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  • Dollar Store Kitteh

    So I went to the Dollar Store to buy envelopes and came home with a kitten. Someone dumped her off. When I said I was taking her home, the shoppers and the clerk applauded!

    She's a sweetie. Very friendly...was trying to get in the store. She was very hungry, but has settled in with a full tummy in her temporary crate. Vet this week and in a couple of weeks...limited freedom. Miss Lily (the resident barn cat) is a bit pissed, but she'll get over it.

    I need name ideas. Must end in ie or y. I have a Lily, Murphy, Jakey, Riley and Bonnie. Gone but not forgotten...Maggie and Sophie (cats) and dogs Bailey and Dakota (the outlier).


    Photo from my phone so picture quality is bad. But still, she's cute.

  • #2
    I need name ideas. Must end in ie or y. I have a Lily, Murphy, Jakey, Riley and Bonnie. Gone but not forgotten...Maggie and Sophie (cats) and dogs Bailey and Dakota (the outlier).[QUOTE]

    You could go with Dolly. I also like: Molly, Bertie, Lucy, Shelby, and Poppy. She is going to be beautiful, and I am sure she loves the attention (and food).


    • #3
      She is a cutie.....but I have no suggestions for names. I once called a cat Orngekitty
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      • #4
        THANK YOU for that kindness -- you are a blessing for a kitten who could have ended up badly. We have them around our Dollar Store, too. I actually trapped, spayed/neutered, etc. 8 of them before my bad accident -- many are still here. I can't imagine doing such to such a helpless creature! She's lovely -- a pastel tortie! How about Pinky? That color looks sort of pink in low lighting. She's a lucky puss and God Bless you!!


        • #5
          Oh, I like Pinky! She's an adorable little cutie
          If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
          Desmond Tutu


          • #6
            I like Dolly--for the Dollar Store!

            Congrats on your new kitty! She's lovely and a very lucky girl.
            Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

            You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.


            • #7
              I was afraid this was going to be a "I bought a kitten off a sketchy rando because I felt sorry for it." This was a much sweeter story. I'm so glad you gave her a soft landing. I love the name Lily.


              • #8
                She's adorable!

                I second Dolly, after the dollar store. Or maybe Penny - not even big enough to be a full-priced dollar, and she has some penny tones in there.


                • #9
                  Yes, Dolly for the $ store is perfect! And you are a fabulous human for scooping up this homeless waif. {{{{{ HUGS }}}}} to both of you!!


                  • #10
                    I think Penny is super cute, but she looks like a Sadie to me!


                    • Original Poster

                      Originally posted by GraceLikeRain View Post
                      I was afraid this was going to be a "I bought a kitten off a sketchy rando because I felt sorry for it." This was a much sweeter story. I'm so glad you gave her a soft landing. I love the name Lily.
                      No, I will not buy them from someone selling them. As a matter of fact, I report them to the store manager and make sure they force them to move on when I see it going on.


                      • Original Poster

                        So many choices for names...I'm trying to figure out which ones fit. I'm kind of leaning towards Penny. She's very "coppery" colored.


                        • #13
                          So.... did you pay them a buck for the cat? Or did they pay you? I would have like to see the applause. That's really nice.
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                          • Original Poster

                            Originally posted by mvp View Post
                            So.... did you pay them a buck for the cat? Or did they pay you? I would have like to see the applause. That's really nice.
                            Kitten was free. Extra canned cat food and kitty litter (plus toys of course) were extra.

                            My daughter suggested Millie...then I would have Millie and Lily.

                            She may be going to Cincinnati. She's such a sweet, cuddly thing...she would be great as an inside cat and I can't have an inside cat. I'm mildly allergic and my hound would kill her. My daughter is asking the neighbors/friends So, we'll see.

                            She'll either be a barn/garage cat and a quite spoiled one or a house cat in Ohio.


                            • #15
                              I will never understand how someone could take a kitten, clearly friendly like that, and dump her. I have a kitten wrapped around my neck as I type who was pushed out of a car. I'm fostering her, and hoping I don't fall any more madly in love. Good on you for taking her. I love the name Dolly, although Millie is very good too.
                              Mystic Owl Sporthorses


                              • #16
                                Naming her Penny works for me, LOL! So glad she is in good hands --


                                • #17
                                  She's definitely a MILLIE.
                                  Alis volat propriis.


                                  • #18
                                    I named one Holly because she came from New Holland Sale grounds. So Dolly would work for me.

                                    I currently have a Daisy and a Punky and Casey that fit your naming criteria. Although Casey is a boy dog. Punkie came already named.
                                    Oh, well, clearly you're not thoroughly indoctrinated to COTH yet, because finger pointing and drawing conclusions are the cornerstones of this great online community. (Tidy Rabbit)


                                    • #19
                                      Dolly since you got her at the Dollar Store.

                                      Callie since she's a calico.

                                      Lesley because my friend Leslie once named a rescue kitten for me and I love the "ey" spelling and it's one of my favorite names spelled either way.
                                      Panda (well, it ends in "a" like Dakota and because she reminds me a bit of a tree (red) panda)
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Wellspotted View Post
                                        Dolly since you got her at the Dollar Store.

                                        Callie since she's a calico.

                                        Love the above - I had also thought of Callie, since she's a Calico.

                                        My godmother had a calico also, named Sookie/Sukey ("Polly put the kettle on... we'll all come to tea...Sookie take it off again...")

                                        Like Polly, too.

                                        Nice job taking her home!
                                        But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all. H.C.Anderson