Our Pets (3 & 4 of 4)

Xiao P is a black moor goldfish, named after the black pig P-Chan from Ranma 1/2.  Like Ponyo, his name was determined before we even picked the fish.  We had known that we wanted a black one, and Xiao P was the first and only adorable black cartoon character that we could think of. By

Our Pets (1 & 2 of 4)

This is Ponyo, a oranda goldfish.  Her name came from the strange yet ridiculously cute sea creature from Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea.  We had decided on the name before even going to the pet store to look for a fish.  The idea was it’d be hilarious to name a goldfish after Ponyo,

New Aquarium

We got fish. As animal lovers who always enjoy zoos and aquariums, owning pets is a constant conversation between us.  However, the cost of responsible care for a dog or a cat is beyond prohibitive for two busy professionals in an apartment.  Besides, our home is full of stuff that can be knocked over, and