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Thursday, June 16, 2011
What's in a Name?
An office is an intersting place!
Meet a tabby cat without a name. Well, that's not completely true. It's hard naming every cat and dog who comes into the shelter; many of our animals end up with awesome names like Daisy Ann or Bradley while others are a bit of a stretch, like when we name animals after stuff. Recently a whole slew of cats were named after wines -- not all wines lend themselves to good names. Like Chambourcin -- what a mouth full. He's the cat who is visiting my office. He's a spectacular cat -- gorgeous, curious, affectionate. Why has he not been adopted? I think it's the name. How do your pronounce Chambourcin? I'm not even sure if I spelled it correctly. It definitely does not lend itself well to high-pitched baby talk. Since he's been investigating my office for the past hour, I've come up with several more fitting choices. What about Stanley, Louis, Nat, Rutherford, or Irving?