    I once had a Jack Russell Terrier who decided to mate with a Shiatsu.  We would have hat JackSh**s.  So Cockrats isn't too bad!

  4. horsecrazyheidi profile image57
    horsecrazyheidiposted 8 years ago

    Thank you got to love the dog names. I wonder what the worst mixed name would be. I bet we could come up with some that would get soap in are mouths smile

  5. Whitney05 profile image82
    Whitney05posted 8 years ago

    I don't think mixes should have names. It's a cocker spaniel jack russel mix- nothing else.

    There's nothing wrong with mix breeds, I have one, but why make mix breeds sound any more special? Besides being able to charge more for the poor soul who feels he's getting something other than a mix breed.

    Why breed mix breed dogs to sell, when the same thing can be adopted from a shelter and give a great dog a great home.

    I think some people have accidental litters, make up stupid names, and then sell them to ignorant people.

    1. earnestshub profile image86
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      My dad used to buy pedigree dogs then mix the breeds. We got rid of some eye and arthritic tendencies in our lab crosses and produced some truly great dogs. These days I would just buy from a good breeder. smile

    2. Sufidreamer profile image83
      Sufidreamerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Agree with the shelter bit and with the names as far as pets are concerned.

      Might be a little different for working dogs, though, where a mixed breed can be very special smile

      1. Whitney05 profile image82
        Whitney05posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Working dogs are different, but for plain pets, there's not reason to spend hundreds of dollars on a mix breed just bc some ignorant backyard breeder bred their lab and poodle.

        There are "breeders" who have been breeding the above pair for 10s or near 20s of years but personally, those are the only ones who should be allowed to call themselves breeders of lab/poodle mixes, and I'll tell you there just aren't any of those people in the U.S. that aren't in-breeding. When a lab/poodle mix litter shows traits of both breeds in each and every puppy, then it's closer to a breed, versus each puppy looking completely different, some with more traits of one breed and some with more of another.

        No reason to give these dogs stupid names. They're mixes.

        1. Sufidreamer profile image83
          Sufidreamerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          No argument here - it seems to be all part of a huge marketing scam. People say, "I have a labradoodle," thinking that it sounds cool.

          It is probably aimed at people who can't afford pedigrees but want to hang out with the 'in' crowd.

          I am happy to use 'mix' or 'cross'

          That's the problem that I have with pedigrees, in general - they were originally bred for a purpose, but some breeders take it to extremes and maximise unhealthy and harmful traits, just because it looks good.

    3. profile image44
      truth writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      mixed dogs are mongrels.as most dogs are.

  6. janiek13 profile image78
    janiek13posted 8 years ago

    I think your sunday school teacher has a dirty mind. Tell her words aren't bad, people are bad. I bet she'd love that.

  7. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    God hath a sense of humor. The church should realize that.

  8. figment profile image80
    figmentposted 8 years ago

    It makes me laugh!  :-)

  9. wychic profile image87
    wychicposted 8 years ago

    I also agree about these "designer breeds", they're an invention of people who want to sell mixed puppies for top dollar. My husband has a friend that paid $500 for a poodle/beagle mix (can't remember the "designer" name for it), any idea how many of those are in shelters?

    I have a miniature schnaupin. That is, that's what the people who bred her, along with a bunch of other dogs, prefer to call her. They are listed on some "designer breed" or "hybrid dog breed" sites and have been gaining popularity in some parts of the country. This particular miniature schnaupin was bred in a minivan, where she was kept with 19 other dogs, 13 cats, and a couple of birds...the dogs that went before her were sold on the street corner as designer dogs, which would have been her fate as well. Authorities finally caught on to how badly these dogs were being treated and seized them. All of the dogs had worms, all of the breeding dogs were severely underweight, and none of the animals had ever seen a vet. My own pup was in the shelter for three months before I adopted her, most people didn't want her because she had a broken leg that healed back improperly because she wasn't given veterinary attention, and she could no longer compete for food (table scraps only, they never had dog food) with a broken leg so she was also severely underweight...it looks like it got caught in a sliding van door. Some of the dogs died, but they all would have been put to sleep if we had a bigger shelter with a stricter holding policy.

  10. spiderspun profile image61
    spiderspunposted 8 years ago

    The cock shall crow, or something like that is in the bible. And ya, they should loosen up a bit, the child shall lead, and the child was not being "cocky"
    they could call the dogs cockrat terriers in the church.
    There are so many soles to save, good grief

  11. zzron profile image55
    zzronposted 8 years ago

    If thats what its called then thats what its called. Lets call a spade a spade. I bet the sunday school teacher would have had a cow if you had said Cock-A-Poo. Oh my, thats just dirty dirty dirty. LOL.

  12. IsadoraPandora profile image81
    IsadoraPandoraposted 8 years ago

    Did your child get in trouble for saying the breed name ...or for how they SAID the name?

    You know kids, they will try to put a naughty spin on normal things, lol.

  13. Daniel Carter profile image75
    Daniel Carterposted 8 years ago

    This is also a cock.

    http://themobilehomewoman.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/rooster.jpg

    I think the Sunday School teacher has a dirty mind. She can make it up in her head and blame others for being nasty. That is twisted and typical of overly religious types, from my experience.

    1. profile image0
      kimberlyslyricsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I had never seen a cock with that many colors.

      hmmmm

      Need to process this for a bit

      be back at some point and time, I cock,  I mean think.

      1. profile image0
        blake4dposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It is very unusual for a person to mix the words cock and think up kimberly. Maybe we need to cock, I mean talk.

  14. profile image0
    blake4dposted 8 years ago

    I would say that your son is a victim of cockrat blocking.

  15. goldie77 profile image40
    goldie77posted 8 years ago

    I don't like the word cockrat -it sounds very rude. Labradoodle is bad enough and so is cockapoo (this is the current trend in the UK) but cockrats is worse.It sounds a bit like a cockroach.
    As for Shi-tzus -I met a women who had 3 and I stupidly said "do they sh*t a lot (cos they're shitzus LOL) and she was NOT amused -yes some people DO need to lighten up, I agree and she wasn't religious -just uptight.

  16. goldie77 profile image40
    goldie77posted 8 years ago

    a cocker spaniel and jack russell mix should be a cockajack anyway

    1. sunforged profile image71
      sunforgedposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I have a shelter adopted Cockinese and I still get a kick out of saying it.

      The shelter just described it as having dubious origins.

      perhaps lifting up the status of mixed breeds will slow down the irresponsible breeding and buying patterns that have led to me watching 3 Boxers completely lose the use of their backlegs at a ridiculously young age.

      If fancy names will help, then so be it.

  17. Whitney05 profile image82
    Whitney05posted 8 years ago

    Why can't it be referred to with what it is... A cocker spaniel-jack russell mix. There's no reason to give a mix breed a breed-like name.

  18. Pearldiver profile image82
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    Get Real.... Mixed Breeds are a real problem in this world yikes

    I fear the Day that A WartHog jumps a BlueTit yikes

    Sheeessh.... I'd have to become a Leg Man roll

    They never did explain how they came up with that name Cockatoo hmm

  19. Kristina_H_Chung profile image41
    Kristina_H_Chungposted 8 years ago

    isn't that the name for a group of men who just want women for sex, and then talk about it after?

  20. Shadesbreath profile image80
    Shadesbreathposted 8 years ago

    Cockrats is funny (so is Jackschitz).  The sunday school teacher's reaction confirms the stereotype of religious folks as a bunch of stern-faced prudes, tsk-tsking around the church yard with sphincters snapping and narrowed eyes staring down noses while they waggle their fingers and make sure you know how much you need to shape up in the name of the lord.

  21. Misha profile image69
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    somehow it reminds me of cockroaches yikes

    1. camlo profile image89
      camloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Me too. But I also find it kinda cute smile

  22. Shadesbreath profile image80
    Shadesbreathposted 8 years ago

    So why is it a cockrat instead of a ratcock anyway?  Just curious. big_smile

    1. camlo profile image89
      camloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile I wonder ...

  23. thesailor profile image74
    thesailorposted 8 years ago

    What's in a name anyway? They should let the kid explain, hehe!

    1. Japemwellows profile image59
      Japemwellowsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      These prudes should wake up! I agree with thesailor, these people should let the kid explain. They might even see the funny side if they opened their eyes!

 
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