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How many of you have another name for you Pet?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Groovecenter, Dec 31, 2003.


  1. I notice with my family and myself, there is a tendancy to call our animals by other names, "pet names" if you would.

    My dog Pebbles- Pooh bear, pooba, pebblies etc...
    Cat Leo- Fuzz-butt, the king, Leo the lion
    Cat Tabitha- Princess, fatso (she lost all the weight, but we still call her by that one)

    What are you pets "pet names?"
     
  2. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    Well... Once I was angry at my dog Sam, so I called him "Sam (instert N word here)" he reacted to it... he jumped up and started licking my face, so I guess he liked it... so that has sorta become his nickname....


    Then my dog queenie... she has Queensland, Queen-Bean, Queener, eh.. thats it..

    Then my cat Basil... Bas... Basilton.... and ya. thats it.
     
  3. I call my cat Tiger, Fatty, Cat, Kitty, Fatso, and Whoojababbah.

    Most of them are just noises I make at him, or make fun of him, because he's large.
     
  4. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Obstensibly, the family cat is named Thor. He is only referred to by such name when dealing with vets.

    It changes throughout the day:

    Morning: Fargin Cat
    Mid Morning: The Cat
    Noonish: Kitty
    Mid-Afternoon: Kitty
    Early Evening: Baby
    Right after dinner: Fargin Cat
    Late Evening: Shnookums (or some such)
    Middle of the night, clawing at the window to be let in: Fargin Cat.

    :D
     
  5. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    When he is good, his name is Sebastian. At other times, he is known as Satan.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. wakizashi

    wakizashi

    Dec 5, 2003
    Lafayette,LA
    Well my cat Simon has Fat Cat, Grease Monkey, Baby Timon, and Loud Mouth.
    My dog Kris has Pup, Pup-a-dup, and Dog.

    I have others for my other animals but there are to many. Maybe cause I have no life. lol.
     
  7. malthumb

    malthumb

    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    My dog, Thurman, has started to answer to "Fat Head" (wife calls him that) and "worthless sack of fur" (we both call him that when he's trollin' for pettin')

    Peace,

    James
     
  8. rllefebv

    rllefebv

    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    My dog Blue is often Blue-Pete or Pete, Sir, or Idiot

    -robert
     
  9. Killdar

    Killdar

    Dec 16, 2002
    Portland Maine
    My dad always calls our cat the rat, so I picked up the habit too. The animal, king tut, walnut-brain, and often just "cat" work well in most situations. His real name is Emlet, because I was little when I named him, and I liked the word omlet. I prefer use of his other names.
     
  10. canopener

    canopener

    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    My Jack Russell's name is Mottley, but for some reason I call him Scoop.

    My girlfriend has two dachsunds, the first born and the runt. The runt's name is Sampson, but I call him Tubbo.
     
  11. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    My cat Tinker is commonly refered to as Stinker, or just Stinky.

    Storm was always just Storm. He died today.

    Shadow is just Shadow. It fits her perfectly.
     
  12. IM sorry to hear about Storm Nick, My condolences.

    Thanks for the replies guys, keep em comin if you have em.
     
  13. Sometimes my mother calls my sisters cat - You little biotch. But without the "o".
     
  14. Somehow my dog has adopted these other names (im guessing through my brother...):

    poopers
    poops
    stupid
    pooks
    pookers
    pook


    Yeah...it's scary
     
  15. My dog Missy is "Pinhead", because she is shepherd/beagle mix, and she has this little beagle head on a large shepherd body.

    My dog Tucker is "Elvis", because he has a couple lower teeth that stick out on one side, giving him kind of a sneer.