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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #840 on: December 10, 2020, 05:15:44 PM »
Lovely!

I'd suggest Aureole and Ariel but they may sound too much alike for the cats to do whatever degree of learning their names that cats do is.

Happy you're happy!

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #841 on: December 10, 2020, 05:48:23 PM »
Congratulations Mythbuster! May you and your family and your kittens find much joy together.

For names for kitty twins, how about Sebastian and Viola? Luke and Leia?


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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #842 on: December 10, 2020, 06:58:58 PM »
Wonderful, mythbuster! Thank you for sharing your good news! May they rule over you for many happy years to come.
We need some pictures to fully appreciate their adorableness and help you decide on names.

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #843 on: December 10, 2020, 07:02:36 PM »
Do any of you ask for "PAPER" at the grocery store? 

Kitties really like to play in paper bags! 

Anyone have any stories to relate?


With Boxing Day coming up, make sure that your kitties have plenty of boxes to play with!
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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #844 on: December 10, 2020, 07:11:52 PM »
Do any of you ask for "PAPER" at the grocery store? 

Kitties really like to play in paper bags! 

Anyone have any stories to relate?

With Boxing Day coming up, make sure that your kitties have plenty of boxes to play with!

In the...hmmm..80s? 90s?...there was what we'd now call a visual meme of a darkish, tigerish tabby kitten poking it's nose out of a paper bag

You'd see it on mugs, little tin boxes and the like.

My last kitty looked just like that, and indeed loved to burrow into paper bags and sqirm around to look at me balefully out of the sheltering depths of such a bag.

Somewhere there's a picture of Woodsmoke in her bag, sitting beside a little metal box whose lid looks just like her.

It looked as if she'd posed for it...

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #845 on: December 11, 2020, 05:44:30 AM »
Names:  Zim and Gir,

Poly and .....um...Cracker?

(Smolt suggests) Mollie and Tom (we are reading a cat adventure book)

And how is that working out for you?

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #846 on: December 11, 2020, 06:21:00 AM »
How about Sunny and Grey? (I like simple names).

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #847 on: December 11, 2020, 09:22:14 AM »
Athena and Hermes?  Stormy and Sunny?  Hemmingway & Jason?  Lady Jane and Sir Pounce?

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #848 on: December 11, 2020, 10:36:44 AM »
Welcome to the new kitties!

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #849 on: December 11, 2020, 10:41:05 AM »
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My local grocery chain will offer paper bags, but you have to ask, as the default is Plastic.
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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #850 on: December 11, 2020, 11:50:52 AM »
I've always wanted to name a cat Mr. Pants or Professor Snugglesworth. There are, of course, endless variations on art related cat names (Clawed Monet, Frida Khatlo, Catavaggio, Albrecht Purer) but I do love me a bad dad jokes/puns. Food is also (too) important to me, so maybe Mac and Cheese, Burger and Fries, Rice and Beans, etc.

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #851 on: December 11, 2020, 12:01:37 PM »
I am so glad I'm not the only one with "backup" cat names for if/when a cat appears that fits the name.
Mine are Argyle for a tiger stripe and Waffles for an orange tabby.

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #852 on: December 12, 2020, 03:20:25 AM »
Henri, le Chat Noir, is dead at age 17.

For those of you who might be unfamiliar with Henri: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q34z5dCmC4M&ab_channel=WillBraden.
It's terrible writing, used to obfuscate the fact that the authors actually have nothing to say.

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #853 on: December 12, 2020, 07:29:41 AM »
Oh, I'm so sorry, Spork!  RIP Henri.

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Re: Herd your cats here
« Reply #854 on: December 13, 2020, 04:23:39 PM »
Mythbuster, I hope the new kitties are settling in! What did you decide on for their names?

I am on the couch grading this evening. In an impressive display of cat-human interaction, Ricochet has been hanging out on the couch with me near my knees (but not actually touching me, of course). Even more impressively, she actually stayed on the couch when I got up to get a snack and came back to sit down! I am actively resisting petting her so I don't disturb her and cause her to bolt.