DD16 was one of those kids-- she had the WEIRDEST stuffed animals, too. And yes, each and every one of them had a specific given name, and a life story to go with it. Ellie, fair warning-- the hoarding sort never really outgrow the behavior, I fear. eek

Loving these last few-- bmoore, my DD had a stuffed (blue-ringed) octopus. She pretended that hers was a baby giant pacific octopus, however. grin

Schrödinger's cat walks into a bar. And doesn't.