[DWJ] Naming a cat- comments/advice?

Anna Zofia Skarzynska ania.s at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Apr 17 14:35:55 EDT 2007

It is decided- he is Romanov. Thanks for all the comments/suggestions- I 
feel a bit bad that having asked you for comments I then went with my idea, 
but it really does suit him.

Stalin was a great idea, but a little too close to the bone- my grandmother 
was imprisoned during his rule in the 1950s and he really is not a joke to 
us Poles. Personally I woldn't mind the name so much, but I would be 
embarrassed to tell my family. I did like Benvenuto but it would shorten to 
Ben, which wouldn't be at all original.

Besides, I had to hurry and decide because my son wanted to name him Roger, 
just so he could say he was going home to Roger the cat. Or worse. If I 
hadn't stepped in it might have stuck!

He looks just like Robyn's cats so he might be a Russian Blue after all!

There is still an opening for another name- perhaps I should continue with 
the Russian/Slav theme - Ivan the Terrible Romanov? Vlad Romanov?
Thanks again,


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