What do you call an animal?
Have you got yourself a pet that you have dreamed of for so long? Undoubtedly, he should have a name, well, or a nickname, as you like. But to call your pet is not so easy as it seems. How to call an animal so that the kitshka sounded good, and the animal quickly got used to it and responded.
There are several simple rules for naming pets:
- The name should not be difficult, no more than 2-3 syllables, so that it would be convenient for you to pronounce it.
- Short nicknames are easier remembered by four-legged friends. Cats, by the way, respond better to the nicknames with hissing consonants: h, w, y, x, c.
- The click of your animal should not offend the hearing of others, that is, in the name of your dog or cat should not be curses, offensive words and so on.
- If you do not live alone, then the nickname is best discussed at the family council, so that all family members like it.
How to pick a nickname
For cats and dogs
If the usual nicknames like Barsik, Tuzik, Vaska and others do not seduce you, then you can,Of course, to show imagination and call your cat the name of the hero of your favorite artist, hero of a movie or a book or even a car brand, the main thing is that it sounds good and you and your loved ones like it.
If you bought a purebred puppy or kitten that has a passport issued according to all the rules, then the breeder can decide himself how to name the animal, he can say, for example, that all kittens or puppies from this litter should have names starting with a certain letter the alphabet.
Long nicknames of animals consisting of several words, of course, have a place to be, but it is unlikely that you will constantly call your cat, for example, Marie Antoinette, every time you want to call her. It will be easier to cross it to Masha, Netto or Manyu.
It is better for parrots to give short nicknames, in which there are voiced consonants, especially hissing and p: Gosha, Roma, Zhora, Hera, etc.
How to call an animal such as a hamster, mouse, guinea pig, rabbit and the like. In principle, neither the pig nor the hamster is absolutely not interested in what you call it. In this case, the main thing that you like the name, these animals are still unlikely to respond to your voice.
It is important to give a name to your animal, and therefore it is necessary to approach this issue wisely and seriously.