Celebrity pet names: Katy Perry, 50 Cent are doing it right

Celebrity pet names: Katy Perry, 50 Cent are doing it right
Taylor Swift poses on the red carpet during the 2013 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

The most popular pet names tend to be pretty dull -- think Bella, Max, and Lucy, which topped charts in 2012 -- but, unsurprisingly, celebrities tend to think outside the box when it comes to naming their canine and feline friends. 

From Taylor Swift to Katy Perry, celebs have come up with some pretty creative monikers for their furry companions. Some are puns, while others are named after favorite literary characters or even other famous folks.

Check out this gallery for some of the best.