People Reveal The Ridiculous Nicknames They Call Their Pets (And It'll Make You Giggle)

We’re all completely obsessed with giving our pets bizarre nicknames - and the internet has proven it.

In what is sure to make you chuckle, Redditors have come together to share the names they originally chose for their beloved animals, as well as the variations on it that came about as time passed.

Here’s what they had to say...

Pet’s name: Botus

Nicknames: Bobus, Bow tie, Beauregard, Bojangles, Bobobo-bo bo-bobo, Et tu Bote?, Boatload, Bulbous, Bulbasaur.

- endlessnightsadrift

Pet’s name: Frank

Nickname: Franklin Delano Doggevelt

- djchazradio

Pet’s name: Jim

Nicknames: Jimmy, Jimbo, Jimbob, Jimjo,Jimmyjo, RimmyJimmy, Rimmer, Slimbo, Slambo, Slapchop, JeepJop, James, JimJam, Jimcat, Jiminy Cricket.

- Government_Employee

Pet’s name: Celery

Nicknames: Smellery, Smell, Celly Belly, Beanie, Little King Trashmouth, Ol Besser.

- milkkbread

Pet’s name: Link

Nicknames: Link, Lincoln, Lincoln Logs, Logs, Linky, Stinky Linky, Quicky Linky, Linkin Bark, LinkedIn, 20,000 Links under the sea.

- Outrageous_Claims

Pet’s name: Rainier

Nicknames: Rainy, Rainy-roo, Rainy-bubs, Rainy-girl, Raindrop, Dumbass.

- ChalkyWhite23

Pet’s name: Sherlock

Nicknames: Furlock, Purlock, Shitlock.

- keeperofcats

Pet’s name: Mycroft

Nicknames: Magical Mister, Mycroftelees, Crycroft, Crybaby McBitchpants.

- keeperofcats

Pet’s name: Hova

Nicknames: Hova bean, Hova boi, Hov (said like hove), Hoe, Dipshit, “MOTHER FUCKER STOP EATING THAT” and my personal favourite... my best friend.


Pet’s name: Pinto

Nicknames: Pinto McGuilicutty Aloysius Johansen d’Marche Rosenblatt, Limon.

- eastbayted

Pet’s name: Peanut

Nicknames: The Nut, Nut-Butt, Piña.

- eastbayted

Pet’s name: Peach Brigitte Tenebaum Wilkins

Nicknames : T.T., Tonka Truck, Lil’ Girl, P.P., Pom Pom, Little Lady, Lady Bug, Nina, NooNa, Pompadour, Classy Lady, Petey, Needy Petey.

- Lanilegend

Pet’s name: Franklin Geralt Hemingway Fontaine

Nicknames: Frankie, Frank, Panky, Hanky Panky, Frank the Tank, Veneno Malo, Lil’ Boy, BB Boy, Fanky, Fancy Paws.

- Lanilegend

Pet’s name: Hobbes

Nicknames: Hoby, Salvadore Doge (he just melts over furniture), Hobadiah, Hoby J. , Hoby J. Billingsworth Clyde.

- bigredpbun

Pet’s name: Ducky

Nicknames: Duckles, Baby Boo, Baby Bird, Nugget, Awful Dinosaur, Trouble, Menace, Soggy Beast and Toot.

- skitterbug

Pet’s name: Antares

Nicknames: Annie, Banana, Nanners, Banana Boat, Banana Butt, Bananaroni and Cheese, Pupperoni Pizza, Nanneroni, Wiggle Butt, Banana Pudding, Ant Eater, Madam Trampalot, Tramplestiltskin, Stop Eating That, Get Off Me.

- GreenArcherNeedsFood

Pet’s name: Max

Nicknames: Mr Maxophone or Doggy Woggers.

- Goatboy1

Pet’s name: Alan

Nicknames: Dr. Grant, Bubba, Alan-bear or AB, Alan-poots or AP, Puppytime or PT, Turkey, Little Man, and endless variations of nonsense or gibberish words.

- vineezus