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And Now, The 10 Most Bizarre
Dog and Cat Names of 2014

Time Magazine, by Laura Stampler

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/9/2014 3:10:37 PM

Veterinary Pet Insurance has released its annual ranking of the most bizarre dog and cat names in its database, which leads with Peanut Wigglebutt and Snuggles Butt Le Lee, respectively — thus proving once and for all that both dogs and cats have notable butts and that the collective human race has the sense of humor of a five year old. Below are the top 10 monikers, chosen by a public vote, and the full list of 50 crazy, yet endearing, pet names can be found here. (How did Waffle Dots beat Brutus Pancakes out of the Top 10? How?!)

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In Southeast Asia they are all called : "Food." In Mexico, "Tacos."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 8/9/2014 3:17:26 PM     (No. 9959622)

Have to laugh at OP. Some years ago, our youngest wanted us to get a couple of pygmy goats. He dropped the idea after I told him I´d name them lunch and dinner.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Other Guy, 8/9/2014 3:26:48 PM     (No. 9959633)

Wife´s cat, a stray we adopted years ago, is named Broadway. The street she was found on.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Videodrone, 8/9/2014 3:36:21 PM     (No. 9959645)

Lil´Bit - a rescue doxie/"something" - 30lbs of long little doggie who´s short for her height

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Susannah, 8/9/2014 3:41:30 PM     (No. 9959652)

Peanut Wigglebutt has a certain je ne sais quoi--particularly when attached, as it is, to a miniature dachshund.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hazymac, 8/9/2014 3:47:48 PM     (No. 9959657)

The four cats who either do, or have, lived with me in Florida are, respectively, Mongo (female brown tiger tabby from Knoxville, 1981-1995), Leo (18-pound male black Mainecoon, 1995-2005), Nemo (male black domestic shorthair, 2005- ), and Nitro (Nemo´s almost identical brother, 2005- ). All shelter cats. And outstanding company.

Many years ago we had a female mutt (half Italian greyhound, half beagle) named Goober, daughter of Ratdog of Monteagle, Tennessee.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/9/2014 4:27:51 PM     (No. 9959684)

We have a greyhound named Sirius Black and a cat named Weeble.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/9/2014 4:55:43 PM     (No. 9959708)

My favorite is still the one our friends named their demonstrative mutt- Bob Barker.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ersatzluci, 8/9/2014 5:26:45 PM     (No. 9959738)

Two of my cats are named "Seven" and "Leeloo".

"Seven" is named after "Seven of Nine" female Borg Character in Star Trek Voyager. This cat is a calico and has a black semi-ring around her left eye just like Jeri Ryan´s character.

"Leeloo" is named after Mila Jovovich´s orange haired alien character in "The Fifth Element" SciFi movie. This cat is an orange tabby, but she can´t say "multipass, multipass!" yet. If you saw the movie, you´ll get it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: periwinkel, 8/9/2014 6:12:40 PM     (No. 9959768)

Two cats live with me named Kismet and Jasmin (Kizzie and Jazzy for short). But the best cat name ever was a big lazy, old Maine coon named by my five year old niece after the new favorite thing in her life: Jasper Swingy-set.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: DaddyO, 8/9/2014 6:21:45 PM     (No. 9959774)

Over the years we´ve had dozens of cats. Spike, Squirrel, Gonga, Vertabrate, White Trash.. the rest we just called Witty.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 8/9/2014 6:27:04 PM     (No. 9959777)

Excuse the second post, but I just remembered what I first wanted to name our dog Abby. We had been without a dog for five years and three years ago my husband brought home a puppy. I told people her name was Divorce.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: offrope, 8/9/2014 7:06:31 PM     (No. 9959809)

I had a cat that started bringing home dead mice when it was barely weaned. I named it Kowolski, after the old professional wrestler Killer Kowolski.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: MeiDei, 8/9/2014 7:17:32 PM     (No. 9959817)

Our first dog as a pup ate all the buds off the neighbors roses.... her name, of course, was Rosita.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: tc rider, 8/9/2014 8:48:00 PM     (No. 9959863)

My first dog, a coal black cocker spanial, back in the 50s was named Tarbaby by my parents. I doubt I could get away with that today.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/10/2014 2:56:46 AM     (No. 9959999)

The best one I heard about recently was a pig named Chris P Bacon.


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