- Vanessa (the mostly white one) is a "Van-alike." That is, she
has the appearance and attitudes of a
, but we got her at the Chester County, PA SPCA. Her brother was a yellow
tabby. She was named after Vanessa cardui, the
Painted Lady butterfly
(for the orange and black bits).
- Snodra (the dark one) is a
Norwegian Forest Cat
. She's named after a minor goddess in the Eddas.