Brigid decided the name Loco just didn’t suit him: “He needed something more old-fashioned and solid.” And so she gave him the name of Dickens. For me, this evokes characters from Victorian era literature, but Leslie offered another, more immediate interpretation: “He’s cute as the Dickens.”
I couldn’t agree more.
“He’s fairly shy until he feels safe with you;” she says. “Then he’s quite happy to be a lap-cat for a bit.”