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Can I change my shelter cat's name?

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I just adopted a cat from a shelter. She lived there for 2 years. They gave her a name that I don't really like. Is it OK to give her a new name or should I just learn to like the name that they gave her?
asked Oct 21, 2013 in Cat Behavior by anonymous

1 Answer

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When adopting a pet from a shelter, most people have a special name in mind for the pet. I've adopted several pets and given them new names without any problem. Use the cat's new name for pleasant things such as food, treats, playtime, petting. You'll have your cat responding to her new name in no time.
answered Oct 24, 2013 by (36,420 points)