Friday, 8 August 2014

Wackiest Pet Names of the Year Revealed

BREA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The results are in – Peanut Wigglebutt and Snuggles Butt Le Lee head the list of unforgettable monikers chosen as the Wackiest Pet Names of 2014. Each year, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, celebrates the most clever, creative and quirky pet names nationwide. After a thorough selection process, 50 priceless pup names and 50 comical kitty names were chosen from VPI's database of more than 500,000 insured pets. The top 10 dog and cat monikers were put to a public vote, where Peanut Wigglebutt and Snuggles Butt Le Lee proved wackiest. Following are the top 10 Wackiest Dog and Cat Names of 2014:



1.  Peanut Wigglebutt
2.  Sir Hog Knucklehead               
3.  Sasha Biggiepotamus Fierce
4.  Otto Von Longdog
5.  Zippity Do Dawg
6.  Airbubble McMuffin
7.  Hamburger Patty
8.  Angus T Brackencrack
9.  Mister Buddy Pickles               
10. Waffle Dots

1.  Snuggles Butt Le Lee
2.  Count Flufferton
3.  Katy Purry
4.  Walter Croncat
5.  Joey Banana Pants
6.  Felix Thunder Paws
7.  Nutty Kitty
8.  Senor Meow
9.  Sassy Brat Cat
10. Purrscilla

Peanut Wigglebutt

Snuggles Butt Le Lee

"With more than half a million insured pets in our database, we encounter a variety of fun and eccentric pet names," said Curtis Steinhoff, director of corporate communications for VPI. "We've learned that while some of these names are assigned just for the laughs, many of these monikers hold a special meaning or story behind them. Dogs and cats are now viewed part of the family and these unique, yet specific, names mirror that."

For photos and background stories of the winners and the top 10 nominees, along with the full list of the 50 unusual dog and cat names, visit