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Most Popular Cat Names Of 2016... So Far


Does your cat’s name make the list?

A list of the most popular cat names of 2015 has just been released.

Among eight million cats, the winner is…


Trailing behind respectively in second and third place are the names ‘Bailey’ and ‘Poppy’ to give to your furry little friend.

Recent trends in pet names have revealed people are opting for human names to call their pets, as pets are becoming a more important part of our family life.

The list also included most popular names under the categories of food, music and Disney.

The winners were:

  • ‘Cookie’ for food
  • ‘Marley’ for music
  • ‘Simba’ for Disney

Other pop culture trends included characters of the late David Bowie as well as characters from Star Wars, Marvel Comics and the popular TV series, Game of Thrones.

The study also concluded the most popular name for a dog was Alfie, which was the overall top name for pets.

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How do I toilet train my cat

I rescued an adult female, desexed cat six months ago. Apparently she’s always been an outside cat. I have another cat who is mostly indoors and I would only let outside during the day if I was home. Luna didn’t like being indoors and wasn’t using the litter tray properly. I had her confined in the bathroom for a few days to get use to it and she would go next to it, rarely in it. She will sometimes use a tray otherwise will urinate or poop on the floor. I am at wits end. I have two trays, I’ve changed the type of litter, put dirt in the tray, picked up the poop and put it in the tray to show her that where it goes. I’ve used spray in the tray to attract her to want to use the tray. I bought felliway diffuser which is meant to calm cats and have also used the rescue remedy drops in her food. I’ve recently moved house where there is a cat enclosure so she can go in and out when ever she pleases but still goes in the kitchen (as I now close the bathroom door when she started going to the toilet in there), but tonight I noticed she’s been going in the spare room if anything is left on the floor which is carpeted. So I’ve now cleared that whole room to prevent her from going to the toilet. She is still going in the kitchen. I’ve tried cleaning the area and eliminating her scent by using water and vinegar then once dry use bi carb soda and hydrogen peroxide and it has made no difference. She’s been tested for a bladder infection which came up negative. I love animals. I have another cat which she now gets along with and two dogs which she is still getting use to. I don’t know what else to do and I don’t want to give her up but feel like I will have no choice.