She once dated Rat. Rat liked her so much he asked her to marry him, before getting mad at Stephan Pastis for making him say that, demanding that he return him to a normal date. However Pastis continued with the date storyline, and upon exiting the cartoonist's office, Rat discovered he was to be wed to Ivona. It is unknown how the wedding ended, since the strip ended and it is unknown what happened. Presumbly, one dumped the other.