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Res Ipsa Loquitur Pet Names

A pet’s name can be super simple and descriptive.

This usually happens by accident. You start calling your new kitten “Kitty” and it sticks. Or you call you mouse “Mousey” or the bunny “Bunny” and this temporary name becomes the pet’s forever name.

Res Ipsa Loquitur is a latin term used in the legal field and it means “The Thing Speaks for Itself.” The shorthand for this term is “Res Ipsa.”

Res Ipsa pet names are good pet names. They are very simple and easy to remember!

The best example of a Res Ipsa Loquitur Pet Name is BIG BIRD.

People who own lots of animals often use Res Ipsa names because it makes it easy to keep track of their animals.

For example, a woman and her husband have twelve (!!) cats and one is named “Orange Cat” because he is an orange tabby cat. Another is “Brownie” although he is not a pure brown color. One is “Tortie” because he is a tortiose colored cat. They also have “Big Boy” because he is a big male cat.

President Lyndon Johnson had beagles named “Him” and “Her.”

Father Bear, Mother Bear, and Baby Bear is another example of Res Ipsa names!

Here are other examples of super simple pet names:



Pussy Cat


Tiger Cat

Little Cat

Little One

Big Girl




Black dog (or Blackie)

Brown Dog or Brownie

Bunny or Honey Bunny




Little Bear