A cat named Paul

I wasn't always a fan of giving animals "people" names. I didn't like the idea of humanizing pets that much and wanted to keep them at a distance with cute or weird names like "Teacup" or "Biffles" (both names that I just made up right now). I did once have a hamster named Eponine, but that was more about my obsession with the musical Les Misérables than the desire to humanize a rodent. Lately though, I've come to think that very specific human names work for very specific pets. 

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