Monday, April 22, 2013

What's in a name - Lucy

Hi!  It is me, Lucy...

When my mom first saw me on the Facebook page of the Humane Society that rescued me, my name was Mia.
While Mia is a cool name, my parents didn't really think it fit me.  My mom likes names that end in "Y" sounds - probably because her's does (silly hilary).  She also wanted a name that had an old ring to it. My dad was still a little shell shocked about actually adopting me...

As my parents drove home from my foster home, my mom kept throwing out names.  My dad kept saying yes to pretty much all of them.  But my mom like Ellie and Lucy the best.  After enough pestering, daddy said he liked Lucy better.

My mom thinks everyone needs a formal name.  So she wanted to call me Lucinda Alexis (alexis after my brother Alex).  She kept asking daddy about it and he kept "yeah, yeahing her".  He still was shell shocked about actually getting me.

Finally the day came for them to bring me home. The next morning I woke up and I heard my dad ask my mom if she called me Lucinda or Luceilia.  She was a little annoyed that he didn't pay her any mind for the weeks prior when she kept asking him about the name Lucinda, but she didn't say a word.  She clarified  it was Lucinda.  He told her that he liked Luceilia better.

She simply said, "Okay, Luceilia Alexis it is!" and that is how I got my name... Although, you can still just call me Lucy!

16 comments:

Marilynn said...

Sometimes the dads can be really thick about getting the names right, huh? Not always, but sometimes. Thank heaven, your mom chose what she did! We love Lucy!!

Grace & servant

The Florida Furkids said...

That's a great name!! We'll call you Lucy though!!

Thanks for participating in this fun event!

Raz and The Florida Furkids

Hannah and Lucy said...

Lucy is a lovely name for you.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Athena said...

Lovely name for a lovely kitty xx

Fuzzy Tales said...

Lucy, our human can't fathom why your mom was even bothering to run potential names by your dad. LOL. Males tend to tune these things out.

No matter what your name, you'd still be as adorable and lovely!

Gracie=^o.o^= said...

Oh the dads, what can we say about them. But they are the best! So glad you got adopted and love your name.

Cat Chat With Caren And Cody said...

Awwww Lucy what a wonderful story! I LOVE your name but I also LOVE the name Mia too!

Tails from the Foster Kittens said...

So do you get your full double name when you are in the middle of the best mischief?

Carolyn Kristof said...

Oh Miss Lucy, your kitten picture is one of the most SQUEE-licious I've ever seen! (You know that even though your dad yeah-yeahs a bunch that he really secretly loves you tons and tons!)
Dex

The Musings Of A Crazy Cat Lady said...

An adorable name for an adorable kitty. :) Abbi

Julie Baugh said...

A sweet little name for an adorable little kitteh. It cheered my whole day up when I saw your photo

meowmeowmans said...

We love how you got your names, Lucy! And that your formal name includes that of your brother Alex.

Big hugs!

Moosey (and the dad)

Oui Oui said...

Lucy, we love all of your names! But your formal name was a lot bigger than you were. You are such a cutie! Thanks for the great post!

Timmy Tomcat said...

Lucy that is a great story! Yes the Dads can be a bit thick with names and such. Right Dad!

Kjelle Bus said...

Over at my place it´s my mom who don´t pay any attention to what my dad-person say´s :)
Me I love all your names <3

Alasandra, The Cats and Dogs said...

Lucy we loves your formal name and your everyday name.