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Re: Slugger pic now cat names

> Spike
his short, stubby tail stuck straight up like one.

I named a cat Spike years ago, but because he was such a tough, scrappy,
little guy.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 10:14 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Slugger pic now cat names

> In a message dated 07/22/2004 10:18:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> OrangeCat, Orange Kitty - don't we have great imaginations when it comes
> > to
> > > pet names?! :+D
> > >
> > > Kitty
> Our current four are Nick and Sandy (Nicholas and Alexandra), Jane and
> (Lady Jane Grey and Princess Carlotta from a Dorothy Dunnett historical
> novel).  When Nick was a
> kitten we also had his sister named Nora, but she died and we acquired
> who is
> his niece - offspring from another litter from the same mother.
> Previous cats have included T.S. (Eliot); a mackeral tabby with white feet
> and front, who just appeared one day; Phineas Finn (Trollope character), a
> classic tabby known as Finny
> and his brother Domino (because he was black with two white spots on his
> tummy.  At
> the same time we had Clover, the red female who had so many kittens, and
> Spike, a
> grubby kitten someone's dog, literally, brought in. The kids named him
> because
> his short, stubby tail stuck straight up like one.  His kittens by Clover
> included Nelly
> (Naily) who was a dear tortie - ugly as sin but one of the sweetest cats
> ever.  We found
> good homes for most of Clover's 17 kittens, but kept Nelly and one of her
> beautiful
> red tabby sons by Finny named Parkay (he wasn't butter).  That takes me
> for
> about 30 years.  There have been others, but you get the idea...
> Auralie
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