My dog does not have a tag on his collar with his name/address/phone number or anything, so my mom decided to order him one today.

We found the perfect one online (His name is Ghost and it is ghost-shaped and glows in the dark). My mom was filling out the form and then the following exchange took place.

Mom: I'm just going to put your first initial so if someone finds him, they won't know you are a woman.

Me: Um....why?

Mom: Well, what if a crazy person finds him and decides to stalk and attack you.

Me:

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Okay, even if I thought that was a reasonable fear to have....won't the crazy stalker just find out I'm a woman when they call the phone number?

Mom: I don't care. I'm buying this for you. I'm putting your initial.