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How Many Nicknames?

C'mere! Many pets are called – and respond to – a variety of names. From their full given names to official, registered ones, pets often have varied monikers. Sometimes animals get new names over time or based on certain behaviors and other times certain friends and family members bestow special nicknames on a pet.

I call my pup North most of the time, but my mom calls him Baby Tink (short for Stinky), my dad calls him Lil'boy, and friends call him Norte or Norfies. In fact, sometimes I even call him Bucket... and I haven't a clue why!

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KittensRkute KittensRkute 8 years
my cat has a lot of nicknames: markis mark pury whisky meowkitty kis cihki cat lovelylov
Mimisugar Mimisugar 8 years
Our Beagle dog is Winnie! I call her Wee. My sister call her Wichie. My mom call her WinWin♪
Silje Silje 8 years
My bunny Ludo goes by the names of Ludde, Ludi, Smoothie, Ludipudi, Ludisnusk, Gullet (Goldie), Snuski/Snuskipus, skjønningen (Sweet one), Lillegutt (Little fella), Mammas gutt (Mama's boy), Kosenina mi (My cuddly bunny), Nina (short for kanina, the rabbit), and anything I come up with at the moment :)
sewpassion sewpassion 8 years
Mason (my Siberian husky's real name) also known as Mr. Mason, Mista Mase, Masees, Minky, Stinky, Wink Wink, Bing Bong, Meesta, Boshishka. Um yeah. And then there's the kitty, birth name "Tallie," goes by Maow, Kiggy, Tallia, Keedie. Too much time on our hands! No wonder they never listen to us!
nygirl09 nygirl09 8 years
Honey Bunches of Oats :)
EastVillageAmy EastVillageAmy 8 years
My dog's given name was Scooter, I added Tayshaun onto it, because he was quite hyper and jumpy and around the time I got him Tayshaun Prince made an awesome jump to block a shot against the Pacers in the NBA playoffs. So I call him Scooter when he's good and Tayshaun when he's acting ghetto. I also call him Scoots, Scootie, Scootie pie, Cuter, Boxer-baby, and even though or especially because he's a boxer-pit, I call him Poodle or Poo for short. Sometimes I get funny looks from people seeing me call this big bruiser looking dog, "poodle."
travelsugarfairy travelsugarfairy 8 years
-Lilian, Lily, Meadows, Wee wee, Lil, Wep -Lulu, Wurster, Hotdog, Longness, Lul, Pep, Woo woo, Pep -Suri, Worry, Puppy Wuppy -Furgie, Furge, Morgie, Sempai, Fungus, Morge, Morges, Forges, Mao Mao, Mushroom Butt
terryt18 terryt18 8 years
mau mau, kitty, gatacita, boo....
GibsonGIrl GibsonGIrl 8 years
nicknames that have nothing to do with my dog's name: Boodles, choochie mongoose, poodle (even though she's a Shih Tzu), pumpkin noodle head, noonie, muffin top, princess puff...the list goes on and on.
aislefour aislefour 8 years
Ripley has a few secret identies: Ripsters, Ripples, Ripper, The Talented Mr. Ripley, Rippelonius the 3rd, and Sir Poops-A-Lot. Stella is also know as Stellabella, Stellaboo, Stellaroni, Stinky Breath, Runty and Miss Sneek-A-Poo.
janna890 janna890 8 years
oliver is usually called ollie but also gets called scruff, scruffulupugus, mcscruff, biscuit, laroo(?), larusky (??), mean mug, abe (my mom says he looks like abe lincoln), mr. miyagi(maybe it's the beard), and mountain goat. dublin gets called dubs, dumpling, sweat pea, pea, fatty (she was a pudgy puppy), fatness, mcgibbis, mcgee, muffin, and lump. i am sure that i am forgetting some.
lawyerjen lawyerjen 8 years
1. Gabby is my dog's short name 2. Gabriella is her full name (when she is bad and on official documents) 3. Gabbers given to her by friends 4. Gab- obvious 5. LBD (little brown dog) 6. Little brown loud mouth 7. Kitten (I swear she is half cat!) 8. Moose, bear, monkey, gorilla, and lots of other animal names! She knows when you are talking about her and answers to all of her names. Wow that makes me realize we shouldn't have kids for a while unless we want them to have an identity crisis!!
mollybaby mollybaby 8 years
my cat dottie doesn't have a lot of nicknames, but my sister's cat does! his name is funk and i call him boot, fat, babykins, and tub. lol don't ask.
Dollylo Dollylo 8 years
My dog got many nicknames but I can't tell you what it is as they're all in french! :(
4BYRDS 4BYRDS 8 years
We have so many for our dog, snoopy. Mainly it's noops, noopey, old man, noopers, noopa-rific, cutie patootie But the worst is that my two young daughters can't say snoopy, they call him Poo-Poo. So now we are all calling him Poo Poo. Yesterday I was at the store and said, "do you want to get Poo Poo a treat?" I just have gotten so used to calling him Poo Poo that I didn't even think that there might be people around that don't understand....
JessBear JessBear 8 years
My favorite, though, is to call Peanut a Butter Ball Turkey, because when cleans his belly, he sticks his leg up in the air and he looks just like a turkey, especially because his belly is pink and bald.
JessBear JessBear 8 years
We named our new kitten Pistachio, but nobody ever called him that- it just didn't fit. So one day we buy this fancy cat food called Katzenflocken, and suddenly my bf is calling him Flocken. I resisted for a while, bc I REFUSED to have my cat named after an obscure food brand, so he went by Tiny, Little One, Piss Cat, Turtle, Bear, CricketRabbitBearCat, Turd, Loverly, Cutey Pants McGee, The Other One, and many more. Finally I gave in, so now he's still registered at the vet as Pistachio, but we call him Phlocken (I wanted a 'P' name), and we still use all of the above nicknames, too. Poor kitty. Our older cat, Peanut, goes by Peeners, Loverly, Peanut Butter, Butter Bar, Peanut Butter Kitty Cat, Sweetie Pie, Nut, and, when I'm feeling baby talk-y, the longest possible combination of the above names that I can think of in one breath, as in: Peanut Butter Bar Sweetie Pie Loverly Kitty Cat McGoo! (Yeah, I know, I know: I'm a huge dork.)
kitten25 kitten25 8 years
I don't have any clue why I call my cats so many different things, but I do. I call Gizmo: Gizmo Zachary, Bees, Boots, Boo, Bud, Gimo, Z, G, Boy, Moomoo, Stinky, and Big big. I call Squash: Squashy, Gil, Misses, Miss, Pumpkin, Little, and Squeaker.
Zero_Cool Zero_Cool 8 years
lol, we call Zero so many different things... Some of my favorite are: Zero Cool Nugget Pooper Dear Dear-o Floppy Dearnuts Pooper Scooper Noodlebutt Cero Uno (given to him by a friend of ours... he responds to it as much as he responds to Zero!) No-nuts (haha, because he's neutered, we make fun of him) Wrinklehead sh*tface (all in good fun!!!) Buddy Wigglebutt Beer Beer-o Wow, that's a lot. I'm pretty sure he knows when we are making fun of him though, cause he always goes and lays down and looks funny. Then he comes and gives us kisses... it's cute!
MamaD MamaD 8 years
Maya's nicknames are..... Shugga Bugga, Chicken, Poodle, Chunky Monkey, Dopey Dog, Sleepy Head, Mayanaise, Pupcake, Princess Poopsalot.
karisaamy karisaamy 8 years
She has lots of name - Mahala (the real one) muttly, super mutt, Mahala Lucy (like Luicfer), Stinky, Mahala Monster, Bug, and many more.
brantsmama brantsmama 8 years
My dog's name is Lincoln, my little boy calls him linky noodle (he's a weiner dog), we call him linky stinky, doodlebop, doodlebutt, stinkinnoodle,lincoln log and a lot of silly names.. he answer to all of the ones that I listed.. he doesn't like to acknowledge me when i call him "bad dog" haha..
sparkleluvr sparkleluvr 8 years
My puppy's name is Sammy but I usually call him Pookie, or Pookie Bear. I don't know why, I just do. :-)
BellaCalla BellaCalla 8 years
Oh gosh Stella has a pretty much endless supply of nicknames: Stellabella bella stellie belly muffin puffin marshmallow tushie-face (she likes to sleep with her butt where her head should be - i.e. in my face!) shnuggles shnugs baby baby girl poops fart face (she farts a lot) I could go on and on....
PJ-PJ-PJ PJ-PJ-PJ 8 years
I also call my MIL's dog Crack (short for Crack-head). Don't hate...she totally acts spastic & has earned the name. So much so, that they have all started to call her that as well!
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