Many of us try to differentiate our pets’ names from human names. For example, “Muffin” or “Snowball” might be suitable for a furry friend, but chances are you don’t have any human friends walking around with such cute names.
One animal shelter, however, is taking pet names to a whole new level, and the creativity involved is actually pretty admirable.
Austin Pets Alive! is a Texas-based animal rescue that has plenty of lovable pets ready for new families to take home. But the cute cats and dogs aren’t the only things catching people’s eye — the names given to the some of cats are also straight-up bizarre, and followers of the organization are loving them. With an animal shelter as large as this one, it’s to be expected that the staff would have to get creative after taking in so many cats and needing new names for each of them. Hopefully, these silly names catch the attention of potential adopters who can give these cuties their forever homes!
Take a look at some of the quirky names given to these cats: