Baby triplet goats born at Houston SPCA named after ‘Golden Girls’ thanks to Houstonians

Mom and newborn triplets (Houston SPCA)

HOUSTON – Houstonians spoke loud and clear: the three baby goats born at Houston SPCA Friday are to be named after the characters on the hit TV show “Golden Girls.”

With the highest votes during a Facebook naming contest, Houstonians chose Blanche, Dorothy and Rose.

We have a Winner! Our followers have voted, the tally is in and our new baby goats here at Houston SPCA will now be known as Blanche, Dorothy and Rose! 🥰🐐🐐🐐 #goldengirls #houstonspca #goatlife

Posted by Houston SPCA Equine And Farm Animals on Friday, February 5, 2021

The Houston SPCA called on the public Wednesday to help name the goat trio with picks from SPCA staff.

The animal shelter announced the birth of triplets to one of it rescued goats on Wednesday. Mom and babies are doing well, the SPCA said in a statement.

Other name choices based on staff favorites included Sage, Rosemary and Thyme; Piper, Paige and Phoebe; and Shipley, Whataburger, and Buc-ee.

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