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Re: now cat names


Theresa
I had a cat named Chessie for a short while - also named by my Railroad
fanatic husband, for the sleeping cat of Chesapeake & Ohio fame.

Your names show a lot of thought and I can tell your pets are very special.
My Spot had a big black spot, so that was his name.  Not very imaginative,
but I thought at the time it was quite funny because it was a dog's name.
At any rate, Slugger - who was called Bootsie by his previous owner -
doesn't yet answer to his name, but all my others do.  He'll come around.
Bootsie? can you imagine?

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tchessie" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 11:26 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] now cat names


> My cats are:
>
> Chessie (short for Chesapeake- got her when I lived in Maryland, and she
> looks exactly like the "Chessie cat" from the old C&O railroad ads).
She's
> my cat on prednisone.
>
> also George (from the old Bugs Bunny cartoon take-off on Of Mice and Men,
as
> in "I'm going to pet him, and play with him, and call him George".  Was a
> joke, because the cat wouldn't let me touch him at all for 6 weeks.  He
was
> a little starving stray who took up snoozing on my deck in Maine. He is
now
> a small, pudgy grey that looks/behaves like he is part Korat.  Very social
> and lovey. Sleeps on my stomach every night.
>
> and then Calvin (he's the siamese and has a propensity for trouble- like
> Calvin & Hobbs. Rescued him in the middle of the road after a 105 degree
> Sacramento day, being strangled by his own collar.  God only know what
he'd
> been through. He was a mess- but cleaned up to be a flame-point siamese
with
> stunning blue eyes. He is wacky.
>
> Hannah was my kitty I had to euthanize last year.  The name just seemed to
> fit her.  She was a big snuggler with a super loud purr.
>
> I grew up with a Siamese named Kubla Khan (his father was Ghangus Khan)-
we
> just called him Kubie.  My mom's 22 year old cat (we got her with I was
16)
> that was just put to sleep last month was named "Thistle" by me- she was a
> grey color that reminded me of thistle-down and as a kitten she had
> killer-sharp claws!
>
> Theresa
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> Behalf Of Kitty
> Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 9:45 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Slugger pic now cat names
>
>
> Oh, it's coming back to me now......
> We had two cats and got a new puppy that I wanted to name Jammer.  Husband
> thought the name sounded luridly suggestive or something and said no way.
>
> I was very disappointed as pets have always been my "children".  I was so
> looking forward to having the Cats and Jammer Kids.
>
> Kitty
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 11:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Slugger pic now cat names
>
>
> > In a message dated 7/22/2004 10:38:40 AM Central Standard Time,
> > kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> >
> > wanted  to name a black cat we found 'Spade' (as in black as the ace
of),
> > but my  husband thought that was too un-PC.
> >
> >
> > Well, we had one named Kunta Kitty.  He was also black and was born
when
> > "Roots" was on TV.  There was no offense intended or taken.
> >
> > zem
> >
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