Top 10 Tuesday — Characters and Cats

18 Oct

Do you have a favorite character you would name your dog, cat or child after? Well that’s the theme of this week’s Top 10 Tuesday! My future daughter-in-love just got a cute Boston Terrier puppy she named Yossarian — after the main character in her favorite book, Catch-22. At my house, we have named animals after TV, literary, and Biblical characters. We had a doberman named Mr. Spock (it was the ears!), a feisty Jack Russell named Higgins from Magnum PI, and a beloved cat named Jezebel who was nothing like her namesake. My sweet little orange tabby is named Stella and I have to tell you I have fun calling her! 😉

This week I decided to take character names from my most recent reads and find cats to match them, because what good is being a crazy book lady without adding a bit of cat insanity to the mix! To find out what other bloggers are naming their pets and their kids, click HERE.

 

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Top 10 Cat Character Names

Arianna is a blue-eyed, platinum blond beauty from Cindy Woodsmall‘s The Amish of Summer Grove series. She is as sweet as she is pretty.

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Brother Thomas has been a favorite character of mine throughout the 9-book series, The Hawk And The Dove, by Penelope Wilcock. You just have to name a cat after this faithful monk!

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Charlie Lionheart is the name of the main character in Joanne Bischoff‘s novel, The Lady And The Lionheart. Isn’t that just the best name for a sweet orange tabby?!

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Finn is the sweet and hunky former Navy SEAL in Tangled Webs by Irene Hannon. Is it too ironic to name a cat Finn?

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My husband and I love listening to Agatha Christie audiobooks featuring Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. This very proper black and white kitten would be the perfect Hercule.

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Inspector Jago from Mike Hollow‘s Blitz Detective series has seen a lot in his life — from the trenches of WWI to the bombing of London in WWII. Here’s a cat who has been around!

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Mama Bliss is from Mike Nappa‘s novel The Raven. Mama was world weary as she sought to make up for the wrongs in her family’s life.

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Nicolette (Nicki to her friends) is a fresh, young PI who speaks her mind. She is also is very curious! She is the main character in Mary Ellis‘ book, Midnight on The Mississippi.

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The Raven is the title character from Mike Nappa‘s novel of the same name. He is a deception artist, but gets into lots of trouble with the Ukranian mob in Atlanta. Here’s a jet black kitten to match that name.

 

Last, but certainly not least there is Vandergriff from Amy Matayos‘ rom-com, The Thirteenth Chance. This cocky kitten matches the cocky baseball player he is named after.

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8 Responses to “Top 10 Tuesday — Characters and Cats”

  1. _giovannard October 18, 2016 at 12:11 pm #

    Finn sounds like a good name for a cat! Too bad I’m allergic! Great Top Ten 😀 My Top Ten Tuesday!

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    • rbclibrary October 18, 2016 at 2:26 pm #

      Aw too bad about the allergies. Maybe I should have included a hairless cat. 😉

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      • _giovannard October 18, 2016 at 5:47 pm #

        Hahaha those kind of scare me! 😐

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      • rbclibrary October 18, 2016 at 7:37 pm #

        My daughter thinks they are great. My husband has a client with one. Interesting is the word. 😉

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  2. Danielle Hammelef October 18, 2016 at 1:55 pm #

    These photos are so cute! You got lots of awws from me.

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  3. Sue W. October 21, 2016 at 6:21 pm #

    Hercules is a strong match and I adore the calico you named Nicolette

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    • rbclibrary October 21, 2016 at 8:06 pm #

      Thanks Sue! This was a fun post to put together.

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