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What else do you call small felines other than "cats"?

What else do you call small felines other than "cats"?

Old 07-10-2017, 10:25 AM
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Old 07-10-2017, 11:21 AM
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Each individual cat gets a ton of nicknames, but for cats in general... (aside from those I've seen listed...)

Nice names: Mauser, Moggie, Kik-a-now, Meekie, Kit-kit-kit

Less flattering: Little Puker, Litterfeet, Troublesome Joe

I also like to refer to them as "couch panthers" or "house lions" but that's not something I call them directly.
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Old 07-10-2017, 12:59 PM
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When I was young my neighbors from Quebec called cats me-new. I spelled it phonetically. Tell you the truth, I don't know any other way to spell it. French for cat is chat. So I don't know where the word came from. My last cat Sadie was called sadistic kitty because she was. We loved her even though she was really rather nasty as she aged.
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Old 07-10-2017, 01:06 PM
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When my son was just learning to talk, he couldn't make an 'm' sound, so he called his kitty Neow (instead of meow).
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Old 07-10-2017, 02:24 PM
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I always liked the Scottish? (UK) term " Moggie". Dont know why they call them that.
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Old 07-10-2017, 06:42 PM
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Kitty Kitty.
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Old 07-10-2017, 09:12 PM
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Titty Tat. My mom used to call them "Sh*tty Chat". She thought that was so funny, and yes she did love her cats. I call my old plump kitty my "fatty football" because that's what she feels like when I'm carrying her under my arm, a football.
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Old 07-11-2017, 03:05 AM
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I just thought of another name I call my kitty, Miss Pointy Paws! I use that term when she walks across my chest. It is as if she had pointed feet. Other times she can walk across me with flat feet that does not hurt at all. Miss Pointy Paws is a dear little thing but gets her "point" across...."feed me, fill the water dish or open the blinds so I can watch the birds, please."
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Old 07-11-2017, 06:47 AM
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Right now we have Skipper and Checkers. When we had two that we got about Christmas time they were Cotton (white long hair) and Candy (calico). We have had a Bibbs (white bib under chin) and Smokey (gray tuxedo) and Cindy 4 legs (given to my daughter by Cindy 2 legs) and when my son was small and had limited words his cat was KeeCock. There has also been a Tigger, Spot, Marshmellow (all black) and Mit Mit (white fromt paws). Everybody at our house gets its own name and come when called or we come when summonsed.
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Old 07-11-2017, 08:27 AM
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We once called one of our cats "Misery" because she was part Siamese and had an awful meow. My daughter gives her cats place names like "Sanibell for the island, etc.
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