Adorable 'Ha Ha Kitten-Dix' named after draft pick

Ha Ha Kitten-Dix. Image by Stephanie Van Groll

Adorable 'Ha Ha Kitten-Dix' named after draft pick

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED May 30, 2014

The Green Bay Packers' new No. 1 draft pick, safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, has become the namesake for a cute little kitten.

Stephanie Van Groll, who lives in Kaukauna, named a baby kitten Ha Ha Kitten-Dix after the safety from Alabama.  The kitten has a fascinating story.

"Ha Ha is a 5 week old kitten whose mother died of old age with four babies," Stephanie, who operates a semi-pro team called the Wisconsin Ravens, told me.

"(Ha Ha's) mom belonged to my make up artist.  She posted about it on Facebook, I told my two girls, and they thought it was terrible!  'Ask Dad!' was the first thing out of there mouths."

The father said it was OK, and they adopted the kitten in a similar fashion to other Packers-namesake pets.

"I asked the girls what we would name him. They name the pets after Packers players.  The last cat was Jordy. My oldest, who watched the draft with us, yelled, 'HA HA!!' I smiled, and there he was, Ha Ha Kitten-Dix."

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