What should we name our hedgehog?
October 19, 2012 2:07 PM Subscribe
What should we name our hedgehog
? My boyfriend and I just got a pet hedgehog and are having trouble deciding on a name. He's a boy, and we're thinking about a New Orleans-y name since we just moved here. Please help.
posted by MadamM to pets & animals (93 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
So far, the best New Orleans-y option is beignet, but it doesn't sound much like a pet name to me. In my mind, the best pet names are easy to say, should have strong consonants (so a lot of French derived names, like beignet, don't work), and have lots of good nickname options. I floated Henry last night, which is looking like a contender.
About Mr. Hedgieman (what I'm currently calling him): he has blue eyes, loves hiding in his igloo and climbing up our arms when we hold him, and is a little scared of toilet paper tubes but can get into them (partially) when the mood strikes him. He's pretty friendly and cuddly so far. He's not a fan of politics (he fell asleep during the last debate).
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