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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

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Old August 1st, 2013 (2:52 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 (8:31 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 (8:46 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.
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Old August 1st, 2013 (8:59 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
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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.
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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 (3:59 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 (7:23 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 (9:47 PM). Edited August 13th, 2013 by Firox.
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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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No, but I wanted to call my cat Meowth for a while (stuck with Tom .-. )..
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Old August 20th, 2013 (3:58 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 (4:02 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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