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A sailor's cat should have a nautical name, right? She came from the shelter with the name "Stormy" which we think sucks because (1) she ain't gray, (2) it doesn't fit her somewhat timid personality, and (3) it's bad juju for a sailor.

 

She is on the small side, female, black and white, and sort of resembles a small penguin wearing a cummerbund (there's a small strip of black between her white chest and belly). My sister offered up a bunch of Greek Goddess names, and some have potential, but we dont' want to have to spend a lot of time "explaining" the name :)

 

So spew forth your ideas. sshow, yours is still under consideration.

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A sailor's cat should have a nautical name, right? She came from the shelter with the name "Stormy" which we think sucks because (1) she ain't gray, (2) it doesn't fit her somewhat timid personality, and (3) it's bad juju for a sailor.

 

She is on the small side, female, black and white, and sort of resembles a small penguin wearing a cummerbund (there's a small strip of black between her white chest and belly). My sister offered up a bunch of Greek Goddess names, and some have potential, but we dont' want to have to spend a lot of time "explaining" the name :)

 

So spew forth your ideas. sshow, yours is still under consideration.

 

Hobie

 

at the very least you should dye the white underside orange "Fast"

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Floater (for when it goes in the water) Or Sinker just in case.

 

Pisser (cause it will, all over the inside of your boat)

 

Stupid (because all cats are)

 

More?

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Floater (for when it goes in the water) Or Sinker just in case.

 

Pisser (cause it will, all over the inside of your boat)

 

Stupid (because all cats are)

 

More?

 

Fleas for the cat

 

and for the boat .....................................................

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cat Box ohmy.giflaugh.giflaugh.giflaugh.gif

 

get a methane stove wink.gif

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If she purrs loudly... Diesel

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We have 2 cats in my house. The kids have names for them , but I call them Cat 1 and Cat 2. They seem happy with that.

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Ours is Sinbad after Arthur Ransome's book, We didn't mean to go to sea. Part of the Swallows and Amazon series.

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Looks like a penguin? Opus.

opus.jpg

 

 

Noooooo

 

 

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Binary...but not very nautical

 

How about:

 

Tar

 

Beacon

 

Fender

 

Flotsam - my fave :-)

 

oooo! ooo! or Grog!

 

Killick

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Nautical name for a cat, Are you one of these people who feel the need to talk like a pirate when you get within 10 ft of a boat too?

 

How about Fucken Cat, fits into so many situations.

To the kids "did you feed the fucken cat?"

To the wife "where is that fucken cat?"

To that noise outside "was that the fucken cat?"

To that thing that gets under your feet when you are carrying something "fucken cat"

To nobody in particular when you go to cuddle your wife in the middle of the night only to find the cat in between you "fucken cat"

To the cat when it jumps on your lap spilling your coffee "Arr, fucken cat"

 

To the cat when it looks at you with sad eyes wanting picked up "awe kitty"

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crabs

 

 

 

 

 

short for crab bait

 

 

 

Must be an Aussie thing. I have known a fair share of cats

called "CB" short for Crab bait or "Cfer" short for C is for Cat.

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Floater (for when it goes in the water) Or Sinker just in case.

 

Pisser (cause it will, all over the inside of your boat)

 

Stupid (because all cats are)

 

More?

 

 

+100

 

 

how about :

 

Target Practice

CementShoes

Drogue

anchor

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Binary...but not very nautical

 

How about:...

...Killick

 

"Which you didn't want ter do that!"

 

How about Nelson, after the black and white chequer scheme on the gunports?

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Nautical name for a cat, Are you one of these people who feel the need to talk like a pirate when you get within 10 ft of a boat too?

 

How about Fucken Cat, fits into so many situations.

To the kids "did you feed the fucken cat?"

To the wife "where is that fucken cat?"

To that noise outside "was that the fucken cat?"

To that thing that gets under your feet when you are carrying something "fucken cat"

To nobody in particular when you go to cuddle your wife in the middle of the night only to find the cat in between you "fucken cat"

To the cat when it jumps on your lap spilling your coffee "Arr, fucken cat"

 

To the cat when it looks at you with sad eyes wanting picked up "awe kitty"

 

 

Had a friend who named his cat Hey so he could yell at it when it jumped up on the mantle. Had another friend who named his cat Stella from his favorite movie, A Streetcar Named Desire. He'd stand on his back porch at night and call it in with his best Stanley voice.

 

 

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Don't change that name! Just get another one named Dark.

 

G

 

LOL!! Can't believe neither stickboy nor I had thought of that! It's even better than "Later," suggested by a couple people when I described her as the cat "to be named later."

 

Regarding the other responses:

 

DA-WOODY: Thanks for the baby penguin video! A shorter version has been circulating on FB but I had not seen this longer one, which gives the little guy a name and a little history.

 

Nauti: I lost both kitties this past winter, Jamaica about six weeks after Tahoe. :( I suspect I didn't post about Jamaica.

 

Like Pete M suggests, we're trying to get to know her a little before settling on a name.

 

To TOG and others with like suggestions like stupid and target and bilge rate: Yes, I know this is a totally lame thread. :) But I don't care, she's my new baby.

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I'm so sorry to hear that. :(

 

Have fun with your new kitten. I'd forgotten what a handful they are, but they are good for lots of laughs, and as i keep reminding myself, they do eventually settle down.

 

And I still don't have any name suggestions.

 

(I have a friend with 2 black cats, one is Dark and one is Stormy. Maybe your girl needs a friend? ;) )

 

 

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My scrappy killer cat that ran away was named Captain Blood by my daughter, after the pirate movie, and earned the further nickname "Hezbollah", because he was a terrorist that engaged in unprovoked attacks on civilians (me, mainly) -- he would pounce and bite your leg for fun when he was bored. I miss him.

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mizzen worked for our six-toed, black and white farm cat. played catch, walked on a leash and when ape-sh*t for a laser pointer...

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I'm so sorry to hear that. :(

 

Have fun with your new kitten. I'd forgotten what a handful they are, but they are good for lots of laughs, and as i keep reminding myself, they do eventually settle down.

 

And I still don't have any name suggestions.

 

(I have a friend with 2 black cats, one is Dark and one is Stormy. Maybe your girl needs a friend? ;) )

 

Thanks. Actually, she's fully grown, about eight years old (or thereabouts, I have two conflicting DOBs on her, one from the shelter intake paperwork and another from her rabies cert).

 

There is the possibility of getting her a friend, too.

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I'm so sorry to hear that. :(

 

Have fun with your new kitten. I'd forgotten what a handful they are, but they are good for lots of laughs, and as i keep reminding myself, they do eventually settle down.

 

And I still don't have any name suggestions.

 

(I have a friend with 2 black cats, one is Dark and one is Stormy. Maybe your girl needs a friend? ;) )

 

Thanks. Actually, she's fully grown, about eight years old (or thereabouts, I have two conflicting DOBs on her, one from the shelter intake paperwork and another from her rabies cert).

 

There is the possibility of getting her a friend, too.

 

 

 

How about calling her "Captain" anything less and she may go find another boat...

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Floater

See Post #3

Concur.

 

"Concur" is a nice name for a kitty......not sure how it fits with the nautical theme though....

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If you get another kitty for a 'friend' for your current one, call one Mitsu and one Bishi. Not nautical, but still funny.

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Why call it anything...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It isn't going to come anyway. :rolleyes:

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I have a cat. His name is Cat.

 

No litter box or any of that BS. Sleeps on the garage roof all day, comes in to eat when he wishes, goes out all night. Takes a bird down almost every day, he's a great hunter. Chases my 125 lb choco lab around the yard. Neighborhood kids shot him with a BB gun. Twice (that's a topic for another time). He's a good Cat.

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don't name it until you have had it for a bit - it will find it's own name

 

gotta agree with this... I got 2 kittens and eventually Starboard and Port got given their appropriate names... Port is skittish while Starboard runs around with impunity.

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A long time ago, my black kitty ran away.

We were liveaboards together.

 

Someone found a kitty floating in Engloish Bay, Vancouver and brought it to me thinking ti was mine.

It was black and white.

I kept it and called it Jetsom.

What a character

He has been living with a friend now for over ten years.

:)

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A long time ago, my black kitty ran away.

We were liveaboards together.

 

Someone found a kitty floating in Engloish Bay, Vancouver and brought it to me thinking ti was mine.

It was black and white.

I kept it and called it Jetsom.

What a character

He has been living with a friend now for over ten years.

:)

Dead cat, ten years. Yuck, you cat people are SICK

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On the maritime theme you could call it "Schooner" but for a great gaff call it "TAXI" That will get the neighbors thinking you've lost it when calling the critter.

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Floater (for when it goes in the water) Or Sinker just in case.

 

Pisser (cause it will, all over the inside of your boat)

 

Stupid (because all cats are)

 

More?

You're not making any points with my friend C Koch with statements like this TOG.

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a red cat and a green cat ?

 

LMAO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How about Yawl.

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Yawl? only iffn' it's a Southern cat.

 

I'd suggest stewmeat. or Suture

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