Photo gallery: 15 most common macabre pet monikers

Photo gallery: 15 most common macabre pet monikers

Attention frightening-film fanatics: check out VPI's collection of popular pet names based on horror movies.
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Oct 03, 2013
By dvm360.com staff

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Just in time for Halloween, the people at Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI) went on a witch hunt for macabre names pet owners have given to their furry friends. After analyzing their database of more than 500,000 insured pets (including more than 3,000 black cats), they put together a list of the 15 most common pet monikers inspired by scary movie characters.

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Click next to see which names made the cut.

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15. Voldemort, Harry Potter

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14. Jaws, Jaws

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13. Hannibal, Silence of the Lambs

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12. Regan, The Exorcist

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11. Chucky, Child's Play

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10. Jason, Friday the 13 th

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9. Damien, The Omen

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Carrie, Carrie

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7. Michael, Halloween

Photo credit: Carole Pasquier

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6. Cujo, Cujo

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5. Salem, Salem's Lot

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4. Freddy, Nightmare on Elm Street

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3. Norman, Psycho

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2. Ripley, Alien

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1. Jack, The Shining

Photo credit: Jerzy Kośnik