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Another question connected to "old Tom"

Posted by Natty on March 31, 2004

In Reply to: Old Tom and other questions posted by Smokey Stover on March 31, 2004

Thank you very much for your answers, ESC and Steve!

Another question if you please (connected to the previous):

"Some friends of mine had a cat, a big black Tom...One day a Chinchilla came to live in the neighbourhood and the two cats met at a garden wall party."

Do you think that Tom and Chinchilla are their names or perhaps Tom stands for a "male cat" also(as "old Tom" does)?