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Name our kitten (please)

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Middleagedmotheroftwo Mon 26-Jan-15 23:07:21

She's tabby with bits of ginger. We want a cool, funky name. Anyone any ideas? Kids think either Tiger(lily) or Daphne.

cozietoesie Mon 26-Jan-15 23:25:57

I think we probably need a picture to see first, Middle.


GerundTheBehemoth Mon 26-Jan-15 23:45:01

I know a gorgeous tabby-tortie (your girl sounds like she's one of those) called Mango.

AmantesSuntAmentes Mon 26-Jan-15 23:48:02

Bast (as in the cat goddess/ mother of cats!)

Middleagedmotheroftwo Tue 27-Jan-15 10:31:58

Will upload photo this evening.
Thx both - I like those names - got to get them DD approval though!

PestoSnowissimos Tue 27-Jan-15 10:36:27


cozietoesie Tue 27-Jan-15 11:13:20

If she's to go outside, an 'eeee' sound in the name is good for calling her - and two syllables as well. Daphne sounds fine.


PestoSnowissimos Tue 27-Jan-15 15:01:18

Or Claudie (Claw-dee, get it?)

CountessDracula Tue 27-Jan-15 15:03:39

we have a red dog called Margo and everyone seems to love her name!
(not very cool or funky though)

MincePieDiet Tue 27-Jan-15 15:07:20

Phoebe. Hebe. Persephone.

ophiotaurus Tue 27-Jan-15 15:09:50


Middleagedmotheroftwo Tue 27-Jan-15 15:38:06

I like Chilli!!

bettyboop1970 Tue 27-Jan-15 20:05:52


DarkBlueEyes Tue 27-Jan-15 20:12:47

Paloma. After Paloma Faith who is a redhead.

Middleagedmotheroftwo Tue 27-Jan-15 23:02:09

Here she is, with her sister.

Matilda is current favourite

cozietoesie Tue 27-Jan-15 23:19:46

Mattie for short. smile And the good thing is that that can't be 'nicknamed' easily. You have to think of that - eg 'Daphne' could quickly become 'Daftie' - just as with human names. (With cats you have the added responsibility of choosing a name which you can realistically call in the back garden of course.)

She's gorgeous by the way.

Middleagedmotheroftwo Tue 27-Jan-15 23:23:08

Thanks Cozie. I like Mattie.
I think Sybil is also in the running sad.
I still like Tiger too though.

cozietoesie Tue 27-Jan-15 23:31:30

We always call our Siamese by broadly the same name so avoid the angst of name choosing. grin

Just call her what you fancy, I think. Her real name will 'settle' eventually. (I've known so many cats who started off with one name and ended up with another!)

Kim82 Tue 27-Jan-15 23:32:06

One of my cats is a tabby with bits of ginger, she's called Dory. Her sister is called Biskit - are those names any good (I'm aware they're not to everyone's taste lol).

bettyboop1970 Tue 27-Jan-15 23:36:31

Very cute smile

Middleagedmotheroftwo Wed 28-Jan-15 22:22:36

I lime Biskit!

pilates Fri 30-Jan-15 14:43:42


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