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View Poll Results: Have you ever named your pet after a Pokémon?
yes 3 27.27%
no 8 72.73%
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Old July 31st, 2013 (11:42 AM). Edited July 31st, 2013 by Moltres Rider.
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have you ever named your pet such as a cat or a dog after a Pokémon? what Pokémon did you name your pet if you did?

Note: you may answer "yes" if you plan to get a pet an name it after a Pokémon in the future... please still specify the Pokémon you named

mine, cats named Sylveon & Delcatty
Old August 1st, 2013 (02:52 AM).
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Haha no, I haven't but it would be fun to name a dog something ridiculous. Like Bulbasaur. Seriously, that would be quite epic. Or Geodude. I tend to love naming things in general; my mother breeds dogs and I used to name all the puppies strange things before we sold them and their new owners gave them proper names :p Never did any pokémon names though, but I deeply regret now that I didn't call at least one of them Bulbasaur.

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Old August 1st, 2013 (08:31 AM).
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I haven't! I was considering naming my cat Pikachu as a kid though, if I remember right, but of course my parents wouldn't have for that. 8D;

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Old August 1st, 2013 (08:46 AM).
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we would of but my daughter did not like the name "Purrlion" for our new kitten so we named it "Gadalf" cause she is obsessed with the hobbit film.
Old August 1st, 2013 (08:59 AM).
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I haven't actually, but when I was a little kid I would pretend that my cat was Meowth and I would yell at it to use attacks :3
Old August 1st, 2013 (10:28 PM).
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I have some Chickens as pets but I have never named them with Pokemon names. Also I never have any intentions to name them.
Old August 1st, 2013 (10:54 PM).
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I couldn't actually have any pets growing up, so I couldn't have named them after a Pokemon even if I wanted to (well, we had a nameless fish we had for a few weeks, but that's a different story).

If I do have pets in the future, though, I don't see myself naming them after a Pokemon. I could see myself re-using nicknames I've given to my Pokemon in the past, but I imagine naming a cat Meowth would be like having a Meowth named Cat, and would feel a little odd.
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Old August 3rd, 2013 (03:59 AM).
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Nope. That would be kind of weird haha. Though if there was a Pokemon with a really unique name that matches a certain animal then why not?
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Old August 13th, 2013 (07:23 PM).
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I used to have two hermit crabs as a kid back when there was just gen 1 named Kingler and Cloyster LOL....
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Old August 13th, 2013 (09:47 PM). Edited August 13th, 2013 by Playful_Weasel.
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Not yet, I'm thinking of calling my ferret "Kojofu" [Mienfoo's Japanese name] instead of "Itachi". So haven't voted yet. I'm like 80% certain I may change its name.
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Old August 14th, 2013 (12:13 AM).
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No, but I wanted to call my cat Meowth for a while (stuck with Tom .-. )..

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Old August 20th, 2013 (03:58 PM).
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Despite how much I love pokemon, I would never name a pet after a pokemon.

Maybe a child or two, though.
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Old August 20th, 2013 (04:02 PM).
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I don't think I'd ever name my pets that, but I might name my child Muk.
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