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* The ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'' has a variation involving human-given names of pets (about the closest one can get to this trope in a series fully grounded in realism), when the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When they find the cat's owner near the end of the book, she tells them that she had named the cat... Blossom.

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* The ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'' has a variation involving human-given names of pets (about the closest one can get to this trope in a series fully grounded in realism), when the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When they find the cat's owner near the end of the book, she tells them that the name she had named given the cat...cat was... Blossom.


* The ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'' has a variation involving human-given names of pets, when the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When they find the cat's owner near the end of the book, she tells them that the cat's name (that she had given her) is... Blossom.

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* The ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'' has a variation involving human-given names of pets, pets (about the closest one can get to this trope in a series fully grounded in realism), when the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When they find the cat's owner near the end of the book, she tells them that the cat's name (that she had given her) is...named the cat... Blossom.


* Tthe ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'' has a variation involving human-given names of pets, when the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When they find the cat's owner near the end of the book, she tells them that the cat's name (that she had given her) is... Blossom.

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* Tthe The ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'' has a variation involving human-given names of pets, when the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When they find the cat's owner near the end of the book, she tells them that the cat's name (that she had given her) is... Blossom.


* ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatianStreet'' both averts and plays this straight. In "My Fair Dolly", Dolly gets a random Human so she can compete against Clarissa in a Dog Show. The Human, upon seeing Dolly, calls her Camilla. In the Episode; "Doggie Da Vinci", Da Vinci becomes a local celebrity for her art work. When she is being chased by the crowd, they call out different names to her, such as "Labrador Dali", before settling on calling her "Doggie Da Vinci". Dylan lampshades this, questioning how the Humans knew what her name is. Of course, the joke is that Da Vinci shares a name with a famous artist that the humans are referencing when they call her that.

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* ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatianStreet'' both averts and plays this straight. In "My Fair Dolly", Dolly gets a random Human so she can compete against Clarissa in a Dog Show. The Human, upon seeing Dolly, calls her Camilla. In the Episode; "Doggie Da Vinci", Da Vinci becomes a local celebrity for her art work. When she is being chased by the crowd, they call out different names to her, such as "Labrador Dali", before settling on calling her "Doggie Da Vinci". Dylan lampshades this, questioning how the Humans humans knew what her name is. [[JustifiedTrope Of course, course]], the joke is that Da Vinci shares a name with a famous artist that the humans are referencing when they call her that.


* Tthe ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'' has a variation involving human-given names of pets, when the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When they find the cat's owner near the end of the book, she tells them that she had named the cat... Blossom.

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* Tthe ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'' has a variation involving human-given names of pets, when the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When they find the cat's owner near the end of the book, she tells them that the cat's name (that she had named the cat...given her) is... Blossom.


* In the ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'', the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When the cat's owner is eventually found, it turns out that "Blossom" is also the name that said owner had given to her, for the same reason.

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* ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatianStreet'' both averts and plays this straight. In "My Fair Dolly", Dolly gets a random Human so she can compete against Clarissa in a Dog Show. The Human, upon seeing Dolly, calls her Camilla. In the Episode; "Doggie Da Vinci", Da Vinci becomes a local celebrity for her art work. When she is being chased by the crowd, they call out different names to her, such as "Labrador Dali", before settling on calling her "Doggie Da Vinci". Dylan lampshades this, questioning how the Humans knew what her name is, and Dolly figuring that Humans are smarter than she thought they were.

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* ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatianStreet'' both averts and plays this straight. In "My Fair Dolly", Dolly gets a random Human so she can compete against Clarissa in a Dog Show. The Human, upon seeing Dolly, calls her Camilla. In the Episode; "Doggie Da Vinci", Da Vinci becomes a local celebrity for her art work. When she is being chased by the crowd, they call out different names to her, such as "Labrador Dali", before settling on calling her "Doggie Da Vinci". Dylan lampshades this, questioning how the Humans knew what her name is, and Dolly figuring is. Of course, the joke is that Humans Da Vinci shares a name with a famous artist that the humans are smarter than she thought referencing when they were.call her that.


* ''Fanfic/TheDogfather'' is a ''Literature/HarryPotter'' AU in which Sirius Black escapes from Azkaban years before Harry goes to Hogwarts and gets himself, in his "Padfoot" dog Animagus form, chosen as Harry's pet dog. Harry's Muggle foster parents Tim and Caro McIntyre decide to name the new dog Padfoot. It's justified by saying that they choose the name because he reminds them of a dog toy Harry had when he was very young, that he called Padfoot (which, unbeknownst to them, was because the toy reminded baby Harry of the real Padfoot).

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* ''Fanfic/TheDogfather'' is a ''Literature/HarryPotter'' AU in which Sirius Black escapes from Azkaban years before Harry goes to Hogwarts and gets himself, in his "Padfoot" dog Animagus form, chosen as Harry's pet dog. Harry's Muggle foster parents Tim and Caro McIntyre [=McIntyre=] decide to name the new dog Padfoot. It's justified by saying that they choose the name because he reminds them of a dog toy Harry had when he was very young, that he called Padfoot (which, unbeknownst to them, was because the toy reminded baby Harry of the real Padfoot).


* ''Fanfic/TheDogfather'' is a ''Literature/HarryPotter'' AU in which Sirius Black escapes from Azkaban years before Harry goes to Hogwarts and gets himself, in his "Padfoot" dog Animagus form, chosen as Harry's pet dog. (It's also an AU in which Harry is being raised by a nicer Muggle family than the Dursleys who let him have a pet dog.) Harry's foster parents Tim and Caro decide to name the new dog Padfoot. It's justified by saying that they choose the name because he reminds them of a dog toy Harry had when he was very young, that he called Padfoot (which, unbeknownst to them, was because the toy reminded baby Harry of the real Padfoot).

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* ''Fanfic/TheDogfather'' is a ''Literature/HarryPotter'' AU in which Sirius Black escapes from Azkaban years before Harry goes to Hogwarts and gets himself, in his "Padfoot" dog Animagus form, chosen as Harry's pet dog. (It's also an AU in which Harry is being raised by a nicer Muggle family than the Dursleys who let him have a pet dog.) Harry's Muggle foster parents Tim and Caro McIntyre decide to name the new dog Padfoot. It's justified by saying that they choose the name because he reminds them of a dog toy Harry had when he was very young, that he called Padfoot (which, unbeknownst to them, was because the toy reminded baby Harry of the real Padfoot).


* ''Fanfic/TheDogfather'' is a ''Literature/HarryPotter'' AU in which Sirius Black escapes from Azkaban years before Harry goes to Hogwarts and gets himself, in his "Padfoot" dog Animagus form, chosen as Harry's pet dog. (It's also an AU in which Harry is being raised by a nicer family than the Dursleys who let him have a pet dog.) Harry's parents decide to name the new dog Padfoot. It's justified by saying that they choose the name because he reminds them of a dog toy Harry had when he was very young, that he called Padfoot (which, unbeknownst to them, was because the toy reminded baby Harry of the real Padfoot).

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* ''Fanfic/TheDogfather'' is a ''Literature/HarryPotter'' AU in which Sirius Black escapes from Azkaban years before Harry goes to Hogwarts and gets himself, in his "Padfoot" dog Animagus form, chosen as Harry's pet dog. (It's also an AU in which Harry is being raised by a nicer Muggle family than the Dursleys who let him have a pet dog.) Harry's foster parents Tim and Caro decide to name the new dog Padfoot. It's justified by saying that they choose the name because he reminds them of a dog toy Harry had when he was very young, that he called Padfoot (which, unbeknownst to them, was because the toy reminded baby Harry of the real Padfoot).


* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'', this is averted. While Remy's real name is, well, Remy, Linguini names him Little Chef.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}'', this {{Averted}} in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}}.'' The main character is averted. While Remy's real name is, well, a rat named Remy, Linguini names but his human friend always calls him Little "Little Chef."




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* {{Averted}} in ''WesternAnimation/TheStar.'' The main character, a donkey, is never named until he's adopted by Mary and Joseph, who call him "Boaz." This is odd because a.) he had a different owner beforehand who apparently never named him, and b.) his friend is a wild dove who ''does'' have a name (Dave).



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* In the ''Animal Ark'' book ''Tabby in the Tub'', the protagonist names a stray cat "Blossom" after watching her play with some fallen flowers. When the cat's owner is eventually found, it turns out that "Blossom" is also the name that said owner had given to her, for the same reason.


* ''WesternAnimation/OneHundredAndOneDalmatianStreet'' both averts and plays this straight. In "My Fair Dolly", Dolly gets a random Human so she can compete against Clarissa in a Dog Show. The Human, upon seeing Dolly, calls her Camilla. In the Episode; "Doggie Da Vinci", Da Vinci becomes a local celebrity for her art work. When she is being chased by the crowd, they call out different names to her, such as "Labrador Dali", before settling on calling her "Doggie Da Vinci". Dylan lampshades this, questioning how the Humans knew what her name is, and Dolly figuring that Humans are smarter than she thought they were.



* Averted at the end of the first ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010'' episode, where Yipper is matched up with a little boy who decides to name him Bob, to the bemusement of the other pound puppies. Also, avertd with Taboo, who is called "Lucky" by his Human. Played straight with Niblet's sister Rebound (so named because she's always returned) after she's adopted by [=McLeish=]'s mother Agatha.

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* Averted at the end of the first ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010'' episode, where Yipper is matched up with a little boy who decides to name him Bob, to the bemusement of the other pound puppies. Also, avertd averted with Taboo, who is called "Lucky" by his Human. Played straight with Niblet's sister Rebound (so named because she's always returned) after she's adopted by [=McLeish=]'s mother Agatha.


* Averted at the end of the first ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010'' episode, where Yipper is matched up with a little boy who decides to name him Bob, to the bemusement of the other pound puppies. Played straight with Niblet's sister Rebound (so named because she's always returned) after she's adopted by [=McLeish=]'s mother Agatha.

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* Averted at the end of the first ''WesternAnimation/PoundPuppies2010'' episode, where Yipper is matched up with a little boy who decides to name him Bob, to the bemusement of the other pound puppies. Also, avertd with Taboo, who is called "Lucky" by his Human. Played straight with Niblet's sister Rebound (so named because she's always returned) after she's adopted by [=McLeish=]'s mother Agatha.


* ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp'':
** The first film subverts this trope. Tramp is called by many names by many owners. He is "Butch" to Tony, "Mike" to an Irish family, and "Fritzi" to a German family, and it is implied that there are many more. As for being called "Tramp" when he's adopted by the Darlings, this is never shown in the movie, although it might be present in [[ComicStrip/{{Scamp}} the comics]] and [[Disney/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure the sequel]]. Even that mildly subverts it, as he is called "Tramp" at the end instead of "the Tramp".
** In ''Disney/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure'', the stray to whom Scamp has taken a liking is adopted by the family and named Angel, which she's been called throughout the movie.

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* ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp'':
''WesternAnimation/LadyAndTheTramp'':
** The first film subverts this trope. Tramp is called by many names by many owners. He is "Butch" to Tony, "Mike" to an Irish family, and "Fritzi" to a German family, and it is implied that there are many more. As for being called "Tramp" when he's adopted by the Darlings, this is never shown in the movie, although it might be present in [[ComicStrip/{{Scamp}} the comics]] and [[Disney/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure [[WesternAnimation/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure the sequel]]. Even that mildly subverts it, as he is called "Tramp" at the end instead of "the Tramp".
** In ''Disney/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure'', ''WesternAnimation/LadyAndTheTrampIIScampsAdventure'', the stray to whom Scamp has taken a liking is adopted by the family and named Angel, which she's been called throughout the movie.



* Also averted in ''Disney/OliverAndCompany'', where Oliver's dog friends only call him "cat," "kitty," "child" or "kid" until Jenny names him "Oliver." Only the voiceover song "Once Upon a Time in New York City" calls him Oliver from the start, and that can be chalked up to the singer being an omniscient narrator.

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* Also averted Averted in ''Disney/OliverAndCompany'', ''WesternAnimation/OliverAndCompany'', where Oliver's dog friends only call him "cat," "kitty," "child" or "kid" until Jenny names him "Oliver." Only the voiceover song "Once Upon a Time in New York City" calls him Oliver from the start, and that can be chalked up to the singer being an omniscient narrator.

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