…AKA Nikki…at least, that’s what I’m planning to name her once we get through the adoption process (assuming our one-week "rent-a-pet" visit with her the first week of June goes well). Her name right now is Dena but I’m not crazy about it, and for some reason I kept thinking she’s a Nikki. I tried a million other names out but nothing else seemed right. I didn’t want to name her Nicole, though, so I looked up the meaning of Nikita and decided it was perfect. It can be traced back to "Nike" from Greek mythology and one of Riss’s Amphisbaena (her serpent kinda-sorta "familiars") is named Nike, so that just seems perfect!
She’s 6 months old and a little bigger than in this picture, and just absolutely gorgeous. She’ll be the first dog I’ve owned as an adult and I’m so excited. I hope she and the cats get along because I really want a walking companion and watchdog since I’ll be working from home most of the time now!!!