The first of our naming rights auctions has ended, and a surname has been selected! Rebecca and Barry, Tacoma residents and supporters of the Humane Society, were the winners and they have chosen "Gibson"!
Here's the story behind the name.
The reasons behind our choice range from somewhat humorous to quite a bit more meaningful. First, my love for kitties is closely matched by my love for frozen yogurt. Hence, the chosen surname is a “shout out” to a local purveyor of frozen yogurt goodies in Tacoma’s Stadium District.
Second, my late grandfather was a talented musician who had an affinity for Gibson guitars. My enjoyment of your IBKC blog is similar to the joy I saw on his face as he played his Gibson guitar.
Finally, Gibson is the surname of an individual who has taught us so much about life both as individuals and as a married couple. We are forever grateful to have met him and, similarly, are grateful for your efforts on behalf of the Humane Society.
Thank you to the Rays for your generous winning bid. And thank you too for the thoughtfulness that went into the naming of the Gibsons. The kitties will wear their name with great pride!
Three of our first-name naming rights auctions are live right now, and the remaining two will go live later today. The first one starts at 10:00 AM Pacific Time, and the second at 2:00 PM. Tabby Girl's auction ends at 10:00 this morning, so if you want to place a bid, please don't delay!
To follow the auctions and/or place a bid, click HERE.
Now how about some pictures of cute kittens. I mean, cute Gibsons!