Anybody whose as obsessed with their pet as I am has one thousand nicknames for their creature that may or may not have something to do with their actual name. For instance, I have a dog named Hud, named after the 1963 film and character starring Paul Newman. But rarely does he get called Hud. More often than not, he goes by: Hudge, Hudgey, Fudgey, Fudgsicle, Dobby, Paul, Polly, Cowboy, and so on and so forth. You get the idea.
Earlier this week, Twitter user metroadlib inadvertently created a trending meme when they posted a tweet listing the many, many names their pet goes by.
my dog's name is cooper.
i call him–
i use sweetboy the most.
i call this mfer "cooper" exactly 7% of the time.
— fooler initiative (@metroadlib) January 23, 2019
0% of people dislike talking about their pets, so everyone took a break from being mean egomaniacs on Twitter to share their own animals’ myriad nicknames.
Popeye my Popeye
This Little Butthead
Football Head pic.twitter.com/TDiSi05DeU
— chesapeake bae // ᜀ ᜋᜒ (@adotsaint) January 23, 2019
This is Plum. also known as Plumbelina, Plumpert, Plumbarton Oaks, Plumples, Lil’ Baby, BunBun, and Plom. pic.twitter.com/AekT7ptKRd
— tekla 💜✨ (@alketrolyat) January 23, 2019
My dog- Esco
Also, he’s very cute. pic.twitter.com/6WCDsmqhqA
— Crystal Shantel (@CrysCassette) January 23, 2019
This is Mary Agnes bka Squeak
Shes also known as:
Squiggins (don’t know why)
& just plain ol Cat pic.twitter.com/bKgnU8eHUU
— △⃒⃘ .dani savage. (@wishfulll) January 23, 2019
My dog’s name is Stella. We call her Bell, Bell Bell, Stella Bella, Smella, Shibes, Shober, Queen Shibe, The Queen, Old Girl, Police Dog, Cop, Face-Biter, and The Boss. pic.twitter.com/rIugps6yxV
— RifkaNono (@RNTaylor) January 24, 2019
my dog’s name is Sadie
I call her
Booboo (recently used the most)
She responds to them all
Sadly I use most of these on a daily basis pic.twitter.com/24sTylkcvM
— mack (@_big__mack) January 24, 2019
My cat’s name was Pasha.
I called her
— Nichole ✨✨✨ (@tnwhiskeywoman) January 23, 2019
My dogs name is Luna.
I call her:
— Luna Stan Account (@HometownVenus) January 23, 2019
— “John” Berman (@bonjerman) January 23, 2019
Submissions proved that elaborate nicknames are not exclusive to just dogs and cats. (Dying @ lil ball of quills).
Everyone responding has a dog or cat. 🌚 my hedgehog’s name is Michi.
I call her:
Lil mean ass
Lil ball of quills pic.twitter.com/rocBBoDQX1
— deathstroke (@CaramelSlade) January 23, 2019
my guinea pig’s name is Francis
I can him:
toothless wonder (one of his teeth fell out after he had an unfortunate fall)
lil shit https://t.co/s4KvKgyriL
— same ol’ katie (@myfairKT) January 23, 2019
I have a bunny named Jigsaw. I call her:
– My Girl
– My Baby Girl
– Hey Girl
I also have a bunny named Hannibal. I call him:
– My Little Cannibal
– Cannibal Bunny
– Little One
– Itty Bitty One
– Tiny Baby https://t.co/tmV3dKjmSN
— Jenny Nulf 👻 (@jennyleighx33) January 23, 2019