We chose the name Raven C. S. McCracken months ago when we decided that the next dog we own will be named "The Kraken!" so that when we let her loose at the dog park, we can announce, "Release the Kraken!"
The full name, Raven S. McCracken, was inspired by the real life Raven C. S. McCracken, creator of one of the world's
Plus, Raven is black, so it just fits, and our other greyhound has a full name of Santos L. Halper (named after Bart Simpson's dog's credit card).
Yes. We have a history of coming up with obscure names for our greyhounds. Our first greyhound was named Pazuzu, ostensibly after a gargoyle in Futurama, but really so much more!
Anyway, welcome Raven, aka Little Miss Stumpy-Butt, to our family.