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Feline Friday: VOTE for NAME THAT CAT!

by | Jul 20, 2012 | Cat Behavior & Care, Writing Advice & More | 11 comments

Yes, the day has come. I am delighted at the outpouring of interest in naming cats who appear in my forthcoming thriller LOST AND FOUND. There were 39 total suggestions for feline character names, me-WOW!  I ended up choosing four or five of my favorites from your suggestions and then drawing the remainder out of a fish bowl. Two feline characters will be named based on your votes. (Check out the Woof Wednesday for the doggy poll picks!).

The winner’s names and why they chose their selection will also be included in the book, and winners will receive an advance copy of the book.

Just who ARE these kitty characters?

  • A sable and white Maine Coon “clicker trained” kitty is devoted to the main character, September. He is instrumental in saving September’s life and capturing the bad guy at the climax of the book.
  • A senior citizen domestic (no particular breed) kitty who comforts a family when his/her human becomes a victim of the bad guys–now that’s heroic, right?

Does your cat’s name embody the essence of these kitty characters? Love, devotion, fearlessness, smart as only a cat can be? Looks don’t matter, neither does breed or age or even sex–everyone knows that all cats are heroes at heart when they snuggle with us or bring smiles to our faces when we are at our lowest,  so make your choice and follow your heart!

The poll below allows you to choose THREE (3) of your favorites. You can come back and vote again as many times as you’d like–and I hope you’ll encourage family and friends to champion your kitty cause and also vote.

DEADLINE MONDAY AUGUST 30TH!

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I love hearing from you, so please share comments and questions. Do you have an ASK AMY question you’d like answered? Do you have a new kitten and need answers? Stay up to date on all the latest just subscribe the blog, “like” me on Facebook, listen to the weekly radio show, check out weekly PUPPY CARE must knows, and sign up for Pet Peeves newsletter. Don’t forget to vote for your NAME THAT DOG/CAT character choice in the forthcoming THRILLER, LOST & FOUND!

11 Comments

  1. sandy soli

    I vote for Shadow (as in The Shadow Knows) — gray color also.

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    • amyshojai

      Deadly Fred is stunning! Thanks for allowing me to share, Florence. I will check out your blog and flickr feed, too.

      Reply
  2. Bridgette Booth

    Fun contest Amy! I’m happy that Poirot was a choice. Clever!

    Reply
    • amyshojai

      Lots of great name ideas. Poirot is a fun choice, yes!

      Reply
    • amyshojai

      Hi Jennifer, thanks for voting. Yes, the Inspector Poirot-kitty selection. *s*

      Reply
  3. Natalie Hartford

    Dang…Enigma is not fairing well…but I voted!! LOL!!

    Reply
    • amyshojai

      I like Enigma, too. Natalie, you could always send out a “rally the troups” call for support and get more votes for your pet name pick. *s*

      Reply
  4. Marks Dorcel

    I have a list of name for your nice and cute cat. But the well suited for her is Catty. it’s very unique and easy to remember name which you have to use for your cat.

    Reply

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