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Definition of Pet

Pet

  1. A cade lamb; a lamb brought up by hand.
  2. Any person or animal especially cherished and indulged; a fondling; a darling; often, a favorite child.
  3. A slight fit of peevishness or fretfulness.
  4. Petted; indulged; admired; cherished; as, a pet child; a pet lamb; a pet theory.
  5. To treat as a pet; to fondle; to indulge; as, she was petted and spoiled.
  6. To be a pet.

Pet Quotations

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
Josh Billings

I love women, but I feel like you can't trust some of them. Some of them are liars, you know? Like I was in the park and I met this girl, she was cute and she had a dog. And I went up to her, we started talking. She told me her dog's name. Then I said, 'Does he bite?' She said, 'No.' And I said, 'Oh yeah? Then how does he eat?' Liar.
Demetri Martin

Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened. - Anatole France
Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
Anatole France

If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.
James Herriot

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Winston Churchill
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Pet Translations

pet in Dutch is koesteren, troetelen, vertroetelen
pet in French is dorloter, choyer
pet in German is streicheln, Lieblingstier, Liebling
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